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Free one-on-one tutoring available to low and moderate-income families in Bloomfield, Montclair, East Orange, Orange, and Newark
Succeed2gether

Bloomfield’s ShopRite, Stop and Shop, CVS pharmacies to distribute opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone for free Sept. 24-26
State of New Jersey

Flu shots are now available at pharmacies across N.J., vaccinations crucial amid pandemic
NorthJersey.com

New Essex County civilian task force to begin hearings on health standards at county prison Oct. 3
Essex County


Local News


Bloomfield High School students can sign up to audition for fall play, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
BHS Theater Parents Association

AAMCO in Bloomfield has job openings for technicians, service writers
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Town Pub in Bloomfield to host art show Oct. 3, seeks submissions from local artists
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Amazing Escape Room in Bloomfield reopens Sept. 10, hosting social media contest for free tickets
Amazing Escape Room

Bloomfield pre-school Kids Corner to reopen Sept. 28, opens enrollment period
Kids Corner

Bloomfield recreation partners with local public access channel WBMA to air fitness classes
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Mountainside Medical Center hosting webinar on COVID-19 and the flu Sept. 16
Mountainside Medical Center

Newark airport expands on-site COVID-19 testing to passengers
ABC 7 NY

Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair to hold first annual Autumn Plant Sale Sept. 9-13
The Montclair Foundation

Faculty across Rutgers University campuses participated in a strike for racial justice this week
MyCentralJersey.com


Other News


A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit Monmouth County overnight Wednesday with no injuries or damage reported
Freehold Patch

Why so many mail-in ballots were rejected in the July N.J. primary election and what’s being done to prevent a repeat
NJ Spotlight

Gov. Phil Murphy does not plan on banning trick-or-treating this Halloween amid pandemic
Toms River Patch

N.Y. to join N.J., resume indoor dining Sept. 30
WNYC