Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:
NJ Coronavirus, Reopen Updates: Here’s What You Need To Know
New Jersey’s confirmed death toll is now 14,114 now that 427 new cases and three more confirmed deaths were announced on Saturday. Here are the areas with new cases, the town-by-town and county-by-county totals and the latest coronavirus, school and reopening developments in New Jersey.>>>Read more here.
Rare Coronavirus Syndrome In Kids: NJ Among 3 Hardest-Hit States
A number of New Jersey children have been diagnosed with a rare inflammatory syndrome linked to the coronavirus. Here’s what this means.
It Was A Tornado That Touched Down In NJ, NWS Confirms
It was indeed a tornado that touched down on the Brookdale college campus and nearby Lincroft area Wednesday.
Gov. Murphy Nixes NJ Regional Reopen, Gym, Indoor Dining Restart
Gov. Murphy has rejected calls to reopen New Jersey on a regional basis and business industry calls to reopen gyms and indoor dining. Here’s why.
Murphy Issues Warning After 5 Jersey Shore Bars Break COVID Rules
NJ Gov. Phil Murphy issued a warning now that 5 Jersey Shore bars have been called out for breaking coronavirus orders within the past week.
Authorities Changed Locks On Lacey’s Lakeside Diner
Authorities went to the Lakeside Diner with a locksmith since the owner has repeatedly defied Gov. Phil Murphy’s ban on indoor dining.
58 Arrested In Mercer County ATM Scam: Prosecutor
Scammers exploited a technical glitch in Santander Bank and used prepaid debit cards to withdraw money from ATMs, prosecutors said.
New Jersey SAT Scores Released In 2020: Every High School Ranked
Here are every NJ high school’s average SAT scores that were released. Patch ranked them from top to bottom.
Toddler Dies After Fisherman Pulls Him From Lake Hopatcong: Cops
The three-year-old’s death is not considered suspicious, authorities said.
‘Our Family Needs Prayers:’ Surfer Paralyzed In Point Beach
His family has asked for help after he was thrown off his surfboard in Point Pleasant Beach.