New Jersey State Police are urging the public to use caution while driving and boating during the busy Labor Day weekend. Last year, five of the seven fatal crashed in New Jersey included alcohol or drugs. There will be a significant increase in traffic enforcement during the holiday weekend. There have been eight boating fatalities…
New Jersey has reported nine more deaths from Covid-19 Thursday. There are 455 new cases of the virus in the Garden State. The rate of transmission has climbed to a shade below the one percent mark. Friday marks the six month anniversary of the first coronavirus case in New Jersey.
New Jersey shore restaurants are planning to implement indoor dining tomorrow, the cusp of the Labor Day weekend. Governor Murphy signed an executive order that allows limited indoor dining, and some merchants say it’s too little, too late as they struggle with keeping staff now that back to school has started at many colleges and…
New Jersey has the best school system in the entire country. For the second year in a row, New Jersey schools took the nation’s top spot during the ranking made by “Education Week”, a national publication. New Jersey earned a B+ score, and remains ahead of second place Massachusetts.
New Jersey reported 329 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday, two days before the resumption of indoor dining. State health officials also report 11 new deaths. The numbers have largely stabilized for weeks in the Garden State.
Only 68 school districts in New Jersey will begin the school year with no remote learning instruction. Governor Murphy announced Wednesday that most district are moving towards a hybrid model to start the year. Most districts in Cape May County have some sort of a hybrid schedule.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has added its first ever African American woman. Fabiana Pierre-Louis was sworn in to the state’s highest bench on Tuesday. The court has a 224 year history. Pierre-Louis was confirmed by the New Jersey Senate last week.
The coronavirus figures statewide remain very stable on Tuesday. The state announced 365 new cases of the virus along with seven new deaths. The rate of transmission edged up slightly, but still remains below the one percent mark.
Crowds for indoor weddings and funerals have been increased by the State of New Jersey. Governor Murphy has allowed for crowds as high as 150 or 25 percent of a room’s capacity, whichever number is lower. Groups seating together will be limited to eight per table.
There will be some major work being performed on the New Jersey-bound side of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Starting next Wednesday, lanes will be closed on the bridge for a major bridge deck overlay project. The project is expected to continue through October 9th.