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.
Halloween is on in the Garden State. Governor Phil Murphy announced Monday that the New Jersey Department of Health will issue local guidance this week for towns that want to have trick or treating this year during the pandemic.
Governor Phil Murphy says the President and his staff put New Jersey at risk by holding a political meeting in New Jersey when the President knew he was exposed to Covid-19. During his remarks Monday, Murphy said the President “acted recklessly” and he conducted an “absence of leadership”.
Former governor Chris Christie has remained silent on social media through the weekend after he checked himself in to Morristown Medical Center. Christie announced over the weekend that he has coronavirus, and says he went to the hospital because he has a history of asthma. Christie has received well wishes from politicians from both parties.
The rate of transmission for coronavirus in the Garden State continues to rise. The rate has risen for one full week thanks in part to Ocean County, which accounted for 150 of the state’s 637 new cases on Sunday. The rate of transmission now stands at 1.26.
New Jersey reported nearly 800 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. State health officials say 796 new cases were added on Friday, along with four new deaths. The rate of transmission continues to climb, as it has approached 1.2 percent. One quarter of all the new cases added Friday are in Ocean County.
There is devastating news in the local Catholic community today. The Diocese of Camden has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Diocese serves nearly a half million Catholics in the southern New Jersey area and there’s no word on how this financial reorganization will impact parishes or local churches. The announcement was made…
Governor Phil Murphy is asking anyone who attended an event with President Trump in Bedminster this week to get tested, and self-quarantine. Murphy made the ask on social media this morning after learning that the President and his wife both tested positive for Covid-19. Murphy issued another statement hoping the President and First Lady have…
Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie said Friday that he will be re-tested for Covid-19 now that he spent considerable time with President Trump preparing for Tuesday night’s debate. Christie told ABC News that he was tested daily when he was with the President, and every test was negative. The President announced on Twitter last…
New Jersey reported 663 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. State officials say five new deaths were added due to the pandemic. Over 14,000 New Jersey residents have died according to the New Jersey Department of Health.