Business & Economy

Atlantic City’s Kiwanis Club disbands

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Casinos are not alone in having a tough time attracting a crowd in Atlantic City. The city's Kiwanis Club has disbanded after 94 years. Co-president Henry Goldsmith tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Philly to find out whether it gets a second casino

Gamblers from southeastern Pennsylvania and across the border into New Jersey already have their pick of four nearby casinos. Amid softening revenues, can the region's casino market bear a fifth? That's the question confronting state gambling ...

Year 2 of exchanges: Experience but new challenges

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The second time around for the health insurance exchange means New Jersey advocates for the program have experience but it could also bring new challenges. The enrollment period for the insurance plans that are a key part of ...

Health care push comes to bars, nail salons

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nail salons, mosques and bars are just a few of the places where the pitch for health care coverage can be heard. As the second sign-up period under President Barack Obama's health care law begins Saturday, advocates are ...

Bane of the Northeast Corridor is due for upgrade

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A century-old rail bridge that causes regular delays on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor is awaiting funding to finish a replacement project. Environmental and design work has been completed for the Portal Bridge over ...

New Jersey 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 gas in the state on Friday was $2.76, down 2 cents from last week. That's also much lower than ...

Menendez Calls for Investigation Into Sandy Insurers

Senator Robert Menendez calls for a FEMA investigation on insurance companies with Sandy claims, accused of doing a bait and switch.

Sewing to Empower the Underprivileged

Sewing Space non-profit allows those less fortunate to learn how to sew and refurbish items using creativity.

APNewsBreak: Papers filed to close Trump Taj Mahal

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owner of the struggling Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has filed court papers to close it by next month, making it the fifth of the city's 12 casinos to shut down this year. Trump ...

AP: Owner says it will close Taj Mahal casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owners of Atlantic City's Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort say they will close it on Dec. 12. In a filing made Friday with a Delaware bankruptcy court, Trump Entertainment Resorts says its board has approved a shutdown ...