Governor limits gatherings
Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order, which lowers indoor and outdoor gathering limits.
Indoor gathering have decreased rom 25 to 10 people.
Outdoor gathering have decreased from 500 to 150.
The indoor gathering limit for weddings, funerals, memorial services, and religious and political activities remains at 25 percent of the capacity of the room, up to a maximum of 150 people.
Indoor sporting activities may exceed the 10-person limit for essential participants, such as players, coaches, and referees. The limit is 150.
No spectators allowed at most indoor sports.
Legislative and judicial proceedings are not subject to indoor gatherings limits.
Outdoor weddings, funerals, memorial services, and religious and political activities are not subject to the outdoor limit.
All other gatherings, such as high school football games or outdoor concerts, are limited to 150.
Athletes, coaches, referees and others necessary for professional or college sports are not counted toward the 150-person limit.
Masks and social distancing are required at outdoor gatherings.
North Bergen preschoolers make video
Students and teachers from North Bergen’s preschools and Ambassadors of Kindness created a video praising the NBPD: https://www.northbergen.k12.nj.us/?fbclid=IwAR0PLhDQbZUl_Ls5B-qLWJjdw2czT0AEzveG0grfa1mqAmgHZzquCR3TGnk
No Thanksgiving trash pickup in Secaucus
Areas usually served on Thursday will get pickup on Nov. 28. Place your garbage at curbside after 6 p.m. on Nov. 26 for Friday pickup; and after 6 p.m. on Nov. 27 for Saturday pickup.
Jersey City Public Library makes appointments
Tricia Clarke will be the new program coordinator.
Samora Williams will be new Community Awareness Series (CAS) Manager.
Hannah Batren will be the new program coordinator for special events.
All are Jersey City residents.
Thanksgiving donations needed
St. Matthew Trinity Lunchtime Ministry will serve a Thanksgiving breakfast to–go style from 8 a.m. to noonon the corner of Eighth and Hudson streets in Hoboken.
Donations of socks, blankets, sandwiches, canned soups, and canned tuna are requested.
Donate to the North Bergen Toy Giveaway
Donors can use the link below to purchase a toy that will be shipped to NB C.A.R.E.S. for the Holiday Toy Giveaway. Every purchase will be matched.
Shop the Ujamaa Outdoor Holiday Market
Trinity Lutheran Church at 195 Claremont Ave. in Jersey City will host an Ujamaa Outdoor Holiday Market in its parking lot on Dec. 5 from noon to 4 p.m.
Items include accessories, jewelry, beauty products, fine art, sweets, and home goods.
Free hot chocolate, and Trinity’s DJ Smacks will spin music.
Vendors visit www.trinityjerseycity.com.
North Bergen warns of video game scams
The NBPD warns that there have been scams involving Xbox X and Playstation 5. Victims have received empty boxes, boxes with wood, old consoles, or anything to make it seem like the new system is in the box.
To do a personal exchange, use the safe space at the NBPD substation at 6100 Tonnelle Avenue, or in front of police headquarters at 4233 Kennedy Boulevard. Do not use cash app, Apple Pay, or any other money transfer service without confirming that you will receive the item you purchased.