Whole Foods Signs Lease To Open In NewarkThe Whole Foods will take up 29,000 square feet on the main floor of the old historic Hahne department store building on Broad Street near the Rutgers Newark campus, the Prudential Center and NJPAC.
Shaq Helps Break Ground On Riverfront Newark High-RiseThe rental complex - One Riverview at Rector - will be the first to go up in downtown Newark in 50 years.
All 4 Democrats To Face Off In New Jersey Senate DebateNewark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush Holt, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone are all scheduled to be at Montclair State University on Monday night for a debate that is scheduled to be shown live on NJTV.
N.J. Democrats Push Ballot Measure To Increase Minimum WageNewark 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.
Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary DrinksThe mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it's "time to test and evaluate approaches limiting'' the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.
Primary Battles Set As Deadline Passes To Enter New Jersey Senate RaceGov. Chris Christie decided to schedule a primary for August and a special general election for October.
Booker Makes Official Announcement For Senate RunNewark Mayor Cory Booker officially threw his hat in the ring Saturday for the seat of late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)
Newark Steps Up Security To Battle Summertime ViolenceHistorically, when the mercury rises on the streets of Newark, so does violent crime, so this year Mayor Cory Booker is trying something different.
Counselors On Hand At Two Newark Schools After Separate IncidentsCounselors will be available at two schools in Newark a day after a student was gunned down and a school was put under lockdown.
Booker, Buono Team Up To Call For Gun Control In New JerseyNewark Mayor Cory Booker and Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono have teamed up to urge state lawmakers to pass gun control legislation.
Booker Mulls Mandating Armed Guards, Curfews For Newark Businesses After Recent ViolenceThe mayor vetoed a measure last year that would have mandated late-night establishments have armed guards, citing the cost to local businesses.
Newark Offers Free Help For Those Filing Tax ReturnsYou may be starting to receive those W-2 forms in the mail, which means the tax filing season has begun. Qualified residents in Newark can get some free help.