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Murphy to Partiers: ‘This Is No Time to Be Vying for Induction into the Knucklehead Hall of Fame’

July 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Murphy again condemned crowded house parties, which he says are causing the number of new COVID-19 cases to rise in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday.

He said that over the past four months, New Jersey residents have “crushed the curve,” but was disappointed that over the past four days, there have been roughly 2,000 new positive ...

Murphy Adds $15M to New Jersey's Small Business Grant Program

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – April Scelsa’s story mirrors those of thousands of small business owners whose nail salons, coffee houses and nutrition supplement boutiques wouldn’t have been able to re-open in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic without a little help.

Scelsa used money she got from the New Jersey Economic Development Agency (NJEDA) to purchase masks, gloves, ...

Are You Partying Indoors? Governor Murphy Wants You to Stop

TRENTON, NJ — In his Monday press briefing Governor Phil Murphy pleaded with New Jersey’s youth and their parents to protect public health by not holding secret indoor parties and other large indoor gatherings.

“We have many examples of people congregating indoors without face coverings, without social distancing and in close proximity.  There is no good that will ...

$20 Billion in Aid ‘Is a Matter of Survival,' Murphy Says

TRENTON, NJ --- Gov. Phil Murphy said he “is pleading for direct (financial) assistance” in the form of $20 billion from the federal government during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday. 

“We will continue to push for direct aid that New Jersey – and every state that is shouldering the burden of this pandemic – needs to come back stronger ...

Yoga, Pilates Permitted in Limited Settings, Murphy Declares

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy used part of his Wednesday press briefing to clarify Monday’s Executive Order on the resumption of contact drills and practices for high-risk sports and activities.

“All contact activities can only be conducted outside,” the governor said.

Yoga and pilates studios, which are not licensed health clubs, fall under the definition of ...

Murphy Slams GOP Leaders on U.S. Senate Bill Omitting COVID-19 Financial Aid for States

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy took aim at U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell for his support of a bill that does not include additional funding for states, such as New Jersey, that have suffered serious economic hardships because of the coronavirus on Wednesday.

“Because of this pandemic, we’re undergoing a fiscal crisis the likes of which has only happened ...

Newark Asks Officials to Screen Travelers from High-Risk COVID-19 States

NEWARK, NJ — The city is seeking to ward off a potential resurgence of the coronavirus in Newark by asking the federal Transportation Security Administration, Governor Phil Murphy's office and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to perform temperature checks on passengers arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport from states considered COVID-19 ...

31 States Now Fall Under NJ's 14-Day Coronavirus Travel Rule

NEW JERSEY — As of Tuesday, travelers coming into the New Jersey from 31 states are advised to self-quarantine to cull the spread of COVID-19 with the pandemic intensifying across the country. 

“It is critically important that all New Jerseyans remain committed to beating COVID-19 by remaining vigilant and continuing our collective efforts to reduce new cases ...

Murphy Talks Options for Fully Remote Learning for Schools, "High Risk" Sports Drills

TRENTON, NJ - At a press briefing Monday Governor Phil Murphy announced that his Administration would soon be releasing detailed guidance for parents who want their school-aged children to participate in all-remote learning when the new school year commences in September. He did not share any other information, only to note that the state Department of Education would be releasing its ...

Shooting at Federal Judge's North Brunswick Home Leaves Son Dead, Husband Injured

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – A gunman apparently posing as a delivery man gained entrance to U.S. District Judge Esther Salas’ North Brunswick home and shot her husband and their son on Sunday night.

The shooting, confirmed to TAPinto New Brunswick by a spokesperson in the FBI’s Newark Office, left their son, Daniel, 20, dead.

Salas’ husband, Mark Anderl, a criminal ...

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Murphy to Partiers: ‘This Is No Time to Be Vying for Induction into the Knucklehead Hall of Fame’

July 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Murphy again condemned crowded house parties, which he says are causing the number of new COVID-19 cases to rise in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday.

He said that over the past four months, New Jersey residents have “crushed the curve,” but was disappointed that over the past four days, there have been roughly 2,000 new positive ...

Murphy Adds $15M to New Jersey's Small Business Grant Program

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – April Scelsa’s story mirrors those of thousands of small business owners whose nail salons, coffee houses and nutrition supplement boutiques wouldn’t have been able to re-open in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic without a little help.

Scelsa used money she got from the New Jersey Economic Development Agency (NJEDA) to purchase masks, gloves, ...

Are You Partying Indoors? Governor Murphy Wants You to Stop

TRENTON, NJ — In his Monday press briefing Governor Phil Murphy pleaded with New Jersey’s youth and their parents to protect public health by not holding secret indoor parties and other large indoor gatherings.

“We have many examples of people congregating indoors without face coverings, without social distancing and in close proximity.  There is no good that will ...

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County Officials to Seek New Bids for Construction of Courthouse

August 6, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Proposals to construct the new county court complex will be rejected and new requests made after three developers submitted prices tens of millions above the county’s projections.

The project which would replace the existing courthouse on Newark Avenue with a new court complex in the same area of Jersey City drew three proposals, all coming in higher than anticipated, ...

Hudson County Parks Reopen After Tropical Storm Isaias Cleanup

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County’s parks are back open after crews worked “sunup until sundown” Wednesday clearing debris and damage brought on by Tropical Storm Isaias. The remnants of the hurricane swept through Hudson County Tuesday leaving behind a swath of fallen trees and limbs, officials said. 

Saying they wanted to make sure there was no danger programs such as ...

Murphy to Partiers: ‘This Is No Time to Be Vying for Induction into the Knucklehead Hall of Fame’

July 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Murphy again condemned crowded house parties, which he says are causing the number of new COVID-19 cases to rise in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday.

He said that over the past four months, New Jersey residents have “crushed the curve,” but was disappointed that over the past four days, there have been roughly 2,000 new positive ...

Murphy Adds $15M to New Jersey's Small Business Grant Program

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – April Scelsa’s story mirrors those of thousands of small business owners whose nail salons, coffee houses and nutrition supplement boutiques wouldn’t have been able to re-open in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic without a little help.

Scelsa used money she got from the New Jersey Economic Development Agency (NJEDA) to purchase masks, gloves, ...

Are You Partying Indoors? Governor Murphy Wants You to Stop

TRENTON, NJ — In his Monday press briefing Governor Phil Murphy pleaded with New Jersey’s youth and their parents to protect public health by not holding secret indoor parties and other large indoor gatherings.

“We have many examples of people congregating indoors without face coverings, without social distancing and in close proximity.  There is no good that will ...

Maridian Properties Implements Enhanced Safety and Health Procedures for Employees and Tenants Returning to Work

July 31, 2020

HOBOKEN, NJ – Maridian Properties, a Hoboken-based real estate developer and property manager with more than 100,000 square feet of commercial space and 200 residential units under management, has implemented a detailed re-occupancy plan that allows its commercial tenants and corporate employees to return to the workplace in a safe and healthy manner.

The plan includes enhanced ...