Memorial Day

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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Gabriela Arevalo
May 21, 2020 - 3:17 pm
If you’re planning on taking a road trip amid the coronavirus pandemic, here are some helpful safety tips from experts to make sure that your local vacation goes smoothly. Find out more here!
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Jacquie Cadorette
May 20, 2020 - 6:59 am
If you’ve got kids at home, it’s likely the options for keeping everyone busy have been exhausted. Luckily, there are still some ways to celebrate the holiday from the comfort of your property, according to AJC.
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Masks and hand sanitizer
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KYW Staff
May 19, 2020 - 9:32 pm
It is worth taking a second to show appreciation for how hard the vast majority of people are working to contain this virus by taking common sense steps to reduce spread. Read more here.
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American flags at graveyard
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Mark Abrams
May 19, 2020 - 10:46 am
A Montgomery County company has been granted a waiver by the Wolf administration to send out their inventory of American flags for placement on the graves of veterans in time for Memorial Day weekend. 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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Julia LeDoux
May 18, 2020 - 9:21 am
Only families of the fallen who are buried at Arlington National Cemetery will be allowed inside the historic site to pay their respects over the Memorial Day weekend.
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Memorial Day remembrance
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Kimberly Adams
May 17, 2020 - 7:36 pm
Cherry Hill Township takes on a new approach to its traditional Memorial Day tribute. Those who paid the ultimate sacrifice will be remembered virtually this year due to the pandemic. Read more here.
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Museum of the American Revolution
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John McDevitt
May 17, 2020 - 5:04 pm
The Museum of the American Revolution invites the public to pay tribute, virtually, to the men and women who lost their lives in service to our country on Memorial Day weekend. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
May 13, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Philadelphia officials still won’t speculate when the city can reopen, but they are taking a first step toward that day — even as they reported the highest number of newly confirmed fatalities from the virus yet. Read more here.
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