Business & Economy


Viking Yachts Celebrates 50 Years As Leading Sport Fishing Boat Producer

Viking Yachts in New Gretna celebrates its 50th anniversary and is the leading producer of sport fishing boats.

Newark’s Military Park Makeover Attracts New Visitors

Military Park in Newark has been renovated to bring in visitors. The man responsible for revitalizing the park did the same for Bryant Park in Manhattan.

Sen. Lesniak: Sports Betting Would Bring Revenue To The State

Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-20) has proposed a bill that will allow New Jersey to have sports betting, and says that it will allow for some revenue for the state.

Understanding the battle over Civil Service rules

New rules set to go into effect next week in New Jersey would allow managers to promote state workers without relying on results of Civil Service exams. Democratic lawmakers are threatening legal action to thwart the regulations, saying they undo ...

New Jersey-to-Philly commuters face rough summer

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer. Starting June 3, one of the two sets of PATCO train tracks over the Ben Franklin Bridge will be closed for two months to be replaced. When that is ...

Dispute clouds future of Jersey City movie palace

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A majestic movie palace that dates back to the Great Depression is being viewed as a possible key to Jersey City's future. The Loew's Jersey Theatre has sat in the middle of Journal Square since 1929. It was boarded up in ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices still falling

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Friday was $3.49, down a penny from last week. But that's still higher ...

Governor Kicks Off Summer Tourist Season, Brushing Aside Tough Week

Gov. Christie visited areas of the Jersey Shore to kick off Memorial Day weekend and encourage people to come to the area.

Seaside Gets Ready for Summer Season

While officials say the Seaside boardwalk, destroyed by fire in September, won't be ready for Memorial Day weekend, there will be activities set up in a parking lot for people to enjoy. The boardwalk should be rebuilt by late June.

Steel Companies Hurting as Overseas Products Used More Often

Steel from overseas is less expensive than product produced in the U.S., so structures like the Bayonne Bridge are using steel from places like China and Italy.