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January 19, 2022

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission stands at 1.02 on Monday, a dramatic drop since it was 1.92 on January 1.  Anything over 1.0 means COVID-19 is still spreading, but the lower the number means any infected person is spreading the virus to fewer people. The State Department ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's Department of Health reported 14,048 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the second straight day the number of new statewide cases was under 15,000. The Rate of Transmission, which measures how much the virus is spreading, is at 1.09. On New Year's Day, it was 1.92. Anything ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 14,692 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.  It's the third time in 2022 there have been fewer than 20,000 new cases in a day. The state reported 121 new deaths from COVID-19. 5,671 people are in New Jersey's hospitals with COVID-19, a number that ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the first time in 2022, there are fewer than 20,000 new daily COVID-19 in New Jersey.  The State Department of Health confirmed 19,454 new cases on Wednesday.  Also, 103 new COVID-19 deaths were reported. The Rate of Transmission, which measures how much the virus is spreading, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state confirmed another pandemic-high of new COVID-19 cases on Friday.  The State Department of Health says 33,459 new cases were reported - the tenth-straight day over 20,000.  In addition, 63 additional deaths were confirmed.  5,621 people are in New Jersey hospital with ...

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NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Health is confirming 27.404 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday - the ninth-straight day over 20,000.  In addition, on Thursday, the Health Department said 106 more New Jerseyans died from the virus. The number of people with COVID-19 in hospitals around the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 31,391 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday - a pandemic-high.  58 new deaths were reported.   5,464 people are in New Jersey's hospitals with COVID-19 - the highest number in more than a year and a half. State leaders say they were preparing ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 25,277 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, the seventh-straight day of more than 25,000 new cases in New Jersey.  79 new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported. 5,155 people are in New Jersey hospitals with COVID-19. Many New Jersey schools have ...

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy says the in-school mask mandate, which was set to expire on January 11, will continue.  He also is asking the state legislature to extend his COVID-19 emergency powers.  That comes as the State Department of Health announced 20,428 new positive cases and 12 new ...

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy's office has confirmed that New Jersey's First Lady, Tammy Murphy, has tested positive for COVID-19.  The Governor's office says the First Lady is vaccinated, boosted and is asymptomatic.  The Governor and the rest of the Murphy family have tested ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health is reporting 29,740 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, another new pandemic record.  It's the fourth consecutive day the state has seen more than 20,000 new cases. Saturday, January 1, 2022 29,740 New Cases Friday, December 31, ...

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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 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 — 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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LBI Region, NJ -  The prestigious statewide Tourism Awards were presented from New Jersey Tourism Industry Association to an outstanding selection of honorees in Atlantic City December 1. The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association comprises thousands of businesses and community leaders that make a ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA)  represents all sectors of New Jersey's multi billion dollar tourism industry statewide. The organization's annual NJ Conference on Tourism was back in person to safely and successfully bring together industry professionals, ...

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LBI Region, NJ - For those relying on two main state roads, get ready for toll prices to go up.  Tolls on both the Garden State Parkway and the NJ Turnpike will increase by 3% starting Jan. 1. The increases are part of an approved 2020 plan that allows for toll hikes from the New Jersey Turnpike ...

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The New Jersey Tourism Industry  Association (NJTIA) swore in its new officers during their statewide Conference on Tourism held at the Hollywood Ballroom in the Hard Rock Casino Hotel at Atlantic City on December 1. Its members include every aspect of the $38 billion State tourism industry and are ...

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Galloway, N.J.-  The Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism (LIGHT) at the Stockton University School of Business is partnering with the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) to offer a new online certificate program designed for employees looking to advance in the ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  Atlantic City Electric joins Utilities United Against Scams  reminding customers to be on the lookout for imposters using energy-related scams to steal money and personal information. Scams occur throughout the year, but the company generally sees an increase in scam reports ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  The Trustees of the Ocean Wind Pro-NJ Grantor Trust announced the recipients of the first round of grant funding for small, women-owned and minority-owned businesses.  The $15 million fund was established by Ocean Wind 1 following its selection by the New Jersey Board of Public ...

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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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LBI Region, NJ -  The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association represents all sectors of New Jersey's multibillion dollar tourism industry statewide. The annual NJ Conference on Tourism brings together industry professionals, community and government leadership, emerging talent for two days of ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Executive Director John Donnadio stood on the stage in the ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City with a smile on his face as he proudly kicked off the 71st Annual NJAC Conference with a long-delayed awards ceremony to honor members and ...

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LBI Region, NJ - Beginning October 1, New Jersey Drivers will get a break at the pump as state gas tax will decrease 8.3 per gallon. The NJ State Department of Treasury announced that the new tax will be 42.4 cents per gallon for gasoline, down from 50.7 per gallon. The tax on diesel will fall from ...

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MANASQUAN, NJ -- What started as a family fishing trip on Saturday would up being a life-saving adventure for 19-year-old Anton Zambell, a Scotch Plains resident who was in the right place at the right time to rescue a man whose kayak had overturned in waters off Manasquan.  Around 7:00 a.m.

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