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Following reporting suggesting racially disproportionate impact of policing, township officials hosted an event promoting the department
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield schools release video outlining COVID-19 safety precautions ahead of expected return to in-person learning Nov. 30
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield Green Challenge Pledge will help township renew sustainability certification, seeks 2,500 respondents
Greener Bloomfield

N.J.’s biggest food bank is doubling its stockpile of food in anticipation of a second COVID-19 wave this winter
NJ Spotlight News


Local News


Bloomfield College President Marcheta Evans delivered state of the college remarks online
Bloomfield College

Glen Ridge Congregational Church accepting shelf stable food donations for county hunger relief network MEND
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Essex County parks to host 125th anniversary event online with discussion, review of historical archives on Oct. 20
Essex County Parks

Montclair Inn independent senior living community accepting donations of cereal, canned soup
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield to host town-wide cleanup day Oct. 24
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield police to host community bike ride Oct. 25 along Morris Canal Greenway
Bloomfield Public Safety

Mountainside Medical Center hosting webinar vaccinations Oct. 22
Mountainside Medical Center

Bloomfield police to host drive-in treat or treating event “Trunk or Treat” Oct. 31
Bloomfield Public Safety

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka plans new visitor-only parking tax to build walking bridge over the city, 200 housing units for unhoused people
TAPinto Newark


Other News


What voters with disabilities should expect if they have to vote in-person this election day
NJ.com

N.J. launches new health insurance marketplace ahead of Affordable Care Act open enrollment period on Nov. 1
Long Valley Patch

Rise in new COVID-19 infections means N.J. now qualifies for its own quarantine travel advisory
NJ.com

Paterson school district plans to continue remote-only learning until at least Jan. 19 citing pandemic
NJ.com

1m people have already voted in N.J. with more than 400k people using new state voter registration site
NorthJersey.com

Affordable Care Act before U.S. Supreme Court puts health coverage at risk for 800k in N.J.
NorthJersey.com