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Need to Know

Bloomfield schools to begin school year fully-remote through at least September
Bloomfield School District

Planning board considering application to transform former Bloomfield middle school into 122-unit development
Jersey Digs

One quarter of N.J. schools have inquired about starting year all-remote

N.J. to join Pennsylvania, Massachusetts in suing USPS over attempts to undermine voting by mail

Local News

Bloomfield receives $56k in federal funds to invest in housing security for low-income residents
Bloomfield Patch

Bloomfield Community Gardens has reached their goal of donating 200 lbs of produce to local food pantries
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Bloomfield Center hosting special Dinner Under the Stars event Thursday
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Artist Drez Williams to be featured at Anthony’s Cheesecake restaurant at weekly Dinner Under the Stars event in Bloomfield Center
Anthony’s Cheesecake

Watsessing Walk through Bloomfield Center will end at library mobile farm stand where participants will receive $10 voucher
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Santander Bank ATMs are temporarily closed after glitch allows people to withdraw money using prepaid debit cards

South Orange-Maplewood sewing volunteers have donated 30k handmade masks to area public service providers
Human Needs Food Pantry

Newark wants to be a model for police reform – but residents still don’t trust cops

Essex County to host hazardous waste collection in Cedar Grove Oct. 1-3
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Other News

N.J. expands COVID-19 travel quarantine advisory to 35 states, territories
Ocean City Patch

Nearly 100 N.J. economists call for increased taxes on wealthiest residents, corporations in lieu of cuts to social programs
Newark Patch

Trump campaign suing Gov. Phil Murphy over plans for all-mail election in November

N.J.’s largest police union has endorsed Pres. Donald Trump for re-election
New Jersey Globe

Tropical Storm Isaias ranks in top 5 of storms in terms of destruction and power outages