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300+ residents registered to participate in Bloomfield’s 2022 spring clean up last weekend at more than 40 locations in the township
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield’s Juneteenth celebration seeks vendors, volunteers, and artists to register for the Bloomfield Center festival happening Jun. 18
Local Small Biz Pop Up

Bloomfield High School’s Kira Pipkins won her third state title at the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association girls wrestling championship last weekend as fourth win next year could see state’s first four-time state champion in girls wrestling

All 13 existing recreational cannabis dispensaries in N.J. are white-owned as 3 in 5 new licenses approved have gone to people of color, advocates wait to see impact of state’s social equity strategy
NJ Spotlight News

Local News

COVID: Bloomfield confirmed cumulative case rise to 12,006 as deaths remain at 158 as of May 2
Essex County

East Side Mags comic book store in Montclair is giving away free comic books on May 7 as part of Free Comic Book Day
East Side Mags

NiCori Studios & Productions and Bloomfield Presbyterian Church to host a concert of singer Corinna Sowers Adler on May 7 at Sanctuary on the Green
Bloomfield Pulse

Brookdale HSA is hosting a car wash fundraiser May 7 at the Brookdale Elementary School parking lot
Brookdale Home and School Association

Watchung Booksellers hosts astrophysicist Charles Liu to discuss “The Cosmos Explained: A History of the Universe from Its Beginning to Today and Beyond” on May 4

Out Montclair and Montclair Bread Company to host free donut decorating event May 5 for teens age 12-19 with preregistration required
Out Montclair

New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark to host the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater May 6 to 8
NJ Urban News

19th century Plane Street Colored Church on Rutgers-Newark campus designated as a historic site by the National Park Service due to its ties to the underground railroad
Newark Patch

Other News

N.J. attorney general to allow police to pursue cars they think are stolen in reversal of 2020 public safety reforms intending to prevent dangerous, high-speed chases
New Jersey Monitor

N.J. plans use $10m of federal pandemic aid to expand use of license plate recognition technology as its eases police pursuit rules amid allegedly increased rates of auto theft
New Jersey Monitor