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Bloomfield Center Alliance will be hosting an end of summer festival and block party Sep. 10 in Bloomfield Center with vendors, live music, food, and games
Bloomfield Center Alliance

More than 2k people incarcerated or in pre-trial detention in Essex County’s jail and privately-owned Delaney Hall facility lack access to adequate healthcare, re-entry, and other services due to understaffing, Essex County Civilian Task Force subcommittee reports
Newark Patch

Gov. Murphy signs law making N.J. 47th state to implement statewide police licensing system with officers required to pass psychological exams and continue training to remain licensed, banning them from joining groups that advocate violent government overthrow, discrimination

Bloomfield resident, Newark cop Louis Santiago charged with vehicular homicide as father, Newark police lieutenant Luis Santiago also indicted by Essex County grand jury on multiple counts of conspiracy in connection to death of Garfield resident on Garden State Parkway
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office

Local News

Bloomfield High School wrestler Kira Pipkins finished 4-2 and placed in the top 16 out of 100 competitors in her class bracket at the at 2022 USA Wrestling Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D.
Community contribution from Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield library is hosting Storytime Boogie for children with Shooting Stars Dance Studio on Jul. 27 in the library courtyard
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield Center Alliance seeks vendors for Jul. 29 Bloomfield Bazaar at its Dinner Under the Stars outdoor dining event
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Berkeley Elementary School is hosting a playdate and meet-up for for incoming kindergarten students and their parents on Sep. 2
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield recreation’s next Bloomfield Civic Band outdoor concert on the Town Green is Jul. 25 with a performance of pop music
Bloomfield, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield recreation’s next free summer concert at Brookside Park is Jul. 26 with Epic Soul performing soul, Motown, funk and R&B music
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville is hosting on-the-spot job interviews for a variety of open positions Jul. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
RWJ Barnabas Health

Other News

Spanish speakers age 55+ can apply for training and volunteer opportunities to help people enroll in Medicare, Medicaid, and other low-income assistance programs during open enrollment Oct. 15-Dec. 7
Jewish Family Service of MetroWest

N.J. residents with unfulfilled unemployment claims can schedule an in-person appointment for help with claims for the first time since pandemic start by contacting labor department by phone or online
State of New Jersey

President Biden plans to extend ban on oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, off N.J. coast for five more years
Matawan-Aberdeen Patch