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Need to Know

Bloomfield health department seeks volunteers to delivery food to homebound residents in need
Neighbor to Neighbor Network

Newark police to investigate death of Ashley Moore, Black trans woman found dead on street
Newark Patch

Students for Justice launches campaign to offer grants to projects led by Black femmes and LGTBQA+ individuals in Essex County
Students for Justice

Health experts say schools will become new COVID-19 frontline
NJ Spotlight

Local News

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

Bloomfield completes Pulaski Park Tot Lot Playground renovation, includes wheelchair accessible merry-go-round, quiet zone for overstimulated children
Township of Bloomfield

Power restoration waivers in Bloomfield as 30 outages reported in Bloomfield as of Thursday morning
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Community Gardens has donated 183 lbs of locally grown produce to local food pantries
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Kolby’s Styling Salon displaced by fire reopens on Glenwood Ave
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield community member offering donation-based outdoor Zumba classes
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Newark ordinance outlawing white supremacy follows history of anti-fascist activism in the city
TAPinto Newark

Rutgers Newark wins $1.1m grant to support students in recovery for drug, alcohol addiction
TAPinto Newark

Montclair planning board member says developer is scrimping on affordable units
Montclair Local

Watch Make the Road New Jersey’s town hall on worker, immigrants rights with Sen. Cory Booker
Make the Road New Jersey

Other News

Bayonne schools will start virtually for all students amid pandemic
Hudson County View

NJ Transit canceling some trains to work on meeting federal deadline for Positive Train Control safety enhancements

N.J. Supreme Court says $9.9b borrowing plan to stave off fiscal emergency caused by pandemic is constitutional

Paterson BOE approves plan to keep schools closed, offer remote instruction only through October

N.J. school teachers, staff continue push for remote-only education after governor gets rid of in-person education requirement
NJ Spotlight