Business & Economy

Rooftop fire sparks evacuation of New Jersey mall

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey mall was evacuated after a fire broke out on the roof of one of its stores, but no injuries were reported. It's not yet known what sparked Tuesday afternoon's fire at the Macy's store in the Westfield ...

Caesars shows Showboat to ‘interested party’ Tues

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment is showing the soon-to-close Showboat Casino Hotel to "an interested party," but won't say who it is. Company spokesman Gary Thompson tells The Associated Press that Caesars officials were showing ...

Australia’s Servcorp leases 85th floor of 1 WTC

NEW YORK (AP) — An Australian company that provides virtual office space is leasing the 85th floor of New York City's One World Trade Center. The 15-year lease with Servcorp was announced Tuesday by landlords the Durst Organization and the Port ...

Trop Greenville looks to completion of expansion

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tropicana Entertainment expects to open its expanded gambling operation and resort in October. Trop Greenville is adding new table games and 300 more slot machines, including a high limit area. Max & Erma's, a full-service ...

More job training planned as 3 casinos close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is planning additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street. Mayor Don Guardian says an effort to provide employment training ...
Edible Garden employees Rick Pinto, Chris Chappetta (left) and Joe Chiappetta (right) pose with Abilities trainee Fred Kulick (center in gray). Photo Courtesy of Evan Nison.

Training Program Aims to Help People with Disabilities Find Jobs

Edible Garden and Abilities of Northwest Jersey have partnered up to create a training program for people with disabilities, teaching them aspects of the agricultural industry and hoping to help them find jobs.

Charlotte approves incentive deal for Sealed Air

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte City Council has approved an incentive package for Sealed Air Corp., which announced last month it's moving its headquarters from New Jersey to North Carolina. The package approved by city council Monday provides ...

NJ car dealer admits selling Sandy-flooded cars

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A used car dealer in New Jersey has admitted selling seven vehicles that sustained flood damage during Superstorm Sandy after a Motor Vehicle Commission office employee created clean titles for them. Forty-two-year-old ...

Armored car company to reimburse New Jersey casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An armored car company will reimburse an Atlantic City casino after nearly $21,000 fell from the roof of one of its trucks. Police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/XOrVGA ) an internal investigation by ...

NJ is One of Few States To Impose Two “Death Taxes”

New Jersey is one of a few states that impose two "Death Taxes" on assets people inherit.