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Bloomfield officials to host virtual presentation on police data this Oct. 13, accepting questions from public
Township of Bloomfield

North Caldwell, Fairfield shutdown recreation programs, facilities until Oct. 18 following 11 new cases of COVID-19 in West Essex
Caldwells Patch

COVID-19 cases across N.J. continue ticking up
NJ.com

Oct. 13 is the last day you can register to vote in N.J.
State of New Jersey


Local News


Final Bloomfield recreation drive-in movie of the season is McFarland USA, to be screened Oct. 16 at Bloomfield College
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield library hosting webinar on fake news, how to identify, avoid it
Bloomfield Public Library

Fairview Elementary virtual back to school night is Oct. 15
Fairview Home and School Association

Bloomfield’s Board of Education is hosting a public meeting tomorrow night
Bloomfield School District

Nutley community members call for creation of skatepark on unused recreation land
Belleville-Nutley Patch

Newark officials to launch planning process for city’s Port-Industrial District in anticipation of climate change, rapid economic growth in region
Newark Patch

This week’s Essex County food distribution will be in Newark on Oct. 15
Essex County

Essex County parks department hosting ice skating lessons beginning Oct. 30, registration opens Oct. 12
Essex County Parks

Essex County commissioners pass resolution supporting “The People’s Bill” in N.J. legislature to provide financial protections to tenants and landlords amid pandemic
Essex County Commissioners


Other News


Gov. Phil Murphy plans to extend moratorium on utility shut-offs passed Oct. 15
NJ Spotlight News

At least 102 long-term care facilities have had new COVID-19 outbreaks this summer or fall after being declared virus-free
NJ.com

Health care providers are not expecting a flu vaccine shortage
Gothamist

Former Gov. Chris Christie out of hospital after COVID-19 infection linked to White House super spreader event
Mendham-Chester Patch

Wet weather at the start of this week are the remnants of Hurricane Delta
Asbury Park Press