Local News

Nov. 15 Bloomfield weather: Increasing cloudiness with rain in the evening and possibilities of ponding on streets and highways with a high of 45 F and a low of 40 F.

Bloomfield High School’s Thespian Society plans theater performance of “Everyman” Nov. 17-19 at the Bloomfield High School Auditorium with tickets available for purchase online or in the main office of the high school
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield High School’s Key Club is hosting a battle of the classes canned food drive Nov. 14-18 at Bloomfield High School
Bloomfield High School Key Club

Bloomfield Craft group plans DIY storage box craft night on Nov. 16 at Bloomfield Civic Center with preregistration required
Bloomfield Craft Group

Bloomfield library’s romance book club’s next meeting is Nov. 30 with the current selection, “The Holiday Swap,” available at the adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield High School’s Key Club plans free senior citizens’ thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 22 at Bloomfield High School’s cafeteria with preregistration by phone or email required by Nov. 15
Citizens of Bloomfield

Montclair Brewery plans fundraiser on Nov. 17 to support preservation of historic James Howe House, owned by the first Black enslaved person to be freed in town in 1780
Friends of the Howe House

Fleet Feet running store in Montclair plans 80’s themed 5K fun run and walk on Nov. 17 in celebration of their 35th anniversary with all proceeds from the race donated to Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair
Fleet Feet Montclair

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

Essex County Board of Commissioners posthumously honored Clara Litovsky, founder of Bloomfield’s Westbridge Academy private special education school, with a resolution celebrating her life and contributions to the community
Essex News Daily

Other News

ICYMI: N.J. child care centers can apply for facilities improvement grants of $50K-$200K starting Nov. 15
New Jersey Economic Development Authority

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network plans free virtual fall 2022 special education leadership roundtable on Nov. 16 with preregistration required
SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault plans virtual panel discussion of “In Their Own Words,” a study on the impact of police response on survivors seeking safety, Nov. 16 with preregistration required