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New and existing Bloomfield Info subscribers can enter for free to win $25 gift cards to 1 of 4 local coffee shops every week in October
Bloomfield Info Project

Brandon’s Coffee Shop at 32 Broad St. opened in 2018 one block from Bloomfield’s town green and civic center, supports Bloomfield Info with $25 gift card raffle for subscribers
Brandon’s Coffee Shop

Big Bill’s Corner Cafe opened at 200 Hoover St. near Pulaski and Brookdale parks in March 2022, among coffee shops where Bloomfield Info subscribers can win $25 gift cards in October
Big Bill’s Corner Cafe

Minia’s Breakfast and Lunch at 419 Bloomfield Ave. near Watsessing Park and town hall a community staple since 2011, participating in $25 gift card raffle for Bloomfield Info subscribers
Minia’s Breakfast and Lunch

Cafe and flower shop Casa De Flora Bar opened June 2022 at 75 Washington St. across the street from Bloomfield rail station, welcomes Bloomfield Info subscribers with $25 gift card raffle
Casa De Flora Bar

Local News

Bloomfield library to host pop-up storytime for children on Oct. 1 in the library courtyard
Bloomfield Public Library

The Youth Lounge in Bloomfield has registration open for after school care featuring transportation, homework help, sports, and arts and crafts
The Youth Lounge

Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair seeks volunteers to pick up donated bread, bakery items from local stores on Tuesday and Thursday mornings with interested volunteers asked to contact the pantry by phone
Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair

YMCA of Montclair to offer after school care to Franklin Elementary School students starting Oct. 3 with registration available online
YMCA of Montclair

Caldwell Street Fair to cover six blocks of Bloomfield Ave. in Caldwell on Oct. 2 with food, arts and crafts, vendors, and kids rides
Caldwell Street Fair

N. Oraton Parkway in East Orange to be renamed for former resident Gladys E. Blount, member of only all-Black, all-woman army battalion deployed overseas during WWII
TAPinto East Orange

Maplewood-South Orange 2022 Book Festival begins Sep. 29 at The Woodland, continues through Oct. 2 with children and young adult book day
Maplewood South Orange Book Festival

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes 14-year plan to construct storm surge gates on N.Y.-N.J. waterways like Hackensack and Passaic rivers, Newark Bay, Hoboken and Jersey City waterfronts to manage storm surges and coastal flooding

Other News

Garden State Parkway tolls will go fully cashless in over next 4 years following New Jersey Turnpike Authority votes to bring all-electronic, cashless toll collection to state’s toll roads

Former N.J. Governor Jim Florio died at the age of 85 on Sep. 26