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Bloomfield residents interested in having the township plant a shade tree in front of their house can contact the public works department to be consider for fall tree planting
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Bloomfield Board of Education received the Carole E. Larsen Board Master Board Certification on May 11, one of few school boards in the state to complete the good governance course
Bloomfield Public Schools

N.J. Facebook groups, baby formula manufacturer hotlines emerge as resources for local parents amid nationwide baby formula shortage
The Montclair Girl

FDA authorized booster shots of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for children aged 5-11 with everyone in U.S. over age 5 now eligible for third dose

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Bloomfield Animal Shelter is seeking donations of laundry detergent with donations accepted at the shelter during regular business hours
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Demarest Home and School Association is hosting their annual tricky tray on May 20 at Demarest Elementary School
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Registration is open for Bloomfield martial arts studio Shakil Warriors’ youth enrichment summer camp running July 5 to Sept. 2 for children age 6-15
Shakil Warriors

Montclair’s APEX Ensemble is hosting auditions for the inaugural year of its youth symphony program for music students grades 7-12 with auditions May 21-22

Essex County Parks is hosting a free Family Garden Party at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Montclair on May 21
Essex County Parks

Oratorio Society of New Jersey will be performing in concert at the Union Congregational Church in Montclair on May 21 with tickets available for advance purchase online, proof of vaccination required at the door
West Orange Patch

Isaiah House is hosting an outdoor obstacle course field day fundraiser in Meadowland Park in South Orange on May 21 to raise money for shelter programs for families, women, teens, and mothers with infants
Isaiah House

Heritage of Asian Pacific Islanders Fest will be May 21 at The Woodland in Maplewood with performances of traditional Asian dance and music, activities and food

West Orange School District “strongly encouraging” students and staff to wear facemasks as COVID cases increase
West Orange Patch

Essex County is hosting a virtual information session for landlords on emergency rental assistance on May 21
Township of Bloomfield

Other News

USPS is now offering a third free set of at-home COVID test kits to U.S. residents who request them online
U.S. Postal Service

American Dream’s Big Snow indoor ski park to reopen May 27 after an 8-month-long closure