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Newark, NJ, USA
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
By Eric Kiefer NEWARK, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy just gave New Jersey businesses a big reason to operate in Newark, along with four other large Garden State cities: tax breaks. Last week, the state Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced that...
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...
Newark mayor Ras Baraka is preparing to name Eric Pennington as the new city business administrator, according to two sources connected to the mayor. Pennington, a former chief judge of the Orange Municipal Court, is expected to succeed Jack Kelly,...
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...
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...
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 Jared Kofsky Throughout Downtown Newark, historic buildings of all shapes and sizes are being renovated and adaptively reused. From the Ironside Newark project in the former Newark Warehouse Company building and the Halston Flats residential development in a former Halsey Street...
By Tom Bergeron The transportation infrastructure in Newark is extensive — and certainly greater than any other location in the state. New Jersey Transit, Amtrak and the PATH all go through Newark Penn Station. And then there’s the fact that the city has the state’s largest...
BY Steve Lubetkin The Newark data infrastructure now is the envy of many locations around the country, featuring 10 gigabit-per-second speed, one of the fastest urban data networks. NEWARK, NJ—If someone asked you to identify the hub of the Internet, you might...
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...