Voters in a New Jersey city that's a train stop away from tourist-packed Manhattan have approved restrictions on Airbnb and other short-term rental companies. Jersey City lawmakers passed the restrictions in June but short-term rental advocates gathered enough signatures to force a referendum.
Some residents and lawmakers in Jersey City are asking people to vote yes on restrictions on Airbnb and other short-term rentals, arguing that rent controlled apartments are being turned into short-term rentals and displacing long-term residents.
New Jersey Transit is trying to cope with a staffing problem. It doesn't have enough train engineers. So now it is training a new crop to deepen its bench.
Authorities say a fast-moving fire has damaged at least four homes in a northern New Jersey community, but no injuries have been reported.
The Goya Foods brand is a staple in the Latin community. Today it's the largest, Hispanic-owned food company in the world.
New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey's stunning resignation 12 years ago catapulted him into the national spotlight when he proclaimed himself a "gay American." at the time, the married governor had been backed into a corner facing a possible sexual harassment lawsuit from his homeland security adviser, Golen Cipel.