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Need to Know

Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one-hour Saturday night as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday morning
Bloomfield Pulse

Toni’s Kitchen plans area-wide food drive, will pick up donations from homes in Bloomfield, Montclair, Glen Ridge Apr. 18
Toni’s Kitchen

Biden says he will direct states to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults by May 1, U.S. expects to have enough doses for all 225m adults that month
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Landlords in Newark, throughout the state are still locking out tenants despite N.J. eviction moratorium

Local News

Bloomfield library hosting webinar on how to apply for U.S. citizenship Mar. 15
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield girl scout troop to host pop-up cookie booth Mar. 13-14 across from Brookside Park
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield fire stations collecting non-perishable food and toiletry donations for state military veterans network
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield College launched an online apparel store
Bloomfield College

Community member collecting diapers for donation Toni’s Kitchen
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Developer of Montclair’s Lackawanna Plaza shares priorities: small to midsize grocery store, historic preservation, accessible rental units

Montclair recycling pickup to restart Mar. 15 after COVID-19 outbreak forced 28-day shut down
Montclair Local

Nearby Route 21 and I-280 were among the roads with the highest number of crash fatalities from 2016 to 2019
Newark Patch

Registration open for Essex County technical schools’ career academy for middle school students every Saturday beginning Apr. 17 to June 19
Essex County Technical Schools

Webinar on COVID-19 hesitancy and access for the Black community is planned for Mar. 15
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Other News

New weekly unemployment claims in N.J. have dropped below 10k for the first time since pandemic began but thousands of layoffs still expected in next few months
Moorestown Patch

Family of unarmed Black man killed by N.J. trooper last year files civil rights lawsuit

Domestic travelers flying into N.Y. won’t be required to quarantine beginning Apr. 1

More than 50 Democratic state lawmakers in N.Y. published a statement Thursday demanding Cuomo step down over sexual harassment and misconduct allegations

N.Y.-based Tate’s Bake Shop is trying to prevent workers’ unionization by threatening undocumented workforce with deportation