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May 9 Bloomfield town council meeting to discuss potential short term rental rule change, public works purchases, junior police academy, township youth week
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield High School’s boys and girls track and field teams finished their 2022 regular season undefeated at 16-0, winning SEC Liberty Division Championship
Bloomfield Pulse

Montclair High School is reinstates mask mandate for students and staff from until May 13 due to increase in COVID cases
Baristanet

Newark school district staff and students will maintain its mask mandate amid rise in COVID cases as East Orange still plans end to mask mandate in schools May 9
NJ.com

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ICYMI: Registration has opened Bloomfield Recreation’s 2022 summer camp programing for children in grades K-6
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield is hiring for a supervisory position in the Public Works and Park Maintenance Department with applications to be submitted to the township administrator via email
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield Boy Scouts Troop 23 is hosting a pancake breakfast on May 7 at VFW Post 711 with proceeds going to the Mark Groendyk Memorial Scholarship Fund for students interested in environmental stewardship
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield-based New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts is hosting acting and improv classes beginning May 7 in Montclair for youth in grades 3-12 with summer camps planned at Bloomfield College
New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts

Kiwanis Club of Bloomfield is hosting a blood drive at the Brookdale Reformed Church on May 9 with appointments available online
Kiwanis Club of Bloomfield

Bloomfield United youth soccer team will face Matchfit Academy in their N.J. State Cup match May 9 at Foley Field
Bloomfield Soccer Club

Bloomfield resident and pastry chef Jaleesa Mason won top place in Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship
NJ.com

Essex County Environmental Center is hosting a virtual event with Douglas Tallamy to discuss his book “The Nature of Oaks,” on May 9 with registration required
Essex County Environmental Center

University of Orange to host its 6th annual Music City Festival May 13-15 at cafes, restaurants, breweries, and markets throughout Orange
University of Orange

Essex County’s household hazardous waste collection is May 7 with items like herbicides, propane tanks, pool chemicals, and fluorescent light bulbs accepted at the Essex County Public Works building in Cedar Grove
Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr.

Other News


FDA restricts use of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine to those who are allergic to Pfizer and Moderna as 54 in 17m J&J vaccine recipients reported serious blood clots, 200m+ Americans fully vaccinated with Pfizer or Moderna
The Associated Press

TurboTax will pay more than $2m to N.J. customers as part of a nationwide settlement after misleading consumer about free tax preparation services
NJ.com

Parents and students of Colonia High School are asking for a remote learning option as the school is being investigated as a possible cancer cluster after more than 100 people who attended or worked there developed brain tumors
NJ Spotlight News