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Wednesday's COVID-19 Numbers from New Jersey

August 6, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Tuesday press conference where he also discussed the state's upcoming public awareness campaign about testing, contract tracing and risky behavior.

In New Jersey, there were 378 new cases reported, with 8 new deaths. Statewide, there are 183,327 positive cases ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Advertising Campaign Targets 30-something's 'Risky Behaviors'

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” campaign is debuting this week in advertising across TV, radio, ...

Tuesday's COVID-19 Numbers from Bergen County and the State

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy relased the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Tuesday.

In New Jersey, there were 416 new cases reported, with 11 new deaths. Statewide, there are 182,970 positive cases and 13,982 deaths, and 1,875 probable COVID-19 deaths.

Bergen County Executive James Tedesco announced that there are ...

Bergen County's Darlington County Park Swimming Lake to Re-Open on July 24

July 24, 2020

HACKENSACK, NJ – The lower lake at Darlington County Park will reopen for swimming activities on Friday, July 24, according to an announcement from Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco.  The announcement follows the June 9 Executive Order No. 153 issued by Governor Phil Murphy allowing municipal and private swim clubs to reopen.

Swimming at Darlington County Park will be ...

SafeTemp Kiosk Is Making the WorkPlace More Safe & Inviting

July 31, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The SafeTemp Kiosk has brought unintrusive, advanced thermal scanning into local businesses and public places as they reopen, including hair salons, industrial facilities, schools and daycare centers. The attractive units are alerting building personnel of those with elevated temperatures whether they're staff, guests or students.

The hands-free units are freeing ...

Some New Jersey Residents Likely to Be Without Power Through the Weekend

August 6, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – State officials say some New Jersey residents might not get their power restored until the end of the weekend as utility companies scrambled to restore outages on a scale not seen since Superstorm Sandy.

Tropical Storm Isaias careened across the state Tuesday with soaking rains and wind gusts nearing 75 mph. It toppled trees, knocked down poles, snapped lines and affected ...

Tropical Storm Headed to NJ. Prepare for Strong Winds, Rain.

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the region. The warning issued at 5:20 a.m. Monday says that winds could reach 58 to 73 mph on Tuesday.

Impacts could include damage to roofing and siding along with porches, awning and carports, according to the Weather Service. Trees may be snapped or uprooted, and some roads may become ...

TAPinto National New Jersey Day 2020

NEW JERSEY - July 27th is National New Jersey Day. Today we're going to find out what's unique about the Garden State, and maybe settle some serious issues.

New Jersey was the third state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America, the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights. New Jersey's central location amidst the thirteen colonies during the colonial era made it ...

House of Horrors: Over 60 Small Dogs Rescued from Nightmare Conditions in NJ. How You Can Help

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - It was a described as a nightmare in the Belford section of Middletown last week as over 60 small dogs were rescued from absolutely horrific conditions. The rescue occurred after a call was received on the Monmouth County SPCA cruelty hotline, according to a representative: "The call came in from a person who turned out to be a family member of the ...

We Must Change the Status Quo

I am a big sports enthusiast, especially when it comes to baseball. I also love women’s soccer and am always excited about the Women’s World Cup and the Olympics. As we know, due to COVID-19, the 2020 Olympic Summer Games have been postponed but there has been a reason to cheer for women’s soccer! A new women’s soccer team will be coming, located in southern ...

Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

August 1, 2020

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

Life Isn’t Always a Beach for Belmar Employees Dealing with ‘Abusive and Rowdy’ Visitors

July 26, 2020

Borough Steps Up Communication with Public on Real-Time Beach Updates

BELMAR, NJ — During this summer of COVID-19, a day at the beach isn’t what it used to be in Belmar.

Beach capacity limits and other coronavirus restrictions have put pressure on Belmar beachfront employees, lifeguards and police officers to ensure the rules are followed, especially now that hot and humid ...