Charles Hall Jr.

Artists' rendering of the Springfield Avenue Marketplace in Newark, N.J. (credit: Tucker Development Corp.)

Groundbreaking Set For New Retail, Residential Complex In Newark

A massive grassy lot at the corner of Springfield Avenue and Jones Street where high-rise brick housing projects once sat will be transformed into what’s billed as Springfield Avenue Marketplace.

10/17/2013

Lawmakers launch "Raise the Wage" campaign to increase minimum wage, June 19, 2013. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

N.J. Democrats Push Ballot Measure To Increase Minimum Wage

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and State Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver may be opponents in the U.S. Senate race, but they are teammates in pushing voters to approve raising by $1 the current minimum wage, which stands at $7.25 per hour.

06/19/2013