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Bloomfield Info Project seeks applicants for its first paid community reporter virtual training series beginning Apr. 14, apply by Mar. 25
Bloomfield Info Project

Bloomfield School District has updated their masking guidelines to make wearing a mask optional on school buses in addition to buildings for all students and staff starting Mar. 7
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield girls wrestling advocates start petition seeking a combined state wrestling championship as boys wrestle in Atlantic City arena, girls 2022 championship held in North Jersey high school gym

Newark joins Montclair in ending their indoor masking and proof-of-vaccination rules but masks will still be required in government buildings
TAPinto Newark

Local News

Bloomfield will receive $55k from N.J.’s Department of Environmental Protection to help fund waste reduction and recycling programs
Essex News Daily

Bloomfield artist Jessica Rohrer was awarded a $10k grant in the painting category of the New Jersey State Council of the Arts Artist Fellowship program
Essex News Daily

Bloomfield-based New Jersey Peace Action is hosting a rally against the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Mar. 5 at the corner of Bloomfield Ave and S. Fullerton Ave in Montclair
Bloomfield Pulse

Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival is seeking food vendors for Bloomfest on Apr. 10 with applications due Mar. 11
Essex County Park System

U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherill’s office is accepting applications for its summer 2022 unpaid internship program with opportunities in D.C. or Parsippany office and applications due Apr. 1
Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill

U.S. Department of Transportation plans to reassign 16 slots previously held by Southwest Airlines at Newark Airport to a low-cost carrier in order for the airport to offer more lower fare flights

Project for Empty Space, an arts nonprofit in Newark, is hosting artist Scheherazade Tille exhibition “Black Girl Play” through Mar. 13 with preregistration required
Project for Empty Space

Other News

Advocates say N.J. prisons are not equipped to handle the special needs of older people with 1 in 5 people incarcerated state age 50+, almost 500 over 65
NJ Spotlight News

Gov. Murphy has ordered all state agencies to temporarily suspend their relationships with businesses and financial institutions bac by the Russian government following its invasion of Ukraine

Gov. Murphy extends deadline for healthcare workers to get a COVID booster shot to Apr. 11, deadline for workers in state’s prisons, group homes, others high-risk care settings extended to May 11