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Need to Know

Back rent, mortgage assistance to township residents available from United Way of Bloomfield, apply by Sept. 4
United Way of Bloomfield

Agenda for tonight’s Bloomfield town council meetings includes votes on 10 ordinances, over a dozen resolutions
Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. COVID-19 transmission rate, new cases remain areas of improvement in state’s pandemic response
Point Pleasant Patch

200 people marched with Black Lives Matter Morristown over the weekend as hanging-death of Black man in county parks remains under review
Morristown Green

Local News

Essex County reporting 1,138 COVID-19 cases in Bloomfield, at least 64 deaths as of Aug. 23
Essex County

Agenda released for upcoming special meeting of Bloomfield Zoning Board on Aug. 27
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Center to host Dinner Under the States Karaoke Night Aug. 27 and Sept. 3
Bloomfield Center Alliance

N.J. school rating system shows student success at Bloomfield schools varies significantly
Point Pleasant Patch

Bloomfield High School girls’ tennis coach Ron Masson has been in the role for 33 years
TAPinto Bloomfield

Adults age 30+ can join community hockey league that plays at Montclair State Arena Fridays
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Nutley volunteer EMS squad president suspended over alleged financial impropriety
TAPinto Nutley

Essex County to host emergency food distribution on August 27 in West Orange
Essex County

Essex County COVID-19 satellite testing locations in Newark and Roseland this week
Essex County

Essex County’s “freeholders” to become “county commissioners” as state abolishes racist, patriarchal title for county elected officials
Long Valley Patch

Human Needs Food Pantry seeks volunteers to repackage dry pet food
Human Needs Food Pantry

Other News

N.J. small landlord emergency grant program application closes Wednesday, Aug. 26 at 1 PM
State of New Jersey

Half of those contacted by N.J. contact tracers refusing to provide information as state’s COVID-19 transmission rate remains high
Newark Patch

N.J. COVID-19 test positivity rate lowest in the country as of Aug. 21
TAPinto New Brunswick

N.J. Attorney General investigating police killing of man Friday night in Asbury Park
Asbury Park Patch