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Could NJ Surpass Nevada and Become the Top U.S. Sports Betting Market?

August 19, 2018

New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal?

David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling Compliance [paywall] that his goal is for New Jersey to be the top sports betting market in ...

Essex County Tech Schools Pull $16M from Bank over Foreclosure Practices

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology is following suit with the county government and will no longer bank with Wells Fargo over the bank's foreclosure practices.  

MORE: Reverend plans to meet with Wells Fargo over Newark foreclosures

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. earlier this month announced the county was cutting ties with the bank and ...

Macy's Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne Set To Open

WAYNE, NJ - Join in for the grand opening of Macy’s Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.  

Be one of the first 200 customers to arrive and you’ll receive a "Scratch, Win, Smile" scratch-off card. During the event, be sure to shop to the tunes of a live DJ. Snap a photo at the selfie-station and post your photo ...

Could a New 21-Story Prudential Tower Be Built in Newark?

NEWARK, NJ - Six years ago Prudential Insurance Company of America received approval for a three-phase redevelopment plan that would transform the city with two new office towers along Broad Street.

In 2015, one of those buildings, a 20-story tower, was completed and opened to great fanfare in Newark.

This past week, the city planning board extended the company's option for a year ...

Local CPA Weighs In On Murphy's Tax Amnesty Program

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law earlier this month granting amnesty to anyone behind on taxes owed between Feb. 1, 2009 and Sept. 1, 2017—as long as the individual is not under criminal investigation—Sobel & Co. member Ken Bagner, CPA, MST, shed light on the pros and cons of the new tax amnesty program in New Jersey.

The new legislation includes ...

Cedar Grove Summer Concert Series Cancelled Tonight

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Tuesday night’s concert at Morgan’s Farm is canceled due to a stormy forecast.   The Beginnings, a Chicago tribute band, which was to perform at Morgan's Farm tonight has been postponed until Monday, August 13t.  Next Tuesday night, Garden State Radio will perform Pop-Rock hits from the 80’s & 90’s to ...

What's Next For Newark's Little Theatre? New Owners Consider Options

NEWARK, NJ - The site of the historic Little Theatre has been bought by a management and development company that’s gaining a presence in the city. 

Paramount Assets about two weeks ago bought the property that includes the four-story office building adjacent to the theater and the former Broad Street Cafe, the company announced. The company is still considering what to do with the ...

Cedar Grove Summer Concert Series Kicked Off Tuesday

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Mike Carella, the Cedar Grove Chamber President, and his Board and Trustees kicked off the 2018 concert Series Tuesday night.  More than 850 people showed up to see The Duprees perform at Morgan's Farm.   The Duprees are an American musical group of doo-wop style who had a series of hit records in the early 1960s.  Under ...

Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here.

It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Ralph Lauren Signs Lease at Prism's On3 Redevelopment of Roche Campus in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Eugene Diaz of Prism announced that Ralph Lauren signed the lease for a building at On3. The announcement was made at the July 3 Nutley Board of Commissioners Meeting. 

Ralph Lauren is expected to create 225 jobs in Nutley. The company will occupy 225,000 sq. feet of an existing building. 

In November of 2017, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority ...

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