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June 22 Bloomfield town council meeting agenda published
Bloomfield Pulse

Outdoor visits to nursing homes, long-term care facilities are permitted as of June 21

N.J. likely COVID-19 deaths to be added to official count, deaths expected to increase by thousands
Holmdel-Hazlet Patch

N.J. one of 3 states on track to contain COVID-19

More nooses found in NYC after local man was found hanging from a tree, is among at least 6 people of color who have died from hanging across the country in recent weeks

Local News

Law firm that served Bloomfield from 2013 to 2017 allegedly failed to note political contributions, used family and friends to hide thousands of dollars in contributions
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield’s New Light Baptist Church to host food distribution on June 20 at 12 PM
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield baseball camps now accepting registration for July 6 start
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield softball camps now accepting registration for July 6 start
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Holsten’s in Bloomfield opens for outdoor dining
Holsten’s Ice Cream Parlor

Six Points Pub, new restaurant and bar in Bloomfield Center, plans to open during third phase of state’s COVID-19 re-opening
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield library virtual event on Jewish music rescheduled for July 8
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield Troop’s 22 collected 1,800 bags of clothes in clothing drive held Saturday
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Essex County drop off locations for mail-in ballots include East Orange, Montclair
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Essex County emergency food distribution happening June 25 in West Caldwell at 10 AM
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Community groups hosted Juneteenth celebrations across Essex County over the weekend
Bloomfield Patch

Other News

N.J. publishes rules for barbershops, salons as they can reopen amid loosened pandemic restrictions
TAPinto Camden

Camping to be allowed again in 12 N.J. state parks as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease

Monmouth University removes Woodrow Wilson’s name from building as former U.S. president and N.J. governor was racist
Asbury Park Press

NYC fireworks complaints increase by 230x in June