The latest New Jersey news and commentary on the novel coronavirus, the restrictions in place because of it, and help for people struggling.
Union County, NJ has lowest COVID risk in the entire northeast US
The rolling, seven-day average as of Oct. 20 put the county in rare company across the country - and standing alone in New Jersey.
How NJ shore businesses survived summer of 2021: Look back, ahead
An expert panel reports more visitors spent more money than in 2019, but labor shortages and supply chain problems posed serious challenges
RWJBarnabas Health right in firing unvaccinated workers
Despite whatever childish whining you’ll hear to the contrary, they did the right thing.
Back to school, not to normal: NJ educators at breaking point
At a legislative hearing, a familiar refrain from the education community: It's great that schools are open, but it's only October and everyone's exhausted.
FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters
The latest moves would expand by tens of millions the number of Americans eligible for boosters and formally allow “mixing and matching” of shots — making it simpler to get another dose.
Murphy: NJ voters don't need masks at schools on Election Day
Colleges, libraries, senior centers, fire stations and recreation centers still might have their own mask requirements in-place, during early voting.
Hundreds protest in Trenton Monday and no one is listening
This is the biggest story of our lifetime, and it simmers under the surface.
Rutgers students fear retaliation for vax mandate challenge
Rutgers students are asking a judge to hide their names in a lawsuit against the university's vaccine mandate.