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COVID-19: Adolescent cases continue to climb

The number of new COVID-19 cases in adolescents and young adults continues to climb, according to state health officials. 
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Montclair police blotter: Sept. 18, 2020

The police blotter is provided to Montclair Local at the discretion of the Montclair Police Department and may not reflect the complete scope of police activity.
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Township employees return to in-person work

Municipal employees returned to in-person work on Sept. 8. Social distancing and safety measures are in place.
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COVID-19: Officials warn against large gatherings, indoor parties amid virus transmission among young people

State officials rebuked a group of YouTube influencers whose appearance in Seaside Heights on Monday, Sept. 14, drew 1,500 young adults, many without masks, and required several different police agencies to break it up. 
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COVID-19: Start of school leads to discussion of virus transmission

Murphy and Ed Lifshitz, director of the communicable diseases service of the state Health Department, said the state is not aware of any reports of in-school transmission. 

COVID-19: Young adults, teens contracting the virus growing in numbers

The 19-24 age group now has the highest percentage of positivity of COVID-19 in the state, Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at today’s briefing. 

COVID-19: New Jersey marks six months since start of pandemic

Since the start of the pandemic on March 4, the numbers have declined drastically from their peak in April, when there were daily reports topping 4,000 positive new cases, 8,000 hospitalizations and 400 new deaths, including 72 deaths probably due to the virus, in one day. 
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Montclair police blotter: Sept. 2, 2020

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Police investigating three robberies on Aug. 24

Police are investigating three robberies that took place in the area of Bloomfield Avenue on Aug. 24.

COVID-19: Unemployment applications double, state stockpiling for second wave, today’s numbers

The number of New Jerseyans seeking new unemployment benefits has spiked, reversing a two-week decline in new weekly claims.