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NEW JERSEY CONSIDERING OUTDOOR MASK REQUIREMENT

New Jersey is considering a proposal to require the use of protective masks, even outside.  Governor Murphy admitted Monday the state is thinking about the proposal, which would likely meet resistance from some residents and visitors.  Masks are now only strongly encouraged outside in some public spaces.  He also believes that indoor dining will not …

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GOVERNOR: MUST REDOUBLE OUR EFFORTS ON CORONAVIRUS

Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday that the state must redouble its efforts regarding the fight against coronavirus.  Murphy says the transmission rate is rising in New Jersey along with our positivity rate.  There are 20 new deaths reported Monday,...

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MAN RIDING ELECTRIC SCOOTER KILLED ON NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE

A man who was riding an electric scooter was struck and killed on the New Jersey Turnpike early Sunday morning.  Police say the man was riding the scooter in the left lane of the Turnpike shortly before 2:30am when he was killed.  The 27 year old man from Gloucester County was pronounced dead at the …

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NEW JERSEY SEES ANOTHER 23 DEATHS FROM CORONAVIRUS

There are another 23 deaths in the State of New Jersey attributable to coronavirus.  New figures released by the State Sunday show another 398 new cases of the virus.  Outdoor gatherings are now allowable to 500 people, and this is the week where local...

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PRIMARY ELECTION DAY IN NEW JERSEY TUESDAY, JULY 7TH

Tuesday is primary election day in the Garden State.  Most eyes will be on the Second District congressional democratic primary featuring three major candidates:  Amy Kennedy, Brigid Harrison, and Wil Cunningham.  The republican race features incumbent...

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SPLASH! NOW, INDOOR POOLS CAN OPEN IN NEW JERSEY

Indoor pools can open in New Jersey.  The state announced on Thursday that indoor pools can open with limited capacity.  Governor Phil Murphy confirmed to NJ Advance Media that private indoor pools can open, much like outdoor pools. The post SPLASH! NO...

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MURPHY EXTENDS PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY, STATE OF EMERGENCY

On the eve of the July 4th holiday weekend, the state has extended the public health emergency and the state of emergency.  Governor Phil Murphy confirmed that he was extending the public health emergency, which lasts through the month of July.  Both remain in place as the Garden State adds hundreds of new cases of …

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