All but six of last year’s sixth-round picks signed for $200,000 or more. Chicago Cubs catcher/first baseman Ethan Hearn had the highest bonus of the round at $950,000, deciding to sign rather than attend Mississippi State. San Francisco signed right-hander John McDonald, selected 326th on the 11th round, for $797,500, and Arizona gave left-hander Avery Short, picked 362nd on the 12th round, $922,500. … [Read more...] about Shortened MLB amateur draft to remain at New Jersey studio
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Murphy told reporters during his daily briefing that he is inching closer to relaxing restrictions on churches and other houses of worship dependent on incoming data, though he did not provide any specifics as to how many people would be allowed in the spaces at one time. … [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
It is the classic story of a bright young thing heading off to the city. But such clichés go against the narrative that has emerged as the pandemic ravages New York. People have lost their jobs, or realized that they can do them from a place that’s not their sweltering walk-up. News stories and anecdotes alike point to the fact that the city is hemorrhaging residents. … [Read more...] about Not Everyone Is Fleeing New York City. These People Can’t Wait to Move In.
Beaches in the state must be kept to no more than 50% capacity, employees must wear face masks, and visitors will have to wear face coverings when they can’t social distance. Cuomo also said group activities, such as volleyball and contact sports will be prohibited. … [Read more...] about ‘How this goes is up to all of us’: Parts of New York and other states reopen, but Cuomo urges caution