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Need to Know

Bloomfield’s property tax payment grace period to be extended to August 25
Bloomfield Pulse

Delays in Bloomfield-area mail delivery are due to shortage of carriers
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Most in-school student activities rank high for COVID-19 exposure risk

Travelers from 31 states must now self-quarantine upon arrival to N.J. amid pandemic
Newark Patch

Local News

Bloomfield residents need to earn at least a $27 hourly wage to afford renting a one-bedroom home
Bloomfield Patch

Volunteers construct new shed for Bloomfield’s Pulaski Community Garden
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Bloomfield skate park reconstruction begins
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield’s GC Hair Salon seeking hairdresser
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield plans virtuals community meeting on the impact of race as a social construct on July 29
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield-based social service provider Family Service League hosting weekly support groups, including for survivors of sexual violence
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Local animal welfare group seeking volunteers to transport, temporarily shelter outdoor cats after spay and neuter procedures

Newark United Way, Source of Knowledge bookstore partner to distribute 100 books by Black authors to promote children’s literacy
Newark Patch

Montclair and Bloomfield synagogues’ social justice internship program training community organizers
Essex News Daily

Newark library to host workshop on practical tips when facing arrest July 22
Newark Patch

Turtle Back Zoo’s Butterfly Tent Safari opens for two weeks August 3 by appointment only
Essex County Environmental Center

Essex County officials say new $800k turf field at Watsessing Park intended to meet growing demand for sports fields in the area
Bloomfield Patch

Other News

Wayne MVC office closes until July 28 after worker tests positive for COVID-19

Lawyer suspected of fatal shooting at N.J. judge’s home had a history of racism, sexism, making violent statements