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Bloomfield schools extends fully remote learning until at least Jan. 25
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield library reopening indoors for limited service, computer appointments, indoor pickup
Bloomfield Library

Essex County’s planned food distribution in Bloomfield Oct. 29 has been rescheduled to Nov. 2
Essex County

More than half of those reached by N.J. contact tracers are refusing to participate
Asbury Park Patch


Local News


Here are more details about the new, free online tutoring available through the Bloomfield library
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield police hosting Halloween community bike ride Nov. 1
Bloomfield Public Safety

Mayor Michael Venezia encourages residents to sign up for communication tools provided by township
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield Middle School releases video highlighting new COVID-19 precautions
Bloomfield Middle School

Bloomfield residents Veronica Guzman and Tracy Hahn won awards in Essex County’s Strut Your Mutt Halloween dog costume contest
Essex County

East Orange Mayor Ted Green says he will close business early, shut down public spaces if COVID-19 surge continues
NJ.com

Gov. Phil Murphy praises West Orange schools’ mask awareness campaign
West Orange Patch

Montclair Film Festival announces 2020 award winners
Baristanet

Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris plan weekly virtual COVID-19, holiday season support groups beginning Oct. 28, Nov.2
YMCA of Montclair


Other News


You can be fined $50 for not wearing a mask on PATH, in Port Authority bus terminal, airports
NJ.com

41 states are on N.J.’s quarantine travel advisory, nonessential travel to N.Y., C.T., P.A. discouraged
Holmdel-Hazlet Patch

Nearly 30 businesses in East Rutherford’s American Dream mall are hiring
NJ.com

More than 2m N.J. residents have already voted as of Oct. 27, more than 50% of total ballots cast in 2016
NorthJersey.com

Federal government launches investigation into two N.J. veterans homes where 192 died at start of pandemic
NorthJersey.com