Number of The Day

June 1, 2020 | Number of The Day
It’s time to check up on those charmers among us whose stock in trade during the coronavirus pandemic is price gouging. The last time we looked — on May 11 ...
May 29, 2020 | Number of The Day
It’s a strange world when the good news is that for the week ending Saturday, May 23, new applications for unemployment benefits declined to 34,410 in New Jersey. It was ...
May 28, 2020 | Number of The Day
The state Department of Health issued permits this week to two new alternative treatment centers to begin dispensing medical marijuana, bringing the total number of operating dispensaries in the state ...
May 27, 2020 | Number of The Day
Anyone who travels by train from Boston to Washington, D.C., or even from New Jersey to Manhattan, knows the Portal Bridge. In non-COVID times, as many as 200,00 people cross ...
May 26, 2020 | Number of The Day
People shopping for groceries were already buying more online before the coronavirus pandemic. But, propelled by the strictures that have been put in place because of the health crisis, more ...
May 22, 2020 | Number of The Day
Either number you choose delivers bad news at historic levels. Total nonfarm employment in the Garden State plummeted by 757,700 jobs in April, partly as a result of the mandatory ...
May 21, 2020 | Number of The Day
Given how hard-hit New Jersey has been by COVID-19, it’s welcome news that virtually all residents know how the virus is transmitted: 97% of those surveyed by the latest Rutgers-Eagleton ...
May 20, 2020 | Number of The Day
At yesterday’s briefing by state officials on the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey Commissioner of Health Judith Persichilli reported 12 cases of multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children. The World Health Organization ...
Analytic powerhouses like Richard F. Keevey aren’t the only ones who can deduce deeper meanings from a column of numbers. Case in point: the state’s most recent release of its ...
May 18, 2020 | Number of The Day
The New Jersey Department of Human Services has received additional federal funding ($2.8 million) for mental health services during the COVID-19 crisis. Funding of $2 million from the Substance Abuse ...