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Newark Introduces Program to Provide Web Training to Unemployed Residents

Residents accepted into the program will receive 144 hours of instruction over 12 weeks and a laptop, all free.

APN: One in Four New Jerseyans Live in Poverty

The APN is encouraging all state legislators and Assembly candidates to sign a pledge recognizing that poverty is a problem in New Jersey. By signing the pledge they're also saying they'll work with APN and their partners to advance solutions to combat poverty.

Manufacturing Business Thriving in New Jersey

More than 7,500 manufacturers in the garden state produce everything from medical technology, to food, to pencils.

Trenton Hires Collection Agency to Collect Nearly $3 Million in Unpaid Fees

The city of Trenton has hired a collection agency -- Pioneer Credit Recovery -- to try to collect nearly $3 million in unpaid fines.

Nourishment For Newark’s Food Drought

A new 70,000 square foot ShopRite opened in Newark, offering fresh produce and healthy food choices to residents. Additionally, the opening is providing jobs with 60 percent of its 350 workers calling Newark home.

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Pres.: About 80,000 Hispanic-owned Businesses are Contributing Over $10 billion to the Economy

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Chairman Carlos Medina says that Hispanic owned businesses have contributed the United States and New Jersey economies.

Prudential Officially Opens New Headquarters in Newark

Prudential held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new headquarters in downtown Newark.

More Than Gender on the Agenda at Business Leadership Forum

The forum focused on empowering women in the workforce and growing their ranks. While women hold more than 50 percent of entry-level jobs, only a fraction make it to the top of the ladder as executives.

Christie Announces Historic $700 Million Redevelopment Project in Camden

The Camden waterfront will be getting a major $700 million face lift, with the addition of two towers that will dominate the 16-acre project.

Credit Card Chips Provide Enhanced Security To Customers, But Cost Businesses

About 200 million cards with enhanced 'chip security' are currently in circulation in the US, however businesses who don't switch to new chip reading machine will now be liable for fraudulent purchases.