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Apr. 20 Bloomfield weather: Periods of clouds and sunshine during the day; clear at night with a high of 70 F and a low of 49 F.

Bloomfield police promote George Ricci, township cop of 24 years, to police chief Apr. 6 as Bloomfield public safety director Sam DeMaio, former Newark police chief, resigned Mar. 31 after 8 years in role
Essex News Daily

Bloomfield Info report on policing in 2021: Bloomfield public safety director Sam DeMaio left Newark police chief post during federal into his department, sought to “professionalize” Bloomfield PD amid legacy of violence and racism
Bloomfield Info Project

Bloomfield library plans free harp concert Apr. 22 with performance of classical, contemporary, and show tune music
Bloomfield Public Library

ICYMI: N.J. Department of Human Services accepting submissions through Apr. 26 for its 2023 Teen Media Contest for students grades 8-12 with top three submissions receiving cash prize, exhibition in statehouse
New Jersey Department of Human Services

Bloomfield library’s romance book club’s Apr. 26 meeting to discuss “A Cowboy to Remember”, available at the adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive family for Macy and Mavis, two fully-vetted eight-month-old kittens, with adoption applications accepted online
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

East Side Mags in Montclair plans book signing with children’s book author Diane Belinfanti, featuring books “A House for a Mouse,” “Counting on Friends,” “Adrian’s Odyssey,” and “Don’t Drink from the Water Fountain” Apr. 22
East Side Mags

Make the Road New Jersey plans virtual seven-week-long written driving exam class in Spanish on Mondays and Fridays starting Apr. 24 with preregistration required by Apr. 20
Make the Road New Jersey