Local News

Nov. 23 Bloomfield weather: Plenty of sun and a clear evening with a high of 55 F and a low of 32 F

Bloomfield High School seeks community members to give career presentations to students on Wednesdays virtually or in-person starting in January 2023 with applications available online
Bloomfield Public Schools

Final tally of Bloomfield school board election sees incumbent-led slate with more than 5K votes each, challengers behind by at least 800 votes with nearly half of approximately 10K municipal election voters skipping school board vote
Essex County Clerk

Friends of Watsessing Park planted a mix of oak, willow, river birch, maple and black tupelo trees donated by PSE&G on Nov. 16 near the park’s fence line on Glenwood Ave. buffer street as trees grow larger
Friends of Watsessing Park

Volunteers for Brookdale Park conservancy planted 750 bulbs of native daffodils, camassia, and allium in the park on Nov. 20
Brookdale Park Conservancy

Greater Essex Elks Lodge No. 21 donated a $2,000 check to Bloomfield’s Neighbor to Neighbor Network, the town’s food aid program on Nov. 18
Greater Essex Elks Lodge #21

Bloomfield’s The Royal Loft event space plans Black Friday comedy show with Rashaun Reese on Nov. 25, advanced ticket purchase available online
The Royal Loft

$2M from federal American Rescue Plan will see state expand outpatient substance abuse recovery center hours at Montclair’s COPE Center, providers in 9 other counties
NJ Spotlight News

Mental Health Association is hiring multiple positions for fulltime and part time roles in Essex County with applications accepted online
Mental Health Association

Other News

N.J. Supreme Court ruled Nov. 16 that police in state must stop interrogations when suspects invoke Miranda rights, seek legal representation after Paterson police ignored Passaic County man’s request for attorney
New Jersey Monitor

N.J. seniors can take free live online classes on gardening, indoor exercise, and photography with the New Jersey Department of Human Services partnership with GetSetUp, an interactive online learning community
New Jersey Department of Human Services