Saturday, January 16, 2021

COVID-19/Coronavirus

Verona Public Schools Announces Plan To Shift To Full Remote From January 4-15

Dear Parents, Guardians and Staff, ed. Verona Public Schools will shift to a full remote learning schedule for all students and staff, including self-contained special education, in Preschool through grade 12 from January 4 - January...

Glen Ridge Public Schools Report New COVID-19 Cases

Glen Ridge Schools had previously reported an alarming number of COVID-19 cases in the district. On Friday, an email sent to parents and caregivers shared that four new cases were reported, affecting three schools...

Glen Ridge High School Reports ‘Alarming’ Number of COVID-19 Cases

Glen Ridge High School has an alarming number of COVID-19 cases, reports Superintendent Dirk Phillips who notified parents Monday that all district school buildings will be all-remote for the week of November 30. Phillips first...

Gov. Murphy Suspends High School & Youth Sports; Tightens Outdoor Gatherings More

All indoor youth and adult organized sports are being placed on a full pause – effective 6:00 a.m. on December 5th through January 2nd, 2021, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. "We’re seeing outbreaks related to...

Rutgers Leading Coronavirus Therapeutic Clinical Trial

Have you tested positive for COVID-19 in the past few days? Researchers are investigating a potential treatment for people recently diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 who have no or mild symptoms Rutgers is leading a clinical trial...

New Jersey To Issue New Travel Guidance; Famous Jerseyans Urge ‘Wear A Friggin’ Mask’

New Jersey's First Lady Tammy Murphy shared a new campaign to get people to wear masks. "As we enter the holiday season, it’s important to stay vigilant about COVID-19. Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Jon...

New COVID-19 Testing Dates in Montclair at Glenfield Park Wally Choice Community Center

Mayor Sean M. Spiller and the Township Council are pleased to announce six COVID-19 testing events to be held in Montclair from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m., on November 23, 24 and 30, and December...

When A Pandemic Struck, YMCA of Montclair Struck Back

When many local schools announced they would be conducting the school year through remote learning or hybrid options, YMCA of Montclair CEO Buddy Evans decided to pivot, yet again. He converted the space at the...

Verona High School Football Players, Coaches Asked To Quarantine After COVID-19 Exposure

Verona High School football players and coaches have been asked to quarantine by Montclair Department of Health, according to Dr. Rui Dionisio, Superintendent of Schools for Verona Public School District, who emailed parents Thursday. Dionisio...

Montclair COVID-19 Cases Climbing, Mayor Announces COVID-19 Task Force

COVID-19 cases are rising at a frightening rate in New Jersey - 14,566 cases in the last four days, bringing the state total number of cases to 281,493. New Jersey Gov. Murphy, who retightened...

Gov. Murphy Tightens Restrictions on Gatherings To Reduce COVID-19 Spread

Gov. Murphy announced he will sign an executive order Monday retightening restrictions on gatherings to help stop the spread of COVID-19, after a weekend where New Jersey set new daily records for COVID-19 cases,...

Get Tested: Essex County Announces Upcoming COVID-19 Testing Sites

Essex County leads the state in deaths caused by COVID-19. Whether you are exhibiting symptoms or not, residents are encouraged to make an appointment and get tested. To make an appointment, visit www.EssexCOVID.org or call...

Will Montclair Order Curfew For Non-Essential Businesses to Limit Community Spread?

As New Jersey gets slammed by a second wave of the coronavirus, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday that he is signing an executive order giving municipalities and counties the option to regulate the operating...
year in review

New Jersey Reporting 3,877 New Positive COVID-19 Cases and 21 New Deaths

New Jersey reported 3,877 new positive COVID-19 cases Tuesday and 21 new deaths from the virus. That brings the total of reported cases in the last five days to a whopping 13,401. "These numbers...