Between Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza casino hotels all closing around Labor Day weekend this year, Atlantic County’s September unemployment, at 11.4 percent, was a huge 1.3 percent jump from August.
Another major winter storm is headed to New Jersey, one that will likely drop several inches of heavy snow in southern areas but very little in the northern region.
The state of New Jersey has launched a loan program designed to boost home ownership in the counties hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
New Jersey is spending $9.7 million to preserve more than 5,000 acres of woodlands and wetlands in Atlantic County’s Great Egg Harbor River watershed.
Residents of Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties can apply for the grants through their town governments for money to pay for repairs.
On a suburban street in Linwood on Friday friends said 47-year-old April Kauffman led the perfect life as a volunteer and advocate for veterans’ causes.
New Jersey Democrats ceded little if any ground to Republicans in the legislative elections, despite the popularity of Gov. Chris Christie and the millions of dollars he raised for the state GOP.
The first rain and wind from Hurricane Irene arrived in New Jersey by midday Saturday, and by the evening,thousands of evacuees headed to local shelters to wait out the storm.
“The most important bit of advice I can give to any of the 8.8 million citizens of this state is think — don’t react — think. Think about what you need to do to protect your life and the life of your family,” Christie said in a news conference.
The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.
A half-dozen alternative treatment centers across New Jersey could be legally selling marijuana to patients with certain medical conditions by late summer.
Authorities say an Atlantic City police officer fired a shot while she and another officer struggled with a suspect Saturday morning. No one was struck by the bullet.
Hospital management says it won’t know if other cuts will be needed until it sees how many workers take the buyout.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office says a resident walking to his mailbox spotted Deanna Downs’ body in a courtyard behind her Egg Harbor City apartment.