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LOVE YOUR MONEY: Republicans Point Finger at Murphy for Borrowing $4.5 Billion

Gloucestercitynews.net files Governor blames lack of federal relief By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said the fiscal year 2021 budget he signed Tuesday “lives up to the ideal of shared sacrifice in trying times by including meaningful tax fairness.” The $32.7 million budget approved by the Legislature along party lines reinstates the millionaire’s tax on income over $1 million and adds a 2.5% surcharge on corporate profits over $1 million. The spending plan also includes $4.5 billion in borrowing from the federal government and a predicted $2.5 billion surplus. Standing behind... Read more →

Facebook Advisory Board Have Ties to Left-Wing Billionaire George Soros

The recently appointed Facebook oversight board that will decide which posts get blocked from the world’s most popular social networking website is stacked with leftists, including a close friend of leftwing billionaire George Soros who served on the board of directors of his Open Society Foundations (OSF). Judicial Watch conducted a deep dive into the new panel that will make content rulings for the technology company that was slammed last year with a $5 billion fine for privacy violations. The information uncovered by Judicial Watch shows that the group of 20 is overwhelmingly leftist and likely to restrict conservative views. More... Read more →

GreatSchools.org Releases New Data for Gloucester High School

Gloucestercitynews.net files (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(Sept. 28, 2020)--Greatschools.org has changed how they measure school success and this may have changed your school’s rating. The organization released the following information. In an effort to give parents a more complete picture of school quality, we recently made some changes. Our Equity Rating is now calculated with more kinds of information. Now we include data on college readiness (like graduation rates) and how much students learn each year (also known as student growth). We believe this makes the Equity Rating a better reflection of how well a school is serving its most disadvantaged students. We... Read more →

Let us throw light on the different aspects of an excellent digital directory 

(September 29, 2020)--There is massive competition in the corporate world to stay ahead. It is something that necessitates you to be on your toes all the time. You will have to update your plans and your system to keep pace with the external world. It will help you to fetch more and more clients. For this, you will have to get the best information about the leading technology around the world. As it is a technology-driven world, it is essential to keep the technical aspect into focus. For this, you can look at the digital directory system, which is in use... Read more →

The US and NJ Reach Settlement for Cleanup at the Hercules, Superfund Site, Gibbstown

Hercules LLC agrees to perform the design and construction of the selected remedy and pay past and future response costs in a consent decree. image courtesy of NJ.com New York — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and State of New Jersey today announced the lodging of a consent decree with Hercules LLC to perform the cleanup design and conduct the cleanup selected by EPA for the Hercules, Inc. (Gibbstown Plant) Superfund Site in Gibbstown, New Jersey. “This important agreement ensures that the responsible party will perform the work needed to address contamination at the Gibbstown Plant,” said EPA Regional Administrator... Read more →


(CNBNews photo)-Gloucester City Police issued a ticket to the owner of the car above. The sign reads no parking Monday between 9:30 AM and 11 AM. Several weeks ago CNBNews took a picture of the same car parked at the same location, also on Monday. William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews YOUR COMPLAINTS WERE HEARD!—Several people submitted JEERS for our September Cheers and Jeers column complaining about the City of Gloucester not enforcing the no parking ordinances on days the street sweeper is operating in their neighborhood. It was pointed out in that Jeer in 2007 when we first wrote about... Read more →

How Much is a Scar Worth in a Lawsuit?

(September 28, 2020)--According to a study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), each year, more than 100 million people develop scars, and 70 percent of all scars occur in children. Scars can cause considerable problems, and each year they are the cause of 25 million operations after a trauma. Scars are also the reason for 55 million elective operations each year. Scars can not only cause unpleasant symptoms. They can also be distressing and disfiguring. They can also lead to psychological issues and be disabling. After you have been injured, you may be able to seek additional compensation in... Read more →

EPA Water Treatment Facility Coming to Gloucester City; Cost $7.8 Million

EPA Water Treatment Facility to clean radiologically impacted soil will be built in North Gloucester City on the old Gloucester Terminal employees parking lot, King Street between Essex and Warren Streets. The estimated completion day is late 2021; the cost is $7.8 million. (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY—As part of the continual cleanup of the Welsbach Facility, formerly located at King and Essex Streets, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a permit equivalency application to divert water from 16 excavations utilizing sumps and trenches with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Agency (DEP).... Read more →

NJBIA Disgusted with Murphy and Legislators: 'ENOUGH IS ENOUGH'

NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding the passage of the FY2021 revised budget today by the full Senate and Assembly. Gloucestercitynews.net files “The fiscal year 2021 budget is an irresponsible budget that will have long lasting effects on New Jersey’s continued inability to be regionally competitive and affordable. This budget will cost taxpayers for generations to come, as it exacerbates an already insurmountable debt load. And all this under the guise of providing tax relief. “A budget that settles on needless borrowing, excessive spending and completely avoidable tax increases is yet another major hit to New... Read more →

Boat rentals – Things to keep in mind

(September 26, 2020)--The concept of boat rentals is gaining popularity today! It's a popular way for kids and their parents to enjoy quality time and witness water adventures. Today, you will come across several boat manufacturers and brands that have endless sizes and styles of boats. The question is which boat rental is correct for you. If you want to know this, you have to keep a few factors in mind. How does the boat rental function? Have you decided on the activity that you want to try out? That will determine the boat rental. Do you find water skiing interesting?... Read more →

Dept. of Justice Investigating Military Ballots Found in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Federal authorities in Pennsylvania are investigating “reports of potential issues with a small number of mail-in ballots at the Luzerne County Board of Elections.” FBI agents and the Pennsylvania State Police “have conducted numerous interviews and recovered and reviewed certain physical evidence,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania said in a statement. Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis requested the federal investigation, and election officials have cooperated with the probe. “At this point we can confirm that a small number of military ballots were discarded,” according... Read more →

NJ Republicans Describe Murphy's Approved $32.7 Billion Budget as Fraudulent & Fake

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Democratic-controlled New Jersey Legislature passed a $32.7 billion state budget Thursday, but not before a heated debate with Republicans. Gloucestercitynews.net files LOVE YOUR MONEY The budget, which takes effect Oct. 1 and runs through June 30, 2021, includes an increased tax on income of more than $1 million and a 2.5 percent surcharge on corporate profits over $1 million. This year’s budget does not include a tax rebate of up to $500 for couples with children that meet certain income limits that is part of a budget compromise reached... Read more →

Weatherization Program Helps Delawareans Invest in Their Homes

Program is Free to Delaware Families Who Qualify It’s time for Delawareans to prepare their homes for winter weather. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) at no cost to qualified low-income families to reduce energy costs. DNREC encourages Delaware homeowners and renters to review the eligibility guidelines athttps://de.gov/wap to then receive a free energy audit. An auditor will determine the services to improve the energy efficiency of the homes. Typical services include air-sealing, insulation, heating system repair, lighting upgrades and minor repairs that are necessary to complete energy-saving measures. Last year, 195... Read more →

Owner of JC Business Center Charged with Filing Bogus Tax Returns for Clients

PHILADELPHIA PA --A multi-count indictment returned by the federal grand jury was unsealed on September 17, 2020. The indictment charged Jean Coq, of Philadelphia, PA, with filing false income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service. According to the indictment, Jean Coq was the operator of JC Business Center, a tax preparation business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The indictment alleges that Jean Coq prepared and filed false federal income tax returns for tax years 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Jean Coq filed these tax returns claiming fictitious or falsely inflated Schedules A, Itemized Deductions, for client-taxpayers. The Schedules A claimed inflated state... Read more →

Murphy's Budget Will Bring More Taxes for NJ Residents

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit Gloucestercitynews.net files njspotlight.com. JOHN REITMEYER, BUDGET REPORTER Lawmakers push plan that borrows more than Gov. Phil Murphy wanted. Votes planned for Tuesday State lawmakers are planning to send Gov. Phil Murphy a budget bill later this week that calls for even more spending and borrowing than he originally asked for. The first votes on a $32.7 billion spending bill formally introduced by lawmakers on Monday are scheduled to be held Tuesday afternoon... Read more →

What Murphy's Budget Looks Like with $2.4 Billion in Federal COVID Funding

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files LILO H. STAINTON, HEALTH CARE REPORTER Some lawmakers and state-funded organizations worry what will happen when that money is gone For six months the coronavirus pandemic has loomed large over New Jersey, taking an enormous toll on the state’s public health and economy, and affecting nearly every aspect of daily life. But you won’t find it by name in Gov. Phil Murphy’s $32.4 billion budget proposal. Instead, the... Read more →

The Importance of Cybersecurity Standards With Law Firms  

(CNBNews)(September 22, 2020)--Legal services are founded on confidentiality and privacy, and the attorney-client relationship is based on it. The profession significantly relies on information and knowledge. With lawyers having access to highly sensitive information from intellectual property to trade secrets, protection of this information is paramount. Regardless of the kind of information law firms have access to, many law firms either do not prioritize cybersecurity or cannot afford it. For this reason, law firms have become targets of cyberattacks. Alec Light provides IT services in Fort Myers with ITNS. Alec shares insights on how law firms can protect client information with... Read more →

Your Wireless Device Can Help Your Budget

Your wireless service may help you save more money than you realize. (NAPSI)—Though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the worldwide economy, with the right guidelines and continued social distancing, many Americans are cautiously optimistic about a better future. For now, however, personal and business budgets are still tight, and a number of people are looking for where they might be able to save a few extra dollars. For example, you could cut your cable and watch TV free with an antenna or stream on your computer. Buy generic rather than name-brand computers and accoutrements. Unsubscribe from online shopping sites you... Read more →

Expanding your Business in Turkey: Why Work with an Umbrella Company?

(September 21, 2020)--A dynamic and culturally diverse hub, Turkey is home to 13 World Heritage Sites and some of the most ancient and most significant sites in all of human history. Today, it stands at the crossroads between the Eastern Flag of Turkey courtesy of unsplash.com and Western civilizations and provides investors with countless opportunities for expansion. Whether you decide to set up a full-fledged company to do business in Turkey or to arrange for a small team to handle on-site operations, you may find your grasp on recruitment and payroll in Turkey to be insufficient. This is where an umbrella... Read more →

Tips for Saving Your Money while Shopping

(September 21, 2020)--From your daily meals to different purchases, a big chunk of your money goes to shopping. Especially now that shopping is one tap away, adding items to your cart seems to be easier than ever. However, you want to be smart in every purchase you make. This means, your goal is to save money as much as you can while shopping. Here are some few tips to help you get started. Plan Ahead Before heading to your favorite store, make sure to create a list of what you need to buy. By doing this, you’re saving yourself from overbuying.... Read more →

CNBNews Aug./Sept. 2020 CHEERS AND JEERS

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CHEER-Gloucester City resident Dan Reader was upset about his grandchildren coming home from the Gloucester City Playground at Lane Avenue with stickers on them. So instead of just complaining he stepped upped and cut the six-inch-high grass himself. Thank you Dan for caring and watching over our neighborhood. JEER— PSE&G employees doing construction work throughout the city since last year keep the motors and flashers on their vehicles operating for 8 hours at a time. The work is being done in residential neighborhoods without any consideration of the people living there. The noise and carbon... Read more →

State Budget Compromise Uses NJ's Millionaire Tax to Pay for Middle Class Tax Rebate

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A budget compromise reached between Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders will give middle income families who meet certain income requirements a $500 tax rebate next year and increases the tax rate on resident making between $1 million to $5 million annually. Gloucestercitynews.net files Murphy tried twice before to implement the millionaire’s tax, which raises the taxes from 8.97 percent to 10.75 percent on wages over $1 million. The tax is expected to bring in about $390 million. “I vocally resisted the millionaire’s tax for years, and it wasn’t a... Read more →

Top Digital Marketing Trends Businesses Need to Acknowledge to Get Ahead of the Competition 

(September 19, 2020)--Because of its many advantages, digital marketing is the focus of all marketers wanting to connect better with their target audiences. In a world that is increasingly becoming internet-connected, digital marketing allows marketers, regardless of their industry, to enhance their marketing reach, boost brand awareness and engagement, and drive conversions far more effectively than conventional marketing methods. Since the digital marketing environment is extremely dynamic, marketers need to keep pace with the rapidly evolving digital marketing trends to be able to generate the maximum bang for their buck. Some of the latest digital marketing trends that you need to... Read more →

EPA Cleanup Plan for Groundwater Contamination in Cinnaminson and Delran

New York (September 17, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan to address groundwater contamination in Cinnaminson and Delran. This proposal includes groundwater remediation using pump, treat, and discharge methods that will capture groundwater contamination that can pose serious health risks. Long-term monitoring of the groundwater in addition to other protective measures will be conducted. “EPA is working with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Townships of Cinnaminson and Delran to ensure proper treatment of these organic compounds in the groundwater,” said EPA Regional Administrator Pete Lopez. “EPA has protected local residents... Read more →

Ocean County Ticket Holder Wins $40,000 from Mega Million Jackpot

TRENTON (Sept. 16, 2020) – One Wisconsin ticket matched all five of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $119 million Mega Millions jackpot. In New Jersey, there was one third- tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Tuesday, September 15, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. The ticket was purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prize to $40,000. That ticket was purchased at Super Shop Rite, 297 Route 72 W., Manahawkin in Ocean County. In addition to the second and third-tier prizes... Read more →

Local Freight Impact Fund applications being accepted for $30.1 million in FY21 grants

Program provides funds to improve local roads and bridges with heavy truck traffic (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for FY21 Local Freight Impact Fund program is open, with applications being accepted through November 10, 2020. “Having safe truck routes to efficiently move goods to and from New Jersey’s seaports, airports, and rail yards is an essential part of our state and regional economy,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “The Local Freight Impact Fund ensures local roads and bridges that carry commercial truck traffic are kept in a state of good repair... Read more →

Local Bridges Fund applications being accepted for $47.3 million in FY21 grants

Program provides millions to each county to improve local bridges (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for FY21 Local Bridges Fund program is open with applications being accepted through November 6, 2020. “The Local Bridges Fund is a New Jersey Department of Transportation program that provides grants to counties to make critical improvements to local bridges,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “NJDOT is committed to supporting our communities to ensure all roads and bridges in the State are safe and reliable.” Local Bridges Fund is a $47.3 million program funded through the... Read more →

Murphy Signs Bill Requiring Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in All New Homes in NJ

TRENTON, NJ--Today, Governor Murphy signed S349 (Smith). The bill requires developers to offer electric vehicle charging stations as option in certain new home construction. Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Sierra Club, released the following statement: Gloucestercitynews.net files “By signing this law, Governor Murphy is helping ratepayers and homeowners save money. This law will make sure that new homes are wired to allow for electric vehicle charging stations to be installed. This will make it easier for people to access EV infrastructure and will encourage more EV use in our state. Making sure that new homes are wired for EV... Read more →

Read This If you have federal student loans

by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC A few months ago, we told you that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act gave some flexibility to federal student loan borrowers. Understanding these options can help you make more informed decisions about paying your bills and prioritizing your debts. The benefits have been extended until December 31, 2020. So, just to recap, what does the CARES Act mean for you if you have a federal student loan? 1. The CARES Act gives temporary payment relief to borrowers with qualifying federal student loans. But some federal student loans don’t qualify –... Read more →

YOUR MONEY: New Details on NJ Borrowing Plan; Fight Looms Over Tax Estimates

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. JOHN REITMEYER, REPORTER | SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 TRENTON NJ (SEPT. 14, 2020)Gov. Phil Murphy wants to borrow $4 billion. Lawmakers point to revenue forecasts saying more money may be coming than he expects. Just how much New Jersey will borrow to prop up the next state budget remains uncertain, but some important details about how new debt would be issued — and paid back by taxpayers — are beginning to emerge.... Read more →


By Dave Lemery | The Center Square (The Center Square)(SEPT. 14, 2020) – A federal judge on Monday threw out portions of the Wolf administration’s orders that restricted activity during the coronavirus pandemic, saying GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET FILES that the governor had exceeded his authority. The ruling by Judge William Stickman in the Western District of Pennsylvania court delivers to Gov. Tom Wolf’s political opponents what they had failed to achieve for months in the Legislature as bill after bill to curtail the governor’s power was passed, only to be vetoed. Specifically at issue were the administration’s orders closing “non-life-sustaining businesses” and restricting... Read more →

How Modern Science and Technology are Changing Education

(September 14, 2020)--A few decades ago, education was confined to classrooms where the only way for a learner to interact with a teacher was face-to-face. It is interesting how, like any other sector, education is online now, with students all over the world accessing world-class learning without moving physically. One can join a university abroad and even take virtual tours to interact with fellow students on campus without moving a muscle. So, is this disruption of college and school life, in general, a bad or good thing? The benefits are more than shortcomings in these ways. Disruption in the Role of... Read more →

Technologies Used in Detecting and Avoiding Fraud

(September 14, 2020)--As the rate of fraud continues to increase every day, so do business owners spend a large amount of money on security budgets every year. This enables reputable security companies like Triada to prevent breaches in the security firewall of several businesses. Before the evolution of technology in detecting and avoiding frauds, many business battles against the effects of fraud. Nowadays, the evolution of technologies has reached the stage of being used in detecting and avoiding fraud. This has made things a little bit easy in reducing the rate of breaches businesses are experiencing every day. Companies are using... Read more →

NY, NJ and Delaware Governors Stop Construction of LNG Export Terminal

NJ Sierra Club Albany NY, Trenton NJ, Harrisburg PA, Dover DE and Washington DC — The lead advocates against all fracking related activities and infrastructure in the Delaware River Watershed issued the following joint statement today in response to the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) virtual meeting decision this morning to: 1) delay a decision on whether or not to approve permits for the proposed controversial liquid natural gas (LNG) New Fortress Energy Gibbstown, NJ port so the Commissioners could further assess the voluminous record and take a “careful look” at complex issues involved; and 2) stay any construction there until... Read more →

NJ lawmakers question perceived unfairness of state's school funding formula

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Acting New Jersey Education Commissioner Kevin Dehmer fielded questions from the Senate Budget and Appropriation Committee about school funding and a cut in mental health services for schools during a nearly two-hour long hearing Gloucestercitynews.net files Thursday. Republican Sen. Steve Oroho challenged claims that school districts were not cut and school aid was “flat.” Dehmer said the funding formula used to determine how much each district receives gave an increase to 369 districts, a decrease to 196 districts and only funding for only 12 districts was flat. The funding formula... Read more →

Car insurance hacks that can help you save money

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 12, 2020)--You cannot drive a vehicle without auto insurance; it has become a necessary evil. Vehicle insurance can make your budget go up, but it is essential, and you cannot do without it. Some people say that just by meeting the minimum requirements of insurance coverage, their budget goes up mostly. Anyone looking for auto insurance wants to get an ideal car insurance package. It is "too good to be true" kind of package that does not exist. Generally, people look for those policies which have low premiums and more advantages. It would help if you did not go for... Read more →

ANOTHER TAX INCREASE IN NJ....Tolls Rise on Turnpike and Parkway Sept. 13

TAX AND SPEND NEW JERSEY Gloucestercitynews.net files TRENTON, NJ--The toll increases for the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway go into effect on Sunday, September 13, 2020. Tolls will increase by 36% on the NJ Turnpike, with an average trip increasing from $3.50 to $4.80. Tolls on the Garden State Parkway will increase by 27%, increasing an average trip of $1.11 to $1.41. The money from the toll hike will go toward various projects, including the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway expansion plan approved in May. “One of the biggest toll hikes in history are going to hit drivers on... Read more →

$359K from the DHS for SJ Fire Departments.

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced $358,842 in federal grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for local fire departments. “Our first responders are more vital to us now than ever before, and this federal funding will help protect those who are keeping us safe through the pandemic,” said Congressman Norcross. “We must do all we can to ensure our firefighters are as safe and well-equipped as possible to respond to fires, battle natural disasters and save lives. These resources will allow our local fire departments to better their programs and equipment, so that... Read more →

NJBIA Responds to OLS Revenue Projections Relating to FY 2021 Budget

NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz issued the following statement regarding the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services’ (OLS) state revenue projections of $37.8 billion next year, $1.4 billion more than the approximately $36.4 billion in revenues estimated by the Murphy administration. “The projections released by OLS on Tuesday further supports NJBIA’s position that the $5 billion in borrowing and new taxes proposed by Governor Murphy are not needed and can be greatly reduced in a balanced, final budget. “The proposed budget does not nearly require $4 billion in borrowing, which will needlessly exacerbate our long-term debt service costs and... Read more →

Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Project named Finalist...

in America’s Best Transportation Project Competition...Online voters and expert judges to choose winners from 12 projects nation-wide The Rt. 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridge project image courtesy of www.resteel.com (Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced that the Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges Project Contract 4, which reconstructed the Old Causeway Bridge, has been named a finalist in AASHTO’s 2020 America’s Transportation Awards Competition. “We are extremely proud of the national recognition that this project has received,” Commissioner Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “This announcement is a testament to the commitment of the men and women of the New... Read more →

Mayor of Wrightstown Charged with Lying to Investigators

About Unauthorized Use of Wrightstown Municipal Utilities Authority to Dump Septic Waste from Private Firm TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a criminal charge was filed today against Thomas E. Harper, who is mayor of Wrightstown, N.J., and chairman of the Wrightstown Municipal Utilities Authority (WMUA), for allegedly lying to investigators who were conducting an investigation into the unauthorized use of the WMUA to dump waste from a private septic disposal firm. Harper, 69, of Wrightstown, N.J., was charged today by complaint-summons with fourth-degree false swearing. He was charged in an investigation by the Attorney General’s Office of... Read more →

Cliffside Park Lawyer Charged with Fraudulent Obtaining $9 Million in Loans

Meant to Help Small Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic NEWARK, N.J. – A Bergen County, New Jersey, attorney was arrested today and charged with fraudulently obtaining approximately $9 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito and Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, announced. Jae H. Choi, 48, of Cliffside Park, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with three counts of bank fraud and one count of money laundering. He is expected to make his initial appearance by videoconference today before U.S. Magistrate Judge James B. Clark III. According to documents filed... Read more →


Murphy's Vote by Mail Campaign Will Cost NJ Residents Millions and Millions of Dollars

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Postage, drop boxes and PPE will add to the tab for an election to be held nearly entirely through the mail Gloucestercitynews.net files TRENTON, NJ--New Jersey’s November general election is going to cost millions more than usual, in large part because counties will be automatically mailing ballots, return postage paid, to nearly all of the state’s registered voters. Among the quantifiable major costs for the general election are an estimated $3.2... Read more →

DOC Invests $15M in CARES Act Funding to Help Small Businesses Across NJ

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $15 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) that will provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs that have been adversely affected by the Gloucestercitynews.net files coronavirus pandemic across New Jersey. “President Trump is working diligently every day to support our nation’s economy following the impacts of COVID-19 through the CARES Act,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “These investments will provide small businesses across New Jersey with the necessary capital to... Read more →

Investors Bank Appoints South Jersey Resident to Expand Business Banking 

Jenna M. Buretta New SVP & Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey SHORT HILLS, N.J. – Jenna M. Buretta, Investors Bank’s newly appointed Senior Vice President and Market Executive for Central and Southern New Jersey, started in banking while in high school – and she’s never looked back! Buretta, who was born and raised in Gloucester County, began working as a part-time teller while she was a student at Pitman High School. “I have been in banking for nearly my whole life,” said Buretta. “I think it is important that I’ve held just about every role in retail banking,... Read more →