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Long Backups By NJ Ports Snarl Traffic

Truck drivers say the long wait times at New Jersey ports cause traffic jams that can be five miles long.

Asbury Park Middle Schoolers Become Entrepreneurs with JET Program

Asbury Park's Junior Entrepreneur Program, or JET, teaches middle school students how to start their own business.

Martell’s Suspended, Fined After Serving Patron Who Caused Fatal Crash

Martell's Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant has agreed to a one-month suspension and a $500,000 fine after it allegedly served a drunk patron who drove away in the wrong car and died in a wrong way crash.

Study Finds Positive Results of Paid Sick Leave in Jersey City

A Rutgers Eagleton study found that instituting paid sick days didn't negatively impact businesses in Jersey City, but the NJBIA takes issue with it.

Bringing New Life to Old Buildings

Danny Popkin and his company Modern Recycled Spaces convert old buildings into commercial spaces while trying to maintaining the original features of the buildings.

Ocean Residents to Get Tax Rebates for Shopping Local

The Own Ocean program will allow Ocean Township residents to shop at participating local businesses and get a percentage of the purchase applied to their property tax bill.

Rutgers Assistant Director: Many Factors Cause High NJ Property Taxes

Rutgers University Assistant Director of the Bloustein Local Government Research Center Marc Pfeiffer says that many factors go into New Jersey's high property taxes.

Developer Has Big Plans for AC

Developer Glenn Straub, who has purchased Revel and has agreed to purchase Showboat, has a grand vision for Atlantic City.

Jersey Shore Rental Business Up, But Not at Pre-Sandy Levels

Most realtors say the summer rental business for properties at the Jersey Shore is steadily improving, but most are still not reaching the levels they were before Hurricane Sandy hit.

Medford Officials Consider Buying Cemetery to Generate Revenue

Members of the Medford Township council are working out an agreement to purchase Park View Cemetery, which estimates project could generate about $80 million over 50 years.