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Free breakfast and lunch kits for Bloomfield students now available in morning at all township schools, Monday through Thursday until July 29
Bloomfield School District

Staff, graduates reflect on final senior year amid pandemic as 467 students graduated from Bloomfield High School last month in schools 167th graduation ceremony
Essex News Daily

Bloomfield Animal Shelter is holding annual wildlife supply drive this July to support wildlife facilities providing free care to animals rescued in Bloomfield
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

760k households with children in N.J. will begin receiving checks of up to $500 in tax rebate agreed to in latest budget
NJ Spotlight News

Local News

Bloomfield recreation’s summer arts workshop series begins July 10 with cyanotype printing class at the Civic Center
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield library to offer free family kits July 7
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Tour, events for adults, children will celebrate Watsessing Park butterfly garden as southern anchor of Bloomfield’s pollinator pathway
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

COVID: Bloomfield confirmed cumulative cases rise to 5,355, deaths stand at 123 as of July 6
Essex County

Bloomfield’s Aki Asian house reopens for indoor dining for first time since pandemic start
Aki Asian House

One of two Union residents hit by a car on Bloomfield Ave Saturday has died
Bloomfield Patch

See WBMA-TV’s video documenting Bloomfield’s first Juneteenth celebration

Drop-and-go tricky tray will be held at Christ Episcopal Church on Glen Ridge-Bloomfield border July 29
The Charles Seller Foundation

East Orange mayor announces expansion of community policing in attempt to improve public perceptions of law enforcement but experts say underlying causes of crime remain unaddressed
NJ Spotlight News

The pandemic set back student learning. Newark kept the data under wraps
NJ Spotlight News

A health advisory is in effect for Eastern Essex County until Wednesday night

Other News

Landlords with illegal units must still accept rental assistance payments in N.J. and may actually owe renters over illegal apartment

Water at N.J. beaches broke federal health guidelines 35 times last year, with bayside beaches more likely to have higher levels of bacteria tied to sewage plants, runoff from developments, lawns, farm fields
NJ Spotlight News

Health experts in N.J. worry about spike in COVID transmission after July Fourth holiday weekend amid more infectious Delta variant
NJ Spotlight News