Category Archives: Featured Communities

Rutgers expands MBA offerings with new program.

NEWARK, N.J. — Rutgers Business School has added a new program to its MBA offerings. The university will offer a mini-MBA certificate program in integrated marketing communications. Professionals in the integrated marketing communications industry will ...

Jersey Shore boardwalks hiring for upcoming season.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Those looking for work on the Jersey Shore are in luck. Boardwalks and piers along the shore are hiring for the upcoming busy season. Piers and destinations including Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, Jenkinson’s Boardwalk of P ...

Atlantic City to Miami, Nashville? No problem.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Air carrier Choice Aire will begin nonstop service from Atlantic City to Miami, Fla., and Nashville, Tenn., starting in May. The carrier, operated by Miami-based Swift Airlines, will begin service from Atlantic City International ...

Former Rockettes launch Sports Barre in Jersey City.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Two former Rockettes from the storied Radio City Music Hall have launched their own fitness business in Jersey City called the Sports Barre. Jacey Lambros and Danielle DeAngelo, both longtime Jersey City residents, set up the busine ...

NJ film industry shines at Garden State Film Festival.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The 13th Annual Garden State Film Festival celebrated the film industry in the state, and the ongoing investment from studios and filmmakers who choose to shoot in New Jersey and create jobs. The event has welcomed hundreds of thou ...

Transunion Car Service opens in Newark.

NEWARK, N.J. — Transunion Car Service, a taxi service backed by a union, has revved up its engines in Newark. It is run as a nonprofit, and the drivers all are owners of the company through a stock ownership plan. Along with ownership, drivers will rece ...

U-Save Car & Truck Rental zooms into Newark.

NEWARK, N.J. — U-Save Car & Truck Rental, a division of Franchise Services of North America, has opened a vehicle rental center at Newark Liberty International Airport. The new location will provide car and truck rental for travelers at the Newark ...

Luck be a lady for PalaCasino.com gaming expansion.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — PalaCasino.com, owned by Pala Interactive, has grown its online gaming business with the launch of 27 new games. The games range from slots and table games to video poker. In addition, the company made technological upgrades and la ...

Borgata plans entertainment venue in Atlantic City.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa plans to build an outdoor entertainment venue in Atlantic City, brining some positive development news to a city that has been plagued by closures and layoffs. Borgata received preliminary determinati ...

Inergetics muscles up new product lines.

NEWARK, N.J. — Inergetics plans to expand its retail offerings with a new line of protein shakes. The company hopes to tap into a new demographic at Muscle Maker Grill locations around the country. It has launched the “21” private-label pro ...

AeroFarms plans indoor farm, 78 jobs for Newark.

NEWARK, N.J. — A group of civic and business entities plan to bring the headquarters of AeroFarms to Newark and create 78 jobs. The company plans to build its headquarters and the world’s largest indoor vertical farm on a former industrial site. ...

Stevens Institute of Technology ranked top value.

HOBOKEN, N.J. — PayScale ranked two New Jersey universities in its top 10 for schools with the best return on investment for students 20 years after they have graduated. The highest ranking New Jersey university was Stevens Institute of Technology, whi ...

PSE&G investment will boost clean energy, add jobs.

NEWARK, N.J. – Public Service Electric and Gas Company plans to invest $1.6 billion to modernize its gas systems, a move that will support more than 500 jobs. The investment will take place over the next five years. It is designed to support clean, saf ...

Cooking, catering partnership recipe for success.

HOBOKEN, N.J. –  Hudson Table, a Hoboken cooking school that opened late last year, has partnered with Joseph Cuccia Catering in what both businesses hope will be a recipe for success. Hudson Table offers recreational cooking classes and Cuccia operat ...

Jersey City entrepreneur cleans up in laundry business.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – A Jersey City entrepreneur has found success with his laundry business and continues to add more customers. Michael Porada, owner of New Bridge Laundry, recently added his 115th customer. Porada has found many willing to pay for the ...