Business & Economy

Atlantic City property Trump wanted up for auction

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former boarding house that Donald Trump unsuccessfully tried to grab to expand one of his Atlantic City casinos is up for auction. Trump was thwarted by 91-year-old widow Vera Coking. She fought the state Casino ...

Manufacturer says it may hire 2,000 in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A company that makes components for power plants says it could eventually bring 2,000 jobs to the facility it plans to build in Camden. Holtec International gave details of its plans on Monday, less than a week after the state ...

PATH trains rolling hours after derailment

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — PATH trains are rolling Monday, hours after 200 passengers were evacuated from a train that derailed in New Jersey. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokeswoman Erica Dumas says the PATH train struck a box truck that ...

Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution. United Airlines has criticized the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for ordering wage hikes. The Port Authority ...

Owners of Trump Plaza casino expect closure soon

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owners of the Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City say they expect to shut it down in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts tells The Associated Press on Saturday that no final decision has been made yet on the ...

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices down slightly

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing 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 $3.55, down 2 cents from last week. But that's still higher than ...

Elizabeth Career Center Helps Jobless Find Work

Unemployment claims jumped 70 percent at the end of June. A career center in Elizabeth helps those out of work find jobs.

1 injured in south Jersey chemical plant blast

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — A small explosion at a chemical plant in southern New Jersey forced the evacuation of employees and left one person injured. It happened at the Johnson Matthey plant in West Deptford just after 5:30 a.m. Friday. Plant ...

EDA Approves $260M in Tax Incentives for Energy Company to Come to Camden

The Economic Development Authority approved $260 million in tax incentives for Holtec International to build and operate a facility in Camden.

Senate approves 2 for Port Authority

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey state Senate has confirmed the two men Gov. Chris Christie wants to add to the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Senate confirmed John Degnan and George Laufenberg for the jobs just ...