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Thursday's COVID Figures from the State Per Gov. Murphy

January 22, 2021

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

There were 4,095 new PCR cases reported and 1,184 antigen tests, with 98 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 580,688 positive PCR cases, 65,500 positive antigen cases, and 18,639 deaths, and ...

Wednesday's COVID-19 Numbers From the Governor

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

There were 4,582 new PCR cases reported and 1,244 antigen tests, with 122 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 576,720 positive PCR cases, 64,420 positive antigen cases, and 18,543 deaths, and ...

Tuesday's COVID-19 Numbers from Bergen County and New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the New Jersey during his Tuesday afternoon press conference, where he said he expects additional doses of the COVID vaccine after the new administration takes over the federal roll out after Joe Biden is sworn in on Wednesday.

There were 3,761 new PCR cases reported and 1,039 antigen tests, ...

Greater Bergen YMCA Plans Open House for Early Childhood Education Program

January 22, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ - Families are invited to learn more about the Greater Bergen County YMCA’s Preschool programs during an Open House on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 12-2 p.m. Families will be able to meet the program director, ask questions, and view a preschool classroom. Children can enjoy free Valentine’s Day-themed science activities. 

To register, please fill out a brief online ...

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 ...

Brian Sicknick, New Jersey Native and Capitol Police Officer, Dies from Injuries Sustained in Riot

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Since he was a young man Brian Sicknick wanted to be a police officer.  After serving in the Air Force National Guard, Sicknick became a Capitol Police Officer in Washington, DC in 2008.  Yesterday, he lost his life after being attacked by rioters who invaded the Capitol on Tuesday.  He was struck with a fire extinguisher, and he was gassed, ultimately ...

7 Tricks for Making the Best Winter Soups

January 18, 2021

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 ...

Mocktails are the Key to Enjoying Dry January — Try Ginger ‘Mock-jito’ Recipe

NEW JERSEY — Every January for the past three years, Shivam Patel voluntarily trades in a beer for a bottled water at his favorite Jersey dive bar. Patel is one of many who participate in Drynuary, or Dry January, abstaining from alcohol for the entire month in an effort to be healthier.

Originating in the UK as an advocacy campaign, the wellness trend started with just 4,000 people ...

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 ...