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Need to Know

Latinx artists can submit their work for exhibition at Bloomfield Latina Fest celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield school superintendent to present all virtual school reopening plan at BOE meeting Tuesday
Bloomfield Pulse

This week’s Essex County food distribution will be at the Bloomfield library August 20
Essex County

N.J. details how November’s mostly mail-in election will work
Mendham-Chester Patch

Local News

Bloomfield COVID-19 case count stands at 1,127, deaths at 65 as of August 16
Essex County

Bloomfield library giving away school-readiness books for preschool, kindergarten students Tuesday
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield Baseball Association tournament begins August 20
Bloomfield Baseball Association

Blue Steel Pizza opened in Bloomfield Center at former site of Wooden Spoon
Blue Steel Pizza Co

Cake O’ My Cookie, new confectioner, opened on Broad St in Bloomfield
Bloomfield Pulse

Minias restaurant in Bloomfield to be closed August 17-18 for renovations
Minias Breakfast and Lunch

Montclair launches #LoveOurMontclair campaign to support local businesses

500 people have signed a petition for Glen Ridge schools to go fully remote as BOE plans hybrid model

Glen Ridge continues settling lawsuits alleging misconduct by police chief

Newark schools plan to move forward with hybrid learning model as of August 14
TAPinto Newark

Other News

Bergen, Hudson, Passaic counties at risk of COVID-19 outbreak as new cases rise, infection rate remains high
Princeton Patch

N.J. among states with highest rate of children experiencing rare inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19
Wayne Patch

Emergency grant program for small landlords accepting applications August 19-26
State of New Jersey

Nearly two-thirds of women experienced harassment working in NJ politics