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Need to Know

Newark schools join other across the state in remote-only start to upcoming school year
Chalkbeat Newark

Incumbents, progressive slate vie for Bloomfield BOE seats this November
Bloomfield Patch

PSE&G will reimburse residential, commercial customers who lost food, refrigerated medicine due to power outages from Tropical Storm Isaias
Bloomfield Patch

N.J. postal worker unions say mail delivery delays, operational changes are political attempts at hobbling agency

Local News

Bloomfield offering free COVID-19 testing Thursday afternoon in municipal building parking lot
Township of Bloomfield

The transcript and audio from the Aug. 13 meeting of the Bloomfield’s Zoning Board is now available
Bloomfield Information Project

Tonight’s Bloomfield Planning Board meeting will review development plan for former site of South Junior High School
Bloomfield Pulse

Tonight’s Bloomfield BOE meeting will be livestreamed on Facebook and WBMA TV, public can email comments
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield library’s final virtual summer reading event on Friday to include magician
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield recreation to host free magic show on Zoom Thursday Aug. 20
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Black Kids Matter rally in Montclair saw 200 people attend, discuss prevalence of racism in Montclair

Lightning struck transformer near Oakeside Manor overnight Monday, leading to power outage affecting 500
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield resident Isiah Hamilton died early Sunday morning in a single-car crash in Woodbridge

Rally in support of USPS planned in Montclair Friday amid White House attempts to undermine mail-in voting
Montclair Patch

Toni’s Kitchen seeks contractor with a dock-height truck to pickup pallets of food weekly
Toni’s Kitchen

Belleville mayor calls for sweeping budget cuts to avoid tax property tax increases
Belleville-Nutley Patch

Other News

High school sports can restart in N.J. with fall season even with fully remote classes
TAPinto New Brunswick

Non-teaching school staff in N.J receive new due process protections in disciplinary proceedings
Bloomfield Patch