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 COMMUNITY UPDATE  Delaware Memorial Bridge Painting Project                      NEW                  South Jersey’s Positive

 used to access the parks. At the park,   Requires Lane Closures                                       Radio Station
 a resident must present the confirma-  The Delaware River and Bay Authority’s contractor, Blastech Enterprises, Inc. of      ON
 tion, identification — either a drivers’   Baltimore, is working to remove old paint coatings and apply new primer and paint to
 license or other government-issued ID   the side spans of the New Jersey bound bridge. The work is associated with Contract
 — and their vaccination card.  DMB-21-02, Steelwork Coating Removal and Replacement – Side Spans from
 The DEP data does not show   Anchorages to Towers on the Northbound Span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge.
 whether any of those getting free pass-  During the weekends of June 25-27, July 9-11, July 16-18 and July 23-25, one lane
 es were induced to get vaccinated due   will be closed in the northbound direction for this construction project. Based on
 to the perk.  historical data, motorists should expect the heaviest traffic during the following time   TODAY’S
 Other incentives in Operation   periods:                                        HOMEOWNER
 Jersey Summer include free beer, free   Fridays:  12 noon – 6 p.m.
 wine at nine vineyards and a chance to   Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.             RADIO DELIVERS
 win dinner with Gov. Phil Murphy and   Sundays:  10 a.m. – 7 p.m.               STRAIGHTFORWARD,
 his wife.   Beginning Friday, July 2, no later than 9 a.m., all work associated with Delaware
       Memorial Bridge Painting Project will be suspended for the Independence Day holi-  PRACTICAL HOME
 N.J.’s Carli Lloyd Makes   day weekend. All lanes of the Delaware Memorial Bridge—both northbound and   ADVICE IN A
       southbound—will be open to traffic at this time. All lanes will remain open through
 U.S. Soccer Team for   Tuesday, July 6 at 9 p.m.                                 FAST-PACED AND
 her 4th Olympics  Motorists are urged to be careful and to stay alert in and around construction   FUN FORMAT
 By Associated Press, Anne M.   zones, and obey all posted speed limit signs. Motorists may follow the Bridge on
 PetersonJune 23, 2021  Twitter @demembridge for the latest in traffic information.
 This story is being republished under a
 special NJ News Commons content-shar-  who was 37 when she played at the 2012   hurting, and we are grateful for the contin-
 ing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage.  London Games.  ued support of Governor Murphy and the
 Link to FULL story:     legislature, as it will help us to bolster these
 carli-lloyd-makes-u-s-soccer-team-for-her-  Legislation to Provide   businesses as they ride out what’s hopefully
 4th-olympics/                            the end of a very turbulent time.”
 Carli Lloyd is headed to her fourth   $235 Million in Small   “Small businesses are the backbone of
 Olympics after all.  Business Relief     New Jersey’s economy and assisting them
 The 38-year-old Lloyd had vowed   Last week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed six   as we reopen our state is paramount, the
 after the 2019 World Cup that she would  bills—A5704, A5705, A5706, A5707, A5708,   Assembly sponsors said in a joint statement.
 push to make the team for Tokyo before   and A5709—that provide additional aid to   “We need to bolster our small business
 stepping away from the sport. But then   small businesses that continue to suffer   community in every way possible. Giving
 the games were pushed back a year   from the economic effects of the pandemic.   them the resources they need to survive
 because of the coronavirus, and Lloyd   Together, the bill package provides $235   and thrive is a win-win. As New Jersey
 needed surgery on her knee.  million to small businesses throughout the   returns to normalcy, we must ensure that
 So making the 18-player roster was   state, allowing the New Jersey Economic   everyone is well-positioned for our inevi-
 by no means a slam dunk for Lloyd, who   Development Authority (NJEDA) to fulfill   table recovery.”
 scored three goals in the opening 16   all eligible applications submitted dur-  The funding will be administered by the
 minutes of the 2015 World Cup final in   ing Phase IV of the EDA’s Small Business   NJEDA, which has reopened its Phase IV   Radio Show
 Canada.  Emergency Grant Program.        grant pre-application for those businesses
 Vlatko Andonovski announced his   “Throughout the past year, we have   that missed the original deadline. To date,
 Olympic squad on Wednesday. Tobin   focused our relief efforts on supporting   the EDA has distributed more than $420   Every Sunday from 2-4pm
 Heath joins Lloyd in heading to her   New Jersey’s small businesses so they can   million in aid to some 63,000 businesses
 fourth Olympics.  emerge from the pandemic stronger than   across the state. The breakdown of the $235   Hosted by Danny Lipford, national home improvement expert and
 At the 2008 Beijing Games, Lloyd   before,” said Murphy. “This additional   million in proposed today’s bill package is
 scored in overtime for a 1-0 victory   funding will help us add to the more than   as follows:  Joe Truini, best selling author & industry expert. Delivering trusted
 against Brazil in the final. Four years   60,000 small businesses that have received   • Microbusinesses: $120 million  advice to help homeowners care for and improve their homes.
 later, she scored both goals in the gold-  aid to date.”  • Bars and Restaurants: $20 million
 medal match against Japan at Wembley   “As we head into the summer, it’s   • Child Care Facilities: $10 million
 Stadium, becoming the only player to   encouraging to see more people out and   • Other Small Businesses and non-
 score winning goals in consecutive   about, but recovery from the severe eco-  profits: $50 million  Tune It.  Stream It. Download It.
 Olympic finals.  nomic impact of the pandemic won’t hap-  • New Businesses and Start-Ups: $25
 Lloyd, who will turn 39 before the   pen overnight,” said NJEDA CEO Tim   million
 Tokyo Games, is the oldest national team  Sullivan. “It’s clear that businesses are still   • Sustain and Serve: $10 million n
 Olympian, besting Christie Rampone,
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