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Lime to host party, hiring event in Hoboken

E-scooter company Lime has engaged eight-to-ten-person foot patrol teams to pick up illegally parked scooters around Hoboken, placing them where riders can easily access them without creating clutter on sidewalks. Some community members, called Lime Juicers, make side money by charging the scooters at home. Lime Juicers typically make $5 per scooter charged. Lime and ...

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Newark, JFK, LaGuardia airports set summer passenger records

Newark Liberty International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, and LaGuardia Airport served a record number of passengers this summer, with 43.9 million people moving through the facilities between the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, according to the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. JFK served a 20.4 million passengers, Newark handled ...

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Munoz calls for release of vetting documents on Corbett tax break

Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, R-21st District, is calling on the Murphy administration to release NJ Transit President Kevin Corbett’s vetting documents. Corbett is being scrutinized for receiving a sizable tax break from Mendham Township because he raises sheep on 5.5 acres of his 6.24 acre home under New Jersey’s Farmland Assessment Act. “It’s time they step ...

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A rendering of Newark Liberty International Airport's new terminal

NJ airports receive $10.3M in federal funding for upgrades

Several New Jersey airports have been awarded a total of $10,275,602 from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement program, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, both from New Jersey, said. Newark Liberty International Airport received $5,791,440 to rehabilitate the runway and $2,488,678 to rehabilitate the taxiway. Teterboro Airport received $1,300,000 to construct a new taxiway ...

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Jersey City debuts New Jersey’s first city-run bus system

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop says Jersey City will become the first city in the state to offer an on-demand bus system in partnership with Via, the world’s leading provider and developer of on-demand public mobility solutions. Via is a private company that uses a mobile app to connect multiple passengers who are headed in ...

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French bee announces $139 one-way tickets from Newark to Paris

French bee, France’s low-cost long-haul airline, has opened sales for a new route between Newark and Paris, France, with fares beginning at $139 one way for flights. French Bee will operate daily flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and Paris Orly Airport beginning June 10, 2020. It’ll use a brand new Airbus A350-900 plane to ...

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Boonton native Sen. Anthony Bucco Sr. dies at age 81

State Sen. Anthony Bucco Sr., R-25th District, died at age 81 on Monday after suffering a heart attack. Michael DuHaime, spokesman for the Bucco family, released the following statement Monday night: “It is with great sadness I share that Senator Tony Bucco suffered a major heart attack this morning at his home,” DuHaime said. “He ...

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NJ Transit submits updated financial plan for the Portal North Bridge Project

NJ Transit submitted on Friday an updated financial plan for the Portal North Bridge Project to the Federal Transit Administration to reflect FTA and United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) feedback on a previous submission, making more local money available for the project while keeping costs in check. “In 2019, the entire Northeast corridor simply ...

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Subaru sells 10 millionth vehicle in US

When Dr. Craig Harmon of Salt Late City bought his daughter Rachel a 2019 Subaru Impreza, a surprise celebration with the retailer’s owner, staff, and corporate representatives followed: this was the company’s 10 millionth U.S. sale. Harmon purchased the vehicle at Nate Wade Subaru, the oldest Subaru retailer in the country. He’s a Subaru faithful: ...

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