New Jersey Opens Vaccinations to Residents Ages 16+

April 19, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- As of Monday, New Jersey residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to get vaccinated. 

"Today, everyone who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey, ages 16+, is now eligible to be vaccinated" Gov. Phil Murphy said during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Monday afternoon. "At this time, those ages 16 and 17 can only receive the Pfizer vaccine and must be ...

Sunday's COVID-19 Figures from Around New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Sunday.

There were 2,765 new PCR cases reported and 513 antigen tests, with 13 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 858,519 positive PCR cases, 120,334 positive antigen cases, and 22,551 deaths, and 2,592 probable COVID-19 ...

Saturday's COVID-19 Figures from New Jersey, per Gov. Murphy

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Saturday.

There were 3,474 new PCR cases reported and 717 antigen tests, with 40 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 855,759 positive PCR cases, 119,945 positive antigen cases, and 22,542 deaths, and ...

North Arlington Husband Stabs Wife to Death; Husband Dead of Multiple Stab Wounds, As Well, Per Bergen Officials

April 10, 2021

NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ - A man stabbed his wife to death on Wednesday, police said, and the man succumbed to stab wounds, as well. A young child was found in the apartment unharmed.

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced additional information Friday in the ongoing investigation into two deceased individuals found in a North Arlington apartment on April 7.

On Wednesday, April ...

Bergen County Hospitals Helping to Prioritize Teacher Vaccinations

NORTH JERSEY - Getting educators vaccinated and getting schools open: that's what U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer said his initiative is about in the fifth district this past week.

“Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, each hospital in North Jersey has played a vital role in helping keep our residents healthy and safe. Now, I’m proud to be working with each of these ...

Bergen County to Host the "Remembering Our Fallen" Memorial this Fall

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ – Bergen County will host the National Remembering Our Fallen Memorial from October 28th to November 2nd in recognition of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and in recognition of National Veterans and Military Family Month. The location has yet to be announced by county officials.

Remembering Our Fallen was first displayed on the steps of the ...

Port Authority Commences $84M Renovation Project at Newark Liberty Airport 

April 17, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey kicked off an $84.2 million capital project this week to renovate and upgrade one of Newark Liberty International Airport’s major runways. 

The project is planned to generate more than $144 million in economic activity for the region and create 783 total jobs. The revamped 4R-22L runway at Newark Liberty will feature ...

Talk Jersey to Me: A Guide to the Foods NJ is Famous For

April 19, 2021

NEW JERSEY — From disco fries to tomato pies, the Garden State is home to some unique foods. Do you know the definitions of these special dishes New Jersey has to offer?

Beefsteak: Go to a traditional beefsteak banquet for sliced grilled beef served on slices of bread, French fries and beer, all served communal style.

Deep-Fried Hot Dogs: Open wide for a hot Texas ...

10 No-Fuss Cocktails to Make at Home with 3 Ingredients or Less

A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us.

When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t require washing out the blender when we’re done.

With that in mind, here are 10 ...

New Jersey Date Night: The Best Brunch Spots

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Most couples are conditioned to think that romance only can be found after 7:30 p.m. on a Friday or Saturday. But those in the know realize that intimate moments aren’t found in only one or two specific windows of time: there are no restrictions on when it can be found.

One Date Night time ...

A Slow Boat to Normal

You remind me a lot of my dead wife.

For obvious reasons, most notably that my beautiful wife is very much alive and well, this is not how I would choose to start a conversation with the person seated next to me. But it was enough to encourage the flight attendants to physically remove an intoxicated man from the airplane.

That and the fact that he refused to wear a mask. The airlines ...

Learning to Love Yourself

From the time women are young girls, they are bombarded with messages about how they are supposed to look and behave. These directives significantly affect the way they feel. The pressure to be a certain type of person is a significant drain on a woman’s self-esteem and self-confidence.

To gain a better understanding about how societal messages impact young women, I spoke with Sadie ...

The Choice for Love

Many people search for a soulmate to provide to them an all-consuming love that they dream about. They desire the romantic version of the fairy tale that we’re taught from early childhood exists.

But, according to Dr. Barbara De Angelis, author of The Choice for Love, when we think that love originates from somewhere outside us, we mistakenly believe that we need to wait until something ...

The Persian Always Meows Twice

The Persian Always Meows Twice: A Cat Groomer Mystery by Eileen Watkins.        (available on Amazon).

 

        Cassie McGlone needs to start over, escape from an abusive ex-boyfriend, and establish a business of her own. An independent woman, Cassie moves to Chadwick, New Jersey (a fictional town somewhere near Morristown) ...