COVID News HUB
The Netcong Community Partnership (NCP) is pleased to announce that a weekly marketplace (aka Farmers Market) will once again add excitement to the Netcong downtown area.
NETCONG BUSINESSES Information sent to all Netcong Businesses on March 8, 2021 1 Business (Morgans) declined participation 1 Business (Make it Personal) complained- no one will go downtown if market is at train station 80 + Other Netcong businesses - we have not heard...
Phase 4 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program provides grants up to $20,000 to small- and medium- sized businesses and non-profits that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Check your eligibility for Phase 4 grant funding.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority is seeking input on strategies to address food insecurity in NJ’s food deserts and ideas for initiatives to increase access to affordable healthy food through a Request for Information (RFI). The Authority is seeking input from: food retailers, producers, processors, or suppliers, advocacy organizations or social services providers, supermarket developers or operators, technical assistance providers, agricultural organizations, and others. Responses to the Request for Information are due April 12th.
NJ entrepreneurs and small businesses are eligible to receive guidance and assistance in pursuing the SBIR and STTR programs. These services include help in determining whether SBIR and STTR are worth pursuing given a company’s technology, core competencies, business goals, and team; and coaching throughout the proposal development process.
The New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation, and Technology (CSIT) Clean Tech Seed Grant Program will help accelerate development and innovation of clean technologies by furthering research and development (R&D) within the Garden State’s clean technology startup community. CSIT developed the program in coordination with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA).
Starting Friday, February 5th, the State requirement to end service in bars and restaurants at 10 p.m. will be lifted. However, municipalities or counties may continue to regulate hours of operation after 8 p.m., giving local officials the ability to respond to unique situations where they notice non-compliance
Beginning Friday, February 5th at 8 a.m., indoor capacity limits will increase to 35% of stated capacity for food and beverage establishments, personal care businesses, and recreational and entertainment businesses, including gyms, fitness centers, and casinos. Certain indoor gatherings, including religious services and wedding ceremonies, will be limited to 35% of the room’s capacity up to 150 people.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has deferred pre-registration for Phase 2 of the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program. The deferral accommodates the rollout of additional federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) financing for small businesses, which was not announced when the NJEDA was planning the Small Business Emergency Assistance Loan Program. More information about economic assistance can be found at business.nj.gov/covid.
Governor Phil Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Oliver, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, and Congressman Tom Malinowski announced $70 million in additional Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act...
LONG BRANCH – Governor Phil Murphy announced a new relief program for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Small Business Lease – Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP) will allow businesses in 64 eligible municipalities to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for lease costs.
Department of Public Works is not back to full staff. Each employee is assigned his own vehicle and social distancing, when the work does not allow it, is strongly recommended…
The Netcong Borough Emergency Food Bank is open on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9am to Noon in the Boro Hall Parking Lot. No ID is required. Please wear a mask. / La Despensa de Alimentos en Netcong Borough estará abierta todos los martes y jueves desde las 9 de la mañana hasta las 12 del mediodía. Ubicado en el estacionamiento de la alcaldía (Boro Hall).