Local News

Nov. 3 Bloomfield weather forecast: Pleasant with plenty of sun with a high 67 F and a low of 48 F

ICYMI: Bloomfield Info and Bloomfield DEI to host virtual school board candidates forum Nov. 3 with preregistration required
Bloomfield Info Project

Bloomfield recreation plans 2022 Veterans Day parade Nov. 11 beginning at Town Hall, ending at Liberty St. Veterans Monument with free lunch planned for veterans, family and friends at Town Pub with Military ID
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield recreation seeks photo submissions of current and former Bloomfield service members to be honored on 2022 Veterans Day on social media campaign with submissions accepted by email
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Essex County Division of Planning seeks survey responses from Essex County residents as the department works to create a transportation plan for the county for the next 20 years
Essex County

Registration is open for Bloomfield recreation’s wrestling program for children in grades 1-8 with first practice for grades 1-5 planned Nov. 8, Nov. 9 for grades 6-8 with payment due by Nov. 28
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive families for two adult male dogs “Batman” and “Sniper” with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Morris Canal Greenway Committee is hosting hike following path of the former canal through Bloomfield with a bus ride to the newly reclaimed section of the Greenway at Oak Tree Ln. on Nov. 5 with preregistration required
Morris Canal Greenway Committee

Essex County plans free paper shredding event on Nov. 5 at the Essex County Public Works building in Cedar Grove
Essex County

Essex County off-road youth mountain biking team is recruiting new members in grades 6-12 with skills clinic planned Nov., 6, info session Nov. 9 in Verona, and permission slips required
Essex Offroad MTB Team

South Orange Maplewood’s 2022 “Artists Studio Tour” will be Nov. 5-6 with 75 artists selling their work and offering tours of their studios and homes at various locations around the two towns
South Orange Maplewood Artists Studio Tour

Montclair Art Museum new Cornerstone Café is open Fridays beginning Nov. 4 in partnership with Cornerstone Montclair, a local business that aims to provide work opportunities for people with disabilities

Other News

N.J. state employees union representing workers at long term care facilities files gender and racial discrimination lawsuit against state over COVID pay raises given to majority white male corrections officers but not state’s majority Black woman care workers
New Jersey Monitor