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August 3, 2022

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024. "There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -Tony Cava, MS, RPH, FACHE, president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset, has been selected at the 2022 Citizen of the Year by the Somerset County Business Partnership Cava will be honored at the 2022 Annual Meeting, the most important annual gathering of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city’s Housing Authority voted to designate a redeveloper to helm a massive project that will transform the former Sears site on Route 1 into 720 residential units. RTF NB Urban Renewal, LCC was approved during a special meeting on Thursday, July 7 after the Housing ...

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TRENTON, NJ — After seeing what's in the fiscal year 2023 budget that Gov. Phil Murphy signed last week, Tom Bracken has one question. "What's the plan for economic recovery?" the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce president and CEO asked in an interview with TAPinto. "That’s a fair question to ask, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city’s two major hospitals are abandoning their plans to merge after the Federal Trade Commission moved to block the deal. RWJBarnabas Health and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System, with hospitals less than one mile apart, issued a statement today, June 14, stating the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough will host a June 29 forum for subcontractors interested in bidding on work at the planned 46,000 square-foot Public Safety complex on Gaston Avenue, with groundbreaking expected in October. The general contractor, Harvey-Cleary, will discuss the project and answer ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, welcomed members of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission and the newly created Somerset County Film Commission to TD Bank Ballpark for the team’s home game on Friday, June 10. The event was ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year. AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block the merger of the city’s two hospitals, saying it would be a poison pill for patients of Middlesex County. The consumer watchdog entity has also filed an administrative complaint to block ...

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The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey didn't go up in the past 24 hours. But the price didn't go down, either. AAA says the average price of a gallon of unleaded in New Jersey is $4.77 on Tuesday, May 24. The price is 12 cents higher than last week, 67 cents higher than ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Plans are in place to transform the former Seth Boyden Court Housing Complex into a state-of-the-art film and television facility, a project officials are dubbing an “anchor” piece of a larger effort to revitalize the Dayton Street neighborhood in Newark’s South Ward. Plans for the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Anthony V. Cava will be retiring from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, effective Jan. 2, 2023. Patrick Delaney, the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer, will succeed ...

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The plastic bag ban is now in effect across the state. So what exactly does that mean? Most grocery stores, particularly large chains and stores 2,500 square feet or larger, will not be allowed to give out single-use plastic or paper bags. Customers will have to bring their own bags or ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide. According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission those 13 locations are: North ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement between Rutgers athletics and Jacksonville, Fla.-based Brandr Group unveiled Thursday could result in a windfall for the athletes who play on the 24 teams at Rutgers. Brandr is a brand management, marketing and licensing agency that uses group licensing rights to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy says adults at least 21 years old will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and marijuana products without a medical card in New Jersey starting on April 21, 2022. "This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry," Murphy said on ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – State employees will soon be given the option to work-from-home on a permanent basis. The New Jersey Civil Service Commission recently voted to approve a pilot program empowering State of New Jersey departments and authorities to establish a telework program for employees.  The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An April 11 webinar hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance and the NJ Business Action Center will examine the impact on businesses expected when New Jersey's ban on plastic bags in the retail marketplace goes into effect May 4. Grocery stores, food service businesses, and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey makes another move to crack down on those annoying robocalls. Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced a new partnership with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to support investigations of illegal robocalls. New Jersey joins more than 20 states that ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s last remaining coal power plants will be shutting down. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has approved a petition filed by Atlantic City Electric Company (ACE) that modifies Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and Power Sales Agreements (PSAs) between ACE ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Fifty-two percent of New Jerseyans say the Garden State is off on the wrong track compared to 38% who say it is headed in the right direction, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The latest numbers continue a downward trend first seen in October 2021 after a much ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A public hearing for Somerset County’s all-encompassing Preservation Plan will be held virtually at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30. The 2022 Preservation Plan encompasses three plans: an update of the 2000 Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan, an updated version of ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has a few reasons to raise a pint to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day.  Murphy announced, while attending an Irish flag raising in Paterson, that he will lead a four-day, two-city economic mission trip to Ireland in April.  The delegation will visit Dublin and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — What’s in the box? It could result in a fine for online retailers.  If passed, new legislation would prohibit retailers from shipping small items in oversized boxes, or risk a fine.  Assemblyman John McKeon (D - District 27) introduced the bill last month, after ordering a small ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Main Street businessman whose solar energy company survived the crippling complications of the COVID-19 pandemic - with the assistance of the state and federal government -  is the virtual guest of New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-7, for Tuesday night's State of the Union ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A target date to allow legal adult-use marijuana sales in New Jersey looks like it will be missed.  February 22 is the self-imposed state target date to open adult-use recreational marijuana sales. But cannabis industry insiders say, like other deadlines, it won't be met.  “I ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Carriage Farm and Flounder Brewing Company have been recognized for the preservation of historic barns on the farm property and their transformation into a rustic microbrewery by Somerset County’s Office of Planning, Policy, and Economic Development. It was one of several ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Film Commission has launched its new website -  https://filmsomersetnj.org/ - to promote the county’s various locations to film, television, and digital productions looking to shoot a short distance from New York City.   With a many locations situated within ...

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