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Mark Zuckerberg's money lays path for change in Newark schools

Apr 4, 2013
Most of the $100 million donation has been spent on brokering a new teachers contract that creates performance-based pay and opening new schools.
Posted In: Education, new jersey, Mark Zuckerberg

I heart New Jersey... despite its high property taxes

Mar 22, 2013
Commentator Jen Miller could up and leave the Garden State with its high taxes. But is the grass -- and the tax savings -- really any greener someplace else?
Posted In: new jersey, Taxes

Borgata hotel room gambling trains customers to go online

Mar 18, 2013
As states legalize online gambling, how does a casino hold on to customers? At the Borgata in Atlantic City, you can leave the casino floor and play the slots on a TV in your room.
Posted In: online gambling, hotels, Atlantic City, new jersey

@Mayor: Cory Booker on the power of technology

Mar 13, 2013
Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker talks to Marketplace Tech about his new social media start-up and why he tweets so much.
Posted In: new jersey, Twitter, Tech, politics

Local businesses still struggling after Sandy

Dec 17, 2012
Sandy's enduring problems for commuters and small businesses are on display in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, hoboken

Sandy outages may help rethink power grid

Nov 13, 2012
Long-term power outages in the wake of Sandy have led many experts to scrutinize the power delivery infrastructure and look at how it could be strengthened.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, New York, electricity

Investors move in on beachfront property after Sandy

Nov 13, 2012
As many homeowners move out, investors will move in. The real estate adage 'Location, location, location' may still trump the risk.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, real estate

Electronic voting and the security of a paper trail

Nov 6, 2012
Why electronic voting’s challenges, from hacking to glitches, might be best with an old fashioned analogue backup.
Posted In: Tech, online voting, voting, new jersey

Finding a slice of normalcy in New Jersey

Nov 2, 2012
A local pizza parlor-turned-comfort zone reopens its doors in Toms River.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey

Surviving Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey

Nov 2, 2012
There is no normal in New Jersey this week: Evacuation orders prevent some from returning home and Atlantic City’s bright lights shine, while stop lights are dark.
Posted In: new jersey, Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters

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