Katie Sobko, North Jersey News

Katie Sobko

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Recent:
  • North Jersey News
Past:
  • Daily Record
  • MyCentralJersey
  • USA TODAY
  • delawareonline

Recent articles by Katie:

Expect delays at Wayne MVC during construction, officials say

As the state agency ramps up after being closed, customers are advised to go to the Oakland, Paterson or Lodi sites for license transactions. → Read More

Need to replace an expired inspection sticker? Here's what to know as MVC continues reopening

Vehicle inspections and road tests have resumed at Motor Vehicle Agency locations throughout the state. → Read More

NJ hospitals allow patient visits, but with a wide array of restrictions

Visitors must be at least 18 years old and must wear personal protective gear provided by the hospitals. → Read More

NJ MVC reopening delayed until July for testing of text notification system

Most in-person MVC transactions scheduled to begin June 29 in New Jersey will be delayed until July 7. However, you can still take your road test. → Read More

Bill would mandate NJ police departments create minority hiring programs

Bill that passed the NJ Assembly would mandate that law enforcement agencies establish minority recruitment and hiring programs → Read More

Guidelines for reopening NJ schools will be released Friday, Gov. Murphy says

Gov. Phil Murphy said that guidelines for reopening school districts throughout the state will be announced Friday. → Read More

NJ colleges can resume clinical, lab and hands-on classes July 1 if they submit safety plans

Schools must submit reopening plans to the state at least 14 days → Read More

'Drag Race' stars to headline 'Drive 'N Drag' drive-in shows at Garden State Plaza in July

A three-day drive-in event will bring several cast members from "RuPaul's Drag Race" to Garden State Plaza. → Read More

Garfield to move school district elections to November

Garfield was one of only a handful of districts that still held spring elections. → Read More

Carlstadt says health official let go after racist comments, threats

A member of the Board of Health made racist comments as well as threats to the participants of a rally on social media, the borough said. → Read More

As a nation grapples with systemic racism, Newark continues legal push for police oversight

The city’s police union has been opposed from the outset, claiming the board would interfere with the department’s internal affairs. → Read More

Jersey City council moves ahead on police review, approves 'Black Lives Matter Day'

The City Council voted on Wednesday to create an ad hoc committee to review the state of police policies and procedures. → Read More

Gov. Murphy raises the limit on indoor and outdoor gatherings

The number of people allowed to gather indoors is now 25 percent of the building's capacity or 50 people, whichever is lower. → Read More

North Jersey protests: Live updates for Saturday (June 6)

Rallies will be held in Englewood, Hackensack, Wayne, Newton and Jersey City, among other towns. → Read More

Exclusive: New Jersey's MVC offices reopening soon. Here's what you need to know

The Motor Vehicle Commission buildings have been overhauled during the closure to add Plexiglas barriers and other social distancing measures → Read More

Loved and Lost: Robert Moir was skilled with his hands and was a great dancer, too

A hard worker even as a child, Robert Moir got a job delivering laundry by bicycle at age 8. He died at age 91 due to coronavirus. → Read More

'It blew up': More than 1,000 join march in Garfield to protest racial injustice

Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly of Paterson joined the rally to protest George Floyd's death, as did Garfield Mayor Richard Rigoglioso. → Read More

Englewood food pantry struggling to serve hundreds of new clients

The Office of Concern Food Pantry at St. Cecilia’s in Englewood has seen a staggering number of new clients in recent weeks. → Read More

Englewood residents question officials at policing forum in wake of George Floyd's death

One activist called the session "fluff" and said racism was the real problem. → Read More

What phase is New Jersey in? Here's a look at what's next in NJ reopening plan

Here's a look at what is scheduled to reopen in New Jersey next and what is to come in the following weeks. → Read More