Business & Economy

AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas price since ’10 expected

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drivers hitting the road on the Labor Day weekend may pay the lowest amount for gas since 2010. AAA Mid-Atlantic says that average gas prices dropped again last week and that barring a major development like a Gulf Coast ...

Q2 2014 operating profit for Atlantic City casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — 2nd quarter gross operating profit or loss figures for Atlantic City casinos: Borgata: $43.2 million profit, up 53.6 percent from 2nd quarter 2013 Golden Nugget: $776,000 profit, up from a loss of $6.5 million in 2nd ...

Atlantic City casinos’ operating profit up 35 pct

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's 11 casinos saw their gross operating profit increase by nearly 35 percent in the second quarter of this year. Figures released Friday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the casinos posted a ...

NJ retailer pays $1.56 million over NY taxes

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey appliance chain has agreed to pay $1.56 million to settle allegations it failed to pay New York taxes over a 10-year period. New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the settlement with Topline ...

Paterson Officials Say Businesses Must Close at Midnight

In an effort to reduce crime, Paterson officials have told businesses they must close at midnight starting the second week of September.

The Rising Cost of Back to School

With the school year starting soon, parents are finding they have to spend more money on supplies for their children.

Shore Homeowners Face Larger Tax Bills

Homeowners are getting higher tax bills in Hurricane Sandy ravaged Jersey Shore communities.

SNAP Application Backlog Leaves NJ Residents Waiting for Food Stamps

Residents who apply for the food assistance program SNAP are sometimes waiting months for approval.

Card cheat who used invisible ink gets casino ban

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A New Jersey man who marked cards with invisible ink that he could see with special contact lenses has been banned from Connecticut's casinos. Bruce Koloshi, of Summit, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Wednesday to the 10 ...

Progressive slots links New Jersey, Nevada casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A long-planned initiative linking slot machines at casinos in New Jersey and Nevada designed to create bigger jackpots is up and running. The New Jersey Gaming Enforcement Division says the progressive slots system links ...