Local News

Feb. 23 Bloomfield weather: Occasional rain in the morning then perhaps some sun and shower in spots in the evening with a high of 48 F and a low of 40 F.

Bloomfield plans “Black History Month Community Social” on Feb. 25 at Bloomfield library including performances from local artists with preregistration required by phone
Township of Bloomfield

Special Education Parent Advocacy Network plans free virtual workshop on “Building Family-School Partnership to Address Student Behavior and Support Mental Health” on Feb. 23 with preregistration required
SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

Bloomfield recreation plans intro to photography class for adults with instructor Anthony DiMatteo on Thursdays Feb. 23 to Apr. 13 at Oakside Cultural Center with preregistration required through Community Pass
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive family for Piper, a fully-vetted five-year-old dog, with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Demarest Elementary School HSA plans fundraiser at the Bloomfield Town Pub Feb. 23
Demarest Home and School Association

Out Montclair plans LGBTQIA+ rock climbing night at the Gravity Vault in Montclair Feb. 24 with preregistration required
Out Montclair

Free panel discussion and networking event planned on historically Black colleges and universities for high school juniors on Feb. 23 at Bergen County Community College with preregistration required
National Coalition of Black Women Bergen and Passaic Chapter

Other News

Gov. Murphy signs law giving N.J. residents who receive SNAP at least $95 in additional monthly benefits as federal increase set to end Feb. 28
TAPinto Nutley