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February 22, 2021

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 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - While there is no evidence of a birthday celebration for George Washington in 1779, the General did attend a few parties in central New Jersey around the time of his 47th birthday on Feb. 22 that year. Details are provided in a video posted on YouTube, as part of a virtual ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan on Friday announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the academic ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy has issued an executive order for New Jersey's gyms to reopen Sept. 1 with a capacity level of 25 percent and a strong adherence to sanitary precautions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Masks must be worn at all times during workouts. New Jersey's gyms ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday pleaded with New Jersey residents to cooperate with the state's COVID-19 contact tracers, noting that more than half the people being reached by the tracers are refusing to cooperate. "This is highly disturbing to say the least," Murphy said. "Our ...

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NEWARK, NJ - US District Judge Esther Salas released a video message two weeks after her son was killed and husband was shot multiple times during an attack at their North Brusnwick home. While barely holding back tears, she described the days before her son was killed and the moment when she heard ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Murphy reported the daily COVID-19 figures, slammed people who attended overcrowded house parties, defended the performance of the Motor Vehicles Commission (MVC) and discussed the updates to the state’s travel advisory regulations at his COVID-19 press briefing on July ...

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NEW JERSEY — While asking New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers not to crowd or hunker down overnight at local agencies, Gov. Phil Murphy outlined a set of extensions Friday during his coronavirus briefing in Trenton. Expiration dates have been lengthened for driver’s licenses, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Removing “freeholder” from New Jersey’s 21 county legislative boards will mean the country’s full eradication of the title — which has been called confusing, insensitive and racist. The inspiration for the change came from Union County Freeholder Angela Garretson, who broached the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Face coverings are now required in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable, Gov. Phil Murphy announced via Twitter today before his COVID-19 press conference. The exceptions for individuals under two years old, people who are eating/drinking at an outdoor ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name. The subject was raised to new university president ...

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TRENTON, NJ — One month into New Jersey’s recovery period, trends in data are showing the state is well past COVID-19’s harrowing April peak.  But according to officials, the decreases in new cases and hospitalizations aren’t a declaration of victory. Gov. Phil Murphy reminded citizens on ...

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