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Need to Know

Bloomfield students and their siblings under 18 can pickup free breakfast, lunch at the high school every Monday-Thursday beginning June 24 through August 27
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield closes municipal offices for Juneteenth holiday
TAPinto Bloomfield

Today is Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. and the continued struggle for equality for Black Americans
NJ Spotlight

N.J. officials will follow up with you instead of rejecting your mail-in ballot for the July 7 primary if your signature is mismatched
NJ Spotlight

Retail stores in N.J. malls can re-open on June 29 with new COVID-19 protections in place, movie theatres, food courts, and arcades to remain closed
Ridgewood-Glen Rock Patch

Local News

Bloomfield schools seek input from parents, caregivers to plan mental health services
Bloomfield School District

KinderSmile Foundation’s Bloomfield office re-opens with new COVID-19 precautions in place
KinderSmile Foundation

West Orange mayor asks town council to symbolically ban use of tear gas, rubber bullets, encourage #8CantWait anti-police violence reforms

Clara Maass and affiliated hospitals to continue to offer transition-related care for trans people despite federal order allowing discrimination
Bloomfield Pride

Other News

Jersey City police officers to undergo de-escalation training that will be open to the public

Immigrants across N.J. celebrate U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting from deportation those who arrived to country as children of undocumented parents
NJ.comNearly a third of the N.J.’s workers – 1.24m – have filed for unemployment since pandemic began in March
ROI NJGovernor Phil Murphy plans to borrow $2b from federal government to be able to continue providing unemployment insurance during the pandemic
NJ SpotlightN.J. lawmakers introduce legislation make Juneteenth a state holiday beginning in 2021
NJ.comColleges in N.Y. to be allowed to have in-person programming in the fall, must submit re-opening plans to state