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Nov 28, 2023

Murphy conditionally vetoes bill to ease brewery restrictions

After sitting on the governor's desk since late June, the legislation – which was previously and unanimously approved by the Legislature – would have automatically made the measure law if the governor didn’t take action by Nov. 27.

Wawa opened a new store at 1340 Blackwood Clementon Road in Clementon on Aug. 31, 2023.
Nov 28, 2023

Wawa gears up for back-to-back launches in Morris, Gloucester counties

Scheduled to begin welcoming customers Nov. 30 in Sewell and Dec. 1 in Mountain Lakes, the new locations will be the chain’s 55th and 58th grand openings this year.

Parker at Somerset, which was one of 34 New Jersey facilities to earn a place on the U.S. News 2024 Best Nursing Homes list, opened in 2022.
Nov 28, 2023

U.S. News includes 34 NJ facilities on 2024 Best Nursing Homes list

The publication evaluated more than 15,000 facilities across the nation, with a total of 2,804 centers earning the highest marks for either or both short- and long-term care.

Johnson & Johnson employees and Special Olympics New Jersey volunteers (from left) Allison Schulz and Ben Laing accept the 2023 Volunteer Group of the Year Award on behalf of J&J during SONJ's annual Leadership Conference.
Nov 28, 2023

Special Olympics NJ recognizes J&J for continued support

The conference’s keynote address was given by Adam Taliaferro, J&J’s director of state and community engagement and a former Penn State football player who suffered a career-ending spinal cord injury and is now an advocate for individuals with disabilities.

New Jersey Business & Industry Association President and CEO Michele Siekerka welcomes attendees to the 2023 Public Policy Forum on Nov. 28 at Delta Hotels by Marriott Woodbridge in Iselin.
Nov 28, 2023

Tuesday’s NJBIA event features Murphy, top business, political leaders

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association 2023 Public Policy Forum will include speeches, panel discussions, awards recognition and more.

Nov 28, 2023

NJDOL, NJEDA collaborate on $10M apprentice expansion effort

The funding will support existing or new training facilities — each with the capacity to train hundreds of skilled workers per year.

Angelica Allen-McMillan was nominated by Gov. Phil Murphy to be the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education on Oct. 20, 2020. The Senate never confirmed the appointment.
Nov 28, 2023

NJ education commissioner to step down

“As Dr. [Angelica] Allen-McMillan has announced her retirement at the end of January, I want to take this opportunity to thank her for her service to the people of New Jersey and wish her nothing but the best in her next chapter," Gov. Phil Murphy said.

Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver was sworn in during the inauguration at the War Memorial in Trenton on Jan. 16, 2018.
Nov 28, 2023

Oliver family launches nonprofit in honor of late lieutenant governor

The Sheila Y. Oliver Civic Association will support young women of color who are interested in government, public policy and community organizing, as well as underrepresented and underserved communities.

After announcing its franchising initiatives in 2019, Dave’s Hot Chicken now has more than 700 restaurants confirmed and plans to open over 70 new locations this year.
Nov 28, 2023

Dave’s Hot Chicken sets opening for 2nd NJ restaurant

Known for its tenders and sliders with spice levels ranging from “No Spice” to “Reaper," the fast casual will begin welcoming customers at its Ocean Township eatery Dec. 2.

Discount grocer Aldi is recalling certain brands of cantaloupe as well as select peaches, nectarines and plums.
Nov 27, 2023

Aldi expands fruit recall to NJ stores

Because of concerns over salmonella and listeria, the discount grocer issued the warning for certain brands of fresh cantaloupe, as well as select peaches, nectarines and plums.

Product recall
Nov 27, 2023

Novartis recalls organ rejection medication

As it did in a September announcement, the East Hanover-based drugmaker said crystal formation in some bottles of its Sandimmune Oral Solution could potentially lead to incorrect dosing.

Nov 27, 2023

Old Bridge roofing company admits OSHA violation in employee death

If the court accepts a plea agreement, Zona Roofing will be sentenced to five years of probation and will pay $75,000 in restitution to the victim’s family, among other conditions.