• Covid Rules Are Not A Personal Choice

    So far, the United States has lost over 91,000 lives to COVID-19. That is (at least) 91,000 families who are hurting, 91,000 medical treatments that just weren’t enough. I am in no place to complain. However, I...

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  • County To Distribute Free Food In Montclair

    Essex County will hold an emergency food distribution in Montclair on Thursday, May 28, at 10 a.m. at the Charles H. Bullock School. The 1,000 boxes of food that will be distributed are meant to benefit families...

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  • New Jersey Making Slow, Steady Progress To Universal COVID-19 Testing

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. New Jersey officials said universal COVID-19 testing has...

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  • Teens Who Raise Seeing Eye Puppies Support First Responders

    You probably know that the Seeing Eye, which provides dogs to guide the blind, is located not far from Verona in Morristown. What you may not know is that members of four Verona families, mostly teenagers, now...

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  • County Expands COVID-19 Testing Sites

    Essex County is expanding COVID-19 testing to satellite sites that will offer saliva tests while continuing to operate its drive-through swab testing center in Weequahic Park. The satellite sites will begin on Thursday, May 21. All tests...

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  • Fed Bill Would Distribute Aid To NJ, Other States Based On Specific COVID-19 Factors

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Federal pandemic-response legislation that could play a...

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  • Sharp Dip In Total Tax Revenues Reveals COVID-19’s Impact On Garden State

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. New Jersey’s revenue collections have fallen off...

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  • Murphy Lays Out Plan For More COVID-19 Testing And Contact Tracing

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. New Jersey will invest hundreds of millions...

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  • Sherrill To Hold Town Hall On Reopening The Economy

    Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ11) announced today her next COVID-19 telephone town hall will be held on Thursday, May 14, at 5:10 p.m. This is Rep. Sherrill’s fourth telephone town hall during the COVID-19 pandemic, and she will...

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  • How The Pandemic Has Transformed The College Experience And Could Transform It Even More

    This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Colleges change with the times. New Jersey’s...

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