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.
This is how illegal fireworks had NJ town looking like ‘Magic Kingdom’
Strong fireworks activity over the weekend left several people injured, according to State Police.
Here’s what NJ high school graduations look like during COVID-19
Some classes wrapped up with virtual events, while other districts are finally holding in-person celebrations that kick off July 6.
No, Gov. Murphy’s daughter isn’t having an indoor wedding in NJ
A Morris County wedding venue issued a statement, denying the internet rumor about a fake indoor reception for the college student.
Masks should be nationally required against COVID-19: Gov. Murphy
The Governor said "masking" should be at core of national response to coronavirus, as most states continue to see a spike in cases.
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.