Local News

Apr. 5 Bloomfield weather: Cooler with occasional rain and drizzle; patchy morning fog, then becoming breezy and cloudy with a passing shower in the evening with a high of 55 F and a low of 51 F.

Bloomfield Info seeks community perspectives on racial segregation in Bloomfield schools since 1986 middle school merger integrated grades 7-8 with elementary schools remaining neighborhood-based
Bloomfield Info Project

Bloomfield police will increase enforcement of distracted driving laws in 2023 national “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” campaign lasting through Apr. 30
Bloomfield Public Safety

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive family for Winnie, a fully-vetted one-year-old female cat, with adoption applications accepted online
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield library’s queer book club’s Apr.11 virtual meeting to discuss “Beating Heart Baby,” available at the adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield library will be closed Apr. 7
Bloomfield Public Library

East Orange YMCA plans weekly walk-in job interviews for seasonal, part-time, and full-time positions on Thursdays Apr. 6-27 with preregistration required
East Orange YMCA

Essex County Environmental Center plans Apr. 6 birding field trip to Greenwood Gardens in Short Hills lead by naturalist Dave Hall with preregistration required
Essex County Environmental Center

Essex County Parks “gARTbage” art contest for individuals, teams in grades K-12 seeks submissions of art made from non-recyclable materials with registration due Apr. 7
Essex County Parks

Other News

N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission will offer electronic proof of vehicle registration in addition to mailed paper hard copy as of Mar. 24
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission