Local News

Nov. 30 Bloomfield weather: Strong winds developing with periods of rain and damaging winds can blow around loose objects, cause travel delays and power outages and mostly cloudy in the evening with a high of 57 F and a low of 33 F.

Bloomfield Hot Bagels Abroad plans free 2022 Christmas tree lighting on Dec. 1 at 1129 Broad St. including music, desserts, hot chocolate, Santa Claus visit with donation of new children’s toy or clothes encouraged
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield Cruisers plan 2022 holiday party and toy drive at the Old Canal Inn in Nutley on Dec. 2 with live music, raffle, and visit with Santa with donations accepted towards Bloomfield Police Department’s toy drive
Bloomfield Cruisers

Bloomfield’s Forest Glen Early Childhood Center Home and School Association seeks vendors for their 2022 holiday fair on Dec. 8 at Forest Glen School with vendor applications available online
Forest Glen HSA

National Coalition of 100 Black Women Bergen and Passaic chapter plans free virtual panel on HIV and AIDS disparities in African American women Dec. 1, 20222 World Aids Day, with preregistration required
National Coalition of Black Women Bergen and Passaic Chapter

Plan for new Newark waste treatment plant abandoned after community organizations protested worsening local air pollution
Newark Patch

The Arc of Essex County plans a “Parents Night Out” event for children 5+ at Stepping Stones School in Roseland on Dec. 9 with registration required by Dec. 2
The Arc of Essex County

Essex County Environmental Center plans hot chocolate hike for families on Dec. 3 including guided hike, campfire, hot chocolate, and s’mores with preregistration required
Essex County Environmental Center

Other News

Gov. Murphy announces administration has started review of state’s response to COVID pandemic with two outside firms hired to conduct independent reviews expected to be completed by 2023

Houses of worship seating 500, movie theaters seating 1K, and sports venues seating 5K or more in N.J. must set up an emergency plan with local law enforcement in the event of a mass shooting under a new law signed by Gov. Murphy