Local News

Jan. 20 Bloomfield weather: Breezy in the morning, otherwise, mostly cloudy with a shower in the area in the afternoon with a high of 48 F and a low of 35 F.

Parents of Bloomfield children can attend Berkeley HSA summer camp fair at Berkeley Elementary School on Jan. 27 to learn about area sports, crafts, STEM, and day camps happening summer 2023
Berkeley Home and School Association

Bloomfield High School HSA plans Jan. 23 meeting in the high school media center
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks owners of two dogs found running loose together on Jan. 17 at Oaks Pond in Bloomfield with proof of ownership required to reclaim
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield Board of Education approved list of 2023 meeting dates with most meetings scheduled fortnightly Tuesdays beginning Jan. 24 in the conference room of the administration building on Broad St.
Bloomfield Public Schools

Bloomfield College faculty concerned about job losses amid merger with Montclair State as current faculty won’t know job status until Mar. 1 with union seeking to negotiate staff retention, severance pay
Bloomfield Patch

Make the Road New Jersey, an immigrants rights organization, seeks responses to a survey about community experiences with Medicaid and healthcare services regardless of immigration status
Make the Road New Jersey

Essex County Home Depot employees to see hourly pay calculated to nearest minute after Jan. 16 following series of employee lawsuits accusing company of rounding pay down to 15 minute-mark

Other News

N.J. law requiring 60-day notice, severance pay for each week worked for workers who lose jobs in mass layoffs at companies with 100+ employees beginning Apr. 11 after 3-year implementation delay to due COVID

Gov. Murphy announces plans to reform the state’s liquor licensing system, loosening current one-license-per-3K residents restirctions for 5 years before eliminating it in move to update Prohibition-era law