NJ Election Results / Biden Win / Trump Supporters On Parkway

Tom Davis

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:

NJ Election 2020: President, Congress, Local NJ Election Results

New Jersey had hundreds of local election races on Tuesday, and the Garden State also voted for a president, senator and members of Congress.>>>Read more here.

NJ Gov. Murphy: Biden Win To Change COVID Response, 'Save Lives'

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy congratulated former Vice President Joe Biden, suggesting changes will be made in the battle to contain the coronavirus.

NJ To Take Action Against Trump Supporters Blocking Parkway

The governor spoke out about the convoy of vehicles carrying Trump supporters in Holmdel on Sunday, which blocked traffic on the parkway.

Gov. Phil Murphy Signs NJ Plastic, Paper Bag Ban Into Law

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law on Wednesday that bans the use of single-use plastic and paper bags in New Jersey.

Gov. Murphy: NJ 'Close' To Ordering New COVID-19 Restrictions

Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey is "close" to ordering new restrictions now that coronavirus numbers continue to be on the rise.

'No Basis' For Trump Victory Claim: Former Gov. Chris Christie

Christie told ABC News that, speaking as a former US attorney, the president needs to let the process play out.

NJ Gets Ball Rolling On Marijuana Legalization After Election

Gov. Phil Murphy appointed members to the board that will help shape the future of legal weed in New Jersey.

3 Charged In $1.5M Theft From Elderly Patients In Toms River

Two Toms River residents were hired to care for the siblings despite not being licensed as home health care workers, the prosecutor said.

Popular Restaurant By Ocean City Closes Due To Coronavirus Case

Josie Kelly's Public House in Somers Point says a guest who attended a private party tested positive for COVID-19.

Pet Valu Closing All U.S. Stores, Including 2 In Toms River

The pet store chain announced it is closing all of its locations in the United States.

This article originally appeared on the Point Pleasant Patch