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New Jersey's Single Day COVID-19 Positive Cases Rise Over 6,000 Again

January 24, 2021

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

There were 6,115 new PCR cases reported and 1,291 antigen tests, with 63 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 590,400 positive PCR cases, 67,136 positive antigen cases, and 18,813 deaths, and ...

NJ Surpasses 500,000 Vaccine Doses Distributed: Murphy

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy took pride in announcing that New Jersey has distributed over a half-million doses of the COVID vaccine during his coronavirus press briefing on Friday, Jan. 22.

The governor said that 500,222 doses have now been administered statewide – including 65,583 long-term care facility residents and staff. He added that just last Wednesday, the number ...

Friday's COVID19 Figures from Bergen County and New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the New Jersey during his Friday afternoon press conference.

There were 3,694 new PCR cases reported and 743 antigen tests, with 118 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 584,291 positive PCR cases, 66,098 positive antigen cases, and 18,754 deaths, and ...

February 2021: Virtual Services & Events @ Hackensack’s Johnson Public Library

January 23, 2021

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Murphy Orders U.S. and NJ Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff on Jan 11 in Honor of Officer Brian Sicknick

January 10, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that all U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff on Monday, Jan 11, 2021, in honor of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River, who died following injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol when it was under siege on Jan. 6.

In a statement, Murphy said: 

“United States Capitol Police Officer ...

Foods That Make You Feel Good When You’re Craving New Jersey Classics

January 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Disco fries, deep-fried Italian hot dogs, cheesy breakfast sandwiches — New Jersey restaurants are home to foods we crave, even if they’re not the best choices for our bodies on a daily basis.

We wondered, when it comes nutrition, can you have your cheesecake and eat it, too?

Michele Smith, licensed mental health counselor, certified intuitive eating counselor ...

7 Tricks for Making the Best Winter Soups

There’s nothing like a steaming pot of soup to take off the chill on a cold day. Want to up your winter soup game? We’ve got seven simple tricks to make your favorites even better:

1. Save the bones from your roasted chicken (including storebought rotisserie chicken) in the freezer to make stock. The roasted bones will give your soups more flavor than raw.

2. Need to swap ...

New Jersey Date Night: Get Comfortable at These Good Old-Fashioned Diners

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

A new year is upon us and optimistically one may believe that the possibilities are endless. Granted we just came off a year so horrific that it makes Divorce Court look better than Disneyland, so it’s reasonable to be a little trepidatious. But then again, aiming for the positive is a mindset that ...

Inciting Violins

When I was little, my dad, who knew everything, gave me a present.

I watched with curious anticipation one day as he tied a long length of thread taken from my mom’s sewing basket onto the closed ends of a thick wire coat hanger. He instructed me to place the loop of thread over the top of my head so that the upside down hanger dangled freely in front of me, somewhere around my ...

7 Ways to Keep Your Heart Ticking

As the month of February approaches, our attention turns to matters of the heart. February is all about hearts - but not just the candy kind. It's also American Heart Month, a time to turn our thoughts to keeping families and communities free from heart disease.

Heart disease kills more women than cancer, diabetes and stroke. It will claim the lives of one in three, killing more than ...

The Girls by Lori Lansens

The Girls by Lori Lansens.  ( Back Bay Books, 2005)

 

I enjoy watching The Learning Channel’s hit show, Thousand Pound Sisters. Every time my husband, Tom, catches me watching it, he shakes his head and mutters, “I don’t know why you watch this show. . .” (To be fair, I don’t get The Mandalorian, but each to his own). 

So, why do I watch ...