Civilians can no longer visit their loved ones behind bars. The New Jersey Department of Corrections announced that visitation to prisons will be suspended for 30 days starting Saturday at 5:00pm. The suspension is a reaction to the spread of the coronavirus.
There are now 69 coronavirus cases in the Garden State, with none reported in Cape May, Atlantic, or Cumberland counties. State health officials say 13 of the new cases are women, and six are men. The closest cases to our region remains in Monmouth and Camden counties
Catholic schools in the Diocese of Camden are closed for at least two weeks. Bishop Dennis Sullivan announced on Saturday that the closure is due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Remote learning will begin, and principals will be conducting outreach to parents to tell them how their children will be educated. Sullivan says the closure…
Municipal courts in the State of New Jersey are closed through March 27. The State announced on Saturday that court offices will be open, but municipal court dates will be cancelled at least through March 27 due to the coronavirus.
The all new American Dream Mall in northern New Jersey is shutting its doors as a precaution to the coronavirus. The mall is closing on Monday and anticipates being closed through the end of March.
The Diocese of Trenton, which handles four counties in northern New Jersey, is closing its 35 Catholic schools and 100 religious education programs. Schools will be closed at least through March 27th.
Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday afternoon that there are now 21 new presumptive cases of coronavirus in New Jersey, bringing the total number of cases to 50. During a press conference, Murphy says his administration is working with school districts about what he calls “inevitable” school closures in New Jersey. Murphy hinted that it’s likely…
The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team will not get the chance to compete for a state championship this weekend. The NJSIAA has cancelled the remainder of the boys and girls basketball playoffs due to the coronavirus. The Ocean City girls’ team also loses a chance to compete for a state title.
All new jury trials in New Jersey are being suspended. New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Stuart Rabner announced that the state is taking the step to protect the health and welfare of its citizens. Governor Murphy says he is in full support of the decision.
Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew is calling for his former party to get its act together and pass legislation that will protect Americans from coronavirus. Van Drew issued a statement saying he’s continuing to wait for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to put a useful piece of legislation on the floor to help American families and…