Hudson County Preparing for COVID Vaccine Distribution

November 23, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- New Jersey is expected to receive its first batch of 130,000 COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccines toward the end of December, Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday. The state expects to have a total of 400,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine available for New Jerseyans quickly thereafter.  

Though the first doses are likely to be reserved for healthcare workers ...

Hudson County Officials Consider Additional Ferry Routes as Addition to Existing Public Transit

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County planners hosted a remote public meeting earlier this week to discuss concepts for future ferry service to help move residents via ferry.

Funded by a grant provided by The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA), a study is currently underway to consider possible across the river travel from six towns. 

Saying that the study is only in ...

NY Waterway Patriarch Arthur E. Imperatore Has Passed Away

WEEHAWKEN, NJ - Arthur E. Imperator, Sr., who stood at the helm of the NY Waterway ferry service, has passed away. He was 95.

After launching a trucking company with his brothers in 1947, Imperatore purchased a massive strip of Weehawken's waterfront in 1981. In 1986 he launched the NY Waterway ferry service, running between New York and New Jersey. Over 65 million passengers later, NY ...

Governor Phil Murphy Attacked in Profanity Laced Tirade

November 23, 2020

NEW JERSEY — A video has heavily circulated showing Gov. Phil Murphy being loudly confronted Saturday night at a Red Bank restaurant while he was outdoors dining with his wife and the rest of his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, ...

Are Oreos Leaving New Jersey?

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The news is out, the Mondelez bakery factory in Bergen County is considering a move out of town, or are they?

"This is the beginning of the process," said Laurie Guzzinati, Senior Director, Corporate & Government Affairs North America Mondelēz Global LLC out of East Hanover. "Right now, it's business as usual."

Mondelez, an American ...

Murphy Reinstates Aggressive COVID-19 Gathering Limits in NJ Ahead of Thanksgiving

NEW JERSEY — Indoor gatherings will be subject to new capacity limits in New Jersey starting Tuesday - the most aggressive steps Gov. Phil Murphy has taken in the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. 

As of Tuesday, no more than 10 people may gather indoors (includes indoor entertainment venues). A 150-person limit will also take effect for outdoor gatherings beginning Nov.

The Atwater Opens with 303 Luxury Waterfront Apartments in Bogota, NJ

November 18, 2020

The Atwater has officially launched leasing on a waterfront site in Bogota, NJ, bringing the 303 luxury rental apartments in its first phase to a market filled with eager renters seeking never before lived in homes and an unparalleled indoor and outdoor resident amenity package.

Opening monthly rents start from $2,020 with grand opening incentives that include 1 month free. Immediate occupancy ...

NJEDA Launches Phase 2 of PPE Access Program

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced the launch of Phase 2 of the NJ Small and Micro Business PPE Access Program. All New Jersey business can get 10 percent off these products and those small businesses and nonprofit organizations with 100 or fewer employees are now able to apply to receive 25 percent discounts on purchases of personal protective ...

Seventy Closings and Counting at 99 Hudson in Jersey City with over 150 Closings Expected by Year's End

JERSEY CITY, NJ, – The first 70 closings have been completed at 99 Hudson, bringing the high-rise waterfront condominium in Downtown Jersey City to life. 

Soaring 79 stories into the Jersey City skyline directly across the river from the World Trade Center, the tallest building in New Jersey is expected to have over 150 homes closed by the end of the year, with some 300 residents ...

Is it Finally “Infrastructure Week” for the Hudson Tunnel?

November 12, 2020

When you take the train between New York and New Jersey, you are traveling through tunnels that are a century old, were flooded during Superstorm Sandy, and are desperately in need of repair. Even with such apparent need, the Trump Administration has dragged its feet on the Hudson Tunnel Project, part of the larger Gateway Project, and ignored the economic ...

Join the NJ Liquor License Reform Alliance to Boost Our Economy

November 14, 2020

Dear Editor:

It’s no secret that New Jersey has some of the most archaic liquor license laws in the nation. Our liquor license laws (over 60 years old) are holding back our state economy and efforts to revitalize downtowns across our state. Utah is the only other state that has liquor license laws like New Jersey.  

The current liquor license formula caps liquor licenses based on ...