New Jersey observes the state holiday of Juneteenth 2022 on June 17.
It celebrates the day in 1865 when enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas, learned that the Emancipation Proclamation had freed them.
Here is everything to know about Juneteenth 2022 in New Jersey.
It is a state holiday in New Jersey, and it is now a federal holiday after President Biden signed bills the House and the Senate passed last year.
The post office will conduct business as usual, as it only observes the federal observance of Juneteenth on June 20.
Mail will be delivered as usual on June 17.
Most banks will be open.
NJ Transit and SEPTA will be operating on its normal schedules. For NJ Transit, riders should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to double-check arrival and departure times. PATH will operate on a weekday schedule.
Online processing of some documents are also available on Motor Vehicle Commission’s website.
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