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There’s still time to submit a question and register for tomorrow’s Bloomfield BoE virtual candidates’ forum
Bloomfield Information Project

Bloomfield BoE candidates share background, priortities in Bloomfield Pulse questionnaire
Bloomfield Pulse

Tonight’s Bloomfield town council meeting includes resolution to establish farmers market committee, discussion of brewery rules
Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. saw 796 new COVID-19 cases Friday, highest single daily increase in fourth months
TAPinto New Brunswick


Local News


There will be a blood drive at 80 Washington St in Bloomfield on Oct. 8
Community contribution on Bloomfield Patch

Virtual children’s story time and dance class event planned by Bloomfield library Oct. 7
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield recreation hosting outdoor screening of The Princess and the Frog Oct. 8 at Pulaski Park
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield library to host virtual Hispanic music showcase Oct. 7
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield’s Fiesta Latina showcased local Latinx artists
Essex News Daily

Free Narcan training being hosted by Bloomfield’s Darren Memorial Foundation Oct. 7
Darren Memorial Foundation

Afro Brazilian Cultural Center in Bloomfield to restart indoor capoeira classes
Afro Brazilian Cultural Center of New Jersey

Newark Arts Festival begins online Oct. 8 with virtual gallery, panels, events
Community contribution on Bloomfield Patch

Essex County Environmental Center hosting fall maze and pumpkin pick-up for three weekends beginning Oct. 9
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.


Other News


N.J. moves to codify abortion rights into state law ahead of U.S. Supreme Court appointment that may lead to reversal of Roe v. Wade
WHYY

N.J. officials work to quash COVID-19 hotspot in Ocean County
NJ Spotlight News

White supremacist, fascist Proud Boys group growing in N.J.
NorthJersey.com

More warnings for possible COVID-19 exposure in N.J. after President Trump hosted fundraiser while knowingly infected
Benardsville-Bedminster Patch

Former Gov. Chris Christie diagnosed with COVID-19 after attending White House event unmasked
Point Pleasant Patch