Proud Jersey Girl Erin Vogt’s first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee. A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.
Jersey Shore bars stress social distancing, masks ahead of July 4
After outdoor crowds on social media, Donovan's Reef and D'Jais are urging folks to follow the rules to avoid a COVID-19 spike.
Zinburger closing all but 3 NJ restaurants: Chain blames COVID-19
The upscale burger chain first opened in New Jersey in 2010.
NJ tent camping resumes Monday at these state parks, forest areas
The state DEP has announced a dozen areas where tent-style camping will reopen June 22, with another 2 to follow a week later.
NJ school district should drop ‘Indians’ mascot, petition says
The online petition calls the Wayne Valley use of the old mascot an "abysmal misrepresentation of Native Americans."
NJ malls will reopen June 29 — except for theaters and arcades
Interior stores at New Jersey shopping malls will be able to welcome back in-person shoppers, as the state's reopening continues.
NJ Italian-American groups: Removing Columbus is ‘disrespectful’
There's fresh criticism over statues and even a school in NJ honoring Christopher Columbus. Some with Italian roots call it "misguided."
Zoos, Battleship NJ, parks — Lots of NJ attractions reopening
As New Jersey slowly emerges from COVID-19 emergency directives, some family favorite spots are back in business.
NJ shopping centers, mall anchor stores that are now open
As the state continues to reopen, some department stores and open air outlet centers can let customers back inside.
NJ company recalls nearly 43,000 pounds ground beef over E. Coli
Products under recall include grass-fed, organic items as well as one-pound value packs of meat, according to the USDA.
What’s reopening in NJ and when? All the dates and limits
Religious services have no limit outdoors, while inside still has a capacity. Haircuts, nails and tattoos are all on the same schedule.
NJ town’s solution for closed fitness businesses: Use our farmland
Brick Township will let gyms seek permits to hold outdoor classes at Havens Farm, while the COVID-19 pandemic persists.
Murphy joins BLM protests, even as others fight tickets for gatherings
Governor Murphy attended marches in Union County, as critics point to women cited for peaceful protests against the state's slow reopening.