Did you feel it? 3.1M earthquake at Freehold, NJ overnight! Light shaking felt across NJ. Some weak shaking felt in Philly. Did you know, an East Coast earthquake can be felt over an area up to 10x larger than a similar magnitude earthquake on the West Coast? @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/4eLGmv7xv2
TRENTON (CBS) –New Jersey has been named one of the most diverse states in the country. WalletHub’s 2020’s Most and Least Diverse States ranking lists the Garden State as the fourth most diverse state in America.
The gas tax increase, which amounts to about 22%, stems from a 2016 law that requires the state fund supporting bridge and road infrastructure to maintain a $2 billion program annually. The law requires an annual adjustment to the fuel tax if receipts don’t meet that level.
In addition to voting for president, U.S. Senate and House, New Jerseyans will also decide whether to amend the state constitution to permit those 21 and older to use marijuana. The amendment also allows for the state to set up a regulated market for the drug.
New Jersey Governor Philip D Murphy has said that once the pandemic is over, the state will conduct a proper investigation into what went wrong although he did appear to be surprised at the high number of deaths.
A 3.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Monmouth County‘s Freehold Township woke a lot of folks, including Amy Carr. In fact, it was her dogs acting nutty that woke her.
Brian Roberts of New Jersey filed the suit in Sussex County Superior Court on Tuesday. The suit names the nursing home, a sister facility called Andover Subacute Rehab Center I and owners Louis Schwartz and Chaim Scheinbaum as defendants, in addition to unnamed staff members and assorted business entities.
LastQuake reported that someone in Matawan, 10 miles from the epicenter, described the earthquake as sounding “like a dumptruck being dropped from a few stories up, but about 4-5 blocks away. It rumbled the floor for about 5 seconds,” while someone a mile from the epicenter said that they heard “a large boom followed by […]
NEW JERSEY (CBS) – Today restaurants in New Jersey can once again serve customers indoors. The restaurants will be limited to 25% indoor capacity. Tables must be at least six feet apart and customers required to wear masks unless they’re eating or drinking.
Republican President Donald Trump’s campaign sued Murphy in U.S. District Court in New Jersey after the governor signed an executive order calling for the mail election. Since then, the governor and lawmakers enacted a law to set up such an election this year.