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.
Rutgers University will welcome all students back to campus for the fall semester. NJ.com reports that the university has told students that shots are not mandatory, but they are safe and students should think about getting them to prevent Covid-19. Most of Rutgers’ classes are held virtually this year.
Orsted is putting up $15 million in funds for minority, and women-owned businesses in New Jersey. The offshore wind giant is intended to boost the trust to small businesses who need some extra cash. Orsted has been approved for a huge wind farm off the coast of Atlantic City.
New Jersey did not get an instant billionaire last night courtesy of the Mega Millions, but Michigan did. There was one winner in Friday night’s Mega Millions lottery, and that ticket was sold in Michigan. The winning numbers were 4, 26, 42, 50, 60, and a Mega Ball of 24.
New Jersey officials are reporting 4,095 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. The State also announced that there are 98 additional deaths from the virus. Over 580,000 positive tests have occurred in New Jersey during the pandemic.
Former democratic turned republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew calls Joe Biden the “duly elected” President of the United States. Van Drew attended the presidential inauguration Wednesday in Washington, DC. Van Drew says work must begin to fight for a strong America, and a strong South Jersey. Photo courtesy of Jeff Van Drew social media page.