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Outdoor dining hours extended in Bloomfield to midnight Thursdays through Saturdays
TAPinto Bloomfield

Review the transcript and audio from yesterday’s Bloomfield town council meeting with our Public Meeting Notes
Bloomfield Information Project

Gov. Phil Murphy says state is not ready to reopen indoor dining, gyms because of potential for inter-community transmission of COVID-19

Majority of N.J. school districts plan hybrid learning model with one quarter starting year fully remote

Local News

Bloomfield’s last Cruise Night car show of the summer is Aug. 26, to include drive-in movie
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield Center Alliance, Cruisers Car Club donate $1,000 to Clara Maas Medical Center’s emergency response fund
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield’s Brookdale Tavern has been sold, will remain bar and restaurant
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield’s Fiesta Latino continues to seek Latinx artists for art show
Community contribution on Bloomfield Latino Community

Oakeside Cultural Center in Bloomfield continues Taste on Wheels daily food truck event
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Animal Shelter seeks donations of plastic terrariums to help respond to calls for sick or injured wildlife
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield library to host virtual concert Aug. 26 at 6:30 PM
Bloomfield Public Library

Montclair awards grants to 79 small businesses to cover unforeseen COVID-19 expenses
Montclair Patch

Montclair schools undergoing ventilation improvements in effort to prepare for eventual return to in-person instruction
Montclair Patch

Montclair State suspends housing privileges for 11 students found gathering in violation of university’s social distancing rules
Montclair Patch

Pop-up state motor vehicle inspection station coming to Cedar Grove Aug. 28
Montclair Patch

Nutley to host blood drive and free antibody testing Sept. 1
Belleville-Nutley Patch

Essex County extends deadline for submissions to virtual senior citizen art show
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Other News

Severe thunderstorms, damaging winds forecast in N.J. beginning Tuesday afternoon

Rise and fall in municipal COVID-19 case, death counts related to challenges in identifying residence of infected individual
Livingston Patch

Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed state budget seeks to cover COVID-19 budget shortfall through new taxes on wealthy, billions in borrowing