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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 - 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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