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New Jersey Micro-Businesses Can Benefit from New State Financing Program

May 9, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – In celebration of National Small Business Week, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced plans to open applications for its Micro Business Loan next month, which will make additional funding resources available through the Authority’s Main Street Recovery Program.

The NJEDA has already issued nearly $5.5 million ...

Wellness Group of Bayonne Gets New Home

BAYONNE, NJ -Bayonne officials led by Mayor Jimmy Davis celebrated the opening of the Wellness Group of Bayonne’s new location at South Commons Mall last month.

Located previously on Broadway, the Wellness Group includes four chiropractors (Dr. Maris Stella Fraga, Dr. Michael Acanfora, Dr. Charles Gonzales, and Dr. Noah DeKoyer); two acupuncturists (Cathey Baier and Teresa Knott); one ...

Bayonne's Willie Graham Honored with Street Named in His Honor

BAYONNE, NJ - Willie Graham was more than just the local barber; he was an institution, creating a neighborhood community center that just happened to cut hair.

This was largely the consensus of the hundreds of people who gathered in front of his former barber shop on Avenue C celebrating the life of a man who had influenced their lives.

Graham was famous for telling stories, of his family, ...

Bayonne Officials, Local Entrepreneurs Cut Ribbon on Bergen Point Boutique

BAYONNE, NJ - Mayor Jimmy Davis was joined by Councilman-At-Large Juan Perez and First Ward Councilman Neil Carroll were on hand to help cut the ribbon on the new Bergen Point Boutique earlier this month.

Located at 174 Broadway, the Bergen Point Boutique will showcase a variety of local pop-up shops on a rotating basis. Deen Shop and Carrissa’s Closet, a division of Reese’s Hair ...

Cruise Ships Again Setting Sail from Bayonne

BAYONNE, NJ - Hundreds of cars lined up to drop off passengers at Cape Liberty on April 10, marking a new season for sailing from Bayonne after a tough two years due to COVID.

Royal Caribbean resumed full operations last fall, then moved the ships to warmer climates for the winter. Since their return in March, the Anthem of the Seas has been running seven-day cruises to the ...

T-Mobile Data Breach; Consumers Urged to Protect Their Information

TRENTON, NJ -  Are you or were you a T-Mobile customer? Acting Attorney General Matthew J Platkin is urging all current, former and prospective T-Mobile customers in New Jersey to take steps to protect their personal information from identity theft in light of a significant data breach reported by T-Mobile in 2021.

Platfin made the announcement on March 2.

"Recently, much of ...

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Bennabis Health Launches Membership Program to Reduce New Jersey Medical Cannabis Costs

March 15, 2022

The first-of-its-kind membership will enable 1.7 million New Jerseyans with qualifying conditions access to medical cannabis education and product discounts at partner dispensaries

CRANFORD, NJ - Bennabis Health (“the Company”), a company filling holes in the health insurance industry for medical cannabis patients, is delighted to take strides toward making medicinal ...

Montclair Based Business Brokerage Announces Latest Sale of a Marine Supply Ecommerce Business

MONTCLAIR, NJ — For some, a business may just be a way to make a living, a means to an end.

But for others, a business is more than a profit margin. It is a legacy. It is history. It is an icon of the community.

When those businesses are lost, it can be felt in a community for decades.

And so, a Montclair, New Jersey business brokerage firm is actively working to help those ...

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Hudson County Community College and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration Sign Transfer Agreement for Public and Nonprofit Administration Degree Program

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration (RUSPAA) have entered into an agreement that enables students who graduate from HCCC with an Associate of Science degree in Human Services to transfer seamlessly and attain their Bachelor of Arts degree from RUSPAA. The agreement was signed by HCCC President, Dr.

New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

Hudson County To Host First-Ever Fleet Week Event

May 21, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — For the first time ever, Hudson County will host a Fleet Week celebration.

Along with celebrating the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the May 26 event at Lincoln Park West will give the community the opportunity to learn more about the sea services.

The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the baseball field.

A ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

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