Local News

Nov. 8 Bloomfield weather: Sunny and cooler with a high of 59 F and a low of 34

Alternate side parking in Bloomfield will be suspended Nov. 8 for election day 2022
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Bengal Special Olympics Team won the gold medal in soccer at the 2022 N.J. Special Olympics Fall Games at Mercer County Park on Oct. 22
Bloomfield Soccer Club

Bloomfield schools will be closed Nov. 10-11 for NJEA teachers convention
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield Police Department seeks unwrapped children’s toys and gift card donations for holiday toy drive with collection boxes at Hot Bagels Abroad, police headquarters
Bloomfield Public Safety

Bloomfield library plans free homework help for Bloomfield K-6 students with tutors from Bloomfield High School National Honor Society Monday to Wednesday with caregivers advised to call to confirm tutor availability
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield police officer Sgt. Michael Menzel retired on Oct. 31 after 27 years with department
Bloomfield Public Safety

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive family for two bonded 8-month old male cats “Vincent” and “Van Gogh” with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

ACLU of New Jersey plans free post-election day event on Nov. 9 at Montclair Brewery with discussions about the midterm elections and how to support civil rights and liberties in N.J. communities
ACLU of New Jersey

Montclair-area residents and activists are organizing to purchase Howe House in Montclair, receive state and federal recognition for its history as home of James Howe, first Black enslaved person to be freed in town in 1780
Montclair Local

Branch Brook Park in Newark plans free soul line dancing lessons at Prudential Concert Grove on Nov. 9 and 16 with preregistration required
Branch Brook Park Alliance

Newark’s University Hospital, West Orange’s Cooperman Barnabas among providers in state to expand maternal care to include prenatal, labor, and postpartum services in state program to reduce maternal mortality

Essex County has closed its last remaining COVID vaccination center at Livingston Mall with mobile vaccination sites expected to continue distributing vaccines and boosters
Livingston Patch

Essex County COVID transmission rate “high” according to CDC with indoor masking recommended amid highest rate of hospitalizations since February
Bloomfield Patch

Other News

N.J. voters who haven’t submitted ballots can find their polling place online to vote by the end of day Nov. 8 for local and federal offices
New Jersey Division of Elections