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.
NJ protests remain peaceful as Philly, New York erupt in violence
Camden police on a unity walk were among peaceful events Saturday, while neighboring states dealt with violence involving crowds and officers.
Rutgers joins list of NJ schools with test-optional applications
At least seven colleges and universities across the state have adopted the test optional policy, permanently.
Opioid prescriptions in NJ will come with overdose antidote
An administrative order calls for NJ doctors to write prescriptions for Naloxone for at-risk patients during the pandemic.
The Jersey Shore’s favorite 2020 summer cocktails are ready ‘to go’
It's shaping up to be a different kind of season amid the pandemic, but these Shore restaurants still have drinks ready to toast the summer.
Brick woman charged with killing wife with wine chiller
Police are on the hunt for a 48-year-old township woman accused of killing her wife with a wine chiller.
Jersey’s malls are back! These stores are offering curbside retail
As the pandemic continues, a number of department and retail stores are giving shoppers new options.
NJ salon plans to reopen — would rather work than be a spectacle
A Morris County hair salon is working toward its own June reopening date, frustrated with a lack of a state plan that involves them.
Advocates say pandemic proves childcare system is unaffordable, unfair
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation panel said emerging from COVID-19, the system needs to be rebuilt publicly funded.
Hair salons, barbers, gyms, tattoo shops feel left behind in NJ
A number of small businesses are struggling with the discrepancies of who's allowed to slowly reopen amid COVID-19.
NJ petitions against virtual-only graduations rack up signatures
From parents of high schoolers to first-generation college grads, there are lots of folks not willing to give up on their 'dream', yet.
Here’s where anyone in NJ can get tested for COVID-19 or antibodies
There are now 135 testing sites, public or privately run, across New Jersey. Some are open to those not showing symptoms and some are for antibody testing.
A ‘kick in the stomach’ — NJ won’t allow gatherings for graduation
Emotional wounds remain fresh for the Class of 2020, following state guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.