Business & Economy

More job training planned as 3 casinos close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is planning additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street. Mayor Don Guardian says an effort to provide employment training ...
Edible Garden employees Rick Pinto, Chris Chappetta (left) and Joe Chiappetta (right) pose with Abilities trainee Fred Kulick (center in gray). Photo Courtesy of Evan Nison.

Training Program Aims to Help People with Disabilities Find Jobs

Edible Garden and Abilities of Northwest Jersey have partnered up to create a training program for people with disabilities, teaching them aspects of the agricultural industry and hoping to help them find jobs.

Charlotte approves incentive deal for Sealed Air

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte City Council has approved an incentive package for Sealed Air Corp., which announced last month it's moving its headquarters from New Jersey to North Carolina. The package approved by city council Monday provides ...

NJ car dealer admits selling Sandy-flooded cars

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A used car dealer in New Jersey has admitted selling seven vehicles that sustained flood damage during Superstorm Sandy after a Motor Vehicle Commission office employee created clean titles for them. Forty-two-year-old ...

Armored car company to reimburse New Jersey casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — An armored car company will reimburse an Atlantic City casino after nearly $21,000 fell from the roof of one of its trucks. Police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/XOrVGA ) an internal investigation by ...

NJ is One of Few States To Impose Two “Death Taxes”

New Jersey is one of a few states that impose two "Death Taxes" on assets people inherit.

Four Day Seminar Aims to Show Attendees How To Grow Marijuana

Bally's in Atlantic City is the host of a four day seminar on how to grow marijuana.

New housing going up in 1 Camden neighborhood

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A developer is putting up homes intended to be owner-occupied in Camden, a city that ranks among the most impoverished in the U.S. Newark-based M&M Development has built townhomes in the Lanning Square neighborhood near Cooper ...

New Jersey lawmakers may change inheritance tax

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are looking into repealing new Jersey's inheritance tax and raising the threshold for paying an estate tax. The state is one of only two that taxes both now, according to The Record (http://bit.ly/1p4cfEn). ...

New Jersey towns giving wearable cameras to police

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City has joined the growing list of New Jersey towns where police are wearing body cameras during patrols. Taser International Inc. says 20 agencies in New Jersey are now using its cameras. The company says it's the ...