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September 16, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ  -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established a Disaster Recovery Center located at the Middlesex County Fire Academy (1001 Fire Academy Dr.) in Sayreville. According to the FEMA website, Disaster Recover Centers "are accessible facilities and mobile offices ...

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On Eve of the 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks, Pallone Announces Funding to Address a Projected Funding Shortfall for the World Trade Center Health Program WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that he is including $2.86 billion for the 9/11 World ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Thousands of New Jersey residents will be coming together virtually to make a stand against the opioid epidemic on October 6, for the state’s 6th Annual Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day. Designated as a permanent day of prevention education and awareness, Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day is ...

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MANVILLE, NJ -- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) welcomed President Joe Biden to New Jersey’s 12th District for a briefing on the damage caused by Hurricane Ida and a discussion of the needs of New Jersey in relation to rebuilding efforts. The Congresswoman and President then met with ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Residents in Piscataway’s Birchview Gardens apartment complex have begun sorting through what was left of their homes after the Raritan River overflowed its banks early Thursday morning, hours after torrential downpours from the remnants of Hurricane Ida dumped more than 10 inches ...

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NEW JERSEY -- President Biden has approved New Jersey's Emergency Declaration and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local response efforts due to the conditions resulting from the remnants of Hurricane Ida.    According to a White House press release, this action authorizes the ...

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TRENTON – Gov. Murphy has establishing the Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance to report directly to the Office of the Governor. The task force will be chaired by Adjutant General and Commissioner of the NJ Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) Brigadier General Dr. Lisa J. Hou and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities until sunset on Monday, August 30, 2021, in honor of the 13 members of the U.S.Armed Forces, as well as dozens of innocent Afghan civilians, who were killed in ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Twitter that 10,714,661 total doses of COVID vaccines have been administered in New Jersey as of Friday. This means that 5,398,012 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. Latest New Jersey COVID Figures 1,776 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,634,745 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 9. This means that 5,362,376 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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SAYREVILLE/SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Everyone 12 or older who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. You can use the NJ Vaccine Appointment Finder to find vaccination locations near you with available appointments.  CVS 380 Route 18 East Brunswick, NJ ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- In TAPintoRariartan Bay's latest installment of the 'Meet The Leaders' series, South Amboy Council President Mickey Gross discussed his role, his ambitions, and what he loves doing outside the job he has served for eight years: Why did you run for Council President? It was a ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that 10,505,407 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and J&J) have been administered in New Jersey as of Aug. 2. This means that 5,309,373 individuals who live, work, or study in New Jersey are now fully vaccinated. However, with the ...

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Vaccinations or Regular Testing Will be Required to Curb the Risk of COVID-19 TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that all workers in certain state and private health care facilities, and high-risk congregate settings will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be ...

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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 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation (S-278, S-956, and S-961) that supports New Jersey veterans and service members and grants them easier access to higher education, expands access to the disabled veterans’ property tax exemption, and establishes an annual grant program within ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Planning Board hearing on the Arsenal Trade Center Warehouse application has been postponed until August 4, 2021.  As of Wednesday, July 21, the Arsenal Trade Center Warehouse is the only application scheduled to be discussed on August 4. The meeting will start promptly at ...

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Legislation Will Support Centers of Excellence at Universities Across the Country WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) is sponsoring a bipartisan bill to improve drug quality, reduce drug shortages, and make pharmaceutical production more efficient. The bill has advanced in ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Planning Board will meet on Wednesday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. July 21 in the third floor Council Chambers at Sayreville Borough Hall (167 Main Street) to discuss plans for the Hercules Redevelopment Area on Cheesequake Road near South Minisink ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- This week, TAPintoRaritan Bay continues its series of profiles called “Meet The Leaders” highlighting local elected officials and other leaders. Next up is Sayreville Council President Kevin Dalina. . Name: Kevin Dalina Borough Position: Council President, Borough of ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated. Among ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -- The Murphy Administration and NJ TRANSIT are continuing to advance a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) project at Metropark Station in Woodbridge as part of their ongoing commitment to promote sustainable economic growth. NJ TRANSIT has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has signed A5820 enabling the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency that had been in place since March 9, 2020. Immediately following the signing of the legislation, Murphy signed Executive Order No. 244 (2021), ending the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY 2022) Appropriations Act into law Tuesday and said this year’s budget represents "the culmination of a four-year journey to fix many longstanding problems in New Jersey.” The governor was joined by State Senate President Sweeney, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ 00 The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) Board of Commissioners and staff wish to congratulate Commissioner John F. Wiley on his recent appointment as Chairman of the MCUA. John joined the MCUA Board in 1993 and served for many years as the Board's Vice Chairman. He was ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Ted Light has faithfully served on the Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) Board of Commissioners as Chairman since 1997. During these years, Ted has provided consistent and thoughtful guidance to the Board, staff and the public. As Chairman during the last almost three ...

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Brings Total to More than $600 Million in Small Business Relief Since the Start of the Pandemic TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy today signed six bills – A5704, A5705, A5706, A5707, A5708, and A5709 – which provide ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate the completion of Flood Mitigation and Restoration Improvements to its Sayreville Pump Station. The nine-year, $92 million renovation revived the pump station to its full ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- A Parlin resident was memorialized by Gov. Phil Murphy during his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Monday. The governor remembered Joseph Kieselowsky, 84, who moved to Parlin in 1964 and made his career in the real estate and home improvement industries.  "Kieselowsky served ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayrville has reopened the following buildings to the public: Borough Hall Municipal Court Police Headquarters Public Library Recreation Senior Center Public Works Construction Office The borough requires that visitors please wear a mask when entering the ...

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