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Newark, Orange, East Orange, Irvington mayor’s say they’ll impose local 1-3 day shutdowns if COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Murphy says N.J. schools not at risk of closure amid COVID-19 surge as state reports 56 outbreaks across 3k schools
Brick Patch

COVID-19 outbreak count in N.J. schools are limited to those contact traced, teachers unions count infections at 300 schools

N.J. issues COVID-19 guidelines for returning college students, includes testing, quarantine
Ridgewood-Glen Rock Patch

Local News

Fred Astair Dance Studios hosting Turkey Trot to benefit Montclair Human Needs Food Pantry Nov. 21
Fred Astair Dance Studios

Bloomfield library’s cookbook club returns Nov. 21 on Zoom
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield’s Hot Bagels Abroad annual tree lighting event canceled this year
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Toni’s Kitchen collected more than 7k lbs of food in first-ever town-wide food drive in Montclair, Glen Ridge

151 luxury apartments under development next to Bloomfield Station
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Montclair’s annual pagan Thanksgiving to benefit Human Needs Food Pantry not happening this year

Newark seeks resident input on scooter, bike-share pilot program

Rosemary Becchi lost NJ-11 race but alleges election improprieties, mimics national effort to undermine integrity of elections

Montclair Brewery is one of few Black-owned breweries in the U.S.

Other News

NYC public schools close after city reaches 3% COVID-19 positivity rate threshold

N.J. adopts plan to power nearly all homes in state with offshore wind energy by 2035
Associated Press

Following assault on judge’s family, new N.J. law makes it illegal to post contact information for judges, prosecutors

Detained immigrants on hunger strike for second time at Bergen County jail over COVID-19 safety concerns

Decades-old Nabisco factory in Bergen County may close