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COVID-19 Vaccine Proves 99.999% Effective In New Jersey

Forty-nine individuals who were fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 have died through July 12 in New Jersey, news reports say. In other words, the vaccine has proven to be 99.999 percent effective. Department of Health spokeswoman Donna Leusner told NJ Advance Media on Wednesday that more than half of those people had...
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Murphy signs bill requiring all N.J. middle schools to teach civic education

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday that requires middle schools in the state to teach civic education. The curriculum, which will be created by the New Jersey Center for Civic Engagement at Rutgers University, will teach the function of government, the American system of constitutional democracy and the role of a citizen in a democratic society.
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Jeep Vs. Tree Crash, Man Injured

MANCHESTER – A 49-year-old man had to be airlifted to a shore area trauma center after his vehicle ran off the road and crashed into a tree. Manchester Township Police confirmed Daniel Amble of Allentown, New Jersey, was driving eastbound on Pasadena Road near Buckingham Road on July 23 when his Jeep left the roadway, veered onto the shoulder before crashing into brush and striking a large tree.
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Toms River Woman Admits Abandoning 3 Dogs in Home to Die

In an awful case of animal cruelty, an Ocean County woman has pled guilty to charges she left three dogs in an abandoned house in Lacey Township to die. Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer says that Allissa DeStefano, 30, of Toms River pled guilty Friday to animal cruelty charges. She'll be sentenced in September, and Billhimer says, "the State will be seeking a term of 364 days in the Ocean County Jail as a condition of probation."
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Hiring Now: These roles are open in Toms River

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Toms River: 1. Local Intermodal Company Drivers; 2. Registered Nurse | RN | TEL (Contract); 3. Assistant General Manager - Quick Service Restaurants; 4. Patient Service Representative Jobs: Hiring Immediately! Full Time / Part Time
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N.J. bear hunt canceled due to Murphy administration stall tactics

There will be no bear hunt in New Jersey this fall. The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife posted a notice online Wednesday that the 2021 black bear season is closed, as the state’s Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy has expired. According to a 2007 ruling by the state Supreme Court, no black bear hunt can be held in the state without such a policy in place.
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N.J. reports 7 COVID deaths, 861 cases. 377 hospitalizations.

New Jersey on Saturday reported seven more newly confirmed COVID-19 deaths and another 861 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as positive tests continue ticking up. Hospitalizations for COVID-19 dipped below 400 as of Friday night, after clearing that mark for the first time in more than a month the previous night.
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COVID memorial that grew too big for Jersey Shore beach finds a new home

What began as a modest memorial to a younger brother who died of COVID-19 that was then joined by thousands of similar tributes on a beach in Belmar, has found a permanent home, while the older sister who created it has become an advocate for stricter anti-coronavirus measures who will speak Monday night at a rally in Washington D.C.