Local News

Feb. 11 Bloomfield weather: Mostly sunny and cooler with patchy clouds at night with a high of 48 F and a low of 29 F.

Bloomfield to pay $76K, East Orange $114K in settlement with area resident who alleges he was falsely arrested, jailed for 2 months after police improperly suggested his involvement in a robbery to victims, did not investigate alibi
Transparency NJ

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

Essex County’s free COVID-19 mobile vaccine unit will be at Watsessing Park in Bloomfield Feb. 14 with appointments encouraged
Essex County

New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts plans virtual adult playwriting class on Tuesdays from Feb. 14 to Mar. 28 with preregistration required
New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts

“Drop n’ Dine” planned Feb. 15 for children ages 4-10 including activities, snacks, and movie with event proceeds to benefit Ethan Lindberg Foundation, families impacted by congenital heart disease with preregistration required
Bloomfield High School Key Club

ICYMI: Free screening and panel discussion on “Black in the Newsroom” documentary showcasing challenges facing Black journalists planned Feb. 16 at Montclair State University
Center for Cooperative Media

Out Montclair plans free teen “Pizza and Pride” Feb. 15 to brainstorm ideas to be part of Montclair Pride 2023 at Brick and Dough in Montclair with preregistration required
Out Montclair

North Jersey Community Research Initiative plans grand opening Feb. 15 for Wow Community Center for LGBTQ+ youth and adults at 45 Commerce St. on Newark
North Jersey Community Research Initiative