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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 — The COVID-19 Rate of Transmission, the measurement of how much the virus is spreading, fell below 1.0 on Tuesday to 0.96.  A number below 1.0 means the outbreak is on the decline, with every infected person spreading COVID-19 to fewer than one additional person, on average. The ...

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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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FLEMINGTON, NJ - World War II Navy veteran, and Flemington resident, Bill Watkinson will celebrate his 100th birthday Jan. 23 – and residents are invited to celebrate with him. Watkinson was stationed on the USS Yorktown from 1942 to 1946. By 1943, he was a Navy test pilot, certifying aircraft ...

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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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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Jams by Kim has earned fans during the summer months at the Montclair Farmers Market and throughout New Jersey for its creative artisanal jams and has now been recognized with a national award for its Peach and Ginger jam by the Good Food Foundation.  Kim Osterhoudt, ...

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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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PASSAIC, NJ —Video footage from Route 21 at the scene of the chlorine manufacturing company approximately 20 minutes after the fire erupted, according to an on-the-scene report. According to Dun & Bradstreet, Qualco Inc. is "part of the Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry. Qualco, Inc. has ...

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NEW JERSEY – New Jersey's Department of Health reported Friday that the COVID-19 Rate of Transmission has fallen again. That's the number that measures how much the COVID-19 virus is spreading. On Friday, it sits at 1.21. Here's how the number is trending lower over the past four ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health confirmed 20,338 new positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday.  New Jersey was under the 20,000 mark the past two days.  On Thursday, 117 new deaths were confirmed. The state's Rate of Transmission continues to fall, which means every person who tests ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health says 21,691 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in New Jersey on Monday.  The state confirmed 29 more deaths.  More than 6,000 people are in New Jersey hospitals with COVD-19. It's the 13th-straight day over 20,000 new positive cases.  26,615 ...

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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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SPARTA, NJ – The dog attacked by the bear on Monday night died of its injuries, Sparta Police Department said.  New details have been released by police about the bear attack on Monday night.  "It was very unfortunate to learn a dog passed from the encounter with the bear, and we are grateful ...

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SPARTA, NJ – An 81-year-old woman has been taken to Newton Medical Center with injuries she sustained from a bear attack.  According to Sparta Police the woman who resides in the West Mountain area of Sparta had let her dog outside. When she heard the dog fighting she went out to try to separate ...

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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 — 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 PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network honored lung transplant recipient Dawn Burke of Keyport, NJ, and paid tribute to the memory of organ donor Dr. Jamila Irons-Johnson, daughter of Janice Campbell of West Orange, NJ, as Burke and Campbell get set to participate in the 2022 Donate Life Rose ...

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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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CAMDEN, NJ –  The Battleship New Jersey – the Navy’s most decorated battleship – is hosting three events for people to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day watching fireworks and enjoying live music, food and drinks. Moored in the Delaware River on Camden’s waterfront, the Battleship New ...

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On Friday, December 17, Eno Terra restaurant in Kingston was serving up a particularly inviting lunch that featured a mix of local specialties, known for flavors that are simultaneously sweet and spicy, delicate and robust. The chef had nothing to do with the meal, because it consisted of food for ...

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NEW JERSEY - RWJBarnabas updated the visitor policy this week in response to the rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the state. Starting Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, no visitors will be allowed in any RWJBarnabas hospital or healthcare facility. This includes inpatient acute care, Emergency ...

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NEW JERSEY - U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey announced on Sunday he's tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19. In a statement on his Twitter account. Sen. Booker said he's received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine, in addition to receiving the booster shot.  The tweet says ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The National Wreaths Across America caravan of 13 tractor trailers made its stop at Sayreville War Memorial High School on Wednesday morning to culminate its mission to remember the fallen, honor those who serve, and teach the next generation the value of freedom. Every year ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A Hero's Welcome hosted its third Ribbons for Veterans ceremony at the Hasbrouck Heights VFW 4591 on Saturday afternoon. The third annual event was again organized by A Hero's Welcome and hosted by the Hasbrouck Heights VFW. It was the second year that the event was held ...

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JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST — The Spouses of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL) Organization is bringing holiday cheer to new Service Members at the Base. Through the Operation Cookie Drop program, the group will be sending sweet treats to the approximately 800 dorm/barracks residents ...

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Michael R. DeOliveira MIDDLETOWN, NJ: More details have emerged in the tragedy that took the life of a young man early Saturday morning at the Red Bank train station. Michael DeOliveira, 15, a sophomore at Middletown South High School and a long-time soccer player for Middletown Attack, ...

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NEW JERSEY - President Biden has ordered all U.S. flags at the White House, federal buildings and grounds, military posts, naval stations, embassies and consulates to be flown at half--staff through December 9 as a mark of respect for Sen.Robert Joseph Dole. Dole represented Kansas in the United ...

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