Local News

Feb. 15 Bloomfield weather: Breezy and warmer with clouds giving way to sun and partly cloudy in the evening with a high of 65 F and a low of 45 F.

Nominations are open for Bloomfield recreation’s 2023 awards for community service and outstanding citizens with application submissions due by Mar. 31
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield recreation plans “Fundamentals of DJ’ing” class for children in grades 7-12 on Tuesdays Feb. 21 to Mar. 21 at Oakside Cultural Center with preregistration required through Community Pass
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Geyer Family YMCA in Montclair plans “An Evening with Cupid” Feb. 17 for children 6 months to age 12 including yoga, Valentine’s Day cookie decorating, art project, and bounce house with preregistration required
Geyer Family YMCA

Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville plans open interview day for nurses in all departments Feb. 17 with preregistration by email required
Clara Maass Medical Center

Montclair’s Watchung Ave., Watchung Plaza, and Park St. intersection will get a new traffic light, roadway striping, and right turn-only restrictions from Watchung Ave. Extension Lot in Essex County intersection improvement project

Essex County Environmental Center plans bird house building workshop for families on Feb. 18 with preregistration required
Essex County Environmental Center

Other News

Gov. Murphy signed the “Temporary Workers Bill of Rights” on Feb. 6 to advance pay equity measures, informing workers of terms of employment in the workers’ primary languages, implement anti-retaliation regulations
Montclair Patch