Number of The Day

August 31, 2010 | Number of The Day
Bias crimes are on the rise in New Jersey, with the state police citing 876 incidents in 2008, the most recent year for which statistics are available. That represents an ...
August 30, 2010 | Number of The Day
For fans of sea scallops, this is a special time of year, with fresh-off-the-boat dry scallops on ice at local markets. New Jersey is a leading supplier of sea scallops, ...
August 27, 2010 | Number of The Day
According to the Tax Foundation, New Jersey’s 7 percent retail sales tax ranks the state 19th in the country in terms of what’s known as a "transparent" tax – meaning ...
August 26, 2010 | Number of The Day
It's common to hear other states, like California, compared with the rest of the world as if they were countries -- but what about New Jersey? According to New Jersey ...
August 25, 2010 | Number of The Day
New Jersey’s always been famous for its tomatoes -- and the end of August is usually the best time to find them. But the state is only eighth in the ...
August 24, 2010 | Number of The Day
The 2009 gubernatorial and assembly election saw a dramatic hike in spending by political action committees (PACs), and nearly $24 million -- or 68 percent of PAC spending -- was ...
August 23, 2010 | Number of The Day
After several years of being the country’s second-largest solar energy market, New Jersey has dropped to number four, behind California (49 percent), Arizona (12 percent) and Nevada (9 percent). According ...