President Joe Biden is in the Garden State on Tuesday. The President arrived in northern New Jersey to see areas that were hard hit from Ida, which brought up to ten inches of rain in some parts of the Garden State. Governor Phil Murphy is with the President on today’s trip.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy wants additional counties in New Jersey to be eligible for federal disaster funding for flooding that occurred when Ida slammed the Garden State with flooding rainfall. President Biden has approved funding for six counties so far. More than ten inches of rain fell in some parts of the State during…
President Joe Biden has approved a federal emergency declaration for the Garden State. The declaration means the federal government will provide financial assistance to the State for the devastating impacts from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The declaration affects all 21 counties in New Jersey.
The death toll from Ida continues to climb in New Jersey. New Jersey Advanced Media reports that the toll has reached 25 in the Garden State, and six people remain missing. Roads in northern New Jersey continue to be flooded out from the storm.
Funeral services will be held Saturday for 19 year old Keith Pinto, a 19 year old lifeguard from Toms River who was killed this week by a lightning strike. Several other people were injured during the strike. Pinto graduated from Toms River North High School last year.
Nearly two dozen people were killed as remnants of Ida moved across the Garden State on Wednesday. Governor Murphy announced 23 deaths and a large amount of property damage from the storm. Power will remain out in some communities until the weekend.
Governor Phil Murphy will be in South Jersey today to inspect tornado damage in Mullica Hill. At least one twister touched down in the community that resulted in significant damage to about 100 homes. One person in the community was taken to a hospital with injuries.
There is a State of Emergency in New Jersey as a result of storms that ripped off roofs, downed power lines, and flooded neighborhoods in the Garden State. The declaration was made Wednesday night after tornadoes touched down in a few communities. The declaration is in effect in all 21 counties. State offices have a…
New Jersey officials say students who are unvaccinated should undergo weekly testing. That is the recommendation coming from the Phil Murphy administration on the eve of the start of the school year. The program remains optional since it would require the consent of parents or guardians.
New Jersey has again reported 20 new deaths from coronavirus over a 24 hour period. New figures released by the State Wednesday put the rate of transmission at 1.08, which means for every person getting the virus, slightly one more additional person is infected. New Jersey has just over 1,000 people hospitalized with the virus.