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Pumpkin decorating, locally-made meals, skincare products featured at Oct. 26 Bloomfield Farmers Market in library courtyard
Bloomfield Farmers Market

Halloween festival planned for Washington St. in Bloomfield Center Oct. 31, featuring vendors, music, costume parade, maze
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Flash flood watch in effect for most of N.J. as forecasters predict up to 4 inches of rain overnight Monday, with sunny weather expected to return for Halloween weekend

N.J.’s late summer Delta variant surge continues receding as positive COVID tests decline to lowest since Aug. 6, transmission rate falls to 0.82

Local News

Flashlights, crosswalks, and factory-wrapped candy among Halloween safety tips from the Bloomfield police
Bloomfield Public Safety

Bloomfield resident James Joanow celebrating 15th year of popular Halloween displays, available for public viewing through Oct. 31
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Nutley’s Little Theater hosting showing of “Ghost Train”, play about a phantom locomotive, Oct. 28-30
TAPinto Nutley

Town Pub to host Halloween party Oct. 29, featuring costume contest, live music
Town Pub of Bloomfield

Lynnes Nissan in Bloomfield to host drive-thru trick-or-treat event Oct. 30

Blue Steel Pizza Co. to host Halloween cocktail making event Oct. 30
Blue Steel Pizza Co.

Bloomfield’s Martinez Martial Arts to host Halloween drive-thru trunk-or-treat event, trunk decorating costume Oct. 30
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Newark LGBTQ Community Center hosts Halloween edition of their monthly virtual drag bingo Oct. 27
Newark LGBTQ Community Center

Essex County to host jack-o-lantern display at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair Oct. 29
Essex County Parks

Bella Napoli to host free Halloween party for children Pre-K-6 on Oct. 31, feature costume contest, free pizza, fundraiser benefit local nonprofit
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Upper Montclair Commonwealth Club to host free Halloween children’s portrait event, food drive Oct. 31
Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair

Other News

N.J. ranks 49th out of 50 states for pay equity for Latinas, 46 cents on the dollar compared to white workers
NJ Spotlight News

1 in 10 of Rutgers’s 25k employees are still unvaccinated as school to to require vaccinations for all employees, sets December deadline

How to confirm if you’re marijuana charges were expunged following N.J.’s cannabis decriminalization
New Jersey Courts