Murphy to announce Monday that N.J. has passed 200K COVID-19 cases

The state of New Jersey most likely will top 200,000 COVID-19 cases when Gov. Phil Murphy gives his daily update at 1 p.m. Monday. The state announced 457 positive cases Sunday, pushing the cumulative total...

‘That was the worst set of remarks ever delivered by an American president’

Gov. Phil Murphy said he was going to try to contain himself. He couldn’t. When asked about President Donald Trump’s statement Thursday night, in which he made numerous of allegations of fraud in the 2020...

It’s nearly here: Eligible Jerseyans will receive supplemental unemployment benefits of $300/week (up to...

All lump sum payments connected to the additional $300 per week in unemployment benefits have been processed and should be received by claimants by the end of the week, the state Department of Labor...

Jersey City to give each household (120,000) five masks as part of #MaskUPJC initiative

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop announced Thursday that the city will send five city-branded, 3-ply surgical masks to all 120,000 households in the city. It is believed to be the largest such effort in...

Remember that $300 in extra unemployment benefits? It’s finally here

Gov. Phil Murphy announced that the FEMA Lost Wages Assistance payment system has officially been launched in New Jersey. Applicants can get up to $300 per week for a maximum of six weeks from Aug....

Murphy says — unequivocally — he hopes he won’t have to shut down N.J....

Gov. Phil Murphy said he thinks New Jersey can handle COVID-19 outbreaks by location, that he thinks the state is better prepared for a second wave and that he doesn’t want to shut the...

N.J. tops 300K COVID cases — and Newark clarifies its shutdown as ‘urgent advisory’

New Jersey broke its single-day record for COVID-19 cases again Saturday when it announced there were 4,679 cases. And, while the announcement shows the second wave of the virus is as strong as ever, there...

Murphy (with 3,517 more cases) gives municipalities option to close non-essential businesses at 8...

On a day when New Jersey announced more than 3,500 new COVID-19 cases — and he gave municipalities the option of instituting an 8 p.m. curfew — Gov. Phil Murphy had a message for...

N.J. enters Phase 1B of vaccines — while Murphy says current vaccination numbers are...

Gov. Phil Murphy announced the state is entering “Phase 1B” of COVID-19 vaccine distribution — and did so while saying the number of people who have received at least one shot of the vaccine...

Small businesses can now buy PPE at 10% discount through state program

Every small business knows it needs personal protective equipment for its employees and, potentially, customers. Getting that PPE — on a smaller scale — is not always easy or cost-efficient. The New Jersey Economic...

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Tax changes are coming — but will they help or hurt N.J.?

Ralph Thomas, the CEO of the New Jersey Society of CPAs, can easily rattle off what he calls a three-legged stool of tax changes...

ShopRite-anchored retail center in Sewell is sold

A retail center anchored by a ShopRite has sold in Sewell, according to JLL Capital Markets. Mill Pond Village, a 94,550-square-foot, two-building center at 380...

Provident Bank signs leases for administrative HQ, ops center in Woodbridge

Cushman & Wakefield has arranged two long-term leases on behalf of Provident Bank for office space in Woodbridge, it announced Wednesday. The bank will...

Rutgers survey finds small businesses are adapting to pandemic, but fear for future

A new survey by Rutgers University has found that small businesses are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, but will continue to need help in...

Integra wraps up $300M+ deal for ACell

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp., the Princeton-based medical technology company, has completed its previously announced, $300 million-plus acquisition of ACell Inc., it announced Wednesday. Read more...