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Newark launches Newark Go, city’s first dockless bike, e-scoot program

N.J.’s $500 rebate checks are in the mail with 200k sent, hundreds of thousands more on the way

“We’re not teaching sodomy In 6th Grade”: GOP nominee for N.J. governor, Jack Ciattarelli, wants to end LGBTQ-inclusive curriculums in state schools

Heat advisory in effect for Bloomfield until Friday night with heat index values as high as 103 expected

Local News

Exodus Supreme Duo, R&B and reggae musicians, to perform at July 19 Dinner Under the Stars in Bloomfield Center
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield recreation’s outdoor movie nights continue July 20 at Carteret Elementary with showing of “Trolls World Tour”
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield Youth Band and N.J. City University Brass Ensemble to perform in Pulaski Park July 23
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

East Side Mags comic book store in Montclair to host free comic book date Aug. 14
East Side Mags

Fleet Feet Montclair is hosting group runs in Branch Brook Park Tuesdays July 20 to Aug. 3
Branch Brook Park Alliance

School of Rock Montclair to host benefit concert for Toni’s Kitchen food pantry July 18 in Montclair
Toni’s Kitchen

Newark native MJ Rodriguez becomes first transgender performer to receive outstanding lead actress Emmy nomination
CBS New York

Less than half of adults East Orange, Orange, and Irvington are not vaccinated against COVID-19 as state works with local groups to increase vaccination rate

Sea Life Aquarium opens at American Dream mall in East Rutherford
New Jersey Family

CPAW NJ receives donation of 10 new traps for it’s trap-neuter-release program in Essex County

Other News

N.J. increases criminal penalty for strangulation in move to curb domestic violence as strangulation is red flag for predicting future homicides of victims of domestic violence

At least five Ocean County beaches were closed to swimming yesterday after medical waste washed ashore following similar incident in Monmouth county earlier in the week

N.J. chapter of American College of Emergency Physicians elects first Black president, South Jersey resident Jenice Baker
Moorestown Patch