Governor Murphy will sign an executive order today to reopen New Jersey’s state park and allow county parks and golf courses to reopen. Information on Lincoln and Washington Parks will hopefully be forthcoming.
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The parks will be open for residents to enjoy the fresh air from dawn to dusk for jogging, walking, and all non-contact activities following the health and safety protocols in place.
Streets sweeping will resume for main streets in Jersey City starting on Monday, April 27.
The Historic Harsimus and Jersey City Cemetery has secured of lovely area of the cemetery with 30 to 40 cremation niches. The niches which are about 12″ x 16″ and can hold a large sized urn. A small headstone can be placed on the niche and the cemetery will place a special memorial in this area to commemorate that these are victims of the Covid-19 virus pandemic.
Customers of those stores must also wear cloth face coverings while on the premises, including at restaurants and bars for take-out orders (with exemptions for children under 2 and for people where a face covering inhibits their health).
“The cop has two kids, and he’s desperate for day care. We get a lot of calls, and there’s a lot of need for help, especially for infants and toddlers,” Rodriguez said, who continues to try to find a place for the police officer’s child as her limited spaces fill up. “What they’re offering in terms of the number of day-care centers is not enough.”
An ICU nurse at Jersey City Medical Center provided Jersey City Times with an account of nursing work at the hospital under Covid-19.
Medical experts argue long-standing, long-known health problems like diabetes, asthma and lack of access to doctors in black and Hispanic communities increase susceptibility to COVID-19
The city is the first municipality in the state to broach employee buyouts in an effort to mitigate the staggering — and still mounting — financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. It is likely not the last to face such tough choices.
Very few people are questioning the governor’s sincerity. In general, he’s gotten high marks for his handling of the coronavirus crisis. But his executive order this week closing all state and county parks has managed to unite progressives and conservatives in opposition to the new rules.