Time-lapse video: Historic home on Prospect Avenue is moved
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Time-lapse video: Historic home on Prospect Avenue is moved

Princeton resident James Bash created a time-lapse video of a large, 19th-century Victorian home at 110 Prospect Avenue being moved within the Prospect Avenue Historic District. The relocation took place in two parts on the mornings of Nov. 10 and 11. Princeton University will renovate and restore the building, along with the two neighboring houses…

On Veterans Day, Princeton community honors those who served
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On Veterans Day, Princeton community honors those who served

The Spirit of Princeton held a Veterans Day ceremony at the All Wars Monument on Wednesday morning to honor all those who served the United States in the military. Speakers included U.S. Army Capt. Galen Mandes and U.S. Navy Lt. Alex Hydrean, who are both members of the Princeton University Student Veterans club, Princeton Mayor-Elect…

To reopen, NJ needs faster, more accurate COVID tests
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To reopen, NJ needs faster, more accurate COVID tests

Problems like false-positive COVID-19 test results and long test result turnarounds underscore the dilemma facing New Jersey schools and businesses as they look to reopen. Abbott Labs’ new $5 rapid antigen test, BinAxNow, is on a self-contained card that school nurses and pharmacist technicians can administer with a nose swab. Stick the swab into the card…

NJ diner reopens despite indoor dining ban
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NJ diner reopens despite indoor dining ban

By Brenda Flanagan, NJTV News Breakfast patrons dined al fresco at the Frenchtown Cafe, which offers seating for about 30 on the patio. But 54 seats inside remained empty under the Murphy administration’s continued lockdown on indoor dining in New Jersey. Cafe diners don’t mind as long as the weather stays nice. “I think especially…

Critics: NJ must open offices for unemployment claims
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Critics: NJ must open offices for unemployment claims

Many New Jersey residents tired of waiting for long-delayed unemployment checks say they’d like the Department of Labor to reopen field offices around the state so they can solve claim problems in-person with staff. Throughout the pandemic, all claims have been handled online or over the phone and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle…

Some officials expect staff shortages, online classes in NJ schools this fall
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Some officials expect staff shortages, online classes in NJ schools this fall

New Jersey school districts trying to finalize plans for fall classes could face teacher and staff shortages, at least that’s what officials in some school districts like Camden are predicting. Districts must also offer online-only learning if parents decide not to send their kids to class on campus. It’s a tough planning process complicated by…

COVID-19 vaccine trials show promising early results
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COVID-19 vaccine trials show promising early results

Health experts agree situations of COVID-19 flare ups will be common as the state reopens, or at least until scientists develop a vaccine for broad distribution. There appears to be a clear front runner from the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca that’s showing promising results in human testing. It received an endorsement from…

NJ nurses want more PPE and support for second COVID-19 wave
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NJ nurses want more PPE and support for second COVID-19 wave

By Brenda Flanagan, NJTV News Leaders at one health care union with 13,000 members say a soon-to-be-released survey shows 20% of respondents got COVID-19. More than half felt they were exposed to the virus. Many feel shell-shocked. They want more PPE and support in case there is a second COVID-19 wave in New Jersey.

Local hospital celebrates COVID-19 patient’s discharge after his two-month hospitalization
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Local hospital celebrates COVID-19 patient’s discharge after his two-month hospitalization

Capital Health Medical Center in Hopewell celebrated the discharge of a COVID-19 patient this past weekend who had been hospitalized for 60 days due to complications from the virus. John Paul, a Mercer County resident, was reunited with his wife and children as staff members at the hospital cheered and cried. 6ABC Action News captured…

United Airlines adds flights in Newark, ramps up cleaning
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United Airlines adds flights in Newark, ramps up cleaning

For the first time in a month, passengers on Wednesday boarded a United Airlines flight to Orlando from Newark Liberty International Airport. Staff enforced United’s new protocols: boarding from back to front to minimize passenger interaction and requiring that everyone wear a mask during the entire flight. The TSA reports airline travel is down 92%…

NJ bill would extend emergency sick leave for workers
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NJ bill would extend emergency sick leave for workers

New Jersey has been a leader in providing sick leave for workers in a pre-pandemic world. But, with COVID-19 quarantines averaging 14 days, supporters of a new bill sponsored by Senator Loretta Weinberg say that number needs to be increased to match medical demands. During a Zoom press conference Wednesday, Weinberg and workers, some who…

Walmart, pharmacists to expand NJ’s COVID-19 testing
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Walmart, pharmacists to expand NJ’s COVID-19 testing

There are 2,239 pharmacies in New Jersey, including retail chains and independent businesses. Last week, the acting director of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Division of Consumer Affairs signed an administrative order that permits licensed pharmacists to perform COVID-19 tests at, or immediately outside of, a registered pharmacy. Under the order, pharmacists can administer tests…

Some nurses clash with employers over personal protective equipment
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Some nurses clash with employers over personal protective equipment

Amid lingering concerns about the supply of protective gear worn by nurses and other health care professionals, some workers and their representatives are clashing with employers over whether appropriate steps are being taken to protect those on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.

NJ official explains ‘peak’ and predictive COVID-19 outbreak modeling
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NJ official explains ‘peak’ and predictive COVID-19 outbreak modeling

Predictive modeling shows the height of the COVID-19 outbreak hitting New Jersey sometime between April 19 and May 11. But the data is constantly changing, so what can these models tell us about whether efforts to flatten the curve are working? Senior NJTV Correspondent Briana Vannozzi spoke with New Jersey’s Chief Innovation Officer Beth Simone…

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