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The first snow day of the year and where things stand with the Covid. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https://jerseyjobsandbiz.com (JerseyJobsAndBiz.com) or you can email us directly at [email protected]
Looking at the vaccine news and what that means for you. For example, you can see where you are in line for the vaccine https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/12/03/opinion/covid-19-vaccine-timeline.html (courtesy of the New York Times). Wh
Talk about the month of November, the growing number of vaccines, how we did during the Turkey day holiday, and the still rising threats of Covid in the area. Talk about the month of November, the growing number of vaccines, how we did during t
It's Friday the 13th, which it was the day that the lockdowns began here in the Garden State. And while we were hoping that the situation would be getting better by now, it appears our rates of infections, hospitalization, and deaths are climb
Patrice and Mathew recap the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Elections, the good news about vaccine development from Pfizer, and yet, we are still talking about much higher covid rates as we go into the winter months. If you have a story to s
Patrice and Mathew recap Halloween in the age of Covid, discuss the devastating loss for Rutgers football, and then go deep into how upside down the world feels ahead of election day, including the disruption on the Garden State Parkway and Tap
Covid-19 cases are starting to surge again in the Garden State as the weather turns cooler. A preview on what you can expect for Halloween this Saturday. And Rutgers shocks us all with a big win in their first game. If you have a story to sh
The https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/10/nj-reports-1301-new-covid-19-cases-the-highest-since-may-and-11-more-deaths.html (trends are moving in the wrong direction), exploring how the https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/essex/schools/website-li
We are taking a break from our usual Covid coverage to talk about the other big story for 2020, the upcoming election. We wanted to make sure we understand how voting will look and feel this year given everything going on, so we are bringing o
The good news for New Jersey is that the transmission rate is still relatively low. However, in one demographic group, 19-24 year olds, transmission rate is 3x as high, suggesting that going back to school is leading to spikes in Covid-19 cases
Today marks 19 years since the September 11th attacks, we reflect on those as well as everything that has happened here over the least 6 months. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https://jerseyjobsandbiz.com (Jers
This week we are joined by Megan D'Ariano, Ticket to Work Specialist with America Works of New Jersey. Ticket to Work is a free and voluntary program that helps people find meaningful employment. Megan describes the Ticket to Work program in de
Some great news for the Garden State as we shift well into https://patch.com/new-jersey/parsippany/gov-murphy-nj-well-stage-3-coronavirus-reopening (Stage 3 of Coronavirus Reopening). That means indoor dining, gyms opening up, and even the cha
New Jersey infection rates for Covid-19 are moving in the right direction, although more school districts announce remote-only start to the school year. A Saliva test could make it easier to open the economy, and a new Knucklehead beer for the
Rise in Covid cases across the Garden State, schools get ready to open and layout more guidance for when they'll have to close, and college football might be in a timeout. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https:/
GDP numbers plunge in the second quarter, prospects for reopening schools in-person get slimmer, and the weather outlook worsens with a hurricane approaching. That and more on today's episode. If you have a story to share please fill out the c
A heat wave hits the Garden State, the https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2020-07-24/the-economic-second-wave-of-covid-19 (economic second wave) of the virus is coming, Covid rides the wave of https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/202
On today's show, Patrice and Mathew explore the current state of school reopenings in a Covid world. The Governor has made a big push to https://www.nj.gov/governor/news/news/562020/20200716a.shtml (bridge the digital divide), the NJEA is http
Restaurants continue to plan for a return to indoor dining, but as of this recording, it is still a “planning” exercise. Some have been able to take advantage of outdoor space to set up tables and service, but others are still relying solely on
A tale of good news/bad news for the Garden State on the Covid front. On one hand, we seem to be https://twitter.com/itsneilb/status/1278056305287147521 (one of two places doing well) to contain the virus. On the other hand, a new report from
New Jersey continues on its path to reopening with news that https://6abc.com/new-jersey-reopening-nj-coronavirus-amusement-parks-open/6261989/ (playgrounds, amusement parks, and waterparks can open); the Governor getting ready to https://www.n
Companies with an online presence have been expanding their efforts as Covid-19 not only changes the way we shop, but also conduct business. Companies that create websites and teach clients how to benefit from their platform are adapting to var
The reopening of New Jersey continued this week as Governor Murphy announced that https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2020/06/18/nj-malls-can-reopen-june-29-murphy-says/3214927001/ (malls could start to allow patrons) with specific guideline
Sports have fallen by the wayside during the shutdown to fight Covid-19, and that has forced facilities that cater to sports and coaching to adapt. Patrice Sikora spoke with Duke Baxter, CEO of Zoned Sports Academy in Bridgewater in Somerset Co
Great news for the Garden State, as Governor Murphy moves to lift Covid-19 restrictions and open more of New Jersey. We talk about where you will see more openings and how they will impact you. Although, as we talk about reopening New Jersey
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