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New N.J. COVID-19 workplace safety standards to go into effect Nov. 5, include screening, distancing, protective equipment
Holmdel-Hazlet Patch

Bloomfield Board of Education releases report on school ventilation systems, shows varied filtration capacity across district
Bloomfield School District

Mayor Michael Venezia says there have been 90 new COVID-19 cases in Bloomfield since Oct. 19, urges social distancing, mask wearing
Mayor Michael Venezia

Free COVID-19 testing available by appointment this Saturday from Bloomfield health department
Township of Bloomfield


Local News


Virtual 5k to benefit Bloomfield’s Mt Olivet Cemetery and Sacred Heart Church is this weekend
Bloomfield NJ Spirit Run 5K

Bloomfield turkey give away registration is open until Nov. 16
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield-based Partners for Women and Justice raised $28k to support victims of domestic violence in virtual 5K
Bloomfield Patch

Spooky season: Urban legend says Bloomfield College Westminster Arts Center is haunted
Bloomfield College

1,200 Bloomfield resident to Joe Biden’s campaign since April, 270 to Donald Trump’s
New York Times

Montclair PTA asks teachers union to set COVID-19 safety expectations after boycott of return to in-person learning for special education students
Baristanet

Montclair Inn independent senior living community hosting yard sale fundraiser Oct. 31
The Montclair Inn

Man pleads guilty in plea bargain to 2018 incident where he ran a truck into Planned Parenthood in East Orange
TAPinto East Orange-Orange

New plan for Newark’s industrial core aims to cut pollution, support job influx
NJ.com

Remnants of Tropical Storm Zeta mixing with wintry weather to bring rain, wind gusts until Saturday
Gothamist

Essex County’s upcoming COVID-19 testing sites include West Orange, Newark, Roseland, Livingston
Essex County


Other News


N.J. SNAP recipients will receive maximum benefit for family size in November
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. COVID-19 hospitalizations match July rates
WHYY

As Newark and Hoboken issue new restrictions, Fulop balks at similar measures in Jersey City
NJ.com