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ICYMI: RSVP and submit your questions for the Bloomfield Information Project’s Bloomfield Board of Education Candidates Forum Oct. 19
Bloomfield Information Project

Bloomfield’s MLK Day of Service Committee to host virtual planning meeting for 2022 season Oct. 19 with calls for public participation
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield Center final food tour of 2021 is Oct. 30, to include tastings at 4 restaurants, conversations with restaurant owners, costume contest
Bloomfield Center Alliance

N.J. voters will decide on college sports betting, non-profit organizations benefiting from games of chance in Nov. 2 election
NJ Spotlight News

Local News

Bloomfield library seeking donations of books published in 2020
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield’s community gardens have donated 685 pounds of vegetables to area food pantries this season
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Here are some Halloween events happening in the Bloomfield area this month

Essex County to host dog costume contest Oct. 23 at Brookdale Dog Park
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr.

COVID: Bloomfield confirmed cumulative cases rise to 5,974, deaths remain as 127 as of Oct. 18
Essex County

30-acre Alonzo Bonsal wildlife preserve on Montclair-Clifton border will see 250 native trees replanted, 8k square feet of seed mix sown in $240k remediation

Montclair State University is N.J.’s largest Hispanic-serving institution, welcomes first all-Latinx student government board
Montclair Patch

Passaic Valley Water Commission ends boil water advisory for parts of Clifton, Passaic, Paterson and Woodland Park after 6-week cleanup following reservoir contamination from Ida

West Orange apartment complex evacuated after rock slide from Ida will be demolished

Former Newark official Carmelo Garcia charged by federal jury over alleged bribery scheme
TAPinto Newark

Other News

N.J. redistricting commission adopts bylaws, plans 10 public meetings as it redraws state’s congressional districts following Census
New Jersey Monitor

N.J.’s RWJBarnabas health system fires 118 works for refusing COVID vaccination, less than 1% of its 35k person workforce

Middlesex County is closing the Johnson Park Zoo in Piscataway after Raritan River flooding fro Ida threatened animal welfare
TAPinto Nutley