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Jan. 11 Bloomfield weather: Periods of clouds and sunshine and cloudy in the evening with a rain or snow shower in spots late with a high of 41 F and a low of 34 F.

Bloomfield Info Project’s “Community Journalism 101” workshop Feb. 1 at Bloomfield College offers training stipends, paid community journalism assignments to Essex County residents with preregistration required by Jan. 30
Bloomfield Info Project

Bloomfield Public Schools are hiring for 2022-2023 school year with openings for K-12 teachers, paraprofessionals, and nurses with applications accepted online
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield Educational Foundation seeks student-athletes and alumni basketball players to play in the 2023 Ted Jasieniecki Alumni Basketball Game on Jan. 13 at the Bloomfield High School Gym
Bloomfield Education Foundation

Charles Seller Foundation, a Bloomfield-based nonprofit, plans 2023 winter cabaret Jan. 14 at Skyline Church in Bloomfield with profits to go to area community member with high medical bills
The Charles Seller Foundation

Bloomfield High School’s wrestling team plans Jan. 14 fundraiser at the Town Pub in Bloomfield
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

People’s Organization for Progress plans Martin Luther King Jr. “We Will Not Go Back March” Jan. 15 starting at the Martin Luther King statute on Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. in Newark
People’s Organization for Progress

National Action Network Greater Newark Chapter plans free criminal record expungement clinic Jan. 14 at NAN Newark Tech in Newark with free legal assistance from attorneys, legal documents related to the case required
National Action Network Greater Newark Chapter

Essex County residents can register to volunteer at Montclair YMCA’s MLK Day of Service Jan. 16 to assemble personal hygiene and health kits for Family Promise Essex, a nonprofit supporting families experiencing homelessness
YMCA of Montclair

YMCA of Montclair seeks donations of new travel-sized personal hygiene, health, and menstrual products with donations accepted at the Park St. YMCA and Geyer Family YMCA on Glenridge Ave in Montclair until Jan. 13
YMCA of Montclair

St. Thomas the Apostle School is hiring substitute teachers, student teachers, and a registered nurse with applications accepted by email
St. Thomas the Apostle School

Other News

More than 15K Essex County households await eviction proceedings amid statewide backlog as county makes up one-third of cases in N.J., 5 in 6 people seeking dismal under state’s COVID eviction protections denied

NYC opened its first legal recreational cannabis store Dec. 29