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Bloomfield public safety director says Bloomfield Information Project’s findings of racially disproportionate traffic stops “ridiculous”
Bloomfield Patch

Income-eligible Essex County residents can apply for emergency rental assistance program from Oct. 2-23
Essex County

N.J. launches COVID-19 contact tracing app
Howell Patch

Knowing he had been exposed to COVID-19, President Trump attended a fundraiser maskless in N.J.
Gothamist


Local News


The Bloomfield Pulse voter information guide is everything you need to know about voting in Bloomfield
Bloomfield Pulse

Halloween Spooktacular and Pumpkin Patch planned on Bloomfield green Oct. 17 and 24
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield seeks residents to volunteer for township farmer’s market committee
Bloomfield Pulse

Meeting of Bloomfield planning board scheduled for Oct. 6 at 7 PM on Zoom
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield High School Bengals Football has their home opener today against Montclair at Foley Field
Bloomfield Pulse

Belleville Historical Society commemorate arrival of first Chinese immigrants to Belleville 150 years ago
Belleville Historical Society

Montclair YMCA transformed their first floor into a gym to meet COVID-19 precautions
YMCA of Montclair

Essex County’s Oct. 2-9 COVID-19 testing schedule includes Newark, Essex Fells, West Orange, North Caldwell
Essex County

Essex County clerk releases video outlining voting procedure amid mostly mail-in election
Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin


Other News


New unemployment in N.J. continues to climb
NJ.com

N.J. attorney general investigating COVID-19 death toll at veterans’ homes in Paramus, Menlo Park
NorthJersey.com

Former N.J. Governor Chris Christie helped President Donald Trump prepare for last Tuesday’s debate
NorthJersey.com

Last stage of NYC schools’ staggered reopening plan sees half of middle, high schools students return for in-person learning
Gothamist