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Murphy Announces All Individuals Ages 16+ Will be Eligible for Vaccination on April 19, Reports Latest COVID Figures

April 6, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his COVID press briefing on Monday, April 5, that all individuals ages 16+ in New Jersey will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on April 19 – two weeks ahead of the state’s initial target of May 1.

The state’s phased vaccination roll out has successfully administered 4.7 million doses of ...

Murphy Reports 4 Million Vaccines Administered, Expandes Eligibility, Rolls Back Restrictions on Group Gatherings

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy proudly announced that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and that 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated during press briefing today where he also reported a list of updates to citizens about the State’s evolving COVID-19 measures as well as other relevant statewide news and happenings.

The governor opened ...

Vaccine Eligibility in New Jersey Expanded to People Age 55 and Over: Murphy

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Friday that the State will expand vaccine eligibility to include people 55 and over starting April 5. The following groups are eligible for vaccination once the expansion is in effect:

Age 55+
Individuals age 16+ with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Higher education educators and staff
Librarians and library staff
Additional ...

Murphy Reports on Virus Numbers and School Guidelines During COVID-19 Briefing

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that the NJ Dept. of Health has revised its guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations. 

The governor said that if masking and frequent hand-washing can be maintained by students and educators and support staff in a classroom, then full-time in-person instruction can begin with the distance between ...

Murphy: Don't Expect More Easing of Restrictions with COVID Variants on the Rise

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing on Monday that he doesn't expect to loosen any more COVID-19 restrictions because of the recent rise in variant strains of the disease.

On March 19, the state of New Jersey expanded capacity at indoor businesses, such as restaurants and gyms, but the governor said that is unlikely to allow any further increases in ...

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Arnone Report

March 23, 2021

Dear Monmouth County Residents,

Happy Spring! I hope everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather the last few days. I am looking forward to more nice weather. 

I want to update everyone on a few initiatives going on throughout Monmouth County.

On Monday, March 8th, Monmouth County launched a vaccine scheduling system for Monmouth County residents, who are currently eligible for the ...

Quote of the Day!

April 19, 2021

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad

Miles Kington

Celebrating Community Role Models: Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Announces Outdoor Gala-to-Go on May 26

April 16, 2021

FARMINGDALE, NJ (April 15, 2021) – Nine community leaders from Monmouth and Ocean counties will be honored by Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore at an outdoor celebration on Wednesday, May 26, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale.

The annual Women of Distinction & Community Partners Gala will bring the community together to recognize inspiring ...

All in the (Clayton) Family – Over 120 Years of RBPD Service

March 26, 2021

RED BANK, NJ – TAPinto Red Bank has been offering a series of “Back of the House” articles profiling the men and women who make Red Bank “work.”  Our purpose is to have the borough residents gain a personal sense of the people and the support personnel who perform behind the scenes to keep the town running efficiently and safe, 24/7.  Hence, “Back of ...

10 No-Fuss Cocktails to Make at Home with 3 Ingredients or Less

April 15, 2021

A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us.

When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t require washing out the blender when we’re done.

With that in mind, here are 10 ...