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Bloomfield begins daily COVID-19 testing program beginning today to Feb. 10 at Watsessing Elementary
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield Animal Shelter cared for 230 cats, 130 dogs in 2020, seeks donations to replenish essential supplies
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Appointments rescheduled but no COVID-19 vaccine shipment delays after Nor’easter as N.J. approaches 840k residents inoculated
Moorestown Patch

To address racial disparity in COVID-19 vaccinations, N.J. plans pop-up sites, vans, “possibly door to door vaccination” in hard hit areas
NJ Spotlight News

Local News

Bloomfield held a presentation on health equity and the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield continues seeking households to sign “Green Challenge Pledge” in bid for environmental sustainability recertification
Councilwoman Jenny Mundell

You can livestream today’s Bloomfield High School girls’ basketball game against Payne Tech
Bloomfield Pulse

Montclair Brewery partners with Harlem Brewing Company for 3rd annual Black History Month Beer Series to honor late journalist Gil Noble

Montclair YMCA to begin offering COVID-19 rapid, lab tests beginning Feb. 11
YMCA of Montclair

Amid turbulent return to hybrid learning, five South Orange Maplewood schools are found largely unfit for use amid pandemic

High schools in Newark, East Orange, Irvington to join inaugural season of statewide girls’ flag football league
Newark Patch

Newark community leaders held a virtual discussion Wednesday on city’s violence prevention efforts
TAPinto Newark

Newark paid residents with plows to help clear snow after storm dropped at least 16 inches of snow on city Monday

North Jersey DSA begins hosting “Socialist Sunday School” Feb. 7 for those seeking to learn about being working class
North Jersey Democratic Socialists of America

Other News

Capacity limits on restaurants, recreation and personal care business in N.J. to relax Friday
Associated Press

Three officers at N.J. women’s only prison charged over beatings of inmates, as state attorney general begins investigation

N.J. officials say delayed end-of-year federal aid leading to lapses in unemployment payments to 75k people

N.Y. to allow restaurant workers, taxi drivers to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine, program expansion up to NYC mayor