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Coronavirus Update: Two More Positive Test Results

Coronavirus Update: Two More Positive Test Results

Two more township residents have tested positive for the coronavirus in the preceding 24 hours, the township Office of Emergency Management reported on Aug. 7. There were no new deaths of township residents attributed to the virus in that time frame. A total of 1,395 township residents have tested positive for the virus since mid-March, […]

Proposed Single-Use Plastic Ban Readied, But Its Fate Uncertain

Proposed Single-Use Plastic Ban Readied, But Its Fate Uncertain

A proposed township ban on most single-use plastics is ready after months of work, but the question of whether the Township Council will entertain it remains open. The township’s Environmental Commission spent hours over the last six months agonizing over what would be included in the proposed ordinance, finally settling on most single-use bags, polystyrene […]

School District Hopes To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing For District Staff, Families

School District Hopes To Offer Free COVID-19 Testing For District Staff, Families

Free coronavirus testing for school district staff, students and their families is in the planning stages, and could be offered by the end of the month. That was one of the nuggets of information provided by schools Superintendent John Ravally August 4 during a teleconference “Town Hall” held to answer questions about the re-opening of […]

10 Percent Of Township Students Opt Out Of In-Person Learning, So Far

10 Percent Of Township Students Opt Out Of In-Person Learning, So Far

On the eve of a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the school district’s reopening plan, nearly 10 percent of the township’s student population will start the school year learning at home. District spokeswoman Mary Clark said that as of the afternoon of Aug. 3, the district was notified that 666 students would opt for […]

Township Coronavirus Testing Program Growing In Popularity

Township Coronavirus Testing Program Growing In Popularity

The township-sponsored COVID-19 testing program held at houses of worship is on track to test nearly 1,200 people in its first two days. About 545 people were tested on July 27 at St. Matthias Church, and 600 people have registered for the July 31 testing at the former Consolata Missionaries property on Route 27. COVID-19 […]

School Board: District Is ‘Institutionally Racist,’ Sets Anti-Racism Goals

School Board: District Is ‘Institutionally Racist,’ Sets Anti-Racism Goals

A policy that acknowledges historic and current “personal and institutional racism” in the school district, as well as a commitment to overcome it, was introduced on first reading at the July 23 Board of Education meeting. In its “anti-racism” policy, the Board pledged to “end the predictive value of race and ensure the success of […]

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School Offers In-Person and Virtual Summer School

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School Offers In-Person and Virtual Summer School

Sponsored Content submitted by Central Jersey College Prep Charter School. The Central Jersey College Prep Charter School is offering a targeted summer program for all students to meet their individual needs and help to limit summer regression for all students. All summer programs run from Monday, July 13 – Friday, August 21, and will be […]

Updated: Alternate In-Person And Virtual Learning Weeks, Face Masks Highlight District’s Planned Schools Re-Opening

Updated: Alternate In-Person And Virtual Learning Weeks, Face Masks Highlight District’s Planned Schools Re-Opening

Update: The school district will hold a virtual “town hall” meeting at 6 p.m. on Aug. 4 to address questions and concerns parents and others may have about the proposed re-opening plan. Schools Superintendent John Ravally said at the July 23 virtual school board meeting that the district will create a Google forum for parents […]

Major COVID-19, Antibody Testing Program Announced For Township

Major COVID-19, Antibody Testing Program Announced For Township

With a goal of getting “tens of thousands” of township residents tested for the coronavirus, township officials on July 23 announced a testing program that will run from July 27 through August 7. The tests will be conducted at various houses of worship in the township, will be free and will not require the person […]