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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
By Barry Carter The developer of a proposed Wawa in Newark has thrown in the towel on the project, a decision that pleases nearby residents but disappoints some business owners and public officials. Tonymar LLC in Elizabeth had its attorney send a...
By South Jersey Times Editorial Board Gov. Phil Murphy has restored a potential lifeline to five New Jersey cities -- Bridgeton and Camden among them -- by signing legislation that allows businesses there to charge "half-price" state sales tax as an...
Over the past few years the number of celebratory ribbon cutting ceremonies in Newark has continued to grow, with each new business entrant into the city serving as a magnet for the next. This week the co-working space Launch Pad celebrated its...
By Leanna Garfield When asked about the slow growth of the US economy, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka both said that urban inequality and a lack of public transit are two of the largest causes. More...
By Anjalee Khemlani Q&A John Palmieri was named Newark’s deputy mayor for economic growth, transportation and infrastructure at the start of the year. Palmieri has been tasked by Mayor Ras Baraka to focus on those targeted areas of economic growth, especially transit and...
When Ras Baraka was elected, he promised to be Newark's "radical" mayor. After seven years of Cory Booker, who ushered in an area of downtown development but was criticized for being an absent mayor focused on national political ambitions, the city would be...
By Chris Fry The food scene of the Brick City was once somewhat of a Garden State secret, but a barrage of celebrity chefs, biergartens, blues bars, and more has gotten the word out a bit. Last week, the corridor near the Prudential Center got...
By Ang Santos The Regional Plan Association (RPA) proposes a thirty to forty year long, $50 billion overhaul of Newark Airport.  The plan includes a third runway and a transportation hub connecting PATH train service. “It’s critical that we look at a third...
Partnership will bring next generation Industrial Internet of Things applications and connectivity for Smart Facilities Solbright Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SBRT), a multi-faceted energy services and technology company and M2M Spectrum Networks, LLC dba Iota, a company that provides comprehensive Internet...
NEWARK, N.J., PRNewswire/ Rick Thigpen, vice president - state governmental affairs for PSEG, has been promoted to senior vice president - corporate citizenship.  He will report directly to Ralph Izzo, chairman, president and CEO, PSEG.  In this new position, Thigpen will continue...