Junior's might make the quintessential New York cheesecake, but its owner, Alan Rosen, has quickly learned that baking it in suburban New Jersey is much easier.
For Mr. Rosen, trading his 20,000-square-foot bakery in Maspeth, Queens, for a 103,000-square-foot facility in Burlington, N.J., has been akin to giving up a cramped city apartment for a mansion in the country. Even the adage about getting more for your money has proved true: Junior's paid $3.8 million for the sprawling property, about the price of a three-bedroom apartment in Manhattan.
‘Ready to Work New Jersey’ Connects the Long-term Unemployed with Companies Who Need Their Skills
They are called the “exhaustees.”
They are men and women of every ilk, some with exceptional skills and talents. They have been desperately seeking work for a long time. They have exhausted their unemployment benefits, and they are – quite literally – exhausted and demoralized from their endless search for a good job.
The massive Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville is hiring again.
The online retail giant said in a news release that it is looking for 800 more full-time fulfillment associates at the 1 million-square-foot warehouse and distribution center. These workers pick, pack and ship customer orders, Amazon said.
The Izod Center — the state-owned arena that has been part of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford for more than three decades and was once the home to the New Jersey Devils and Nets — is expected to close its doors at the end of the month.
Namedropping recent incentive-driven projects involving the likes of Subaru and the Philadelphia 76ers in Camden and Forbes Media in Jersey City, Gov. Chris Christie said in Tuesday's annual State of the State address that the streamlining of incentives under the Economic Opportunity Act has “better targeted them to areas of our state that need investment most.”
“And the verdict is in — and the early returns from the Economic Opportunity Act show that it is working to attract and retain businesses,” Christie said.
Too many people - on the left and the right, politicians and editorial boards - act as if there is a politically expedient magic bullet that will painlessly fix New Jersey's budget problems. There isn't. Gov. Chris Christie is right when he says our budget problems are serious. The solutions are going to be painful.
Richard S. Mroz, president of the state Board of Public Utilities since 2014, discussed New Jersey's Energy Master Plan and… Read More