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Bloomfield Housing Authority is accepting applications for their Choice Voucher Program waiting list for low-income residents, people who are elderly or have disabilities now through Apr. 7 with application assistance available
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield is hosting virtual events and a town-wide period product drive at the library, local restaurants and studios in honor of Women’s History Month this March
Township of Bloomfield

N.J. will lift statewide school bus mask mandate on Mar. 7 following change to CDC COVID activity guidelines last week

U.S. Census Bureau is sending out surveys to area residents for the American Community Survey with responses helping determine the distribution of federal and state funds
The U.S. Census Bureau

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Bloomfield crafting group plans craft nights at the Civic Center Wednesdays in March, including making tote bags, topiaries, throw blankets, and clay art with preregistration required
Community contribution on Bloomfield Craft Group

Bloomfield Recreation is hosting a hitting and fielding softball clinic on Mar. 5 for grades 1-8 with preregistration required
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Girl Scout Troop 20204 to host cookie drive-thru event Mar. 6 at St. Thomas the Apostle School
St. Thomas the Apostle School

Bloomfield library’s Monday Night Book Club to meet on Zoom Mar. 7 with current selection “Lady Clementine” available at adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library

Registration is open for Bloomfield Recreation’s peppermint and travel softball leagues for grades 3-8 with an evaluation session required, applications due Mar. 13
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Maplewood’s Windows for Women will showcase art from 32 women artists in the storefronts of 31 women-owned businesses around town for the month of March to celebrate Women’s History Month
The Village Green

CareWell Health, formerly East Orange General Hospital, is offering free COVID testing Monday through Friday with walk-ins welcome
East Orange City Hall

Other News

Recall expansion: FDA has expanded its recall of Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare baby formula due to a possible Salmonella outbreak
TAPinto Montclair

Rutgers president says there will be no tuition increase for the 2023 academic year
TAPinto Nutley

N.J. ranked among the top ten states for longest life expectancy in 2019, according to a study of the latest available data by the National Center for Health Statistics
Mahwah Patch