8-06: New Normal, Twp. Com. Mtg. Tonight, Virtual Main St.: Coder School, Case Report


Interview with local expert on controlling the spread of the virus and saving lives 

The following link is to an article by Dr. Martin Blaser, director of Rutgers’ Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine and professor of medicine and microbiology. Health Officer Stephanie Carey felt this article included useful information for our residents. It discusses the current situation and what we now know about Covid-19 and recommends safety practices for the current time :




Televised Meeting – Instructions to View / Comment

In order to offer the public more opportunities for participation, Montgomery Township is now conducting its remote televised Twp. Committee meetings as Live Zoom Webinars.

The next meeting of the Montgomery Twp. Committee will be tongiht, Thurs., Aug. 6 at 7 PM. View Live or Rebroadcast Here or watch on Comcast Channel 29.

You may join the webinar by computer (link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82977248796?pwd=b0g5d2h6bG0vUWViTGNuYmpRUkxDUT09 Passcode: 883843) or by telephone dial +1 301 715 8592  & enter webinar ID: 829 7724 8796. Note: Those wishing to participate in Zoom video call must first open an account at Zoom.us. Participants may comment by typing under the Q&A section in Zoom.

Alternately, you may comment via email in advance/during the meeting at: publiccomment@twp.montgomery.nj.us or via telephone during meeting by dialing: +1 646 558 8656, enter code: 849 1870 4794.  You will communicate with the Township Clerk who will convey your comment / question to elected officials during the public comment period of the meeting.



THE CODER SCHOOL to hold Grand Opening Aug. 10

Today on Virtual Main Street we feature The Coder School, located in The Grove Shopping Center at the corner of Rt. 206 and Belle Mead-Griggstown Road.  This brand new kids coding school and new Montgomery business has been virtual since late June but will host its Grand Opening to the community on August 8th 10-1pm. The school – which aims to show the next generation of kids how inspiring and exciting technology can be – has a motto: “Learn to code. Change the world.” This Silicon Valley-based after-school coding program offers many ways to keep kids engaged. Watch video at :






Note: There have been zero (0) new cases in Montgomery/Rocky Hill since our last report Monday, 8-03-20.

The Montgomery Health Dept. is monitoring travelers from out-of-state ‘hot spots’ for self-quarantine.

As of 9 am 8/05

NJ cases: 183,327
NJ deaths: 15,842
Somerset County cases: 5,202
Somerset County deaths: 561
Montgomery cases:  136
Montgomery deaths: 7
Rocky Hill cases: 6
Rocky Hill deaths: 0

Age Ranges of Cases in Montgomery & Rocky Hill:

13        <20
18        20-29
19        30-39
22        40-49
26        50-59
19        60-69
5        70-79
20        80+

142 confirmed and probably cases for Montgomery and Rocky Hill in total, of which:

– 126 presumed recovered a

–     9 currently ill

–     7 fatalities

a “Presumed recovered” means 30 days have elapsed since individual’s diagnosis and the person is not hospitalized.

For further statistics, go to the Health Dept.’s COVID-19 portal: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid19/,  State of NJ DOH’s COVID-19 Case Chart , and https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

*****DISCLAIMER***** Reported numbers on this page may not match the figures provided on the Somerset County page.  This is due to differences in reporting times.

Testing Site info found at: https://health.montgomery.nj.us/covid-testing/