New Jersey Transit is entitled to $300 million in insurance damages from Hurricane Sandy. A court ruled that the insurers must cough up the huge settlement, instead of $100 million they thought was owed. Various busses and trains were deluged by the super storm.
There is good news to report on the coronavirus front in New Jersey. The rate of transmission continues to drop, and today it stands at 0.91. That means the rate of the spread of the virus is slowing down. The state did confirm 107 new deaths on Wednesday.
New Jersey has vaccinated more people than the number of people who have actually contracted coronavirus. Governor Murphy announced Wednesday that over 642,000 people in the Garden State have received vaccines. Murphy is encouraged by news that more vaccines may be coming to New Jersey for distribution.
New Jersey reported 133 additional deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday. New figures show 4,117 additional cases of the virus reported. There are now over 602,000 cases of the virus since the pandemic began nearly a year ago.
New Jersey has vaccinated over 560,000 residents this winter. The vaccines have been distributed statewide at some super centers; in Cape May County, the Avalon Community Hall is being used for vaccines. Governor Murphy says the State intends to accelerate the vaccination program, but more doses are needed.
A 51 year old man from Carney’s Point has been sentenced to five years in prison for distributing child pornography on the internet. Robert N. Mahmud received the prison term and must serve at least half of the term in prison before becoming eligible for parole. He had in his possession approximately 250 files of…
A 20 year old woman lost her life during a motor vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway Sunday night. State Police say Grace Conover’s vehicle veered off the Parkway, slid down an embankment, and struck some trees. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
New Jersey reported 4,613 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday. The State also confirmed 17 new deaths. Hospitalizations for the virus have been trending down statewide.
New Jersey’s new telephone hotline to register for coronavirus vaccines goes hot on Monday. The number to call is 855-568-0545 and will allow residents to register for the vaccine. The hotline will be staffed for 12 hours daily, starting at 9:00am.
New Jersey is reporting 6,115 new cases of coroanvirus. State officials say there were also 63 new deaths from the virus reported over the past 24 hours. New Jersey has 18,813 confirmed deaths from the virus.