WESTFIELD, NJ — A 91-year-old man from the town who died had tested positive for coronavirus, COVID-19.

A Westfield man who works as a doctor in the emergency department of St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson is seeing young people become severely sickened by the virus.

The Westfield United Fund received more than $55,000 from more than 450 residents to help local businesses and their employees who have been devastated by the coronavirus crisis. Read these stories, and more:

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