Business & Economy

New Jersey residents fear LG Electronics expansion

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Residents of a northern New Jersey town where environmentalists have been fighting the expansion of an electronics company say they worry the project will pave the way for an era of big development. The Concerned Residents of ...

One-Quarter of NJ Office Space is Vacant

Millions of empty square feet of office space are in New Jersey, partly because of company movement and advancing technology.

AAA Mid-Atlantic: NJ gas prices stay stable

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Motorists are seeing stable prices at the pumps in New Jersey. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the state on Thursday was $3.57, the same price as last week. But that's still higher ...

Jobs Numbers and Continued Economic Growth Spur Optimism Down the Shore

Some business owners in the Jersey Shore area say the economy has picked up and attitudes are more positive than the past few years.

Some New Jerseyans Travel to PA for Fireworks

Because purchasing fireworks in New Jersey is illegal, some residents travel to Pennsylvania for them.

Municipalities Use Solar Power to Save Money

Several municipalities in New Jersey are using solar panels to create power, saving money in the process.

Former mob boss’ son convicted of financial fraud

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal jury in New Jersey has convicted the son of a former Philadelphia mob boss in a financial fraud trial. The panel on Thursday found Nicodemo Scarfo guilty of several counts including racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy ...

NJ Senate president open to north Jersey casinos

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney is open to the idea of expanding casino gambling to north Jersey. Sweeney told The Record newspaper's (http://bit.ly/TEStHo ) editorial board on Wednesday that he's had private ...

Vonage to move Atlanta office to suburb

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Cobb County officials say a communications firm will move its midtown Atlanta office to the county northwest of Atlanta. Cobb County Chairman Tim Lee says Vonage Business Solutions will move the office later this summer. The ...

NTSB stands by cause of TWA flight 800 explosion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has denied a petition for reconsideration of its findings in the investigation of the 1996 crash of TWA flight 800. The board said Wednesday that a team of investigators not part of the ...