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Bloomfield School District announces wearing masks in schools will be optional for all students and staff starting Mar. 7 but masks will still have to be worn on school buses to comply with federal mandates
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield College president Marcheta Evans, Bloomfield’s animal shelter among honorees at at Mar. 4 Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce awards banquet
Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce

Bloomfield residents who aren’t sure if their water meter has been upgraded are advised to call the township’s engineering department
Township of Bloomfield

Number of people hospitalized in N.J. with COVID has dropped below 1k for the first time in three months as of Feb. 23 after 6k patient peak on Jan. 11

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Feb. 24 Bloomfield Zoning Board meeting to continue discussions about applications for multi-family housing expansion, mixed-use construction across township
Township of Bloomfield

Big Bill’s Corner Café’s Feb. 26 grand opening at 200 Hoover Ave in Bloomfield will feature “Black Visions” popup art show curated by local artist Maria Estrela
Bloomfield Pulse

LK-Yoga is hosting a free children’s yoga class for ages 5-9 and 10+ at Lovlee Art Studios in Bloomfield on Mar. 1 with pre registration is required
Community contribution Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield weather: Latest forecast for Thurs. night storm suggests snow, freezing rain may lead heavy ice accumulations in some parts of the county Fri. morning

Berkeley Elementary School will be hosting its spring picture day Mar. 3 with online ordering available
Berkeley HSA

New Ben Jones Scholarship for area high school students ages 16+ to take Montclair Art Museum art workshops established by museum’s African American cultural committee

Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo, South Mountain Recreation complex are hiring for roles in guest relations, horticulture, maintenance, and camp counseling for their 2022 season
Turtle Back Zoo

Other News

N.J. Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired is accepting applications for its 2022-2023 academic year scholarship program now through Apr. 20
N.J. Department of Human Services

Gov. Murphy to end regular pandemic briefings on second anniversary of state’s first COVID case in sign of transition to endemic virus phase