Other NJ News

January 23, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is the recipient of a federal grant that will use artificial intelligence and video analytics to study customer flow on the River LINE light rail system in response to COVID-19. The pilot program will provide  data that allows for better crowd management, as well as faster ...

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MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) received a positive rapid antigen test result for COVID-19 on Monday, according to a press release from her office. She believes she was exposed during protective isolation in the U.S. Capitol building as a result of insurrectionist ...

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NEW JERSEY – United Van Lines has released its 44th Annual National Migration Study, revealing that in 2020 Americans continued to move westbound and southbound – and the COVID-19 pandemic factored into and accelerated many of those decisions to relocate. According to the study, which tracks the ...

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NEW JERSEY — A state of emergency took effect at 2 p.m. Wednesday ahead of a winter storm set to slam New Jersey, the first weather emergency during the coronavirus pandemic. While at the New Jersey Statewide Traffic Management Center in Woodbridge, Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials ...

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EWING, NJ -- An "aircraft landed hard and long." That was the emergency scenario posed to aviation and government representatives as well as more than a dozen agencies that took part in Trenton-Mercer Airport’s (TTN) full-scale emergency exercise on November 19.  Because of the ongoing COVID-19 ...

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NEW JERSEY — Halloween weekend saw mostly compliance with coronavirus restrictions across the state with a few notables outliers, according to New Jersey State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan on Monday. “I thank the overwhelming majority of you who celebrated safely and especially ...

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NEW JERSEY — Would you rather be online or on line? New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) chief administrator Sue Fulton said Monday afternoon that the agency is considering keeping some of the systems put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic once the health crisis subsides - namely ...

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ALLENTOWN, NJ-- Area residents are asked to be on the lookout for a stolen trailer belonging to the New Jersey Fire Museum.  According to a post on its Facebook Page, the NJ Fire Museum says that a large, enclosed trailer was stolen from the Museum's yard, which is located at 4 Polhemustown Road ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order Thursday to extend the moratorium on all private and public utility providers, including gas, electric, and water, from turning off services to homes impacted economically by the COVID-19 virus through at least March 15, 2021.

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Stars and Stripes will fly again over New Jersey’s roadways.  After public outcry over the removal of the flags on New Jersey Turnpike overpasses, Governor Phil Murphy said that the American flags will remain displayed. In Robbinsville Township, flags were recently ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  New Jersey's gas tax will increase 9.3 cents per gallon on October 1. The announcement, according to New Jersey State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio, comes after "a thorough review of fuel consumption statistics and is necessary to keep the state in compliance with a 2016 law that ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Weeks before the youth sports season is about to start, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that high school sports can stay on track for a fall opening day. "Some districts have already given notice that their teams will not be playing, as is their right, and we’re not going to overrule ...

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TRENTON, NJ – About 1 in 5 New Jersey residents don’t take the call when contacted by one of the state’s COVID-19 contact tracers. And about half of those who do answer refuse to cooperate. That was the disturbing news delivered by an obviously chafed Gov. Phil Murphy at his COVID-19 briefing ...

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TRENTON, NJ — There are now 10 contact tracers per every 100,000 New Jersey residents - looking to limit the spread of COVID-19 by informing all potentially infected parties of steps they should be taking.  A new dashboard, announced by Gov. Phil Murphy during a press conference Friday ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The state’s new advertising campaign to raise awareness for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing is targeting, among others, the 30-and-under population because of the “risky behaviors” they have exhibited. Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said the “For Each Other, For Us All” ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — With New Jersey’s rate of transmission (Rt) nearly doubling in a month - from 0.87 in early July to 1.48 today — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that he will again tighten caps on indoor gatherings. “We believe that some of this increase is attributable to the number of indoor ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Murphy again condemned crowded house parties, which he says are causing the number of new COVID-19 cases to rise in the state during his COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Trenton. He said that over the past four months, New Jersey residents have “crushed ...

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