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Found a stray or abandoned animal in Bloomfield? Call the non-emergency police number for it to be brought to Bloomfield’s no-kill shelter
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Newark’s People’s Organization for Progress will host a march for voting rights from the Essex County Courthouse to the Essex County Hall of Records on Apr. 4 to commemorate anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination

U.S. launches COVID.gov, one-stop website for free masks, access to vaccines, testing, locations to pick up Pfizer’s prescription-only Paxlovid antiviral pill

U.S. authorizes second COVID vaccine booster shots for people age 50+ or those who are immunocompromised

Local News

Berkley Elementary School is hiring a school nurse with applications due Apr. 7
Bloomfield Public Schools

Apr. 6 Bloomfield Rent Leveling Board to discuss vacancy decontrol application for an apartment at 88 Monroe Pl
Township of Bloomfield

Essex County Environmental Commission is hosting a virtual roundtable on leaf blower use on Apr. 4
Essex County Environmental Center

Bloomfield library will host a Zoom webinar on how to sign up for Medicare when you turn 65 on Apr. 5 with preregistration required
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield library is hosting a virtual panel on the pathways to becoming a U.S. citizen Apr. 5
Bloomfield Public Library

Registration is now open for the 50th anniversary of the National Black Political Convention in Newark Aug. 4-7 with workshop proposals sought
National Black Political Convention

Bloomfield Middle School to host orientation for 5th and 6th grade parents Apr. 7
Bloomfield Public Schools

Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its 2022 Foundation Awards Scholarship from graduating high school seniors intending on pursuing a business-oriented career with applications due Apr. 29
Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce

Early bird discount available for Newark Historical Cherry Blossom Bike Ride happening Apr. 9 through downtown Newark with post-ride food and music event planned
Newark Historical Renaissance Ride

Other News

N.J. Supreme Court affirms lower court ruling that police officers accused of misconduct do not have an automatic right to appeal an order denying them qualified immunity
New Jersey Monitor

Pres. Biden signed legislation making lynching a federal crime as proposal has failed to pass Congress 200 times since 1882