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Federal COVID testing site at East Orange Senior Center at 90 Halsted has been extended through Jan. 24, now offering evening hours Monday to Thursday, open daily 7 am to 5 pm
City of East Orange

Latest COVID surge modeling suggests peak is around Jan. 14 as COVID hospitalizations slow in N.J. but healthcare facilities remain under stress from staff shortages, heavy caseloads

N.J. parents will now be able to file tickets with schools to track reports of bullying and alert local and state officials with fines for parents who do not comply with court-ordered anti-bullying classes
Daily Record

U.S. Supreme Court says federal worker safety agency OSHA can’t enforce vaccine-or-test mandates for all businesses with more than 100 employees, allows mandate for healthcare workers to remain

Local News

Bloomfield library will be closed Jan. 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, resuming normal hours Jan. 18
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield high school student, senior wrestling captain Gianna Faura is the school’s athlete of the month for January
Bloomfield Pulse

East Orange School District seeks to hire a certified arts supervisor
East Orange School District

East Orange schools to host both in-person and virtual special education teacher assistant job fairs Jan. 19, 26, registration required
East Orange School District

Montclair State will require students to receive COVID vaccine booster shots by Mar. 1, booster mandate for faculty, staff to be determined
Montclair State University

Fleet Feet in Montclair to host free MLK run, walk event Jan. 16 at Nishuane Park, seeking donations of toiletries to benefit Toni’s Kitchen
Fleet Feet Montclair

Newark Museum of Art to host virtual panel discussion on art and activism Jan. 16 in MLK day celebration
Newark Museum of Art

NJPAC to host free virtual events to honor Martin Luther King, Jr., social justice issues, Jan. 18, 19, 24, 27
TAPinto Newark

Ramapough Lunaape Solidarity Project to host virtual education event Jan. 18
Ramapough Lunaape Solidarity Project

Other News

COVID antiviral pills now available by prescription at select Walgreens in N.J. for those at high-risk for developing severe COVID

N.J. Supreme Court allows sentencing review for juvenile offenders serving lengthy sentences after 20 years
New Jersey Monitor

Murphy will be sworn in for his second term as N.J. governor on Jan. 18 in Trenton