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.
After Newark removes Columbus statue, Italian group removes another
An Italian American newspaper removed its own statue shortly after a city crew took a Columbus statue down last week.
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.
Black law enforcement group: No one consulted us on NJ reforms
The Office of the Attorney General responded to the claim saying NOBLE is respected and "regularly consulted."
How these NJ towns are expand outdoor dining for summer
Asbury Park, Red Bank, Princeton and Rahway are among communities helping restaurants find extra space for customers.
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.