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Need to Know

Tuition-free education available for students with household incomes $65k or below at Essex County College
Essex County College

Read, listen, or watch yesterday’s virtual community meeting on race in Bloomfield
Bloomfield Information Project

Montclair NAACP calls for new body cam rules, civilian review board, business cards for Montclair Police

What went wrong during first COVID-19 wave and how Northeast is preparing for what comes next
Asbury Park Press

Local News

Bloomfield Planning Board special meeting on August 18 to discuss development of former South Junior High site
Bloomfield Pulse

Cruise Nights car show to continue in every Wednesday in August on the campus Bloomfield’s Universal Technical Institute
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield Youth Band performing in Pulaski Park on Monday
Bloomfield Youth Band

Montclair’s Human Needs Food Pantry accepting school supply donations
Human Needs Food Pantry

Bloomfield playgrounds to reopen August 1
Township of Bloomfield

Pop-up pedestrian plaza on Montclair’s Church and South Park Streets to return Saturning evenings only
Montclair Local

Watchung Booksellers hosting author Jennifer Steinhauer, Representative Mikie Sherrill in conversation on recent surge of women elected to Congress

Live virtual tour of Thomas Edison Historical Park in West Orange planned for August 1
America’s Summer Road Trip

Investors Bank to become official sponsor of Turtle Back Zoo miniature train ride
Essex County

Other News

Great white shark “Miss May” with 7,000 Twitter followers spotted off the coast of Ocean City
Ocean City Patch

New Jersey Jewish News print newpaper ceases publication

Ongoing algal blooms in N.J. lakes harmful to humans and fatal to pets, should be avoided
NJ Spotlight

N.J. colleges had dozens of COVID-19 cases in March as official prepare for online classes this fall
Bloomfield Patch

N.J. free legal aid program triples amount of detained immigrants released from detention

N.J. legislature likely to pass bill allowing local governments to borrow money to offset losses during COVID-19
NJ Spotlight