Memorial Day

Gov. Phil Murphy gives daly update on coronavirus pandemic
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KYW Staff
May 26, 2020 - 11:01 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced some changes about Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies and professional sports on Tuesday that indicate further restrictions are being lifted in the state.
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A sign on a business door reminding people to wear masks
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KYW Staff
May 25, 2020 - 3:33 pm
With the impact of COVID-19, all of us have our own battles: it could be a loved one who has fallen victim, a lost job, or a lost spring with friends at school. Read more here.
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Battleship New Jersey Memorial Day 2020
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Justin Udo
May 25, 2020 - 1:40 pm
In addition to military servicemen and women, the Battleship New Jersey in Camden honored front-line and essential workers this Memorial Day, who are currently fighting the coronavirus pandemic head-on. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump turns after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, in Arlington, Va.
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AP News
May 25, 2020 - 12:42 pm
President Donald Trump silently honored the nation's war dead Monday in a wreath ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, first in a pair of public events also taking him to Baltimore, to the chagrin of the mayor. Read more here.
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Ocean City, N.J., boardwalk
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Tim Jimenez
May 25, 2020 - 11:27 am
This isn’t the Memorial Day at the shore that many beachgoers were dreaming about a few months ago. Read more here,
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LaVonne Camp, a Moorestown resident who served in the military as a nurse during World War II, will be honored by Moorestown in a virtual Memorial Day ceremony.
Courtesy of LaVonne Camp
Kimberly Adams
May 24, 2020 - 6:27 pm
Women who served in the military will be honored at a Moorestown virtual Memorial Day ceremony, including a nurse who served during World War II. Read more here.
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Jersey Shore beach
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KYW Staff
May 24, 2020 - 1:52 pm
Officials asked Pennsylvania residents not to go down the shore this Memorial Day Weekend, but many people did anyway, as beaches opened for the unofficial start of summer with many restrictions in place. Read more here.
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The nonprofit Carry the Load schedules cross-country walks on Memorial Day to honor the fallen, but this year, COVID-19 has them taking their events online.
Courtesy of Yardley Borough Mayor Chris Harding
Charlotte Reese
May 24, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Memorial Day traditions are being changed this year due to coronavirus. But one organization is still carrying on its mission, virtually.
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Social distancing
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KYW Staff
May 22, 2020 - 11:42 am
Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed an executive order relieving the limit on outdoor gatherings from 10 to 25 people. At his Friday coronavirus media briefing, Murphy also had some sobering words about effect of the pandemic on the state budget...
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New Jersey’s new law banning smoking on public beaches and in parks statewide is now in effect. But the legislation lacks one important provision: who enforces it?
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Mike Dougherty
May 22, 2020 - 9:54 am
The Jersey Shore is open for Memorial Day weekend, and officials in Pennsylvania say a road trip to the coast isn't their recommended treatment for cabin fever. Read more here.
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