Tag: New Jersey

Neighborhood Noises fulfills New Jersey art niche

Photo courtesy of Gisselle Carino-Bazan. Don’t you wish there was a spot where you could learn more about new and rising artists within the New Jersey music scene? Perhaps a media outlet that gives you entertaining, engaging and informative content on your new favorite artists? Luckily for you, three friends […]

For better or worse, mask mandates are being lifted

Photo courtesy of Karolina Grabowska, Pexels. New York and New Jersey were ravaged by coronavirus and were among the states that set more stringent restrictions regarding masks and social distancing. They haven’t wavered in their strict policies during the course of the pandemic, until now.  COVID-19 appears to be going in […]

Governor Murphy to lift school mask mandates next month

Photo courtesy of Phil Murphy, Flickr. New Jersey school districts and daycare centers will no longer be required to wear masks beginning March 7, administration officials said. Gov. Phil Murphy’s decision counters one of the state’s constant pandemic restrictions, signaling a shift in attitude toward COVID-19. “This is not a declaration […]

Book banning promotes censorship in education

Photo courtesy of Element5 Digital, Pexels. Book banning is a long-standing battle teachers, librarians and book-lovers have been fighting. The topic resurfaced into the mainstream news when “Maus,” a graphic novel written and illustrated by Art Spiegelman based on his father's experience during the Holocaust, was banned by a Tennessee school […]