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Need to Know

Submit nominating petitions for Bloomfield Board of Education candidates by July 27
Bloomfield Pulse

15 restaurants participating in Bloomfield Restaurant Week beginning July 13 with outdoor and takeout options

Newark’s People’s Organization for Progress to hold rally July 12 to commemorate 1967 rebellion
Newark Patch

Warning issued for parts of Essex County as tropical storm Fay expected to impact N.J. from Friday to Saturday
Ocean City Patch

N.J. MVC extends license, registration expiration dates, sets up ticket systems for customers

Local News

Bloomfield’s Viva la Skin and Nails closes permanently
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield resident raising money for their college cheerleading team
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield’s KinderSmile Foundation collecting non-perishable food, reusable bags, baby care products for food pantry in Summit
KinderSmile Foundation

Montclair’s East Side Mags comic book shop hosting community art event July 18 to raise money for Clifton pre-k
East Side Mags

Church and South Park Streets in Montclair to close for outdoor dining, fitness classes July 17-19

New COVID-19 precautions at Newark airport include PPE vending machines, plexiglass barriers, limited food options
Newark Patch

Essex County to host emergency food distribution event in Newark on July 16
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Essex County’s park system celebrates 125th anniversary
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Other News

As NJ Transit resumes full rail schedule, riders complain of lack of COVID-19 rule enforcement

County freeholders in N.J. will be known as commissioners under proposed change to covertly racist office title

New unemployment claims spike for first time since May at 47k fueled by end-of-school year layoffs, state furloughs

Paycheck Protection Program support more than 125k businesses in N.J., bolstered for more than 531k jobs

Governor Phil Murphy directs $20m in federal pandemic aid to six food banks, $390m to other food assistance programs

NYC cancels all large events requiring city permits through September

N.J. task force freezes $578m in Christie-era tax breaks, referring recipients criminal investigators