New Jersey reported 104 new coronavirus deaths on Tuesday. State officials say there are 2,515 new cases of the virus, sustaining a substantial reduction in new cases in recent days. 1.7 million vaccine doses have been handed out in the Garden State.
Governor Phil Murphy unveiled his new $44.8 billion state budget Tuesday, and it includes no increase in taxes. The budget includes the State making the first full contribution to the pension system in decades, and includes over $4 billion in new spending. Murphy has also not dropped existing taxes on cigarettes and other products.
Lower Township Police are searching for a missing woman. 42 year old Jennifer Rose Bailey has been missing since August, 2020 after her mother contacted her via cellular phone. Bailey’s last location is unknown. Police are looking for tips as to her whereabouts.
Repairs to a sewer leak in Ventnor could take all week. Officials say parts have been ordered to install a bypass pipe that will eventually stop the leak of sewage into the streets of Ventnor near Dorset and Wellington avenues.
A 90 year old woman from Lower Township is the latest local fatality from coronavirus. County officials announced 41 new positive test samples with most of the community cases located in mainland communities.
Houses of worship can now operate at 50 percent of capacity. Governor Phil Murphy made the announcement on Monday and the new regulation goes into effect immediately. Masks are still required.
A 32 year old man from Port Jefferson, New York has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in Avalon in July, 2018. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Jerry Shields received the prison term on Friday. Shields was indicted on various charges in January, 2019.
Marijuana is now decriminalized in New Jersey, and legal recreation pots sales are coming. Governor Phil Murphy on Monday put pen to paper and legalized the sale of recreational marijuana in a three-bill package. The laws also end arrests for minor marijuana charges. This comes after the New Jersey Legislature approved tweaks to the legislative…
New Jersey has moved much closer to legalized recreational pot. NJ.com reports that lawmakers on Monday approved new measures that may satisfy Governor Murphy and implore him to sign a measure into law. The new regulations would not impose penalties but only warnings for individuals under the age of 21 who are caught with alcohol…
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy today announced that some fans will be able to attend both indoor and outdoor college and sporting events. Murphy says starting March 1st, indoor arenas will be allowed to have ten percent occupancy, while outdoor venues can have 15 percent occupancy. For college sports, two parents or guardians per participating…