Local News

Feb. 8 Bloomfield weather: Mostly sunny and mild, great day to be outside, partly cloudy at night with a high of 53 F and a low of 30 F.

Registration is open in Community Pass for Bloomfield’s community gardens with $50 plots available in Pulaski Park, Milbank Park, and Oakeside Cultural Center
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield Info to host “Community Journalism 101” workshop Feb. 15 at Bloomfield College with training stipends, paid community journalism assignments available to Essex County residents with preregistration required by Feb. 14
Bloomfield Info Project

Boy Scout Troop 22 plans fundraiser at Zi Zia Pizzeria Feb. 9 to help fund a troop trip
Bloomfield Pulse

Lovlee Art Studios in Bloomfield plans sketch night taught by Julian Stellato Feb. 9 with preregistration by email required
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for Nemo, a senior male dog, with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair’s next weekend donation day is Feb. 11 with donations of new underwear in all sizes, nonperishable food, pet supplies, diapers, and wipes needed
Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair

North Jersey Community Research Initiative plans “Bodies Like Ours” Poetry Slam, including poetry from LGBTQIA+ voices about love, heartache, and relationships, on Feb. 10 at the Pride Center of Newark
North Jersey Community Research Initiative

Essex County plans redesign of interesction of Watchung Ave and Park St. in Montclair to enhance pedestrian safety, improve traffic flow
Essex County