Local News

Nov. 5 Bloomfield forecast: Partly sunny and warm; dense fog will lift in the morning, then becoming breezy with a high of 76 F and a low of 61 F

Registration is open for Bloomfield’s Brazilian Soccer Academy’s winter training program for people age 5 to aduit with practices held at Brookdale Christian Church
Brazilian Soccer Academy

Bloomfield residents Ana Mendez, the Stec family, and Luke Acosta won the top three prizes in Bloomfield recreation’s 2022 pumpkin carving contest
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield residents Adam and Sonia Hauck and Genesis Coba and their dogs won awards for cutest costume and most creative costume in the 2022 Essex County Strut Your Mutt dog costume contest at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield schools will have a virtual instructional day Nov. 8 as some school buildings will be used as polling places for election day
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield recreation plans free open wrestling practices for children in grades 1-8 who want to learn more about the sport weeknights Nov. 8-22 at Bloomfield High School with a permission slip required to participate
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield residents marched to honor the life Damien Lopez, a transgender teen who died last year, on Oct. 22 with calls for improved healthcare, more action to prevent bullying
TAPinto Bloomfield

Lovlee Art Studio in Bloomfield plans two-day mixed media art camp for children age 5-12 on Nov. 10-11 with preregistration required
Lovleee Art Studio

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive home for “Billy,” a one-year old male cat, with interested adopters to contact the shelter by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield-area residents can watch all three debates between NJ-11 congressional candidates Rep. Mikie Sherrill, Paul DeGroot, and Joseph Biasco on YouTube ahead of election day on Nov. 8
Montclair Patch

New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts is hosting free in-person adult acting and improv sample classes on Nov. 8 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montclair
New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts

Rock the Vote Montclair and Gabi the Artist plan “Get Out the Vote” free family concert on Nov. 6 at Lackawanna Plaza in Montclair with performances from DJ No Requests, Eddie Nicholas, Bern Strong, Dano, Gabi the Artist, and Freck Face Lauri
Montclair Local

Other News

N.J. residents should set their clocks back one hour Saturday night as daylight saving time ends in the early hours of Nov. 6

N.J. residents can give feedback to the New Jersey COVID-19 Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities at an in-person discussion at Rutgers Newark Campus Medical School on Nov. 9 with preregistration required
New Jersey Department of Health

Recall: Dove, Nexxus, Suave, Rockaholic, Bed Head and TRESemme dry shampoo aerosol hair products have been recalled due to elevated levels of benzene, a carcinogen, with affected products produced before Oct. 2021
TAPinto Nutley