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Need to Know

Parents of 13-year-old student suing Montclair school district, allege staff, officials ignored complaints of racist bullying
Montclair Patch

N.J. residents who applied for COVID-19 rental assistance can see if they were accepted into the program starting July 29
Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. housing advocates make final push for bill to avert hundreds of thousands of evictions amid pandemic
NJ Spotlight

Bloomfield’s Neighbor to Neighbor Network seeking volunteers for food delivery program
Neighbor to Neighbor Network

Local News

Local resident collecting donations for family who lost home, belongings to fire
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Public can tour the completed wetlands project at Bloomfield’s Lions Gate Drive on August 1
Bloomfield Pulse

Food distribution for Bloomfield residents to be held July 29
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

New apartment building by Bloomfield station begins pre-leasing August 6
Bloomfield Pulse

Nutley High School coach to host soccer camp August 3-7
TAPinto Bloomfield

Nine local high school graduates receive Jared’s Fund fellowship to advance mental healthcare in their communities
Montclair Patch

Newark brings in small minority and women-owned developers to redevelop part of the West Ward
Newark Patch

Essex County dedicates new complex for Division of Family Assistance and Benefits
Essex County

Essex County emergency food distribution event to be held in Newark on July 30
Township of Verona

Other News

N.J. using Rutgers-developed COVID-19 saliva test with 48 hour results to prevent delays, bring testing capacity to 30k daily

At 100th COVID-19 briefing, Governor Phil Murphy says he wishes state had acted sooner

Federal $600 unemployment benefit has ended as Congressional Republicans stonewall extension

Senator Bob Menendez, Essex County officials advocate for additional pandemic relief to states and local governments
TAPinto Newark

N.J. has 1,100 people working as contact tracers in the state with plans to increase capacity
NJ Spotlight