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 smokers getting vaccine priority over teachers rankles many
The addition of a CDC list of high-risk medical conditions ahead of educators "in line" for vaccinations in New Jersey does not sit well with some concerned for a safe return to classrooms.
Murphy waives graduation test requirement for Class of 2021
Due to coronavirus, high schoolers do not have to take a final assessment test in order to graduate in New Jersey.
It’s 2021: Is marijuana legal yet in NJ?
After voters easily passed a ballot question to allow recreational marijuana sales in New Jersey, the state ended 2020 in some legal confusion.
NJ COVID-19 vaccine website crashes on first week
The portal was live as of Monday night, for people to sign up to eventually scheduled their vaccinations. By Tuesday morning, some were getting an error message.
NJ prisoners are getting the COVID-19 vaccine before the public
NJ healthcare workers still are first priority, as the state hammers out its next groups eligible amid a slow arrival of vaccine doses.
Pet food recall after 28 dogs who ate some died
Several Sportmix lots, involving dog and cat products, have been pulled after a toxic mold was detected at unsafe levels, federal officials said.
Beware COVID-19 vaccine email phishing, NJ officials say
Cybersecurity experts also warn against fake vaccines being offered on the dark web, which could be "toxic at worst."
NJ prosecutors watching Atilis Gym’s videos to add up fines
The state wants to collect on a recent chunk of daily fines, totaling $124,000, based on the Bellmawr gym's flagrant violations of pandemic protocols.
NJ porch pirates more brazen but new law would crack down
After years of stalling, legislation is advancing again with renewed urgency during a pandemic holiday spike in deliveries.
Dozens sick at South Jersey jail; warden faults partying officers
As many as 50 inmates and 20 correctional officers and staff in Cumberland County tested positive. Administrators say protocol enforcement is a "challenge" outside the jail.