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Need to Know

Bloomfield to host a second community meeting on race focusing on health disparities in communities of color on June 24 at 7 PM, the public can join via Zoom
Township of Bloomfield

June 22 public hearing on upcoming township budget will held at municipal building, open to the general public
Bloomfield Pulse

Toni’s Kitchen raising money to purchase a food truck to expand services
Toni’s Kitchen

Governor Phil Murphy says in-person labs and hands-on programming at colleges, technical schools can resume July 1 with new COVID-19 precautions
Morristown Patch

N.J. asks prosecutors to dismiss charges against outdoor protest and religious service organizers, deems activities central to society
Westfield Patch

Local News

Mayor Michael Venezia and Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill to host a virtual community meeting June 19 at 10 AM
Township of Bloomfield

Pete Diaz, owner of Plaza Fitness Center in Bloomfield, seeks financial support from community amid COVID-19 closure
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield’s Obal’s Inn now offering outdoor dining
Obal’s Inn

Save & Rave Consignment Shop in Bloomfield re-opens June 19
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bill by local state legislators would require mortgage companies, landlords to offer extended repayment options for missed payments due to COVID-19
Bloomfield Patch

Renters see repayment plans for missed rent as a stopgap against an impending homelessness crisis as eviction protections sunset
TAPinto Newark

Newark to publish names of police officers who have committed serious policy violations since 2014
TAPinto Newark

NJ Student Blackout, new student-led anti-racism group in Essex County, to hold rally on June 19 at 1 PM in Montclair
TAPinto Montclair

Other News

COVID-19 antibody testing cannot determine immunity, should not be used by employers as condition for return to work
State of New Jersey

NYC on track to enter second phase of loosening COVID-19 restrictions on June 22

NYC approves one year rent freeze on more than one million apartments amid pandemic