Local News

Nov. 24 Bloomfield weather: Sunshine mixing with clouds and some cloud in the evening with a high of 54 F and a low of 39 F.

Essex County’s free COVID-19 mobile vaccine unit will be at Watsessing Park in Bloomfield Tuesdays starting Nov. 29 with appointments encouraged
Essex County

Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green plan 2022 illuminated labyrinth walk with luminaries and peaceful music on Nov. 26
Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green

Bloomfield Craft group plans DIY wall art craft night on Nov. 30 at Bloomfield Civic Center with preregistration required
Bloomfield Craft Group

Bloomfield High School seeks photo submissions from students who have accepted early decision offers from secondary education institutions to be posted on the class of 2023 Instagram on Dec. 1
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield Center Alliance installed 12 new trash cans and 16 new light pole brackets for hanging flower baskets along Broad St. with grant money from the state’s Main Street New Jersey Transformation Grant Program
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Members of Montclair’s Church St. Starbucks union joined 1000s of striking workers nationwide on company’s Nov. 17 “Red Cup Day” over working conditions, discrimination from managers as company continues union busting efforts
Montclair Local

Montclair synagogue Bnai Keshet plans American Red Cross Blood Drive on Nov. 29 at the Bnai Keshet Sanctuary with preregistration required

East Orange becomes 10th N.J. municipality to approve cannabis consumption lounges joining Newark, South Orange, Hoboken, Jersey City, Elizabeth
Heady NJ

Other News

N.J. residents can write in or join a Zoom conference call for the New Jersey Department of Health’s 2023-2024 budget listening session on Nov. 29
New Jersey Department of Health

N.J. police departments must publicly list officers with substantiated discrimination, excessive force, and domestic violence complaints, detail them upon request beginning January 2023 under new state AG order

N.J.’s COVID online dashboard, which has been providing daily data updates, will no longer be updated on weekends and holidays with updated expected Mondays or next business day

U.S. Department of Education extends pandemic pause on federal student loan repayments until Jun. 30 as the Biden administration responds to legal challenges
The Associated Press