Local News

Oct. 26 Bloomfield weather forecast: Areas of fog in the morning with a high of 71 F and a low of 54 F

Bloomfield has no set trick or treating hours for Halloween on Oct. 31 with residents advised to follow the “lights out means no candy” rule
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Center Alliance plans trick or treat and costume contest event on Oct. 31 in Six Points Plaza with music, candy, hot chocolate, and prizes for best costumes for adults, kids, and pets
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield library plans “Spooky Stacks,” kid-friendly haunted library event, in the children’s library Oct. 29
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield recreation to host a free haunted pumpkin patch and jack-o-lantern carving contest at Oakside Cultural Center Oct. 29 for adults and children age 10+ with registration required for carving contest by Oct. 14
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Casa De Flora Bar in Bloomfield plans “Pumpkin Sip and Paint” Oct. 28
Casa De Flora Bar

The Youth Lounge plans “Spooktacular Pumpkin Paint Party” on Oct. 29 for families to decorate pumpkins and have a costume party with advanced ticket purchase required
The Youth Lounge

Bloomfield’s Six Points Pub plans “Spooktacular” event with costume contest with prizes, DJ and karaoke Oct. 29
Six Points Pub

Road Closures: Sections of Park Pl., Liberty St., and JFK Dr. will be closed the morning of Oct. 29 for the 2022 5k Spirit Run to benefit Mount Olive Cemetery
Bloomfield Police Department

Essex County’s “Strutt Your Mutt” 2022 dog costume contest and parade in Bloomfield’s Brookdale Park is Oct. 29 with preregistration required on the day of the event
Essex County

East Side Mags in Montclair plans 2022 “Zombie Walk” on Oct. 29 featuring makeup artists to apply zombie makeup, performance by Serendipity Cafe Kids, costume contest
East Side Mags

East Side Mags in Montclair plans a live reading of the script of “Beetlejuice” with six voice actors playing all the roles in the movie on Oct. 29
East Side Mags

Other News

Gov. Murphy signs bill updating emergency contact law to allow MVC to prompt people to sign up for state’s emergency contact registry during driver’s permit, license, or non-driver ID registration and renewal
TAPinto Nutley