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Bloomfield schools superintendent to announce updates about return to in-person hybrid instruction at tonight’s school board meeting
Bloomfield Pulse

Acquisition of 22 acres for preservation by Verona to expand Eagle Rock Reservation, create new park on border with Cedar Grove
Baristanet

Cannabis is finally legal in N.J. after delays following referendum. Here’s what you need to know.
Gothamist

N.J. lifts somes pandemic restrictions on religious gatherings, sports and entertainment venues
TAPinto Camden


Local News


Looking for tickets for “Into the Woods,” Bloomfield High School’s winter musical? Seat are still available Feb. 25-28
Bloomfield High School

Bloomfield library to host presentation on history of Black music in the U.S. tonight, Feb. 23, on Zoom
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield High School mock trial team was recognized by town council for performance in county competition
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield to recognized three for contributions to town’s Black history at last night’s council meeting: state senator Ronald Rice, young poet Macayla Norman, pastor Christine Harris-Spivey
Bloomfield Pulse

Vendors sought for 22nd Rose Square Art Show planned for Bloomfield’s Brookdale Park this October
Art-Linx

Bloomfield’s Obal’s Inn to reopen Feb. 24 following discussion of potential permanent closure
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Essex County judge rules for Montclair landlord groups seeking to overturn rent control ordinance, issue to be on ballot this spring
Montclair Local

South Orange-Maplewood parents suing school district over delays to return to in-person learning amid pandemic safety concerns
NJ Spotlight News

Newark’s Prudential Center plans to reopen following loosened pandemic restrictions, first game with fans Mar. 2 against Islanders
Newark Patch

Newark’s COVID-19 test positivity rate drops below state average for first time since since summer
TAPinto Newark

Regional property manager has left a 340-unit apartment building in Newark without hot water for eight days, despite city citations, fine
NJ.com


Other News


Why the NYC metro area’s latest winter 2020 COVID-19 surge was less deadly than the first wave of infections
Gothamist

Claimants’ incorrect responses to unemployment recertifications is leading to benefit delays for 20k people weekly
NJ.com

Backlog at N.J. MVC cleared but scheduling issues remain
NJ Spotlight News