Some schools lack emergency plans for families
If an emergency were to strike, schools and law enforcement officials need to have a plan in place for reuniting parents and students effectively, according to school safety advocate John Michael Keyes.
More people are dining alone
A table for one is becoming more common as more diners are opting to go solo.
$1.28 billion approved for water infrastructure plans
Legislation authorizing $1.28 billion in state financing for drinking water and wastewater improvement projects will also allocate $355 million for resiliency and protection projects for Sandy-damaged infrastructure.
AC small businesses challenged by casino closings
Atlantic City's shrinking casino revenues aren't just bad for the gambling industry, they're also affecting the small businesses in the resort city who rely on the gaming houses to drive tourism.
Rt. 18 construction to help ease Middlesex County congestion
Construction on Route 18 in Middlesex County aims to alleviate the bottleneck at the New Jersey Turnpike entrance.
Female Little Leaguer helping Toms River
The Toms River Little League All-Stars are once again making a run for the world championship, this time making history as well, by being only one of a handful of hopefuls with a female on the squad.
Successful AC concerts open door for more
Free concerts from country music's Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum drew monster crowds to the beaches of Atlantic City last week, and the city is hoping to build on the success of the shows.
Families borrowing less for college
Rather than racking up debt on college expenses, families are borrowing less and finding more ways to pay out of pocket, according to a new study from Sallie Mae.
Senator: Flood policies ‘stacked against’ homeowners
The federal flood insurance program is "stacked against" policy holders, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said during a Wednesday hearing with the head of FEMA.
AC leaders betting on real estate market rally
Amid the woes of Atlantic City casinos and the growth of non-gaming revenue in the city, officials hope to continue expanding the real estate market in the coming year.