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150807Orton

Surflight Auction Generates High Public Interest, But Low Bid

8-7-15
The bankruptcy auction for the shuttered Surflight Theatre yielded a high bid of $2 million, which is below the amount of secured debt on the property. The highest bidder also hasn’t said what he would do with the property should his bid get accepted.
150806Flanagan

Christopher’s Law Would Clarify Private Student Loans in Event of Death

8-6-15
Christopher's Law would require private student loans to have clear language explaining the consequences if the borrower or co-signer dies.
150806Vannozzi

NJ Real Estate Market on the Rebound, But Challenges Still Exist

8-6-15
Realtors say New Jersey's housing market is improving but there are still challenges, including failed inspections and people moving out of state.
150806Hill

SEC Vote Will Require Companies to Disclose Wage Gap Between Workers, CEOs

8-6-15
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to require most public companies to compute and disclose the pay ratio between chief executive officers' pay and that of a midpoint employee.
150806Wanko

Wall Township Farm Features Alpacas

8-6-15
Arrow Acres Farm in Wall Township has many alpacas. The owners use their fleece to make yarn.
150805Hill

Jersey City to Start Citi Bike Program

8-5-15
Jersey City Citi Bike, a bike sharing program, will launch in September. It's linked to New York City's program.
150804Hill

Nearly Half of NJ Lottery Retailers Experienced Outage

8-4-15
From Friday to mid-day Monday, nearly half of New Jersey Lottery retailers were unable to sell tickets after a scheduled system upgrade of printer terminals.
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State Offers Help for Homeowners with Hard-to-Handle Mortgage Debts

8-4-15
Up to $50,000 in aid may be available to those hit with big interest rate increases, depressed property values or economic hardship such as job loss.
150803Hill

American Pharoah Not the Only Winner at Monmouth Park

8-3-15
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah attracted thousands of spectators to Monmouth Park Racetrack who also spent money at local businesses.
150803Wanko

Finding a Sweet Treat in Point Pleasant Beach

8-3-15
Jenkinson's Sweet Shop on the boardwalk offers visitors candy coated apples, fudge, popcorn and more.