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Bloomfield Recreation announces 2020 summer programming, includes outdoor, in-person, and virtual options
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Amusement parks, aquariums, playgrounds, some indoor recreation can can re-open in N.J. on July 2

People of color-led small businesses in the Newark area are eligible for low-interest COVID-19 relief loans through Greater Newark Enterprise Corp
Newark Patch

18 to 29 year olds are becoming infected with COVID-19 at a higher rate in June amid re-opened bars, beaches
Asbury Park Press

N.J. requiring 14-day quarantine for travelers coming from states where COVID-19 infections are spiking
NJ Spotlight

Local News

Community conversation on race and health disparities postponed until July 15
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield schools to continue to offer remote tech support through summer
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield’s Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine accepting applications for fall 2020 trimester
Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine

Bloomfield rabies clinic coming up on June 27
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield library prepares summer reading care packages for children PreK-6, available during curbside pickup
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield has installed a new 4-way stop sign at the corner of Washington St and Thomas St
Bloomfield Public Safety

Bloomfield High School to host in-person 2020 graduation ceremony for students only on July 15
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield has lost $3m in revenue due to pandemic, may need to lay off 5% of town’s staff if losses continue

Bloomfield police arrested a Newark man on Tuesday, allege they shot two people in Bloomfield’s Third Ward on June 19
Bloomfield Patch

Newark mayor signs ordinance outlawing white supremacy, using $12m from police budget for anti-violence office
TAPinto Newark

Black-owned investment firm in Newark sues N.J. for racial bias, alleges state aversion to hiring people of color-owned money-management firms
Newark Patch

Newark schools are seeking early childhood education teachers
Newark Board of Education

Other News

N.J. to open application for rental assistance July 6-10 for those who lost income due to pandemic
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

NYC marathon cancelled for 2020 amid pandemic