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DAILY MORTALITY FIGURE FROM COVID-19 CONTINUES TO TREND DOWN IN NEW JERSEY

The number of new coronavirus deaths in New Jersey continues to trend down.  New figures release on Friday show an additional 162 deaths over the past 24 hours, bringing the statewide total to 8,952.  Governor Phil Murphy says our hospital systems still are dealing with many more patients than normal.  He says only the public …

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MURPHY CREATES RESTART AND RECOVERY TASK FORCE

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday that a new Restart and Recovery Task Force has been formed, and will begin its work next week.  Murphy identified several sectors of New Jersey that will be evaluated, including tourism and entertainment...

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LOCAL TOWNS SOON TO ALLOW SEASONAL AND SHORT TERM RENTALS

Some more local towns are now allowing seasonal rentals to begin Monday, and short term rentals to begin on June 1st.  Cape May has an executive order issued on its website permitting this activity; Avalon has a letter from Mayor Marty Pagliughi on its website as well.  As of now, at least Cape May, the …

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MURPHY: “I WILL BE SHOCKED” IF NEW JERSEY BEACHES ARE NOT OPEN BY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Beaches in New Jersey will be open by Memorial Day weekend.  New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy told a television station Thursday that “I will be shocked” if beaches aren’t open by the holiday weekend.  Murphy says there will very likely be some social distancing regulations in effect.  As for businesses, Murphy says curbside service could …

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AVALON MAYOR: NO BEACH TAGS NEEDED UNTIL YOU CAN ENJOY THE BEACH FULLY

Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi announced that beach tags will not be needed in Avalon until all recreational activities come to the beach.  Avalon opens its beaches for limited activities on Friday.  Pagliughi says until everything is allowed, including sitting in chairs and on blankets, no tags will be needed.  Moreover, he also extended the preseason …

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TEN MORE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN NEW JERSEY SLATED TO CLOSE

Ten additional Catholic schools in New Jersey will be closing this year, all of them located in the Newark Diocese.  Nine of the ten schools are elementary schools.  Earlier this spring the Camden Diocese announced that both Wildwood Catholic High School and St. Joseph’s of Hammonton High School would both close at the end of …

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