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N.J. residents urged to limit travel Wednesday as 12-18 inches of snow forecast across the state

Do you need to move your car when it snows in Bloomfield? Check out our snowstorm parking guide.
Bloomfield Information Project

How N.J. and N.Y. hospitals are preparing for complex COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Maritza Beniquez, Newark University Hospital nurse, becomes first person to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in N.J. Tuesday

Local News

Bloomfield asks residents with portable basketball hoops on township streets to remove them for snow clearing, salting
Bloomfield Public Works and Park Maintenance

Bloomfield Animal Shelter has reduced adoption fees through Dec. 31
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

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

Deadline to register for Bloomfield’s holiday house decorating contest is Dec. 18
Councilwoman Sarah Cruz

Bloomfield to take out $1.2m loan, create $2.5m appropriation to cover severance costs for retiring employees, as it was not accounted for in 2020 budget
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield honored Clara Maass workers in resolution Monday
TAPinto Bloomfield

Local mental health service provider hosts weekly meetings Mondays on managing holiday stress amid COVID-19
Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris

Montclair nonprofit Trans Affirming Alliance launches to provide support for transgender, non-binary community statewide
Montclair Patch

Anti-war protest planned in Newark Dec. 16 outside offices of Booker, Menendez
Newark Patch

Federal monitor overseeing Newark police asks people who have had interactions with officers to complete survey
Newark Communities for Accountable Policing

Essex County requests residents not park on county roads Dec. 16-17 to allow for effective snow plowing
Essex County

Other News

Advances in online learning are leading many N.J. school districts to skip snow days, keep students in online classes

Murphy says he doesn’t plan to lift 10 p.m. indoor dining curfew in advance of New Year’s Eve

Cuomo, de Blasio warn New Yorkers to expect “full shutdown” imminently as hospitals under strain