Local News

Apr. 4 Bloomfield weather: Variable cloudiness and mostly cloudy in the evening with a high of 71 F and a low of 51 F.

Bloomfield library plans “STEAM at the Library” workshop Apr. 11 for children in grades 3-6 with registration starting Apr. 4
Bloomfield Public Library

Fairview Elementary School plans 2023 spring voice and instrumental concert on Apr. 6
Fairview Home and School Association

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive family for Piper, a fully-vetted 5-year-old female dog, with applications accepted online
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield library plans free lunchtime movie screening of “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody” Apr. 5
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield Soccer Club plans tryouts for the 2023-2024 season for the girls travel team for players born in 2011-2012 on Apr. 5 at Lion Gate field with preregistration required by email or phone

Broadway Performing Arts in Bloomfield plans adult introductory and intermediate Kizomba Angolan dance classes on Tuesdays starting Apr. 4 with preregistration available
Broadway Performing Arts

Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair seeks donations of unwanted or unused grocery store reward hams or turkeys with donations accepted during regular business hours or Apr. 8 weekend donation day
Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair

Newark LGBTQ Film Festival plans pre-screening for “Strong Island” including discussion with director Yance Ford Apr. 6 at 45 Commerce St. in Newark
Newark LGBTQ Film Festival

Peak cherry blossom bloom now expected in Essex County’s Branch Brook Park Apr. 5-9 due to recent cold weather
Essex County Parks

Essex County’s Cherry Blossom Bike Challenge will be rescheduled to later in April after being canceled due to weather
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.

Other News

N.J. attorney general announces takeover of the Paterson Police Department three weeks after Najee Seabrooks, an anti-violence activist, was killed by police
New Jersey Monitor