Business & Economy


Former Gov. Florio: Pension Payment Issue Has Gotten Bad

Former Gov. James Florio says that the pension payment system has gotten bad and that people have not been given the resolution they were promised.

Businessman Katz buying Philadelphia newspapers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Bill Marimow is expected to stay atop The Philadelphia Inquirer after the newspaper was sold at an insider sale. Businessman Lewis Katz and philanthropist H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest won Tuesday's auction ...

Jersey Shore Businesses and Beaches Re-Open for Summer

Businesses and beaches along the Jersey Shore re-opened Memorial Day weekend for the 2014 summer season.

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 ...