Strongest Wind, Most Rain? NJ Town-By-Town Totals / COVID Victims

Tom Davis

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

Who Got The Strongest Winds, Most Rain? NJ Town-By-Town Totals

Many NJ towns got winds that exceeded 50 and 60 mph. They also got a lot of rain. Check for the rain totals and wind speeds in your town.>>>Read more here.

300,000 Dead: The NJ Stories Of Those We Lost To Coronavirus

It's an impossible number, but those who died were more than a statistic. They were parents, coaches, nurses, teachers, mentors and friends.

NJ Still Has 12K Power Outages As 'Black Ice' Warning Issued

State officials warned about black ice on NJ roadways as 12,000 people are still without power, all due to the Christmas storm.

Woman Killed On Rt. 1 In Nor'easter Was Homeless, Living In Car

Deborah Smick and her son George were homeless for 10 months, as the pandemic raged. Police and township have now stepped in to help.

Gov. Murphy: NJ Has Largest 2-Day COVID Death Toll in 7 Months

Gov. Murphy reported that NJ has had more than 100 COVID-related deaths for two days straight, and he urged people to stay home for the holidays.

NJ Misses Deadline For Nursing Home COVID-19 Vaccines

State officials said they missed the deadline for starting COVID-19 vaccinations at nursing homes. Now New Jersey has to wait to start.

Here's When NJ May Be 'Back To Normal' – And You'll Be COVID-Free

State officials outlined plans for reaching "herd immunity" in New Jersey – and when you'll be safe from COVID-19 once the vaccines work.

Gov. Murphy: NJ Opening 6 COVID Vaccine 'Megasites:' Here's Where

The six "megasites," as well as 200 satellite centers, will deliver vaccinations for COVID-19, the governor said. Here's when and where.

Parents Sue Scotch Plains-Fanwood Schools For Closing Amid COVID

The lawsuit challenges "the blatant abuse of discretion" by the district for the "unconstitutional" continued shutdown of in-school learning.

This article originally appeared on the Point Pleasant Patch