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Need to Know

Bloomfield Center Restaurant Week begins today
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield’s COVID-19 case count stands at 1,103, deaths at 64 as of July 12
Bloomfield Pulse

Rally planned in Newark July 18 for extension of federal unemployment benefits amid pandemic
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. back on track to contain COVID-19 as just 1.4% of tested are positive, infection rate drops below one
Brick Patch

Local News

Bloomfield youth baseball camp begins this week, registration still open
Bloomfield Bengals Baseball

Bloomfield Center continues hosting weekly car show Wednesdays at 6 PM through July
Bloomfield Center Alliance

LUPE Fund accepting applications from N.J. residents for 2020 Young Latina college scholarship

Bloomfield Pulaski Park summer concert series begins July 13, continuing every Monday until August 3
Bloomfield Youth Band

First Baptist Church in Bloomfield re-opened for worship service July 12
First Baptist Church

Former Bloomfield police officer working for county suspended, accused of installing GPS on vehicle without warrant

Four-way stop sign installed at Spruce and Beech Streets
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

300 people marched in Montclair Sunday to demand justice for Black women and LGBTQ people who are victims of hate, discrimination, police brutality

Mobile low cost spay and neuter services available for dogs, cats in Essex County
Associated Humane Societies

Essex County hosting emergency food distribution July 16 in Newark
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Other News

Amid backlog, N.J. drivers’ licenses expired since March extended to September, those expiring during summer extended to December
Point Pleasant Patch

N.J. SNAP recipients will receive maximum benefit for family size in July due to COVID-19
Human Needs Food Pantry

Rutgers University joins lawsuit against immigration order forcing international students to leave if they don’t attend in-person classes
TAPinto New Brunswick

Rik Mehta confirmed as winner of N.J Republican primary for Cory Booker’s U.S. Senate seat
Associated Press

NYC zoos, aquariums to re-open July 24