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Essex County announces completion of Rutgers Newark community health assessment that failed to reach residents of color with just 1 in 10 respondents identifying as Black in county where 4 in 10 residents are Black
Essex County

786 Bloomfield residents survey by county list mental health and aging as top community health concerns in limited community health assessment conducted by Essex County with Rutgers Newark
Essex County

Jul. 18 Bloomfield Town Council meeting agenda includes 2022 budget introduction, discussion about Broughton Ave. resurfacing, appointment of township employees, volunteer firefighters
Township of Bloomfield

N.J. State Supreme Court implements 25 changes to jury selection in an effort to reduce bias and expand the pool of prospective jurors after overturning 2021 case where prosecutor requested Black man not be on jury
New Jersey Monitor

Local News

Bloomfield Civic Center to host free dance lesson on the Tarantella, an Italian dance, Jul. 18
Community contribution from Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield recreation’s next free summer concert in Brookside Park is Jul. 19 with Eaglemania Eagles tribute band
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield Recreation’s next Bloomfield Civic Band outdoor concert on the Town Green is Jul. 18 with movie music from the golden age
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

Tacos La Gringa have opened their second Bloomfield location at 547 Bloomfield Ave.
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Steakhouse will have live music on Jul. 16 with Liz Wojtal and Next of Kin performing classic rock and folk songs
Bloomfield Steakhouse

Bloomfield Baseball Association is seeking alumni members to play in fundraiser invitational games Jul. 22 and 29 with members advised to contact the league by email or phone
Bloomfield Baseball Association

St. Thomas the Apostle school is hiring multiple substitute teachers and part-time aides, maternity leave replacement for grade 3 for the 2022-2023 school year with applications accepted by email
St. Thomas the Apostle School

East Orange School District to host job fair Jul. 26 seeking secondary teachers in English, social studies, science, math and bilingual education for 2022-2023 school year with preregistration required online by Jul. 20
East Orange Public Schools

NJ Transit will study how to improve the Military Park, Warren Street/NJIT, Norfolk Street, and Park Avenue Newark Light Rail stations to make them accessible to people with disabilities with a $519k federal grant
Newark Patch

3rd New Jersey Regiment, Capt. Bloomfield’s Company “Jersey Gray” Revolutionary War reenactors will be participating in a reenactment of the Storming of Stony Point Jul. 16 at Stony Point Battlefield State Park
3rd New Jersey Regiment, Capt. Bloomfield’s Company

Other News

Rate of foreclosure in N.J. returns to pre pandemic levels with at least 1 in 400 households in state facing new eviction filings in first half of 2022, approximately 9k statewide
New Jersey Patch

New program signed by Gov. Murphy will allow N.J. residents who don’t have adequate health insurance coverage to indicate their interest in signing up through state’s marketplace when filing unemployment claims or filing their taxes
New Jersey 101.5

N.J. expands and makes permanent a hospital tax pilot program launched in 2019 in Essex and six other counties to boost state’s healthcare spending in underserved communities through Medicaid
NJ Spotlight News