Coronavirus News

April 1, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A Roosevelt Middle School student whose birthday was interrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak is making the best of the situation day by day, and her optimistic spirit recently caught the attention of the production team at “Good Morning America” (GMA). Only a week into her ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After more than a week of remote learning due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), West Orange’s public school students are beginning to adjust to their "new normal." With the exception of minor issues, the rollout of the online platform has been met with a generally ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County had 1,408 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) as of Monday morning, according to the New Jersey Department of Health, which also reported a total of 117 positive cases in the Township of West Orange. Of the 117 cases in West Orange, Mayor Robert Parisi ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Perry Bashkoff, a West Orange resident, has come up with a way to support both local businesses and the township's first responders during the coronavirus crisis. "I've been thinking of ways to help our amazing local businesses while supporting our incredible local heroes who ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After one week of remote learning, the West Orange Public Schools (WOPS) district has shared its responses to what have been considered “Frequently Asked Questions” from residents over the last several days. The responses include information about e-learning schedules, how ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Gov. Phil Murphy used part of his now daily press briefing Friday to issue an urgent call for health care professionals to sign-up as volunteers in the fight to slow the spread of COVID-19. Murphy also announced that 27 New Jerseyans passed away in the last day from the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Township of West Orange has increased from 34 to 47 in a 24-hour span, according to Mayor Rober Parisi, who announced on Thursday that five of the affected individuals are currently hospitalized while the others are recovering at their ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange police and fire departments are currently seeking donations of gloves, masks, sanitizers, no-contact infrared thermometers, paper towels and other protective equipment or high-demand items as the first responders continue to work at full capacity during the public ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ -- A drive-through testing site for Essex County residents who have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms will be opening in Weequahic Park in Newark on Thursday. The site will open on Thursday and Saturday, when 100 tests per day will be administered. It will then be open next ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Health Department reported on Tuesday that there has been a significant increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases within the township, increasing from five reported cases on Friday to 21 as of Tuesday morning. According to the West Orange Health Department, two West ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Scammers are currently leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal money, personal information or both from residents across the country, according to the West Orange Police Department (WOPD), which provided information on Friday about how residents can protect themselves from ...

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