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January 1, 2021

Governor Murphy and Superintendent Callahan Announce Administrative Order Clarifying Capacity Limits for Indoor Sports Practices and Competitions and Restrictions on Interstate Youth Sports Competitions

Indoor sports practices and competitions are subject to current indoor gathering limits, which was most recently set at 10 persons. However, a practice or competition can proceed with more than 10 persons if individuals who are not necessary for the activity, such as spectators, are not present.

December 31, 2020  

Driver's license suspensions for non-moving violations no longer mandatory in NJ

It is currently mandatory for judges in the Garden State to issue license suspensions for misdemeanor offenses or failing to pay fines but the law repeals that requirement effective Jan. 1. The law also repeals mandatory license suspensions for convictions related to the sale of illegal drugs and for people who have not paid child support.

December 17, 2020  

New Library Website Provides Virtual Resources for Returning Citizens

The Long Branch Free Public Library has launched its new online Virtual Reentry Resource Center! Created by Library Director Tonya Garcia, this resource is designed to assist members of the community who have returned home to their communities after incarceration.

December 15, 2020  

"If You Can't Afford to Pay Your Utility Bill, New Jersey Can Help".

Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver and NJBPU President Joseph Fiordaliso reminds residents that there will be no utility shut-offs through at least March 15, 2021, while urging eligible residents with past-due utility bills to take action and enroll in financial assistance programs now. (originally published on Nov 9, 2020)

December 15, 2020  

New Online Resource Shows How You Can Help to Fight COVID-19

the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in coordination with NIH and Operation Warp Speed, has just launched a website called Combat COVID. The Combat COVID website, which can also be viewed in Spanish, is organized to guide you to the most relevant information based on your own COVID-19 status: