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August 4, 2021

The Pandemic has been tough for everyone, especially for those who have contracted the coronavirus or whose loved ones have contracted it. For world travelers, safety and health considerations brought travel to a halt in 2020. As 2021 progresses, many opportunities present themselves to travelers ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Clearing Lake Hopatcong of weeds isn’t easy. Or cheap. The Lake Hopatcong Commission (LHC) projects it will cost almost $370,000 to reinstitute weed “harvesting” on the lake, a practice that came to a halt last June when a weed-removal vessel capsized. The incident claimed the ...

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           Travel volumes expected to nearly recover to pre-pandemic levels                                                    New Jersey  — More than 47.7 million Americans – including nearly 1.3 million New Jerseyans – are expected take to the nation’s roadways and skies this Independence Day ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey is now offering more incentives for unvaccinated people to get their shots, including free wine, free access to state beaches, and a chance to dine with the governor and first lady of the state. Here are the vaccination incentives are part of “Operation Jersey ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife wants to get your kids hooked — on fishing, not drugs. That is the theme of the sixth annual Youth Fishing Challenge across New Jersey. Each site is sponsored by a local municipal division or an environmental or community group, such as a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After the area was blanketed by well over a foot of snow on Monday, Essex County's resident groundhog delivered some potential good news for winter weary residents. Essex Ed, the groundhog at Turtle Back Zoo, made his annual weather predication on Tuesday, Feb. 2, which is ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced an order regarding all air passengers arriving in the United States from an international distrination. The order, which requires proof of a negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19, is now in effect. The order ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Almost 25 years after the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey established the E-ZPass system to allow vehicles to pass more easily through the Holland Tunnel, a new cashless toll has been installed to make it even more seamless. Authorized in 2019 and scheduled to go into ...

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BARNEGAT LIGHT - A 25-ton, male Humpback whale washed up dead this weekend near the lighthouse in Barnegat Light. The Marine Mammal Stranding Center has not yet determined the cause of death for the 35-foot whale. The whale is currently surrounded by caution tape and being protected by the NJ ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County is collecting items to benefit families affected by the coronavirus pandemic. From today until December 31, Turtle Back Zoo visitors will receive free admission if they bring a non-perishable food item, gently used winter coat or new unwrapped toy. Reservations are ...

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