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Bloomfield plans to restart its commuter shuttle bus service, seeks resident input
Township of Bloomfield

Q&A with Imani Oakley, candidate running against incumbent Congressman Donald Payne Jr. for NJ-10
Jersey City Times

Murphy urges residents to get vaccinated amid rise in new cases, says unvaccinated people accounted for nearly all 32k COVID hospitalizations in N.J. since mid-January

Murphy says he doesn’t plan any changes to N.J. face covering rules as Delta variant fuels increase in new COVID cases
Gloucester Township Patch

Local News

Walking tour of Bloomfield’s newest park, Lion Gate, planned July 28
Bloomfield Open Space Trust Fund

Bloomfield recreation’s next outdoor movie is July 27 with a drive-in showing of “A League of Their Own” at the Universal Technical Institute campus
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield Middle School’s summer arts program plans performances July 26-27
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield Soccer Club to host tryouts for boys ages 10-12 on July 27 at Lion Gate park
Bloomfield Soccer Club

N.J. moves to have Lower Hackensack River declared a superfund site to unlock federal funds for remediation
TAPinto Newark

Bloomfield’s Matthew Furlong collected 100+ suitcases for young adults aging out of foster care for their Troop 22 Eagle Scout project
Essex News Daily

Fairview Elementary School plans fall book fair Oct. 12-15, seeks volunteers
Fairview Home and School Association

Montclair architect Nina Cooke John wins national competition to design new Harriet Tubman monument in Newark

Advocates raise civil rights, efficacy concerns over Newark’s installation of gunshot detectors on mostly Black schools
Chalkbeat Newark

$44m federal infrastructure grant will upgrade main northern roadway access to Newark port with aim to reduce congestion
Newark Patch

Other News

CareOne nursing home network joins Hackensack Meridian, RWJBarnabas hospital systems in mandating COVID vaccinations for employees

COVID vaccinations rates among people 12-29 are lagging behind other eligible groups in N.J.

15 immigrants detained at Bergen County jail filed a complaint against the jail this month alleging abuse, medical neglect, and sexual assault
NJ Spotlight News

Murphy signs law requiring civics instruction in N.J. middle schools beginning in 2022