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Bloomfield issues boil water advisory for areas near municipal building, all water used for consumption, teeth brushing, dish washing should be boiled for one minute, follow township for updates
Township of Bloomfield

Tonight’s Dinner Under the Stars to feature live music by singer Kate Curran, pianist Brandon McCune
Bloomfield Center Alliance

South Orange-Maplewood school district launches investigation after teacher is accused of pulling hijab off of a 7-year-old Muslim student

Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission begins eminent domain push to store dredged toxic waste at flood-prone property on Newark Bay

Local News

Fairview HSA hosting doughnut sale fundraiser now until Oct. 18
Fairview Home and School Association

Bloomfield High School student athlete Jimmy Rodriguez nominated for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant award
TAPinto Bloomfield

Glen Ridge Congregational Church to host annual chili cook off, family fun fair Oct. 10, featuring music, food, games, food drive
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Montclair Mutual Aid to hold storytelling event, free kitchenware store Oct. 17 at Lackawanna Plaza, kitchenware can be donated in advance Oct. 10 and 13
Montclair Local

Montclair University recognized for inclusive atmosphere for LGBTQ students by Campus Pride, national LGBTQ+ advocacy organization

East Orange high school social studies teacher Theresa Maughan named 2021-2022 N.J. State Teacher of the Year

See Montclair Bird Club schedules of field trips and walks, activities open to non-members
Montclair Bird Club

Where to find corn mazes in North Jersey this fall
Montclair Girl

Four Essex County community leaders recognized with plaques at county courthouse
TAPinto Nutley

Rutgers faculty members call on school to address $750k in gender pay inequity, alleging delays in wage adjustment program

Other News

15 N.J. companies agreed to remove discriminatory language about criminal history from job ads, application processes after receiving penalties from the state
Bloomfield Patch

N.J. home bakers will be able to apply to sell their goods once license application becomes available by the end of October
Asbury Park Press

Federal investigators interviewed residents and staff at two N.J. veterans home as part of inquiry into COVID deaths at the facilities last year

Report says N.J. parole board routinely refuses to release parole-eligible inmates from prisons, calls for more oversight
New Jersey Monitor