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Confirmed cases


Bloomfield: 1,061 (+<1%)
Essex County: 18,077 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 164,164 (+<1%)


Bloomfield: 62 (+0%)
Essex County: 1,707 (+<1%)
New Jersey: 12,176 (+1%)

As of 6/8/2020 at 12:15 PM EST. Percentage indicates day-to-day change from 6/6 to 6/7. The amount of confirmed deaths in Bloomfield has been reduced by 1 after Essex County released updated data. Sources: State of New Jersey and Essex County.

Top news

Bloomfield to host community meeting on police, race, and community relations June 10 at 7 PM
Township of Bloomfield

Hundreds turned out Friday for march to Bloomfield police station protesting killing of George Floyd, police brutality

June 8 Bloomfield town council meeting to be livestreamed amid pandemic, agenda includes waiving fees for use of parks for local fitness studios, resolution to pursue social justice
Bloomfield Pulse

Essex County to hold emergency food distribution on June 11 at 10 AM at St. Matthew AME Church in Orange
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

N.J. to restart in-person driver’s license testing, re-open motor vehicle offices June 29, document drop-off and pick up to begin June 15
Ocean City Patch

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Local news

Local protest organizer Dominic Campione discusses growing up white in Bloomfield’s south side, integration of segregated elementary school students in middle, high school
Ponti Thoughts

Bloomfield mayor, Essex County clerk to hold virtual voter information session June 10 at 5 PM
TAPinto Bloomfield

DeCamp bus service from Bloomfield to NYC to resume June 8 on limited schedule
Bloomfield Pulse

Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center seeks volunteers for board of trustees
Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center

Bloomfield historical society expands online photo archive
TAPinto Bloomfield

Fairview School parents, caregivers to receive schedule to pick up students’ belongings
Fairview Home and School Association

Bloomfield High School holds virtual Senior Awards Night amid pandemic
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield library releases statement in support of nationwide protests, against racism
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield School District releases statement in support of nationwide protests against police killing of George Floyd, provides anti-racism resources
Bloomfield School District

Newark-based People’s Organization for Progress plans weekly rallies beginning June 8 in support of city’s civilian-led police oversight board
Newark Patch

Newark’s guaranteed income pilot program, explained
Newark Patch

Hundreds gathered outside Montclair police department to protest killing of George Floyd, police brutality
Montclair Patch

Essex County COVID-19 testing sites available in Newark, Nutley, Maplewood
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Other news

Governor Phil Murphy plans to nominate first black woman to N.J. Supreme Court, Fabiana Pierre-Louis of Irvington

Police across N.J. warn of white nationalist groups spreading rumors of planned riots in white neighborhoods
Toms River Patch

N.J. prohibits use of chokeholds and neck restraints unless lethal force is necessary amid statewide protests against killing of George Floyd, police brutality