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Bloomfield area schools rank first in nation in economic segregation, second in Black-white segregation driven by differences between school districts as lawsuit calls for N.J. to comply with state constitutional ban on school segregation
Chalkbeat Newark

Bloomfield received $1m community development block grant from the federal government to support community revitalization

Essex County’s new office of LGBTQ Affairs plans to address issues, advocate for reforms, and raise awareness of area LGBTQ community in the county
TAPinto Newark

Possibly record-setting highs in the mid-90s are expected in N.J. this weekend with potential for “extreme” levels of pollen

Local News

Bloomfield High School’s senior picnic is June 3 at Foley Field with $10 tickets on sale May 16-20
Community contribution from Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield library is hosting a student art exhibition featuring artwork from Brookdale Elementary School students in the children’s library through June 15
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield High School softball beats Glen Ridge 10-9, wins over Weequahic during their Senior Night game
Bloomfield Pulse

The Youth Lounge in Bloomfield is hiring an arts and craft instructor with resumes accepted by email
Community contribution from Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Bengals little league baseball team to play in the Greater Newark Baseball Tournament finals May 21 at Yogi Berra Stadium at Montclair State University
Bloomfield Little League

Glen Ridge Arts and Eco Fair will take place on May 21 at Bloomfield and Ridgewood avenues featuring plant sale and giveaway, electric vehicle car show, health and wellness vendors
Essex County Environmental Center

Out Montclair is hosting a families playdate for kids and parents from the area LGBTQIA+ community at Montclair’s Edgemont Park on May 22
Out Montclair

2022 South Orange Warren Court Art Walk will take place May 21-22 featuring 22+ local artists selling paintings, ceramics, textiles, sculptures, printmaking, felt, jewelry and photographs
The Warren Court Art Walk

Area families, small groups can book private in-person or virtual field trips with the Essex County Environmental Center this summer
Essex County Environmental Center

Other News

Gov. Murphy declared a state of emergency in N.J. over the nationwide shortage of baby formula with executive order banning retailers from charging more than 10% of the cost of formula to prevent price gouging

Gov. Murphy says he doesn’t plan on reinstating statewide school mask mandates as individual districts return to masking amid rise in COVID infections
Across New Jersey Patch

White supremacist charged in mass shooting that killed 10, injured 3 in Black community in Buffalo, N.Y. included N.J. Jewish communities in 180-page racist and anti-semitic screed as area ethnic and communities of color face increases in hate crimes