But six weeks after the first New Jersey resident got her initial dose, the statewide operation continues to run at far less than full speed. Concerns include public confusion, a complex sign-up system, an initial workforce shortage in some places, and perhaps the biggest hurdle of all, not enough vaccines to meet the demand.
If you’d love to be able to take a ferry from Hudson County to the Jersey Shore, you’re not alone. So would lots of other ferry-friendly folks who attended a Jan. 14 virtual meeting of the Hudson County Division of Planning.
American naturalist and nature essayist John Burroughs may have put it best. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed and to have my senses put in order.” After a ten-month-long lockdown and a nerve-wracking election culminating in last week’s Capitol insurrection, we could all use a little soothing and healing. Below are eight […]
An incident involving Michael Manzo, a former firefighter and a current aid to Public Safety Director James Shea, is under investigation by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office according to HCPO spokesperson Jennifer Morrill.
A $1 million contract to administer the COVID-19 vaccine before the City Council tonight is prompting questions from Councilman-at-Large Rolando Lavarro and local activist Rob Menendez, son of New Jersey U.S. Senator Bob Menendez.
A local man named Hector Vargas has been identified by a video he posted to his Facebook page — captured by the blog Real Garden State — as one of President Donald Trump’s supporters who forced their way into the Capitol last week.
These are grim days. While new leadership will undoubtedly bring some change, it will not be the end of one chapter and the start of another. No, the streams of history will continue to flow, some stronger than others, some more visible than others.
Upon learning that Girl Scout Cookies are made with “unsustainable” palm oil, local troop 12026 is joining a nationwide boycott and refusing to vend the round morsels of deliciousness.
New Jersey is moving to a second round of COVID-19 vaccinations, announcing Wednesday that the next group of eligible people will be inoculated soon. It will be some time before the vaccine is widely available. And the state is still moving to get vaccines to health care workers, residents at long-term care facilities and others in its first priority group.
Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020, intended to provide economic support for small businesses.