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30 fewer Bloomfield High School students completed applications for federal college financial aid this year amid decreases in school completion rates, college enrollment nationwide
Bloomfield Patch

More than 500 Bloomfield residents registered to participate in the town-wide cleanup in more than 70 locations over the weekend
Township of Bloomfield

Murphy says N.J. will increase capacity limits for outdoor gatherings and venues on May 10, suggesting it will be the first of a series of eased restrictions given COVID case load

COVID-19 vaccinations using J&J’s one-dose vaccine will resume in N.J. following CDC review of “extremely rare” blood clots occurring in women receiving the vaccine
New Brunswick Patch

Local News

COVID-19: Bloomfield confirmed cumulative cases revised down to 5,195, deaths remain at 118 as of Apr. 26
Essex County

Tonight’s Bloomfield town council meeting will include updates on township takeover of Oakeside Cultural Center, honor BHS students and late former councilman, review parking ordinances
Bloomfield Pulse

Pizzanada hosting fundraiser for Fairview 6th graders Apr. 26
Fairview Home and School Association

Virtual event will explain gender and pronoun terminology Apr. 27
Out Montclair

Bloomfield library continues free Tuesday afternoon snack giveaways for pre-K-12 students
Bloomfield Public Library

Blood drive planned for Apr. 28 at 94 Park Ave at Christ Episcopal Church on Glen Ridge-Bloomfield border
Kiwanis Club of Bloomfield

Bloomfield Civic Band to begin rehearsing Mondays in Pulaski Park
Bloomfield Civic Band

Human Needs Food Pantry collecting like-new children’s summer clothes
Human Need Food Pantry

Montclair State University will requires COVID-19 vaccination for most students returning this fall
Montclair Patch

Up to 2k e-scooters, bikes will be become available in Newark in six-month pilot program
Newark Patch

Newark-based indoor vertical farming company Aerofarms is expanding area operations

Citing COVID, Newark to temporarily stop arresting people with low-level warrants stemming from traffic violations, some non-violent crime
Newark Patch

Other News

Police confiscation of bikes from Black and Latino teens in Perth Amboy is part of a national trend of Black cyclists being disproportionately cited for biking-related offenses

CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens among N.J. stores resuming J&J COVID-19 vaccine appointments

North Jersey Armenian community reacts to Biden administration’s recognition of Armenian Genocide