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December 31, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The State Department reported 28,512 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, another pandemic record.  It surpassed the 27,975 new cases reported Thursday.  37 new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Friday. Starting tomorrow, January 1, 2022, the CDC opens a federal testing site in East Orange.

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health has confirmed 27,975 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another new pandemic record.  Yesterday, the state added 20.483 new cases, a record high at the time.  On Wednesday, the state announced 34 additional COVID-19 deaths. The State and Centers for ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Health Department reported 20,483 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a high for the pandemic.  The previous high was 16,626 new cases on Christmas Day.  On Wednesday, the state reported 50 new virus-related deaths. The number of people in the hospital from the virus is 3,273 ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 11,889 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 48 additional deaths from the virus.  Five of the past six days have seen at least 10,000 new cases. The rate of transmission, which is an indication of whether the virus is shrinking or growing, has ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 8,831 new COVID-19 cases Monday, with 9 more deaths.  The number is roughly half of the 16,626 new cases reported on Christmas Day, which is a pandemic high. Day New Positive NJ Cases Monday, December 27   ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the fourth straight day, New Jersey is reporting a record number of new COVID-19 cases.  The State Department of Health confirms 16,626 new cases on Saturday, December 25.  The past three days have all seen more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases. Saturday, December ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state reported 9,711 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest number since the pandemic started.  The State Department of Health confirmed 28 additional COVD-19 deaths.   "We can’t let our guard down against COVID-19," Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted.  "We encourage all individuals ...

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NEW JERSEY — On Tuesday, the state reported 34 new COVID-19 deaths and 6,840 new confirmed cases – the sixth straight day over 6,000. According to the State Department of Health, Bergen County reported 667 new confirmed cases and another 277 probable cases. Here are the five New Jersey ...

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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced on Sunday he's tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID. In a statement on his Twitter account. Sen. Booker said he's received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, in addition to receiving the booster shot.  The tweet says he started ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Airports and roads may seem jam-packed this year as AAA predicts 53.4 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels in 2019, with air travel almost completely recovering from its dramatic fall ...

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RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose." Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded the Governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough. "I called Governor Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ, NEW YORK CITY — Missing East Orange teen Jashyah Moore has been found safe in New York City. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II made the announcement in a news release late Thursday evening.  Stephens says the 14-year-old is "currently safe and is being ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — As the holiday season approaches, Kennedy Elementary School student Avery Twal sets a goal of creating 100-holiday cards for children at local hospitals. One evening during dinner with her parents and brother, seven-year-old Avery shared that she wanted to do something ...

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NEW JERSEY — After a frustrating morning with no connection for folks here in New Jersey and in other parts of the country, Xfinity services are mostly back online. Many customers took to social media to report no internet, phone and cable for a few hours this morning. In a tweet around ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy expressed gratitude toward supporters gathered Wednesday night at Asbury Park Convention Hall on Wednesday after he declared victory in the race for re-election. His opponent, Jack Ciattarelli, has not conceded. The margin remains razor-thin as of Wednesday ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Night temperatures are cooling, leaves are turning color, and football games are filling stadiums. Fall is on its way, On Long Beach Island that means the LBI Surf Fishing Classic is fast approaching. The 2021 version of this historic fishing tournament promises to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, N.J.--Green Thumb Industries Inc., a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise™ Dispensaries, have opened Rise Bloomfield, the Company’s third store in New Jersey and 65th in the nation. Profits from the first day of sales were donated to the Bloomfield ...

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CRANBURY, NJ -  On September 11th, 2001 a Cranbury resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane and crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children before ...

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MADISON, NJ — As the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida swept through New Jersey, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center came to the aid of people and pets in need throughout the state. St. Hubert’s received a panicked call on Sept. 2, from a woman named Indy who was being evacuated from her flooded ...

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