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Oct. 3 Bloomfield Town Council agenda includes discussion of bond ordinances for parking and water utilities, parking study at Belleville Ave., State and Broad streets
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield’s Commission on Civil Rights will host a virtual information session on voting in the 2022 election Oct. 6 with questions accepted in advance by email or phone
Township of Bloomfield

Lakeland Bank ordered to pay $13M toward loan subsidy program, open new branches after federal investigation finds it discriminated against Black and Hispanic communities in Newark area by avoiding lending, opening branches in non-white communities
New Jersey Monitor

Local News

Bloomfield Info director Simon Galperin will be the featured guest at the Bloomfield health’s Oct. 4 walk and talk from Bloomfield Farmers Market with participants eligible for $10 market cash

Bloomfield schools will be closed for Yom Kippur holiday Oct. 5
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield craft group is hosting a pumpkin-themed craft night at Bloomfield Civic Center on Oct. 5 with options to create a yarn pumpkin, pumpkin garland, or pumpkin book pages and preregistration required
Bloomfield Craft Group

Bloomfield Middle School is hiring a gifted and talented teacher for the 2022-2023 school year with applications accepted online
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield resident and artist Fiona Chinkan beings Spruce St. footbridge mural on JFK Drive after being selected by recreation department’s cultural affairs committee
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield High School student, senior soccer captain Alex Capet is the school’s athlete of the month for September
Bloomfield Pulse

Watsessing Park’s all access playground is under construction to replace the rubberized safety surface
Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Mental Health Association is hosting two-part art therapy workshop for school-aged youth who have a family member with mental illness on Oct. 3 and 10 at Montclair library with registration available by email
Mental Health Association

Other News

Rutgers lifts mask mandate for indoor classrooms and common areas starting Oct. 1 but will continue to require students and staff to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID

N.J. Senate confirms acting state attorney general Matt Plankin to permanent role making the 35-year-old state’s youngest AG
New Jersey Monitor