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Columbus Park in Hoboken, last weekend. Owners of fitness clubs in Hoboken can now apply to the city to hold workouts in outdoor spaces for up to 15 people.

Hoboken Signs Order For Health Clubs To Use Outdoor Facilities

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla signed an executive order on Wednesday permitting fitness clubs to use certain city fields and parks “in order to facilitate safe, socially distanced outdoor workouts,” according to a release. The workouts can include up to 15 people, with social distancing.

The clubs can also use parking lots with the permission of the property owner.

The executive order was signed in anticipation of an eventual reopening of fitness centers with limited capacity and social distancing, which would be determined by Gov. Phil Murphy. Murphy recently spoke about eventual gym reopenings.

The city explained, “Owners or managers of fitness centers with a license to operate in the city of Hoboken can now apply to host outdoor classes of up to 15 people, with strict social distancing guidelines of at least six feet between each participant at all times.”

“Our gyms and fitness clubs have been

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New Jersey gym reopens in defiance of state's COVID-19 order, draws crowd, police visit

New Jersey gym reopens in defiance of state’s COVID-19 order, draws crowd, police visit

BELLMAWR, N.J. – A gym opened here Monday in defiance of the state’s COVID-19 emergency regulations, drawing patrons, protesters, police – and “Fox and Friends” weekend co-host Pete Hegseth.

The operators of The Atilis Gym got nationwide attention for their action, which was the focus of multiple reports during a Fox News morning show.

But they also received a summons for a disorderly persons offense, said Bellmawr Police Department Chief William Walsh.

He said the gym was operating in violation of an executive order that closed gyms and fitness centers as non-essential businesses.

Customers at the Browning Road gym received warnings, according to Col. Pat Callahan, superintendent of the New Jersey State Police.

Gov. Phil Murphy suggested penalties could increase for future violations of the order, which was imposed March 21 to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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Image: (Matt Rourke / AP)

New Jersey gym opens for second day in defiance of state order

A gym in New Jersey opened for a second day Tuesday in defiance of the governor’s stay-at-home order.

Image: (Matt Rourke / AP)
Image: (Matt Rourke / AP)

The police department in Bellmawr, about 10 miles southeast of Philadelphia, said in a statement that Frank Trumbetti and Ian Smith, owners of Atilis Gym, defied an executive order by the New Jersey governor closing recreational and entertainment businesses as long as the order remains in effect.

Trumbetti and Smith were both charged on a summons with a disorderly person’s offense for the second day in a row, according to police.

Five others were issued summons violations after utilizing Atilis Gym, one person was charged with organizing a protest in violation of the governor’s order and one was charged with obstructing the administration of law, the statement said.

A crowd of supporters erupted into chants of “U.S.A.” at Atilis Gym when it reopened shortly after 8 a.m.

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India faces spike in coronavirus cases, says study, in test for health system

Lebanon c.bank denies currency manipulation after arrest order

BEIRUT, May 15 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s central bank denied on Friday that it had played a role in exchange rate market manipulation and disclosed its foreign currency transactions to officials in response to an arrest warrant issued for one of its directors.

Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh has come under fire for the collapse of the Lebanese pound, with Prime Minister Hassan Diab holding him responsible in a rare public rebuke that prompted Salameh to say he was subject to a “systematic campaign” of attack.

Financial prosecutor Ali Ibrahim ordered the arrest of the central bank’s director of monetary operations, Mazen Hamdan, for alleged exchange rate manipulation, state news agency NNA reported late on Thursday.

Hamdan was arrested on Thursday and is being held pending an investigation, according to security sources. The prosecutor’s office was not immediately available for comment on the arrest order, details of which have not been

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2 more Charlotte stores cited under stay-at-home order. They’re not sure what they did wrong.

2 more Charlotte stores cited under stay-at-home order. They’re not sure what they did wrong.

Just before Mecklenburg lifted its local order in favor of using statewide stay-at-home rules, two chain retail stores were cited for violating coronavirus business restrictions.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police issued two citations on April 23 to local employees who are accused of being in violation of the county’s coronavirus stay-at-home order, which expired April 30.

However, spokespeople for both retailers — Ashley Homestore and Gabe’s — said they aren’t sure what the businesses did wrong. Both businesses are located in University City, near UNC Charlotte.

“We properly believed we were in compliance and doing the right thing,” said spokesman for Ashley HomeStore John Snyder. The store has been closed to the public and was conducting business by appointment and had curbside pick-up available, he said.

A spokesperson for Gabe’s said in an email that the citation was because of “confusion regarding our essential retailer status” and that the store has since received

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Napa County Adopts State Order, Requires Face Masks In Businesses

Napa County Adopts State Order, Requires Face Masks In Businesses

NAPA COUNTY, CA — Napa County modified its shelter-at-home order Thursday to reflect the state of California’s “Roadmap to Modify the Stay at Home Order,” which permits businesses to gradually reopen through a state-guided process.

During this gradual reopening period, Napa County said it is adding a layer of protection against transmission of COVID-19 among residents and workers by requiring cloth face coverings at all times while inside businesses, and in workplaces when six feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained between people.

“Today’s modified order is effective immediately, and is issued with no end date,” Napa County Spokeswoman Elizabeth Scott said Thursday afternoon in a news release.

The order remains in effect until it is modified, amended or rescinded by Napa County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Relucio.

The requirement for cloth face coverings — masks — goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and is to prevent asymptomatic

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Protesting stay-at-home order + How to cut unemployment checks faster + Smoking and COVID 19

Protesting stay-at-home order + How to cut unemployment checks faster + Smoking and COVID 19

Happy Monday! Here’s hoping your weekend was as restful as possible, under the circumstances. As always, thanks for reading!


It seems like ages ago when the Capitol’s corridors were filled with anti-vaccine and vaccine-skeptical families against Senate Bill 276, the new law that increased oversight of doctors issuing medical immunization exemptions for school kids.

Will today look anything like that?

Freedom Angels, one of the main groups that coordinated large protests during SB 276 committee hearing and floor debates has organized another Capitol rally today at noon, this time against coronavirus mandates.

The organization has used its social media in recent weeks to rail against California’s strict stay-at-home orders and proposals for a so-called coronavirus “testing and tracing” system that public health officials say will eventually help determine who has already been infected with COVID-19.

“People need to get back to work, get back

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The Club At Mendham Owner Charged With Violating Emergency Order

The Club At Mendham Owner Charged With Violating Emergency Order

MENDHAM, NJ – Six men were charged with violating Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order surrounding the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, according to Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.

“Our police officers are working bravely and tirelessly every day to protect us during this health crisis. Regrettably, they are being called upon far too often to deal with people violating the emergency orders— or what is more egregious, people using the virus to spread fear or impede officers in their vital work,” said Grewal. “Staying home and maintaining social distance isn’t just the best advice to stay healthy, it’s the law. Make no mistake, we will do everything in our power to keep our residents and officers safe, and that means we won’t hesitate to file charges against violators.”

Jeffrey Carter, 36, Justin Kaplan, 21, Samuel Zenna, 20, Widyawati Pertusi, 47, and Deepak Kausal, 44, all of Mendham, and Richard Lee, 57,

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What You Can, Can't Do Under Georgia's Stay At Home Order

What You Can, Can’t Do Under Georgia’s Stay At Home Order

ATLANTA, GA — As of Friday at 6 p.m. all of Georgia is being placed under a shelter in place order designed to slow the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic. The order is scheduled to last at least through midnight on Monday, April 13.

Under the order, all non-essential businesses are closed and residents who don’t work at those essential businesses must remain at home. (Read the full text of the order below.)

Anyone who violates the shelter in place order can receive a misdemeanor, though the governor says most people will simply receive warnings and will only be charged if they refuse to shelter in place. However, Kemp has signed an executive order authorizing county sheriffs and deputies to enforce the shelter in place order if necessary, according to 13WMAZ. Before the order could only be enforced by the Georgia Department of National Resources or State Patrol troopers.

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Is My Cannabis Dispensary Open? Can I Order Marijuana Via Delivery?

Is My Cannabis Dispensary Open? Can I Order Marijuana Via Delivery?

By WeedMaps’ Nic Juarez, Hannah Meadows, Karen Getchell, and Lindsay MaHarry, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis.

Since the United States has seen the rapid, far-reaching spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19), public health officials have advised social distancing measures to slow down the outbreak. This has resulted in many public places and businesses closing for the foreseeable future.

Which has left many cannabis consumers wondering if they will still have access to cannabis during sheltering? 

Last week, while people stocked up on cannabis supplies in anticipation of dispensaries and delivery services shutting down. As previously reported, data from Headset last week saw “sales of Adult Use cannabis in Washington State were up 23% on Friday, 14% on Saturday, and 33% on Sunday.” Not only were more people purchasing, but the amount people were purchasing also increased by 22% over the previous week.

And while the federal government looks to respond to

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