New Jersey has opened its first big coronavirus testing center. The center opened this morning in Paramus, Bergen County. Local police there report that the line to get through the center was three miles long Friday morning. The center will be open eight hours a day, seven days a week.
Gasoline prices continue to fall in Cape May County, and throughout the State of New Jersey. The Friday gas price survey released by Mid Atlantic AAA shows that the average price for a gallon of gas locally is $2.34. That remains 17 cents higher than the state average.
Starting Friday morning, you can no longer pour your own coffee at Wawa. The store announced that starting Friday at 5:00am, store associates are tasked with serving coffee to customers; you will no longer be able to prepare your own brew. All self service fountain beverages, Icee drinks, cappuccino and iced coffee machines are also…
Government agencies may soon have the ability to conduct electronic meetings. A new measure approved by the State Assembly on Thursday would allow governments to conduct public business by electronic means during a state of emergency or public health emergency. The bill now heads to the governor’s desk for consideration.
New Jersey State Senator Michael Testa says this is the one time that “we want to see the beaches and the boardwalks empty”. Testa is calling for out of state residents to remain self quarantined and follow common sense precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Testa said now is not the time to be…
Acme Supermarkets are creating a two hour window weekdays to allow older customers to shop. Stores are designating the hours between 7-9am for customers 60 or older to come shop during the coronavirus outbreak. Acme is telling customers to check store hours as they vary by location.
Cape May County has its second recorded case of coronavirus. County officials say the second case is a 32 year old man who is recovering at home. This follows the first case announced yesterday where a 30 year old man visiting from New York City tested positive for coronavirus.
The state is moving all of its school elections. School elections that were scheduled for April 21st have been moved to May 12th, the date of non partisan spring elections. And, all ballots for both of these elections will be accepted via vote by mail only.
Governor Phil Murphy has taken further steps to stop the spread of coronavirus. All personal care businesses are ordered closed by Thursday at 8pm, including barber shops, spas, nail salons, and tattoo parlors.
New Jersey now has 742 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Governor Phil Murphy provided the update during a noontime press conference on Thursday. Murphy says the state has expected the numbers to go up. Murphy expects the number to climb to the “many thousands”. There have been nine deaths confirmed in New Jersey.