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Bloomfield schools 2022-2023 free, reduced lunch application closes Oct. 15 with families encouraged to apply regardless of eligibility status with previously qualifying families required to resubmit information
Bloomfield Public Schools

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Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for 8-year-old male, large mixed breed dog named “Batman” who was surrendered by his previous owner for financial reasons
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Demarest HSA seeks parent volunteers to assist teachers with administrative work like making copies, stapling packets, prepping projects and activities
Demarest Home and School Association

Bloomfield College announced the reopening of their Scott A. Kaplan Art Gallery with their first exhibit featuring works of collage artist Bryan Collier starting Oct. 7
Essex News Daily

Montclair Area Solidarity Network and East Side Mags are hosting a Trans and Queer Art and Liberation Meet-up on Oct. 8 at East Side Mags
East Side Mags

Brick City Vegan, Cornbread Farm to Soul restaurants plan to open in Montclair’s Seymour St. development with dates unannounced
The Montclair Girl

Montclair Inn independent senior living community is collecting canned soup for their fall 2022 “Soup for Seniors” drive with donations accepted at their front porch or through Amazon
Montclair Inn

Newark deputy mayor Brian O’Hara, former public safety director, nominated by Minneapolis mayor to be city’s next police chief as department undergoes federal probe following police killing of George Floyd in 2020
The Associated Press

Essex County’s South Mountain Reservation to host rescheduled 2022 Family Campout Oct. 8-9 with nature games, animal exhibits, live music, campfires, and morning yoga with preregistration by email required
South Mountain Conservancy

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Early 2022 winter weather forecasts predict below-average snowfall in N.J., with mild start marked by days of cold air driven from Canada