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Nov. 19 Bloomfield weather: Sunny to partly cloudy, brisk and a clear evening with a high of 41 F and a low of 28 F

Bloomfield school district plans free English as a Second Language classes for adults Tuesday and Wednesday evenings starting Nov. 29 at Bloomfield High School with preregistration required by email
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for Chester, a one-year-old male cat found as a stray, with interested adopters asked to contact the shelter by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield Cruisers seeks drivers of classic cars or modern decorated cars for their 2022 Santa Parade on Dec. 3 with driver sign up available through Facebook
Bloomfield Cruisers

Bloomfield High School Home and School Association plan Nov. 21 meeting in the high school media center
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield-area residents can apply to participate in the bee conservancy’s food justice beekeeper program in Newark with applications accepted until Nov. 30
The Bee Conservancy

Bloomfield Community Gardens completes 2022 growing season with more than 900 pounds of locally grown produce donated to area food pantries
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Bury the Hatchet axe throwing in Bloomfield is giving away free untreated poplar firewood at their Bloomfield Ave. location
Bury The Hatchet Bloomfield

Registration is open for Lefty’s Sports Academy winter little league hitting and field clinics for children age 6-12 with ten weeks of weekly training sessions starting Jan. 15 in Clifton
Lefty’s Sports Academy

Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair seeks donations for reusable shopping bags with donations accepted Tuesday and Thursday mornings
Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair

NJ Transit receives $43M in federal COVID relief funds to electrify Maplewood bus garage, pilot electric minibus programs, design and retrofit solar bus shelters

Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo will update its alligator and komodo dragon exhibits with Essex County Recreation Open Space Trust Fund grant, county capital budget with projects expected to be completed fall 2023
West Orange Patch

Other News

Lack of safe syringe sites contributed to thousands of hospitalizations, hundreds of death, cost more than $1 billion in hospital charges in N.J. in 2019 as advocates encourage state expand access to safe needle programs
New Jersey Monitor

Google will pay N.J. $18M, $374M to 39 other states in settlement resolving allegation of misleading location tracking