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March 10, 2021

LBI REGION NJ - As we mark the one-year milestone of initial state and nationwide shutdowns, Governor Murphy announced that indoor capacity for some businesses will increase from 35% to 50% not counting employees within those limits.  Citing new CDC Guidelines regarding vaccinations as well as ...

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JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, NJ -- There was a time when the sky was the limit for the U.S. Army - literally, until the need to evolve further as a military brought about the U.S. Army Air Corps. From there, a new branch of the armed-services was born on September 18, 1947: the U.S. Air ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Anyone planning a wedding can expand the guest list now, following Gov. Phil Murphy's COVID press briefing in Trenton on Wednesday, when he announced that wedding receptions may proceed at 35% of a venue’s indoor capacity (up to 150 persons) and up to 150 people outdoors. Indoor ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy delivered his annual budget address on Tuesday by outlining a Fiscal Year 2022 Budget (FY2022) that includes investments to help New Jersey emerge from the pandemic stronger, fairer, and more resilient. The governor said that he was proud to unveil this budget, ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy provided during his COVID press briefing on Wednesday some positive news about testing sites and vaccinations. He said the 1,758,979 total vaccine doses (1,192,364 first doses, and 566,441 second doses) have been administered as of this morning.  He also was proud ...

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NEW JERSEY — Around midday Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills to legalize recreational marijuana-use and establish a regulated cannabis market within the next six months. The legislation will allow for adults to legally possess as much as six ounces of marijuana and mean relief for ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey residents still awaiting their extended unemployment benefit payments can expect to receive them by Friday, February 12. Since an 11-week extension in federal benefits was approved at the end of December, there has been a lapse in payments for some 75,000 residents whose ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The Ocean County Health Department reported a five figure increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases last month. A summary of January’s record surge also reveals an uptick in associated deaths. Some attribute the spread to family gatherings during the holidays. Others ...

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TRENTON, NJ - On Sunday, January 31, Governor Phil Murphy issued a State of Emergency due to the anticipated winter storm that will impact most of  New Jersey. In addition to state offices being closed and NJ Transit buses suspended systemwide on February 1, 2021; it was announced that all six mega ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported at his COVID-19 press briefing that 642,613 vaccinations have been made statewide as of today. Right now, more than 2 million people are pre-registered for the vaccine, but the state will only get about 130,000 doses a week. "We still have a supply-demand ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy took pride in announcing that New Jersey has distributed over a half-million doses of the COVID vaccine during his coronavirus press briefing on Friday, Jan. 22. The governor said that 500,222 doses have now been administered statewide – including 65,583 long-term ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – The good news means more New Jersey became eligible for COVID-19 vaccination a week ago.  The bad news turns to ugly when it comes to setting up appointments for the first shot in the arm. Some frustrated residents submit the challenges are equivalent to timing it right to ...

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TUCKERTON, NJ - The Borough of Tuckerton held their council meeting on Tuesday, January 19.  Before beginning the meeting, Mayor Susan Marshall asking for a moment of silence for former Mayor Malcom (Mac) Burd who passed away recently at 90. He was also a Life Member for the Tuckerton Fire ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - President Donald Trump waited until the wee hours of last day of his presidency to release the 73 individuals he pardoned, as well as the 70 whose sentences were commuted. The news becomes local headlines as former Ocean County Republican Chairman George Gilmore wakes up today ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and the NJ Department of Health are taking heat for putting smokers in the 1B category for people registering to receive the coronavirus vaccine.  On Wednesday, the governor announced that all residents over age 65, not just those in long-term care facilities, ...

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OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - Former Little Egg Mayor Barbara "Bobbi Jo" Crea declared her intention to seek the position of Ocean County Commissioner upon current Commissioner Gerry Little's decision to retire in 2021. Crea, most recently mayor in 2019 and 2020, is currently a Committeewoman for Little ...

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WASHINGTON – Starting this week, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are sending approximately 8 million second Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) by prepaid debit card. These EIP Cards follow the millions of payments already made by direct deposit and the ongoing mailing of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy today during his COVID-19 press briefing announced that nearly half a million New Jersey residents have pre-registered to receive the coronavirus vaccine and that additional vaccine distribution centers will open. He also made a plea for retired health care ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR, NJ - At the Township's January 1 reorganization meeting, the recently reelected Committemen John Kehm and Blaise Scibetta were appointed Mayor and Deputy Mayor, respectively.  The Mayor in Little Egg Harbor Township is appointed annually by the Township Committee from among ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In a highly anticipated announcement , Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday at his COVID-19 press briefing that Indoor sports may resume on Saturday, January 2, 2021, with safety protocols in place. However, the regional suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions will continue ...

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WASHINGTON – Today, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department will begin delivering a second round of Economic Impact Payments as part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 to millions of Americans who received the first round of payments ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today announced a one-year delay in recoupment efforts for debt owed to the federal government in relation to Superstorm Sandy has been included in the year-end ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The start of the distribution of the coronavirus vaccine to people in long-term care facilities has been delayed until next week in New Jersey because the state did not fill its paperwork in time. The delay was discussed during Gov. Murphy's COVID-19 press briefing on Monday ...

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LBI REGION, NJ -  On Monday, Congress approved a $908 Billion Covid 19 relief bill. Though it has not been signed into law, this bi partisan 5600 page bill may provide: Stimulus Checks: Another direct payment  provides $600 to individuals making up to $75,000 per year and $1,200 to couples ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- During his COVID-19 press briefing on Friday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans to open six vaccine “mega sites” across the state in early January. Bergen County: Meadowlands Complex Morris County: Rockaway Townsquare Mall Middlesex County: New Jersey Convention and ...

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A major legislative initiative that would stem the War on Drugs in New Jersey and create the framework for recreational marijuana use in the state is headed to the governor's desk for his signature. One piece of legislation sponsored by Newark's two state senators would decriminalize possession ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced that help is on its way in New Jersey for people who are unemployed: the NJ Labor Dept. is planning to provide another round of FEMA Lost Wages Assistance payments to more than 10,000 newly eligible workers next week. "Because of legislation I recently ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - More than eight years after Superstorm Sandy pounded the Jersey shore, at least 100 homeowners continue to struggle with its devastation. Waretown residents Nancy and Tony Caira initially thought they were among the lucky ones. The couple lived blocks away from the Barnegat Bay.

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NEW JERSEY — This morning when Gov. Phil Murphy learned that the number of people not cooperating with contact tracers had ticked up to 74% he said he was shocked. “It’s completely unacceptable," he said, a week after his office stated the same figure stood at nearly 70%. "There's going to be ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported that New Jersey had its first-ever day with more than 6,000 positive COVID cases. Murphy updated the latest state figures late Sunday morning: 6,046 new positive cases 368,016 cumulative cases 16 new confirmed deaths 15,485 total ...

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