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RSVP for Bloomfield’s Fiesta Latina this Saturday in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Township of Bloomfield

Free breakfast, lunch available to all Bloomfield public schools students every school day at four locations in township
Bloomfield School District

COVID-19 cases are steadily rising in New Jersey, with Ocean County recently seeing more than 100 new cases in a day
West Orange Patch

Gov. Phil Murphy signs law to protect Newark, other low-income communities of color from environmental pollution
TAPinto Newark

Local News

Mountainside Medical Center hosting webinar on social distancing for children Sept. 24
Mountainside Medical Center

Bloomfield library to host event exploring electoral college and presidential elections Sept. 22
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield schools kick off welcome week virtually amid pandemic
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield Baseball Association seeks volunteers
Bloomfield Baseball Association

More than three dozen families participated in Bloomfield Recreation’s backyard campout
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs

Basketball competition to be held at Pulaski Park for middle school students on Oct. 10
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs

Holsten’s is closed this week for renovations
Holsten’s Ice Cream Parlor

COVID-19 memorial ceremony planned for Sept. 16 at Branch Brook Park by Forest Hill Community Association, Clara Maass Hospital, and others
Bloomfield Avenue Lower Broadway Alliance

Bloomfield’s drive-in movie nights continue Sept. 24 at Universal Technical Institute
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs

Nutley Partners for Peace to hold International Day of Peace celebration in Yantacaw Park Sept. 21
Belleville-Nutley Patch

Essex County Sept. 24 food distribution to be held at Independence Park in Newark
Essex County

The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg social justice roots sprouted at Newark’s Rutgers University campus
TAPinto Newark

Other News

Kids make up a growing share of N.J. COVID-19 cases amid in-person school reopenings in Southern Jersey counties
The Philadelphia Inquirer

U.S. Senator Cory Booker has four challengers in this year’s general election
Newark Patch