COVID-19/Coronavirus

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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Closed Hospitals To Reopen, Meadowlands To Get 250 Beds, As NJ Cases Climb Over...

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Wednesday that the state received 736 new positive COVID19 test results since Tuesday, bringing the new total to 4,402. Essex County is up to 381 cases. Murphy said there...

New Jersey Makes Top Five For Social Distancing

Unacast, a human mobility insights company, has created a social distancing scoreboard based on tracking smartphone location data, and New Jersey made the top five in terms of staying distant. New Jersey is No....

Top Chef Masters Winner Floyd Cardoz, Celebrity Chef Known To Montclair, Dies From COVID-19

Floyd Cardoz – chef, author, restauranteur, food entrepreneur, winner of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters – who brought his talents to Montclair Food & Wine Festival, Hillside School, and other events in Montclair, has died...

COVID-19 Testing Center To Open In Essex County’s Weequahic Park

Essex County, NJ – Essex County will be opening a drive-through testing site for Essex County residents who are symptomatic of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Essex County Weequahic Park in Newark. The site...

DeCamp Bus Line Suspending Service Wednesday, Last Bus To Leave Port Authority Tonight

In a tweet today, Montclair-based DeCamp bus lines announced it would suspend all service beginning Wednesday. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, DeCamp Bus Lines will be temporarily suspending all service effective Wednesday 03/25/2020. The...

Making School Work at Home: Local Advice on Adjusting to Remote Learning

Congrats families! We made it a full week into Montclair Public School’s program in Remote Learning! Breakfasts and lunches are being provided for students who qualify, Chromebooks and hotspots have been distributed to families...

Help Feed Our Healthcare Heroes (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Thank you very much for spreading the word about our campaign to deliver food to the healthcare workers at Mountainside Hospital. The response has been overwhelming and so heartening. This idea actually started...

“Stay At Home” Order in New Jersey, All Non-Essential Retail Businesses Closed, Here’s What’s...

Governor Phil Murphy announced a statewide “Stay at Home” order Saturday and closed all non-essential retail businesses at 9 p.m., to slow the spread of the COVID-19/Coronavirus. “We know the virus spreads through...

Montclair State University Informed of Two New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University was informed Wednesday of two new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Both people are employees who were last on campus respectively Friday, March 6 and Thursday, March 12. They...

Bloomfield Mayor Encourages Residents to Shelter in Place to Stop Spread of Covid-19/Coronavirus

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia urged residents Wednesday to shelter in place in order to stop the spread of the COVID-19/Coronavirus. Residents are advised not to leave their homes unless they have...

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