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Need to Know

Bloomfield High School graduates eligible for up to $1,000 scholarship organized by community member
Bloomfield Patch

Bloomfield High School athletes must complete daily COVID-19 health declaration before arriving at practice
Bloomfield School District

Exceptions to outdoor mask order include exercise, outdoor dining, effective social distancing

Restaurants that can open 50% of wallspace to the outside are allowed to have indoor dining

N.J. MVC offices will be open six days a week to address backlog, reduce wait times

Local News

Bloomfield now accepting water filters for recycling at DPW, municipal building
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield Art League offering in-person and virtual summer classes for children, teens, and adults
Bloomfield Recreation

80 organizations in Bloomfield received Paycheck Protection Program loans of more than $150k
Cinnaminson Patch

Bloomfield Center’s Dinner Under the Stars event returns July 10 after rainout last week
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Brandon’s Coffee Shop participating in Bloomfield Restaurant Week beginning July 13
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Oakeside Cultural Center adds food truck to its Taste on Wheels event
Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center

Bloomfield launches angled parking study on Broad St in Bloomfield Center
TAPinto Bloomfield

Proposed improvements to Bloomfield train station and surrounding area includes street beautification, new signage
Bloomfield Pulse

YMCA in Montclair to continue Friday food distributions through August
YMCA of Montclair

Free COVID-19 testing available in Montclair July 13-14
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Newark’s summer youth employment program launches virtually, hires 3,000 people

Former state assemblyman from Essex County, Willis Edwards III, charged for alleged kickback scheme in Orange

Other News

Republican primary for U.S. Senate sees Rik Mehta overtake Hirsh Singh as 90k ballots remain uncounted
New Jersey Globe

N.J. appeals court rules in favor of state’s police union, temporarily blocks release of names of disciplined officers

Burlington, Mercer counties begin hearing eviction disputes as advocates point to lack of protections for tenants

40 public outdoor venues in N.J. closed to do state’s furloughs

Movie theaters sue N.J. for right to re-open