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Bloomfield Center Alliance is hosting a walking food tour of Bloomfield’s downtown Jul. 16 starting in Lackawanna Pl. with preregistration required
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield Center Alliance’s next Cruise Night summer car show is Jul. 13 on Broad St. and Bloomfield Ave. with 50’s Sock Hop Party theme, special guests Bloomfield Info Project and the Garden State Girls motorcycle club
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Pharmacists can now screen and prescribe patients the COVID treatment pill Paxlovid, medication shown to curb worst effects of COVID
NJ Spotlight News

N.J. reports 2,738 new COVID infections, 14 deaths Jul. 12 as hospitalizations hit 4-month high, as officials urge vaccination, booster shots to prevent severe infection from latest, most transmissible variant

Local News

Bloomfield residents can sign up in advance to receive a free milkweed plant at the Watsessing Park Pollinator Festival on Jul. 16
Friends of Watsessing Park

Bloomfield Baseball Association seeks volunteer coaches for their summer league with player skills assessment planned at Wright’s Field on Jul. 13
Bloomfield Baseball Association

Sugaring NYC organic waxing and lash studio will celebrate their grand opening and ribbon cutting on Jul. 14 at their 56 Broad St. storefront in Bloomfield
Community contribution from Bloomfield Pulse

Montclair’s Ascend among five multi-state cannabis companies receiving fines for not following medical patient-first protocols during the launch of recreational cannabis sales in N.J.

Fleet Feet in Montclair to host youth track meet at Hurrell Field in Glen Ridge for children age 4-13 on Jul. 17 with preregistration required
Fleet Feet

Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville is hosting on-the-spot job interviews for a variety of open positions Jul. 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
RWJ Barnabas Health

People’s Organization for Progress is hosting a march and rally to protest the police shooting death of Jayland Walker in Akron, O.H. on Jul. 15 at the Lincoln monument at 12 Springfield Ave. in Newark
People’s Organization for Progress

Newark Pride Festival will run until Jul 17. ending with the city’s pride parade, festival and liberation ball
Newark Pride Festival

Other News

N.J. residents whose housing has been impacted by Hurricane Ida flooding can submit answers to a Department of Community Affairs survey to gather feedback on recovery needs
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs

N.J. is collecting anonymous survey responses from transgender and nonbinary residents and their family members to inform online tool to navigate programs and services for transgender or non-binary people
State of New Jersey

New Jersey Citizen Action is hosting a free online seminar on Jul. 14 and 16 for first-time homebuyers on topics like housing affordability, down payment assistance, and avoiding predatory lending
New Jersey Citizens Action