Opinion

Trenton and Camden must ensure the state’s much-maligned tax incentives finish the job in the city

State tax breaks that have sparked a development boom in Camden have come under withering fire by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and others.

Thief steals $1,000 from Girl Scouts selling cookies at mall

Authorities say a thief stole $1,000 from a group of Girl Scouts who were selling cookies at a New Jersey mall

Thief steals $1,000 from Girl Scouts selling cookies at mall

Authorities say a thief stole $1,000 from a group of Girl Scouts who were selling cookies at a New Jersey mall

Is New Jersey’s $15 minimum wage good or bad for small businesses?

Agree or not, small business owners know for certain they will be incurring a significant cost increase over the next few years. The silver lining is that they have time to make their plans.

Is New Jersey’s $15 minimum wage good or bad for small businesses?

Agree or not, small business owners know for certain they will be incurring a significant cost increase over the next few years. The silver lining is that they have time to make their plans.

N.J. toddler dies in ‘apparent suffocation’ after his mother was found unconscious on top of him

Toddler suffocated after being slept on by his unconscious mother.

N.J. toddler dies in ‘apparent suffocation’ after his mother was found unconscious on top of him

Toddler suffocated after being slept on by his unconscious mother.
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Police: Overdosing woman apparently rolled onto, killed boy

Police allege that a New Jersey mother overdosing on drugs apparently rolled onto and suffocated her young child

New rental tax worries some shore renters, homeowners

New Jersey shore property owners and renters worry that a new tax on short-term lodging like Airbnb rentals could hurt the state's shore economy

N.J. group forms caravan to help those in need around state

The temperature hovered around 20 degrees when Reggie Anderson and a handful of cohorts parked behind the ShopRite on Asbury Avenue

‘I didn’t want him to be buried alone' -- More than 1,000 people attend funeral for Vietnam veteran

Peter Turnpu, 77, a Vietnam veteran, died alone and had few friends. More than 1,000 people attended his funeral with military honors on Friday afternoon.

Opinion

Along ‘The Alley’ in Cherry Hill, business owners look out for one another -- and for their neighbors on Route 70

Township Lane is unusual for Cherry Hill - a business block tucked between busy Route 70 and a residential area in the Erlton section. It's a quirky cluster of small, locally owned businesses that look out for each other and their neighbors.

N.J. governor, lawmakers reach deal on $15-an-hour minimum wage

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the Democratic leaders of the Legislature say they've reached a deal to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024

N.J. Supreme Court forgives hundreds of thousands of old municipal offenses

The court also ordered the creation of an procedure for annual review of old cases.

Misplaced, relocated or stolen? Cherry Hill police seek FBI help to locate sculpture by famed artist

The sculpture, an unfinished marble bust of a Sudanese woman by Nathaniel Choate, disappeared in November.

More than 4,100 federal workers have applied for unemployment benefits in Pa. and N.J. since the government shutdown

Last Friday, more than 800,000 federal workers nationwide did not receive their paychecks. But when the shutdown ends, they will be required to repay any unemployment benefits.

No MLK event at Philly’s shuttered Liberty Bell due to shutdown; corporate rescue runs out of time

A last-minute appeal to corporations and charities to reopen the Liberty Bell for scheduled Martin Luther King Day activities has fallen short. Each day Independence National Historic Park is closed costs businesses and the city’s tax collections an estimated $1 million

Chris Christie’s book: Trump surrounded by ‘amateurs, grifters, weaklings,’ and ‘felons’

The former New Jersey governor's blistering new book also explains why the president wears extremely long ties.

N.J. bill would treat government shutdown like a natural disaster to help federal workers pay their property taxes

A bill New Jersey lawmakers introduced this week would create a grace period for federal workers who aren’t getting paid during the government shutdown to pay their property taxes — similar to the cushion of time allowed after natural disasters.

John Bogle, who founded Vanguard and revolutionized retirement savings, dies at 89

Mr. Bogle pioneered low-cost, low-fee investing that was ridiculed at first, but would enable millions of ordinary Americans to build wealth.

Politics
Kamala Harris announces she will run for president

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