By ERIN ROLL
The Montclair Public Library had a difficult financial year in 2020, with its budget $530,000 less than what it had hoped for, according to library data.
But the library hopes that 2021 will bring an increased budget, and with it, staff and services back at full capacity.
Mayor Sean Spiller has appointed a COVID-19 Recovery Task Force composed of residents and representatives of small businesses and nonprofits, as a kind of think tank to analyze pandemic-related issues in Montclair and come up with solutions.
Murphy said Friday, Nov. 20, that, if the FDA approval is given, the state could receive its first shipment of 130,000 doses of Pfizer’s vaccine in mid-December, hopefully followed by a first shipment of Moderna’s vaccine in late December.
On Sunday, New Jersey reported 4,540 COVID-19 cases: the highest daily number at any time during the pandemic. Saturday had the second-highest number at 4,395, up from 3,399 reported on Friday. Today, Nov. 16, new cases totaled 2,232.