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How NJ shore businesses survived summer of 2021: A look back and ahead
An expert panel reports more visitors spent more money than in 2019, but labor shortages and supply chain problems posed serious challenges
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.
Expanded outdoor dining across NJ ‘fizzling’ out, say some mayors
Metuchen is taking down extra tents by November, while Brick and Freehold townships have reported more business as usual among restaurants in late fall 2021.
NJ’s top antibody program for COVID patients reports 96% efficacy
To be eligible to receive this treatment, a patient must have tested positive for the coronavirus within 10 days of symptom onset, and not be in need of oxygen or hospitalization of any kind.
Addicted to technology? Steps one NJ expert says you need to take
Those who are addicted may feel a lingering pull toward one corner of the internet or another, from gaming to shopping to social media to cybersex.
Masks required on NJ Transit: What happens if you refuse to wear one?
If a passenger won’t mask up police are called and the individual is escorted off the train or bus, according to NJ Transit president Kevin Corbett
NJ health officials predict COVID spike by Christmas but they’re not worried
The state Health Commissioner says the uptick should be within a range that can be handled by the NJ hospital system
Hosting a party? How to handle the vaccination conversation
You're not vaccinated, so you can't come. That's not an easy conversation to have.
COVID outbreaks rise in NJ schools: Public heath officials urge vaccines
Gov. Phil Murphy says as a big outbreak in Toms River is investigated, efforts continue to keep schools open, with remote learning a last resort