COVID-19/Coronavirus

Gratitude on Gordonhurst

With rainbows and encouraging messages and lights up around our area to help lift the spirits of the community, it looks like one way some of us are coping is to stay positive. Every...

Montclair Family Wants To Help Fight COVID-19 By Organizing Volunteers

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Montclair family is looking to help organize volunteers to help fight COVID-19 in the Montclair community. Chris Auer, a software engineer, joined by his sons Jude, 7, a student at Watchung...

Gov. Phil Murphy Orders All New Jersey State Parks, Forests, Parks Closed To #FlattenTheCurve

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order closing all State parks and forests, as well as all County parks in the state of New Jersey to further social distancing. "We’ve seen far...

New Jersey Deaths From COVID-19: 1003, Positive Cases, 41,090

New Jersey received 3,663 new positive COVID-19 test results since Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 41,090. Another 86 people have died due to COVID-19 related complications, bringing the statewide total to 1,003. Essex...

CDC Recommends Wearing Masks in Public, Upper Montclair’s Moline Kronberg Cleaners Making Them

UPDATE: Scroll down to end of post for additional resources for masks sent in by readers. The Center for Disease Control is now recommending wearing face masks in public because recent studies show "a...

Rep. Mikie Sherrill’s Husband Has COVID-19, Says She Will Get Tested (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Sherrill announced she had tested negative and says her husband is doing much better. I’m thankful to report that I tested negative for #COVID19 today. I think my husband is starting to get to...
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COVID-19: NJ Cases at 29,895, Essex County at 3,067, Montclair at 142

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey increased by 4,372 new cases, bringing total cases up to 29,895. The total number of people who have...

Essex County COVID-19 Testing to Continue Weequahic Park – Three Additional Dates Scheduled

Testing for COVID-19 will continue in Essex County Weequahic Park; three additional dates have been scheduled for Monday, April 6th; Wednesday, April 8th and Friday, April 10th. Screenings are for Essex County residents only...

Two West Orange Whole Foods Employees Test Positive For Coronavirus

West Orange Whole Foods remains open, but two employees who tested positive for the coronavirus are in quarantine, a company spokesperson says according to NJ.com. “Out of an abundance of caution, the store performed an...

Montclair’s COVID-19 Cases Confirmed at 79 Monday, 13 People Have Died

The daily numbers coming out of New Jersey and specifically in our towns of Essex County are frightening and heartbreaking. These are the numbers as of Monday, March 30th. If you have lost a loved...

Floating Hospital USNS Comfort Arrives In New York

The USNS Comfort arrived in New York Monday, bringing 1,000 hospital beds and 1,200 personnel. The ship will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, and will provide medical...

Make Some Noise: Montclair To Clap For Heroes This Monday Night #clapbecausewecare

If you want to express your gratitude for all the people putting their lives on the line during the COVID-10 pandemic, there's an event this Monday, and you can attend safely at home. Clap/Cheer...

Almost 2000 New COVID-19 Cases in New Jersey, For A Total of 8,825

There are 1,982 new positive COVID-19 test results in New Jersey since yesterday, bringing the total reported cases in New Jersey to 8,825, Gov. Phil Murphy announced today. Another 27 New Jerseyans lost their...

POLL: Do You Want To Hear More From Montclair’s Leaders During COVID-19 Pandemic?

https://youtu.be/DgX_WlUQ1Ms Montclair held a virtual Town Council meeting on Tuesday. The Township Council handled business matters and Montclair town manager Timothy Stafford gave a report on how the Township is handling issues related to COVID-19...

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