Business

An A&P store on December 13, 2010 in Jersey City, New Jersey.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

A&P Stores To Lay Off Nearly 4,000 New Jersey Workers On Thanksgiving Day

The A&P grocery store chain has told nearly 4,000 workers at 45 New Jersey stores that they face layoffs on Thanksgiving Day.

08/21/2015

A new shopping app lets users by items they like on the spot. (Credit: CBS2)

Interactive Apps Take Window Shopping To A Whole New Level

It’s a dream come true for shopaholics. New technology has given new meaning to window shopping.

08/21/2015

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 21, 2015 in New York City. The Dow fell over 150 points in morning trading as global markets continue to react to economic events in China.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

U.S. Stocks Mark Biggest Weekly Decline Since 2011

U.S. stocks joined a global selloff this week to mark their biggest weekly decline since 2011, as economists and investors cut their projections of what was already lackluster U.S. economic growth.

08/21/2015

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.7 Percent

New York City’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.7 percent, the lowest it’s been in seven years.

08/21/2015

A Montclair, New Jersey restaurant is allowing customers to pick their prices. (Credit: CBS2)

Montclair Chef Thanks Customers By Letting Them Name Their Own Prices

Eating can be costly, but one New Jersey restaurant is giving customers a break.

08/20/2015

FILE -- A copy of the Daily News is seen at a newsstand in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Owner Zuckerman: Daily News No Longer Up For Sale

Mort Zuckerman, the owner of the New York Daily News, said Thursday that the tabloid is no longer up for sale.

08/20/2015

Regal Entertainment Group has started checking bags and backpacks of moviegoers. (Credit: CBS2)

Regal Movie Theater Chain Begins Bag Searches

Regal Entertainment Group acknowledged on its website the searches, similar to those conducted at sporting events, is “not without flaws.”

08/20/2015

An overcrowded LIRR train. (credit: CBS2)

Federal Regulators Meet With LIRR Officials To Discuss Safety Issues

CBS2 News exclusively exposed the problem Monday night.

08/18/2015

Commuters enter a Long Island Rail Road train. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CBS2 Exclusive: Feds Probe Safety Concerns On LIRR’s Cannonball Express

It’s not just an inconvenience anymore, the feds are looking into danger on the Long Island Railroad.

08/17/2015

An outbreak of Avian flu may be behind a spike in the prices of eggs. (Credit: CBS2)

Avian Flu Outbreak In The Midwest Drives Rising Cost Of Eggs In Manhattan

If you do the grocery shopping in your house, you have probably noticed that egg prices are going up again. It’s being blamed on an outbreak of bird flu.

08/11/2015

A Target store. (Credit: CBS2)

Target To Remove Gender-Based Signs From Stores

“We never want guests or their families to feel frustrated or limited by the way things are presented,” Target said in a statment.

08/10/2015

Damage from a summer storm could mean the end for a Long Island fruit farm that survived Irene and Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

Severe Storms Could Spell The End For Popular North Shore Fruit Farm

The powerful winds from Tuesday’s storm brought down trees and power lines, leaving behind a mangled mess.

08/07/2015

1946:  Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962) American author, lecturer, ambassador, social activist and wife of the 32nd President Franklin D Roosevelt. A representative to the United Nations, she is listening through headphones during a conference at the temporary UN headquarters at Lake Success, New York.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Poll: Eleanor Roosevelt Tops List For Woman Wanted On New $10 Bill

More than one in four Americans said that Eleanor Roosevelt should be the woman featured on the U.S. Treasury Department’s redesigned $10, according to a new Marist poll.

08/05/2015

A Long Island family claims a Suffolk County company botched their move into a new home. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Says Botched Move Left Them With House Full Of Destroyed Possessions

A Queens family was ready to celebrate their daughter’s fourth birthday by moving into their first home.

08/03/2015

Englewood residents say Tryon Ave pool has been closed on some of the hottest days of the summer. (Credit: CBS2)

Residents Steam After Revenue Problem Leaves Some Englewood Swimmers High And Dry

A New Jersey pool has been closed to kids during the hottest stretch of the summer, and parents want to know why.

08/03/2015