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The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

March 28, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...

Murphy's Phone Calls to Washington Pay Off with Shipment of PPEs

March 28, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has been on the phone on a daily basis with President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and other high-ranking federal officials making his case for additional federal assistance to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the Garden State,

Those efforts are paying off.

Murphy posted some good news on his Facebook page Saturday, listing quantities of ...

Man Claims Infection, Coughs on Supermarket Worker

TRENTON, NJ – When a Manalapan supermarket worker concerned about the coronavirus asked a shopper to keep his distance, the man said he was infected with the virus, leaned in and coughed on the employee, officials said today.

The shopper, George Falcone, 50, of Freehold, ended up being charged with third-degree terroristic threats and other offenses, said state Attorney General Gurbir ...

Coronavirus Testing Site to Open Tomorrow at PNC Arts Center for New Jerseyans with Serious Symptoms

HOLMDEL, NJ — The state’s second drive-through testing site for the coronavirus is expected to open tomorrow, March 23 at the PNC Arts Center, accessible from the Garden State Parkway.

However, only New Jersey residents with serious symptoms of respiratory illness will be tested for COVID-19 at the regional center. Priority will be given to people with a fever of 99.6 F ...

Officials Report First COVID-19 Death in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - County officials announced today that the COVID-19 death in Middlesex County.

A woman in her 90s has died, according to a statement from Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and friends," Rios said. "While we grieve as a community, we must remember that this is not a time to panic, but a time ...

Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Comes to South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The first Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing will begin in South Brunswick at the MyInstaDoctor facility located at 298 Applegarth Road. Availability is limited, and those who are under the age of 65 must pre-register at https://myinstadocmonroe.com/. Patients must also be experiencing some symptoms such as fevers, coughing and respiratory problems, or have been exposed to ...

Goo Goo Dolls Singer Supports Local Business with Porch Performance

WESTFIELD, NJ — (Updated at 4:57 p.m.) Responding to public concern about the ability of Westfield’s independently owned businesses to survive the fiscal downturn during the COVID-19 pandemic, the town has started the “WE Love Local” Fundraiser in conjunction with the Westfield United Fund.

Organizers launched the fundraiser with a “porch performance” at the ...

Steve Adubato Examines Ways to Prepare Students for the Business Element of E-Sports

March 25, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Neil Malvone, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Caldwell University, recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he spoke about the booming e-sport gaming industry and the university’s new program to prepare students for careers in that growing field. 

“The studies are telling us that e-sports will be a billion dollar industry by the end of ...

Murphy's Phone Calls to Washington Pay Off with Shipment of PPEs

March 28, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has been on the phone on a daily basis with President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and other high-ranking federal officials making his case for additional federal assistance to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the Garden State,

Those efforts are paying off.

Murphy posted some good news on his Facebook page Saturday, listing quantities of ...

Man Claims Infection, Coughs on Supermarket Worker

TRENTON, NJ – When a Manalapan supermarket worker concerned about the coronavirus asked a shopper to keep his distance, the man said he was infected with the virus, leaned in and coughed on the employee, officials said today.

The shopper, George Falcone, 50, of Freehold, ended up being charged with third-degree terroristic threats and other offenses, said state Attorney General Gurbir ...

Coronavirus Testing Site to Open Tomorrow at PNC Arts Center for New Jerseyans with Serious Symptoms

HOLMDEL, NJ — The state’s second drive-through testing site for the coronavirus is expected to open tomorrow, March 23 at the PNC Arts Center, accessible from the Garden State Parkway.

However, only New Jersey residents with serious symptoms of respiratory illness will be tested for COVID-19 at the regional center. Priority will be given to people with a fever of 99.6 F ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Office in Somerville to Remain Closed

March 28, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton announced yesterday that the closure of all New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency, road testing, and inspections facilities, including the Somerville office, will be extended past this Monday through April 12 to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Fulton had ordered the initial closure from March 17 ...

Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 6 Deaths, 218 Cases, 47 in Franklin

SOMERSET, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday update shows 47 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the township, with a total of 218 cases in Somerset County, and six deaths caused by complications of COVID-19. 

Somerset County reported 29 new cases overnight.

The Somerset County Department of Health confirmed the deaths of two North Plainfield residents overnight.

John Chiselko, '54 Winner of Tour of Somerville, Dies from COVID-19

SOMERVILLE, NJ - John Chiselko, who won the prestigious Tour of Somerville bicycle race as a 17-year-old high school senior in 1954, has died from complication of the Coronavirus.

He was 83.

Chiselko is the only Somerville resident to have won the Tour, which was started by "Pop" Kugler just prior to World War II.

Kugler, who was Chiselko's coach, owned a bicycle ship in ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Office in Somerville to Remain Closed

March 28, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton announced yesterday that the closure of all New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission agency, road testing, and inspections facilities, including the Somerville office, will be extended past this Monday through April 12 to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Fulton had ordered the initial closure from March 17 ...

Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 6 Deaths, 218 Cases, 47 in Franklin

SOMERSET, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday update shows 47 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the township, with a total of 218 cases in Somerset County, and six deaths caused by complications of COVID-19. 

Somerset County reported 29 new cases overnight.

The Somerset County Department of Health confirmed the deaths of two North Plainfield residents overnight.