Local News

Nov. 18 Bloomfield weather: Breezy with sun followed by some clouds, partly cloudy with a couple of flurries in the evening with a high of 45 F and a low of 28 F.

N.J. school-based mental health program serving Bloomfield High School students will temporarily continue, face new reporting and monitoring requirements as N.J. works to develop “hub and spoke” regional mental health service model

All Bloomfield schools will have half-day Nov. 23, will be closed Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving holiday
Bloomfield Public Schools

Rotary Club of Bloomfield and Glen Ridge seeks donations of frozen turkeys and Thanksgiving canned food items on Nov. 19 at Ridgewood Ave. Train Station in Glen Ridge for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey
Essex News Daily

Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra plans first concert since 2019 on Nov. 20 at Bloomfield Middle School
Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra

Bloomfield recreation has added 5th grade boys and girls Suburban Traveling Teams to their winter basketball program with free tryouts on Nov. 21 at Bloomfield Middle School with preregistration required
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks holiday donations of treats, cat food, flat pet beds, and cleaning supplies with donations accepted during regular business or shipped directly through Amazon Wish List
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield High School’s talent show auditions will take place Nov. 21-22 after school in the auditorium with student sign up sheet located outside Room B554
Bloomfield Public Schools

Town Pub of Bloomfield plans free midday Thanksgiving dinner buffet on Nov. 24 for community members experiencing food insecurity
Bloomfield Pulse

Shoresh Preschool at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield plans pop-up holiday market on Nov. 20 with over 20 vendors, a bake sale, and gift wrapping station
Shoresh Preschool

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for Toby, a small 4-year-old Chiwawa and Dachshund, mix with interested adopters asked to contact the shelter by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Newark LGBTQ Community Center plans Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil in memory of Newark resident Ashley Moore and all transgender lives lost this year on Nov. 20 outside the Newark YMCA on Broad St.
Newark LGBTQ Community Center

Other News

N.J. disability advocates call on local governments to develop plans for evacuating, sheltering people with disabilities amid patchwork standard of care across state
Lens15 Media

N.J. residents with disabilities, access or functional needs can register with state for local emergency responders to plan to serve them in disasters or other emergencies
State of New Jersey

N.J. residents who have applied to the Excluded New Jerseyans Fund have until Nov. 30 deadline to respond to requests for missing application information with documents to be uploaded online
New Jersey Department of Human Services