As part of the agreement with the union, slot values to determine signing bonus pools will remain at 2019 levels and players passed over in the draft are limited to signing bonuses of $20,000 or less. That might cause more high school players to go to college. And because of the NCAA’s limit of 11.7 baseball scholarships, the change may lead to more prospects attending junior college. … [Read more...] about Shortened MLB amateur draft to remain at New Jersey studio
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— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) May 29, 2020Indoor gatherings at New Jersey churches have been capped at 10 people since late March when Murphy issued his stay-at-home order. Churches have recently been allowed to conduct drive-in services and, later, outdoor ceremonies.President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinneapolis erupts for third night, as protests spread, Trump vows retaliation Stocks open mixed ahead of Trump briefing on China The island that can save America MORE declared all houses of worship in the country "essential," threatening to override any governor who does not permit them to reopen. Murphy, whose state still has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the country, said at the time that services would remain restricted. … [Read more...] about New Jersey eyes June 12 for allowing ‘greater indoor religious services’
The New Jersey couple arrived in Barbados on Saturday, June 22 and were scheduled to leave a week later, on June 29. The couple was staying at the Discovery Bay Hotel in Trents, St. James, according to police. … [Read more...] about New Jersey couple goes missing while on vacation in Barbados, going out to sea on jet ski, police say
Last week, the New York Times revealed that 420,000 people fled the city in the first two months of the crisis, with richer neighborhoods emptying the most. The New York Post reported that bookings to the city’s largest moving company were up 11 percent in March. That is a traditionally slow period for moves, implying that people were bolting away from the pandemic’s epicenter. … [Read more...] about Not Everyone Is Fleeing New York City. These People Can’t Wait to Move In.
Along with a commercial property at the 16th and Mission BART Station, Podell’s 1.5-acre parcel at 2000-2070 Bryant St. has become a lightning rod for Mission District residents upset that the neighborhood’s Latino character and arts community is being decimated by escalating housing costs and the influx of high-end restaurants and shops. … [Read more...] about ‘Beast on Bryant’ developer ponies up more affordable housing