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Need to Know

Bloomfield College launches Cuisine on the Quad restaurant service with outdoor dining options
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Toni’s Kitchen opens Toni’s Community Closest thrift store in Bloomfield Center
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Essex County immigrant detention center may close as landlord moves to end deal with ICE contractor

Minimum wage workers in N.J. would need to work 108 hours a week to afford rent

Local News

Watch yesterday’s community conversation on race and health outcomes hosted by Bloomfield officials
Township of Bloomfield

After initial success, Bloomfield recreation’s drive-in movie nights continue on July 21 and 28
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

St. Thomas the Apostle School in Bloomfield collecting donations for local food pantries July 18
St. Thomas the Apostle School

Berkeley Home and School Association accepting donations through AmazonSmile
Berkeley Home and School Association

Bloomfield Community Gardens has donated 70 pounds of locally grown produce to food pantries
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Belleville council advances resolution to study declare entire town “in need of rehabilitation” to offer tax abatements to property owners
Belleville-Nutley Patch

Newark’s LGBTQ community center and public library hosting conversation with author Tobly McSmith on July 16
Bloomfield Pride

120 faculty members from Montclair State University urge cancellation of commencement ceremonies amid pandemic
Montclair Patch

EPA announces plan for remediating superfund site in Northwest Essex County
Caldwells Patch

Other News

N.J. plans to allow indoor visitation for residents in state’s long-term care facilities with no new COVID-19 infections
TAPinto Camden

Amid increased gun violence from pandemic conditions, N.J. expands mental health and substance use disorder services
Ocean City Patch

N.J. immigrant families launch encampment in Trenton seeking inclusion in state’s pandemic relief plan
Make the Road New Jersey

N.J. virtual grand jury pilot program denounced by attorneys, county prosecutors as unconstitutional