Brookings Institution fellow Elizabeth Kneebone says that while the rate of poverty in the primary cities held steady over the past decade, poverty growth was found primarily in the suburbs.
The nice weather attracted many to areas like Point Pleasant Beach, where business owners hope the tourism season rebounds after Hurricane Sandy.
Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers says the crowds came to his community when the sun came out and he's hopeful for a successful summer season in Seaside and all the Jersey Shore communities.
AAA New Jersey says gas prices are the lowest for Memorial Day weekend.
Gov. Chris Christie was on hand to celebrate the opening of Margaritaville at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
About 31,000 New Jersey high school seniors leave home to attend college in other states while just 4,000 move to New Jersey for their higher education.
Gov. Chris Christie and other officials joined Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty for a ribbon cutting reopening Belmar's boardwalk after Hurricane Sandy destroyed it.
The town is "raring to go" and ready to receive visitors, according to Mayor Ed Johnson.
The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has approved plans to expand American Dream to include an indoor amusement park and water park.
Those working in the construction industry have seen an uptick in work, marking a resurgence since the 2008 recession.
Although the Wildwoods suffered minimal damage from Hurricane Sandy, some business owners are worried that the perception is the beach town was destroyed by the storm.
John Holub, President of the New Jersey Retail Merchants Association says a new law requiring online vendors to collect sales tax will quite simply level the playing field for brick and mortar ...
More than six months after Hurricane Sandy hit the shore community, Shark River Hills is still going through the reconstruction process.
The collapse of PokerStars' deal to buy the Atlantic Club casino had some AC casinos rejoicing. Frank Fahrenkopf, Jr., President and CEO of America Gaming Association (AGA), says the online gambling ...
As college graduates face that next chapter in life -- working for a living -- the good news is job prospects for the class of 2013 appear to be better than in previous years.