Nicholas Pugliese, WHYY

Nicholas Pugliese


Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by Nicholas:

Camden rekindles industrial past, new plant fueled by tax breaks

ResinTech, which makes water filtration products, is set to open later this month with the help of up to $139 million in taxpayer-funded subsidies. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. municipal courts restart, poll supports pace of reopening

Two-thirds of New Jerseyans think the state is moving at the right pace to reopen businesses, although partisan loyalty shapes opinions. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. businesses face losses even under ‘soft reopening’

Just 16% of businesses said they could turn a monthly profit with fewer than half their average clientele, according to a new survey. → Read More

Coronavirus update: Murphy furious at federal aid rules, saliva test a ‘game changer’

Also Thursday, Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, again lashed out at federal leaders over cash assistance for states. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. to issue emergency licenses to immigrant doctors

New Jersey will be the first state to let foreign-licensed doctors practice during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. unemployment climbs as $600 payments begin

New Jersey paid out $336 million in benefits in the last month. And some workers are now getting $600 supplemental payments. → Read More

N.J. prepares to ‘beg’ for federal bailout as financial disaster looms

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy has ramped up savings, but it will be too little, too late to weather the financial wreckage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. city to disperse crowds with drones

The social distancing-friendly enforcement technique was put to wide use in China and has since spread to France, Spain and other countries. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. likely to move primary to July 7, reports say

Also Tuesday, workers at Barnes & Nobles’ largest warehouse, in Middlesex County, called for its closure after confirmed COVID-19 cases there. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. gets smattering of faulty ventilators; flags at half-staff

The bigger problem remains the overall shortage of ventilators — in New Jersey and nationally. → Read More

Coronavirus update: N.J. unemployment claims hit record high. Again.

Nearly 10 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the past two weeks. → Read More

Coronavirus update: Johnson & Johnson to test coronavirus vaccine in Sept.

Despite the accelerated process, they say the soonest vaccine would be distributed would be in 2021. → Read More

N.J. unemployment claims jump 2,000% during coronavirus shutdown

The numbers on a national level are equally sobering: a record 3.3 million Americans filed for the unemployment benefits in a single week. → Read More

Coronavirus update: Philly enters ‘rapid growth stage’ of pandemic; Pa.’s first death

Pennsylvania reported its first COVID-19-related death Wednesday, a man from Northampton County. → Read More

N.J. imposes statewide restrictions after 8 p.m., closes schools as coronavirus cases rise

The extraordinary new restrictions will impact business operations and discourage individual travel. School closures are set to begin Wednesday. → Read More

N.J. calls for cancellation of all public events over 250 people

Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that all public gatherings of 250 people or more should be canceled to slow the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Camden County GOP offers apology, deletes Muslim-bashing Facebook posts

The party chairman denied the county GOP had made the posts, suggesting it could have been the work of a member of the public. → Read More

Camden County GOP criticized for sharing Muslim-bashing political memes

The party has amplified social media content that two Muslim groups and the N.J. Attorney General’s Office say could promote bias incidents. → Read More

AG says activist dragged out of N.J. Statehouse was not targeted over politics

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal asked that the disorderly person charge against Sue Altman be dismissed. → Read More

N.J. middle schoolers charged with assault in TikTok ‘skull breaker challenge’

Footage of the viral “challenge” has circulated widely on TikTok and resulted in reports of serious injury around the world. → Read More