Local News

Jan. 19 Bloomfield weather: Periods of rain with a high of 42 F and a low of 40 F.

Bloomfield High School Athletic Hall of Fame names Michael Carter, Sr., Anna Maria Martino, Michael Nazzeretto, Sarah Prezioso, Stephen Vahalla, Jr., and Charles Ace Woods as class of 2023 inductees
Bloomfield Public Schools

Income-qualifying Bloomfield residents can apply to the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waitlist online from Jan. 17 to Feb. 3
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs

Bloomfield’s JFK Drive North at Liberty St. and JFK Drive North at Montgomery St. will be closed until Jan. 20 due to a sewer collapse with alternate routes needed to reach points north, including Garden State Parkway entrance
Township of Bloomfield

Watsessing Elementary School will have one-way drop off and pick up on Locust St. as of Jan. 18
Watsessing Home and School Association

Bloomfield residents and businesses can purchase ad space in Bloomfield High School’s 2023 yearbook online

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive or foster family for Rosie, a 12-year-old female cat who was recently surrendered by her owner, with adoption and foster applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield is hiring a full-time senior accountant with applications accepted by email
Township of Bloomfield

Montclair Beyond Policing plans prison letter-writing meeting on Jan. 21 with instructions, addresses, and materials provided
Montclair Beyond Policing

Applications are open for plots at Essex County’s Riker Hill Community Garden in Livingston with applications accepted by email and postal mail
Essex County Parks

Other News

N.J. residents under age 19 and whose family meets state’s income eligibility requirements can enroll in NJ FamilyCare state health insurance plan regardless of immigration status
NJ FamilyCare

N.J. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that judges still have ability to deny compassionate release to incarcerated people incapacitated by serious illness if they were convicted of “heinous” offenses or targeted vulnerable victims or public employees following 2021 expanded compassionate release law
New Jersey Monitor