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September 22, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ = The construction of a five-story, 137,000-square-foot cancer center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) in Livingston is now underway following a groundbreaking ceremony held at the site of the $225M project on Tuesday night. The freestanding outpatient facility, which ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations. A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey American Water will host two town hall meetings in September regarding the utility's proposed $7M purchase of the borough's sewer system. Voters will be asked to approve a referendum on the Nov. 8 election day ballot. The town hall meetings are scheduled for ...

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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 - The Borough took another step towards the potential sale of its antiquated wastewater collection treatment system Monday night with the approval of a Nov. 8 referendum that will ask voters to approve the proposed $7M sale to New Jersey American Water. The proposal notes that ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough will vote Monday night on an ordinance that if passed, will place a referendum on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot asking voters to approve the sale of the borough's wastewater collection system to New Jersey American Water for $7M. A public hearing on the proposed ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough is considering selling its wastewater collection system to New Jersey American Water for $7M, and will introduce an ordinance at Monday night's meeting that would place a referendum on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot asking voters to approve the sale. A public ...

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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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TRENTON, NJ — When thinking of the future for businesses in New Jersey, Michele Siekerka is confident and hopeful. "I’m always a glass half full person and very optimistic," Siekerka, the President and CEO of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) said. "I believe for every ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Construction on the three-level parking deck on West Main Street connected to the Edge II luxury apartments is nearing completion, with access to the public expected by the end of summer, according to Colin Driver, the borough's director of Economic Development. The structure ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Downtown merchants and restaurants will pay extra special attention to the ladies with in-store raffles, giveaways, discounts, other promotions and live music during the revived and rejuvenated "Girls' Night Out" celebration throughout the downtown district Thursday, May 12. The ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Educational walkthrough exhibitions installed on the Division Street pedestrian mall by the Downtown Somerville Alliance are being recognized by Downtown New Jersey for contributing to the economiic development of the downtown retail, arts, entertainment and restaurant ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An Ocean County developer is the latest in a long list of builders who has plans to develop a long-fallow industrial property alongside the NJ Transit Raritan Valley line in the southeastern corner of the borough. Stephen Kessler, general counsel for Fernmoor Homes, whose home ...

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NEW JERSEY — It has been a busy and fruitful trip in Ireland for Gov. Phil Murphy. The Governor, who says he is a “proud Irish-American,” visited Dublin and Cork with a delegation on an economic mission trip. The mission focused on deepening economic ties between Ireland and New Jersey, promoting ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has unveiled plans for a two-story, 76,600-square-foot vertical expansion above the hospital’s existing Orthopedics Pavilion and Emergency Department building. The space will house the new ...

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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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