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Oct. 29 Bloomfield weather forecast: Plenty of sunshine with a high of 62 F and a low of 39 F

Bloomfield College and Montclair State to merge by mid-2023 with plans for Bloomfield campus to be named “Bloomfield College of Montclair State University,” continue to focus on educational pathways for BIPOC and first-generation college students
Inside Higher Ed

Bloomfield library plans Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) programs Tuesday evening Nov. 1-15 for students in grades 3-6 with preregistration required
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield High School graduate Kristen Gengaro was honored during 2022 Essex County Italian American Heritage Month Celebration on Oct. 21 with a Stars of Essex County award recognizing her community involvement, commitment to improving lives of residents
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield Police Department promoted one officer to Lieutenant, four to Sergeant, swore in 16 new officers at a ceremony on Oct. 26 at St. Thomas the Apostle School
Bloomfield Public Safety

Joanow holiday display house on Lakewood Dr. in Bloomfield is decorated for Halloween with walkway and backyard display open nightly, animatronics and garage display open on Oct. 31
Community contribution Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield’s Iris Yoga plans Halloween glow in the dark yoga on Oct. 31 with preregistration required
Iris Yoga

Bloomfield home located at 26 Pettit St. will have a free haunted house open on Oct. 31
Community contribution from Bloomfield Pulse

Montclair’s Toni’s Kitchen seeks donations of full sized toiletries and diapers in size 5-6 with donations drop offs accepted during regular business hours
Toni’s Kitchen

Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair plans reproductive freedom panel discussion on “Reclaiming Our Bodies: From Advocacy to Action” on Nov. 1 with preregistration required
ACLU of New Jersey

Newark’s free Branch Brook Park Fest will be Oct. 29 with fitness classes, live music, healthy food vendors, and art and craft vendors
Branch Brook Park Alliance

Newark Downtown District plans 2022 free fall festival Oct. 29 at Military Park with games, music, food. petting zoo, and costume contest
Newark Downtown District

Urban League of Essex County to host free virtual seminar on healthcare in retirement on Nov. 2 with preregistration required
Urban League of Essex County

Other News

CDC advises caregivers to watch for cold-like symptoms from Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, in young children as serious cases can develop into bronchiolitis or pneumonia due to lack of exposure during pandemic lockdowns