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.
Hundreds of NJ schools stay remote, many delay return to buildings
Several of the state's largest public school districts have delayed a return to hybrid instruction until nearly the end of winter, already.
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.
Ocean County drownings at beach & mining ‘blue hole’, police say
A Howell man strapped into a submerged UTV and a Lavalette woman on a local beach were both found Saturday, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor.
Dozens Sick at Cumberland County 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.
ALDI: Don’t fall for online scam offering free groceries
Police in South Jersey also warned against clicking on a phony link, in the phishing scheme targeting the popular supermarket chain.
NJ prosecutors told to hold off on pot possession cases into 2021
Guidance from the state Attorney General does not apply to anyone accused of dealing pot, as laws on decriminalization and legalization of marijuana still are in the works in Trenton.
NJ stores prep for Black Friday shopping during COVID pandemic
More retailers than ever are offering pickup options with less contact, while Walmart has split its Black Friday event into three parts.
Thanksgiving 2020 Football Still On at These NJ High Schools
While the state's oldest high school rivalry will play on, another that's a century old is among those on pause this year, due to the pandemic.
Drive-thru winter fun offered by South Jersey Holiday Light Show
Among new offerings for 2020 is a South Jersey Holiday Light Show at Bridgeport Speedway in Gloucester County.
These NJ mall Santas will be behind plexiglass or Zooming in 2020
The company that owns three South Jersey malls announced touch-less plans for visits with Santa this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wawa worker slapped by NY woman over mask rule, NJ cops say
The 23-year-old woman entered the store in North Jersey with no mask, then used her jacket for a bit before lowering it, police said.
PA Man Tried to Kidnap Own Son and Stabbed Man at NJ Water Park -Cops
A Pennsylvania man has been accused of attacking two adults while trying to abduct his own child from Sahara Sam's Oasis Water Park.