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N.J. reports 8,816 COVID new COVID infections Jan. 23 as Omicron wave recedes from peak of Jan. 10 peak of 27k with 1,706 related deaths reported in the first 23 days of 2022

Bloomfield council to consider ordinance amendment requiring residents to update water meters, antiquated meters would no longer be read, instead billed at estimated rate with $500 surcharge per billing period
Bloomfield Pulse

Weather forecasters expect lower-than-average temperatures to continue in N.J. through January, with Essex County temperatures predicted to remain at-or-below freezing
Bloomfield NJ

N.J. fund for those who were ineligible for federal stimulus checks, COVID unemployment benefits will continue to accept applications until Jan. 31, payouts doubled to $2k per individual, $4k per household
State of New Jersey

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Friends of Watsessing Park to host wine tasting fundraiser to benefit the park Feb. 25 at Bloomfield Steakhouse
Friends of Watsessing Park Conservancy

COVID: Bloomfield confirmed cases rise to 11,086, deaths at 141 as of Jan. 24
Essex County

Bloomfield to host walk-in COVID vaccination event Jan. 27 at the Civic Center at 90 Broad St
Township of Bloomfield

KinderSmile in Bloomfield is offering free teeth cleaning, dental exams for children 13 and under Feb. 4-11 by appointment
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

More than 20 cats available for adoption this week at Bloomfield and Montclair animals shelters
Bloomfield Patch

Montclair councilman hosts virtual town hall explaining the township’s municipal budget on Jan. 26.

Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center hosting adult night roller skating Jan. 25, 27, 30
Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Center

25-person military medical team arrived at Newark’s University Hospital last week to ease staff shortages amid surge in COVID hospitalizations
NJ Spotlight News

Other News

Murphy signs law limiting police presence at polling locations to voting, living near the polling location, respondings to call for assistance in effort to address voter intimidation concerns
Bloomfield Patch

Four children have died from COVID in N.J. since Christmas, bringing state’s overall COVID mortality among children to 12, 8 of them under age 5 as more children experiencing severe symptoms
NJ Spotlight News