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Jun. 15 Bloomfield Environmental Commission meeting saw agreement for greater collaboration with health department on pest management issues, updating some environmental ordinances
Township of Bloomfield

Southern Essex County experiencing severe drought as moderate drought continues in rest of county amid low water levels at area reservoirs as state officials urge residents and businesses to reduce water consumption

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Jersey Angels youth basketball is hosting a skills academy Aug. 23-24 at Brookdale Christian Church in Bloomfield with guest coaching from Jermaine “Eggie” Warmack, Lauren Mincy, and Corey Chandler with registration accepted by email
Community contribution from Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield library is hosting a guided sculpting art class for senior citizens on Aug. 24 with preregistration required
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield library is hosting a free still life drawing class for senior citizens on Aug. 24 at the Library Theater with supplies provided and registration required
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield library’s final streaming and snacks book club for area youth entering grades 7-12 is Aug. 24 in the children’s library to view and discuss “Paper Towns”
Bloomfield Public Library

Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Aug. 23 with prescheduled appointments required
Temple Ner Tamid

COVID: 163 Bloomfield residents among 3,379 confirmed dead from COVID in Essex County since pandemic start
Essex County

Montclair nonprofit Northeast Earth Coalition is hosting a Monarch Migration event on Aug 20. at Crane Park with displays from local environmental and social justice organizations, live music from Gabi Dennis and Gerry Hazel
Northeast Earth Coalition

Other News

Make the Road New Jersey is hosting a free 12-week virtual English class at the basic and intermediate level for Spanish speakers with online registration ending Sep. 3
Make the Road New Jersey

Monkeypox: N.J. seeks more vaccine doses from federal government as state data shows racial disparity in access as 6k vaccinated in state, virus likely to become endemic

COVID: 7-day average for positive tests drops below 2K for first time since Apr. 27, suggesting decrease in community spread as state continues to see dozens of deaths weekly