Local News

Nov. 16 Bloomfield weather: Breezy with periods of rain early in the morning, then times of clouds and sun in the afternoon with a partly cloud and breezy evening

Bloomfield Civic Band seeks french horn players to join the band with musicians advised to contact the band by Facebook or email

New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts plans “Improvability” live improv show with their level 3 improv class on Nov. 18 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montclair
New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts

ICYMI: Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair seeking donations of Thanksgiving food items by Nov. 20, including turkeys, dried and canned goods, packaged desserts
Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair

St. Thomas the Apostle School in Bloomfield is hiring a registered nurse for the 2022-2023 school year with applications accepted by email

Out Montclair plans free tour of “Tiger Tarot” exhibition at Montclair Art Museum, art workshop for teens Nov. 18 with preregistration required
Out Montclair

Caldwell mayor apologizes after former council member, GOP chair Gordon Lawshe called police on 9-year-old Black girl spraying lanternflies describing her as a scary hooded Black woman spraying unknown substance
The Progress

Turtle Back Zoo plans free “Holiday Lights Spectacular” display on Fridays and Sundays from Nov. 18 to Dec. 4 and daily Dec. 9-31 with donations of canned goods, new toys, or gently used coat encouraged
Turtle Back Zoo

COVID community spread levels reduced to “medium” in Essex County as statewide transmission rate drops below key benchmark

Essex County middle school students and their parents can attend Essex County Schools of Technology 2022 school fair Nov. 19 in-person at West Caldwell and Payne Tech, virtually at Newark Tech
Essex County Schools of Technology

Other News

Federal appeals court issued nationwide injunction indefinitely blocking Biden administration’s student debt relief program as appeal sought, existing applications being held
New Jersey Monitor

COVID-19 bivalent vaccine trials for children under 5 begin in N.J.
NJ Spotlight News