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Need to Know

N.J. to provide remote-learning options for parents, students not comfortable with in-person classes amid pandemic
NJ Spotlight

Newark summer school program pilots in-person learning amid pandemic
NJ Spotlight

Demarest elementary teachers trying to schedule in-person learning rotations to keep siblings on same schedule in the fall
Demarest Home and School Association

Menstrual Products for NJ launches drive to provide period products to local residents in need amid pandemic
Westfield Patch

Local News

Mobile farmstand doubling EBT benefits available at Bloomfield library today
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Virtual concert to raise money for Toni’s Kitchen food pantry to be held July 24

Blue Steel Pizza, new restaurant in Bloomfield, seeking bartenders and servers
Blue Steel Pizza Co.

Synthetic grass resurfacing completed at Watsessing Park soccer and lacrosse fields, bowling green
Bloomfield Pulse

Essex County COVID-19 upcoming satellite testing sites include East Orange, Newark, West Orange
Bloomfield Pulse

Essex County prosecutor promises all police departments in county to have body and dash cams within one year
TAPinto East Orange/Orange

Essex County freeholders pass resolution opposing out-of-state transfer of immigrants detained by ICE in Elizabeth detention center
Essex Daily News

Other News

N.J. allows high-risk youth contact sports like football, wrestling, cheerleading to resume
TAPinto New Brunswick

It’s the last week for the additional $600 federal weekly unemployment benefit

Faculty union sues Rutgers University alleging school won’t release financial records of heavily subsidized athletics program
TAPinto New Brunswick

N.J. nurses union says state, hospitals failed to protect medical workers on the front lines of the pandemic

N.J. offshore wind farm to be completed by 2024, may power up to 15% of homes in the state
New Jersey Monthly

White House threatens to send federal secret police force to NYC
Business Insider

Essential workers hold walkouts and protests in national strike for Black lives