There has been a huge one-day increase in the coronavirus numbers on Thursday. State officials say 1,301 new cases were reported with about one third of all those new cases being in Monmouth and Ocean counties. There were 11 new deaths reported, with seven of them occurring in the past week. This is the highest…
About 800 new jobs are coming to South Jersey courtesy of Amazon’s intentions to construct a fulfillment center in Salem County. NJ Advance Media reports today that the center will open during the latter part of 2021. The center will be over one million square feet.
New Jersey has added four new deaths from coronavirus. Wednesday also showed 514 new cases of the virus in the Garden State. Monmouth County had 66 new positive cases.
The Sierra Club of New Jersey has pulled its endorsement of Congressman Jeff Van Drew and instead will back democratic challenger Amy Kennedy. The Club says the endorsement was pulled in part because Van Drew aligned himself with the most toxic President in United States history. This is the first time the club has switched…
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is stumping for support for the legalization of marijuana. Murphy posted on his social media page Tuesday that New Jersey spends $150 million annually processing arrests for marijuana. There is a public question on this year’s mail-in ballot that asks state residents their opinion on the legalization of recreational pot.
New Jersey has reported an additional 651 cases of coronavirus. State health officials continue say Ocean and Monmouth counties are contributing significantly to the overall numbers. Nine new deaths are reported statewide.
Four people were killed, including three children, in a fast moving fire in a store that was beneath a living complex in Elizabeth Monday night. Various reports say the five alarm fire started in a party store and quickly spread to the second floor. The victims attempted to escape but were locked in by a…
If the congressional election were held today, democrat Amy Kennedy would defeat republican Jeff Van Drew, according to a poll from Monmouth University. The poll released on Monday shows Kennedy with a five-point lead over Van Drew in our Second Congressional District. Five percent say they are undecided.
New Jersey reported two new coronavirus deaths on Monday. State health officials say there are 522 new cases, with one third of them being in Ocean and Monmouth counties. The first Covid-19 case was reported in New Jersey on March 4th.
New Jersey’s bear hunt this fall will be the last under the Phil Murphy administration. Murphy announced Monday afternoon that this year’s hunt will be the last, and the state is to explore new ways of controlling the black bear population.