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'Slowly But Surely, The Needle Is Moving in The Right Direction': Gov. Murphy Gives Latest NJ Update

February 24, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy provided during his COVID press briefing on Wednesday some positive news about testing sites and vaccinations. He said the 1,758,979 total vaccine doses (1,192,364 first doses, and 566,441 second doses) have been administered as of this morning.  He also was proud that New Jersey has been able to distribute vaccine more equitably than other ...

Good Trends: NJ Easing Restrictions for Religious Gatherings, Live Sports, Entertainment Venues. Rate of Transmission Continues Down.

NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits.

The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity.

Also in effect, two parents/guardians will be allowed to attend indoor and outdoor college ...

Grounded Planes Cause Delivery Delays of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to New Jersey.

TRENTON, NJ — Severe winter weather across the country this week has delayed the delivery of 6 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine nationwide, including 230,000 shots on their way to New Jersey.

“Because planes at major hubs for both FedEx and UPS have been grounded due to the weather, this week’s delivery has not made it to us on time,” Gov. Murphy said at his ...

Gov. Murphy Encourages All to Double Mask, Says: "NJ Continues to Go in a Good Direction."

NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy emerged from his self-quarantine Tuesday wearing not one but two face masks.

Last week, despite testing negative for COVID-19, the governor entered a self-quarantine when a family member confirmed they had contracted the virus. His office said he was entering a quarantine  "out of an abundance of caution” and thus shifted his press conference ...

Gov. Announces Over One Million Vaccines Administered, More on the Way; Rate of Transmission Drops; CDC Updates Mask Guidance.

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday during a press briefing via ZOOM that 1,138,757 vaccine doses have now been administered statewide: 875,424 first doses and 263,196 second doses and that he is expecting increasing deliveries of vaccines from the federal government for our mega-sites and other vaccination centers.

"As these deliveries increase, ...

Good News: State Passes 1M Vaccines. Rate of Transmission Continues to Drop. In-Person School District Numbers Increase. All Remote Teaching Down.

NEW JERSEY — As of Monday, New Jersey has administered 1,037,657 vaccine doses - passing the 1 million mark with 24 days to go until the anniversary of the first reported coronavirus case in the state.

Thus far, 224,237 people have received second shots, numbers Gov. Phil Murphy and other government officials have said they want to see go up.

“This is a great barrier we ...

Can the Vaccine Give You COVID-19? That and Other Questions Answered by NJ Health Commissioner.

NEW JERSEY — The constant flux of updates surrounding COVID-19 and the vaccine has led some New Jersey residents feeling overwhelmed with information or confused over what’s accurate.

NJ Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli on Monday sought to clarify a number of major coronavirus-related points or inquiries frequently sent the state’s way.

Firstly, she noted in Gov. Phil ...

Restaurants can Keep Expansion of Outdoor Dining For Now.

NEW JERSEY — Added outdoor dining in public spaces will continue in New Jersey through November 2022 or until indoor dining returns to full capacity, under coronavirus-related legislation signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy.

The new law applies to restaurants with or without liquor licenses, bars, distilleries and breweries to utilize outdoor spaces or public sidewalks as extensions of ...

COVID-19 Vaccines for Monmouth County Residents.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: There is a new site available in Red Bank, for the COVID-19 vaccination. Scroll down to read more information on the new site, and existing sites throughout Monmouth County.

Coronavirus vaccinations are now being administered by appointment only at the Parker Family Health Center in Red Bank.

Monmouth County Board of Commissioners has teamed up with the ...

New Jersey Vaccination and COVID-19 Numbers from Gov. Murphy

After months of restrictions, restaurants, bars, and other businesses can increase capacity

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday that he is easing regulations on indoor gatherings at restaurants, bars, gyms, personal care businesses, and religious ceremonies. They will now be limited to 35% of capacity, up from 25% of capacity, with a limit of 150 people at ...


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Contemporary Motor Cars: Mercedes-Benz. Luxury beyond the vehicle.

February 24, 2021

Contemporary Motor Cars, in Little Silver, NJ, provides customers with an enjoyable car-buying experience. At Contemporary Motor Cars, we know that time is a valuable commodity, and we make buying, leasing, and servicing Mercedes-Benz vehicles fast, efficient, and stress-free. Visit our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Little Silver, NJ, and treat yourself to the ...

T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, in Red Bank Recognized by Monmouth County.

RED BANK, NJ: Commissioner Lillian G. Burry presented a proclamation to Gilda Rogers, Co-chair of the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center, in Red Bank. The Cultural Center is a National Historic Landmark. The proclamation was in recognition of the contributions of the Center and its mission to further civil rights and social justice through community outreach, education and public programming.

❤️The History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day, February 14, is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated. February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of ...

The Arnone Report, Working for You!

February 21, 2021

Dear Monmouth County Residents,

I hope everyone stayed safe and warm during last week’s snow and ice storm. We anticipate more inclement weather this week and as always, the County is prepared for whatever comes our way.

I’d like to thank our department of public works employees for working throughout this recent storm to clear our roads and county-owned properties. As always, ...

‘All News Is Local’ is More Applicable than Ever Before

There’s a famous saying that “All politics Is local.” As politics has become nationalized and even local candidates are now being forced to follow or defend the pronouncements of the national political parties, the adage is seemingly less accurate.  Meanwhile, COVID-19 has caused the news industry to be turned on its head as all news is becoming local.

For instance, when ...

What Is Content Marketing, And How Can It Benefit Your Business?

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Having an online presence is a crucial aspect of boosting your business, but a website alone is often not enough to drive engagement and convert leads to customers. In order to effectively market your business, a business needs to invest in content marketing. 

Content marketing is creating and distributing meaningful content, including text, photos and video, that ...

Jeanne Wall Expands Her TAPinto Network With TAPinto Hazlet/Keyport

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - From Fortune 500 communications professional to owning her own local news business, TAPinto franchise owner Jeanne Wall has seen it all. 

Now, after experiencing success in her first two TAPinto franchise locations in Holmdel/Colts Neck and Middletown, Wall is moving forward again, launching TAPinto Hazlet/Keyport, her third TAPinto Franchise in Monmouth County, ...

Contemporary Motor Cars: Mercedes-Benz. Luxury beyond the vehicle.

February 24, 2021

Contemporary Motor Cars, in Little Silver, NJ, provides customers with an enjoyable car-buying experience. At Contemporary Motor Cars, we know that time is a valuable commodity, and we make buying, leasing, and servicing Mercedes-Benz vehicles fast, efficient, and stress-free. Visit our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Little Silver, NJ, and treat yourself to the ...

Hazlet's Solomeno Kicks off Campaign at Middletown Park, Pledges to End Annual Property Tax Assessments.

February 24, 2021


MIDDLETOWN -- Surrounded by fresh-fallen snow, looking out at nearly seventy-five supporters, Democrat Vincent Solomeno kicked off his campaign for State Senate in New Jersey’s Thirteenth Legislative District Saturday with a pledge to end annual property tax assessments in Monmouth County. 

At a chilly campaign rally in Middletown, the U.S. Army Veteran and Hazlet ...

Symbol of Hope: Generous Gift to Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation from Kahan S. Dhillon, Jr. and Emergent Medical Solutions, LLC .

NEW JERSEY:  Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hackensack Meridian Health, the largest, most comprehensive and integrated health care network in New Jersey, is proud to announce a lead sponsorship gift of $100,000 from Kahan S. Dhillon, Jr., and Emergent Medical Solutions (EMS) in support of Hackensack ...

Army Veteran Vincent Solomeno Joins Race for New Jersey Senate Seat

HAZLET -- U.S. Army Veteran Vincent Solomeno announced his bid to challenge Republican Senator Declan O’Scanlon, Jr. in New Jersey’s Thirteenth Legislative District.

The lifelong Monmouth County resident is seeking the Democratic nomination and pledges to fight for Monmouth County small businesses and working families.  If elected, Solomeno - who still serves in the Army ...


May 13, 1986 - Feb 13, 2021
Jenna Salvati, 34, of Monmouth County, died Saturday, February 13th at Jersey Shore Medical ...
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Jan 19, 1952 - Feb 8, 2021
It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Paul Ahn on February 8, 2021, following ...
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John “Jay” Reagan, Sr., 75 of Middletown died on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. He was ...
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Sep 16, 1940 - Feb 3, 2021
William S. Gangi, 80, of Holmdel, NJ passed Wednesday, February 3rd at Monmouth Medical ...
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Robert Edward Twiste, 78, of Hazlet, passed away Sunday surrounded by his family at Monmouth ...
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Jul 10, 1925 - Feb 1, 2021
Shirley M. Purcell, 95, of Tinton Falls passed away Monday surrounded by her family. Shirley was ...
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