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151225Flanagan

10 Things New Jerseyans Can Be Happy For This Year

12-25-15
From the extension of the Zadroga Act that provides health care coverage for 9/11 first responders, to low gas prices and Uber Kittens, there was plenty to be grateful for in 2015.
151224Hill

While Some Are Home for the Holidays, Others Are Working

12-24-15
A poll of more than 1,000 office workers showed that 59 percent will be on the job at least part of the week through the end of 2015.
151224Delmore

Ask Away: Are Women Driving Economic Growth Around the Jersey Shore?

12-24-15
In New Jersey, women-owned businesses increased by 48 percent over the last 15 years. According to an American Express report, there were around 230,000 women-owned businesses in the state which employ around 260,000 people and add $45 billion to the economy.
151223Aron

NJ Transit Names New Interim Director

12-23-15
Dennis Martin was named the new interim executive director of NJ Transit. He is a longtime NJ Transit executive and many transportation advocates are pleased with the appointment.
151223Vannozzi

Dated Law Prevents Grocery Stores From Selling Booze

12-23-15
Advocates have been fighting to update the 1962 law for the last decade. It doesn’t change how many licenses a municipality may issue, but increases how many a single entity can hold.
151221Orton

TerraCycle ‘Chief Design Junkie’ Shares Tips for DIY Sustainable Gifts

12-21-15
TerraCycle is an organization that finds hard-to-recycle materials and upcycles or recycles them into gifts and other goods.
151218Flanagan

Warm Winter Puts Christmas Sales on Ice

12-18-15
This December, temperatures ran a good 15 to 20 degrees above New Jersey’s normal average. This affected the retail shopping season with shoppers spending less of their money due to warmer weather.
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Guardian: Gaming Outside of Atlantic City Not Good for State

12-18-15
Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian discusses the impact that North Jersey casinos would have on Atlantic City and the state of New Jersey. He also discussed the PILOT legislation that would help rebound Atlantic City's economy.
151215Flanagan

Training for Union Jobs Helps Newark Residents Build Careers

12-15-15
A recent report shows only half of the U.S. adult population falls in the middle class. That's down from 61 percent four decades ago.
151214Flanagan

South Jersey Towns Petition to Be Heard

12-14-15
16 municipalities across four Southernmost Jersey counties filed a petition asking the state Board of Public Utilities to investigate Verizon’s phone service. They cite spotty coverage due to out-of-date copper phone lines that are in need of replacement.