The latest New Jersey news and commentary on the novel coronavirus, the restrictions in place because of it, and help for people struggling.
NJ failed vets in state-run homes hit by COVID-19 deaths — feds
The 43-page document paints a disturbing picture of failures at the veterans homes in Menlo Park and Paramus where dozens of deaths occurred early in the COVID-19 outbreak.
NJ health commissioner Judith M. Persichilli to retire
The 74-year-old who sat at Gov. Phil Murphy's side during his COVID-19 briefings and had a building named after her to honor her efforts will step down in August, she tells NJ.com.
COVID vax mandate lifted for NJ health care workers
Gov. Murphy rescinds one of the last remaining vaccine mandates in New Jersey.
Is this what COVID funds are for? NJ's questionable spending
The legislature's Joint Budget Oversight Committee Friday approved another $154.2 million in spending for 42 items paid for by American Rescue Plan funds which leadership admitted includes some questionable items.
The many ways Covid-19 changed NJ, and maybe forever
There are things we can point to that have changed since the Covid-19 pandemic.
Murphy finally lifts some COVID and vax requirements in NJ
Gov. Phil Murphy has lifted some vaccine and testing requirements in NJ, but allows general state of emergency to remain in effect
CDC still tells NJ to mask up as Biden ends COVID emergency
NJ COVID metrics continue to fall, but CDC says most should still mask-up
Hillsborough, NJ fire chief dies after contracting COVID-19
The Hillsborough Fire District said Thomas Marvits was an active member of Fire Company #3 (Station 38) for 11 years and is survived by his wife and two children.