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Murphy closes all state, county parks; says schools are now closed ‘indefinitely’

Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order to close all state and county parks Tuesday — which just happened to be the second consecutive day of...

Data shows social distancing is working — but it must be continued, Murphy urges

Gov. Phil Murphy presented evidence that the state’s ambitious social distancing measures have been working, saying during his daily coronavirus...


Coronavirus death toll in N.J. tops 1,000: The significance of another milestone

The number of COVID-19 fatalities in New Jersey topped 1,000 on Monday — yet another reminder of just how powerful and far-reaching this pandemic...

Fulop on voluntary buyouts: ‘We are hemorrhaging money’

Jersey City is like every other municipality in the state: Its revenues are down. And its expenses — especially due to actions caused by the...


Jersey City, facing $70M shortfall, announces buyouts in effort to avoid layoffs

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop has been out in front of the COVID-19 outbreak as much as any mayor in the state, in terms of social distancing...

Murphy: 500 more ventilators coming to N.J.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Sunday morning that the state is in line to receive 500 additional ventilators from the federal government. Murphy, in...


COVID-19 death toll in N.J. now tops total from 9/11

Gov. Phil Murphy announced there were 4,331 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the state total to 34,124. Murphy also announced 200 more fatalities,...

N.J. stays course on masks: They help but they are not failsafe

Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli — reacting to recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that everyone should wear a...


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