Local News


Jan. 31 Bloomfield weather: Cooler with intervals of clouds and sunshine as the warmest January in decades ends on chillier note with a partly clouding evening with a high of 41 F and a low of 27 F.

Temple Ner Tamid safety improvements prevented damage to building from Molotov cocktail thrown early Sunday morning with rabbi calling to address local, national anti-semitism alongside white supremacist movements also affecting communities of color
Jewish Telegraphic Agency

South Orange Maplewood Community Coalition on Race plans free virtual fortnightly workshop series focused on deconstructing racism from Feb. 12 to May 21 with preregistration required
South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race

Jan. 23 Bloomfield Town Council meeting: health and human services, township planning, public works garage roof replacement contracts awarded, 2023 temporary budget increased
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for Smokey and Bandit, two fully vetted 5-month-old bonded male cats, with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield recreation plans free game club for senior citizens Jan. 24 to Jun. 27 on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the Civic Center with preregistration required through Community Pass
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield library’s Monday night book club’s next meeting is Feb. 6 with the current selection, “Nettle and Bone” available at the adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library