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Food distribution to be held in Bloomfield Sept. 30 at 3 PM at 90 Watsessing Ave
Community submission on Citizens of Bloomfield

Newark wants to raise $100m to create investment fund for Black, Latinx business owners
TAPinto Newark

Montclair tenants are reporting rent increases in violation of town’s emergency rent freeze
Montclair Local

Upswing in N.J. COVID-19 largely driven by Ocean County
TAPinto Montclair

Local News

Bloomfield library hosting voter information session with Essex County clerk, commissioner Sept. 30
Bloomfield Public Library

Local officials remind residents that single-use gloves, masks are not recyclable, should be place in trash
Montclair Patch

Oakeside Cultural Center to host outdoor movie night Oct. 6, with food from Anthony’s Cheesecake, Tio Eddie’s taco truck
Tio Eddie’s

Fairview Home and School Association announces new executive board
Fairview Home and School Association

Montclair’s Human Needs Food Pantry starts begins seeking donations of cold weather attire
Human Needs Food Pantry

Landlords group files petition to put rent control up for referendum, will not be on upcoming ballot
Montclair Local

Rutgers health experts answer questions about Newark COVID-19 vaccine trial
Newark Patch

Free fall enrichment classes available to area children, young adults in grades 1-12

Essex County food distribution planned Oct. 1 in Maplewood
Essex County

First meeting of the Essex County civilian prison task force to be held Oct. 3 in Newark, livestreamed on Facebook
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Other News

Experts say Hasani Best was not an immediate threat before Asbury Park police shot and killed him
Asbury Park Press

Emergency grant program for small landlords closed Oct. 13
State of New Jersey

We don’t have the white experience’: Arab Americans grapple with race categories on census

N.J. residents in the military will no longer have to pay state income taxes on combat pay

Federal judge tells U.S. Postal Service to stop removing sorting machines after N.J. sues