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NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments: Here’s What Parents Need to Know

The expanded child tax credit was established in the American Rescue Plan signed into law in March. In 2021, the maximum enhanced child tax credit is $3,600 for children younger than age 6 and $3,000 for those between 6 and 17.

The credit will be distributed as an advance on 2021 taxes in monthly installments. For households getting the full benefit, those payments will be $300 per month ...

Wimberly Statement on the End of the Federal Eviction Moratorium

August 3, 2021

Over this year and a half, we have seen New Jersey’s already evident housing crisis nearly implode due to job loss. With the end of the federal moratorium on eviction, millions of Americans are facing the very real possibility of homelessness.

“New Jersey is one of only a few states throughout the country that has enacted laws to extend protections for renters who are behind as a ...

Paterson's Larry Doby Among NJ Icons to be Memorialized with Parkway Rest Area Renaming

July 30, 2021

NEW JERSEY --  What's in a name? In New Jersey, a lot, especially for icons who are well known throughout the world.  On Tuesday, commemorated as National New Jersey Day, Governor Phil Murphy announced that nine service areas along the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons and Hall of Fame Inductees 

The name ...

Murphy Responds to Updated CDC Masking Guidelines

TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the risk of being infected with the Delta variant and possibly spreading it to others, wearing a mask ...

Tonight: Tenants, Landlords Invited to Online Information Session on Rental Relief Program

July 29, 2021

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Passaic County Commissioners John Bartlett and Sandi Lazzara will host an information session for tenants and landlords to share information about the Passaic County COVID-19 Rental Relief Program.

The event will be streamed on Facebook Live beginning at 6:00 p.m. and can be accessed by clicking here. 

Through the program and to prevent a post-pandemic housing ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

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How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...