Local News

Nov. 11 Bloomfield weather: Damp as Tropical Rainstorm Nicole arrives in the afternoon with thunderstorms that could produce damaging winds and an isolated tornado at night with a high of 69 F and a low of 65 F.

Bloomfield Public Schools are hiring for multiple positions for the 2022-2023 school year including K-12 teachers and special service positions with applications accepted online
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield’s Department of Public Works and Park Maintenance will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day with recycling and garbage collected on regular schedule, no leaf collection until Nov. 12
Bloomfield Public Works and Park Maintenance

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for “Bogey” fully-vetted 4-month old stray cat with interested adopters asked to contact the shelter by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Actor Hugh Bonneville to discuss his memoir “Playing Under the Piano,” at Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival on Nov. 15 at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield with tickets available for purchase online

Bloomfield Education Association plans college basketball viewing party and buffet dinner on Nov. 15 at Bella Napoli Restaurant in Bloomfield with proceeds to support elementary schools basketball programs
Bloomfield Education Foundation

Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce will host 2022 Business Development and Anniversary Awards Dinner on Nov. 15 at Brookside Banquets in Bloomfield with ticket purchase in advance required
Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce

Toni’s Kitchen plans area-wide Thanksgiving food drive, will pick up donations at your door in Bloomfield, Montclair, and Glen Ridge on Nov. 20 with preregistration required
Toni’s Kitchen

Essex County plans Thanksgiving food distribution event on Nov. 18 at Codey Arena in West Orange with 1K turkeys and holiday dinner boxes to be distributed first-come, first-serve
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.

Humane Montclair is collecting fur coats, hats, and stoles to repurpose for wildlife rehab centers with pickup scheduled by phone or Facebook, drop-offs accepted at L&B Health Pet Market on South Fullerton Ave. in Montclair

Watchung Booksellers and Out Montclair plan a conversation with author Diana Goetsch to discuss her memoir “This Body I Wore” on Nov. 13 at Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Montclair with preregistration required
Watchung Booksellers

Bloomfield Boy Scout Troop 22 plans Christmas wreath fundraiser to support troop activities with orders accepted by phone and payment accepted in cash, Venmo, Zelle, and Cash App
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Former Momoya Japanese restaurant space located at 309 Broad St. in Bloomfield is for sale with lease and equipment included
Bloomfield Patch

Youth Orchestras of Essex County plans open house information sessions for students in grades 1-12 on Nov. 14, 21, and 29 at Orange High School and St. Stephen’s Church in Millburn with appointments required
Youth Orchestras of Essex County

Other News

Black students in N.J. face declining mental health access, increased disciplinary action in last decade, according to analysis of state education data
New Jersey Policy Perspective