Memorial Day weekend

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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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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Jersey Shore beach
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Pat Loeb
May 18, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Philadelphia officials continue to report progress in the fight against COVID-19, but they are pleading with residents not to take that as a signal to ease social distancing rules. Specifically: “Don’t go to the beach.” Read the latest here.
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If you decided to spend the holiday weekend down the shore, you might a good choice.
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Andrew Kramer
May 27, 2019 - 4:35 pm
SEA ISLE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you spent your holiday weekend down the shore, you got to enjoy some miraculous weather. Too often on Memorial Day weekend down the shore, “It’s usually cold, rainy, everyone is in sweatshirts, bundled up," said Dan Allerton, who was at the shore for the weekend...
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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Kim Glovas/KYW Newsradio
May 27, 2019 - 10:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A slow stream of people trickled in early to the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Spruce and Front streets to remember those lost in the war. Many came to the memorial alone, solemnly staring at the wall and wiping tears from their eyes. Andrew Shuman, who...
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On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
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David Madden
May 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — On this Memorial Day weekend, a South Jersey woman is making a $10,000 donation to a local animal shelter. In return, they’re honoring the woman’s mother, an animal lover herself who died at the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks in 2001. A plaque now hangs outside...
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Ocean City boardwalk
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Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2019 - 11:59 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Memorial day weekend began Friday with a breathtaking sunrise that turned the sky orange. After that, the floodgates opened and the crowds started filling the boardwalk through the morning as summer unofficially begins. It’s hard to beat a sunrise down the shore...
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Raw meat
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May 23, 2019 - 3:39 pm
By AJ Willingham (CNN) — If you're planning on firing up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, you may want to double check your meat products before you get a very un-festive surprise. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for more than 62,000...
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Free Toll Friday
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Rachel Kurland
May 23, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — If you're going to be stuck in traffic at the start of Memorial Day weekend, at least it'll be free. At least 1 million people will be traveling throughout New Jersey for the holiday — more than a quarter on the Atlantic City Expressway alone. If you plan on driving...
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