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Bloomfield officials are holding another meeting on policing. Here’s what we know about the progress they’ve made since June.
Bloomfield Information Project

Today is the last day to register to vote in N.J.
State of New Jersey

Essex County is the most segregated in N.J. and that’s leading to more COVID-19 cases among people of color
NorthJersey.com

Models predict new COVID-19 surge could bring up to 25% more deaths in N.J. even with masks, social distancing
NJ Spotlight News


Local News


Tonight’s BloomfIeld Board of Education meeting will be livestreamed on Facebook
Bloomfield School District

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 Community Gardens to host fall plant swap Oct 17.
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Bloomfield high football lost Friday’s game to West Orange 62-0
Essex News Daily

N.J. 11 incumbent Rep. Mikie Sherril, GOP challenger Rosemary Becchi held a virtual debate Sunday
NorthJersey.com

NAACP of Oranges and Maplewood invites area high school students to register for scientific olympics
Essex News Daily

West Orange schools shut down transportation services until Oct. 24 following COVID-19 outbreak among staff
West Orange Patch

Two North Caldwell schools to go virtual amid COVID-19 outbreak in West Essex
Caldwells Patch

Five dozen episcopal clergy in Essex County issue statement condemning racism, call for justice for Black people killed by police
Essex News Daily

Essex County’s computer and electronics recycling is this weekend in Cedar Grove
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.


Other News


Gov. Phil Murphy eases COVID-19 restrictions on “high risk” indoor sports
Point Pleasant Patch

What a second COVID-19 wave could mean for schools in N.J.
NJ Spotlight News

Marijuana legalization likely to pass in N.J., here’s what you should know
Montclair Patch

How North Jersey physical education teachers have been teaching online
NorthJersey.com