Local News

May. 2 Bloomfield weather: Mainly cloudy with a passing shower or two and a mostly cloudy evening with a high of 55 F and a low of 43 F.

Former Bloomfield residents file lawsuit against township police department alleging officers broke down their door and held them and their child at gunpoint when responding to call at the wrong address

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks an adoptive family for Clyde, a fully-vetted senior dog, with applications accepted online
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield Kiwanis Club plans 50-50 raffle to sponsor scholarships for Bloomfield High School Class of 2023 seniors with ticket drawing May 2 at Bloomfield Town Pub
Bloomfield Pulse

SOMA Community Coalition on Race plans “Freedom to Learn Day Action” May 3 with banned book reading, workshop on attacks against education, and rally at Spiotta Park in South Orange with preregistration encouraged
South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race

Out Montclair plans Montclair Art Museum studio night May 3 for adults 50+ with art project tied to vanessa german’s exhibit “please imagine all the things i cannot say,” with preregistration required
Out Montclair

Out Montclair plans free “Express Yourself” workshop with artist Jae Quinlan for trans and gender-diverse youth and allies age 11-17 on May 3 with preregistration required
Out Montclair

Branch Brook Park plans free yoga in the park for all ages on Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 3 to Sep. 2 with preregistration required
Branch Brook Park Alliance

Other News

N.J. MVC begins accepting appointments for Real ID drivers’ licenses, federally approved form of ID needed for airline travel beginning 2025
State of New Jersey