Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:
hNew Jersey's confirmed death toll is now 14,312 as 760 new cases and six more confirmed deaths were announced on Saturday – the highest daily new-case count in three months. 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.
Establishments may face a tough winter with cold weather limiting outdoor dining. The ManaFirkin Brewing Company found a solution.
WATCH: Dr. Anthony Fauci told Gov. Murphy that NJ can "competently" reopen amid COVID-19, and he addressed why. He also spoke about vaccines.
WATCH: Gov. Phil Murphy extended NJ's public health emergency amid the COVID-19 crisis as cases have spiked in four counties.
Video: Firefighters were able to put out the fire before it spread to the trailer full of monkeys in Bridgewater on Thursday.
NJIT in Newark quarantined hundreds of students after finding traces of the virus in their fecal matter.
Both a Black Lives Matter and a Trump MAGA sign have now been taken down from Middletown high school classrooms.
An insurance agency posted this elaborate video of the apparent heist. A police car stopped a few feet away, then continued.
If all goes well, Johnson & Johnson anticipates the first batches of its COVID-19 vaccine to be available for emergency use in early 2021.
MVC and driver's licenses services shut down on Monday, but the problems were fixed, officials said. One person collapsed in line.