Local News

Dec. 1 Bloomfield weather: Mostly sunny, windy and cooler and clear to partly cloudy in the evening with a high of 45 F and a low of 27 F.

Bloomfield’s Neighbor to Neighbor Network seeks Bloomfield families, individuals, and businesses to support 75 local families in need during the holiday season with online registration required
Bloomfield Health and Human Services

How the Bloomfield Info Project is building pipelines to civic participation in New Jersey
Center for Cooperative Media

Bloomfield Youth Band’s first concert of the 2002-2023 season “Time and Tide” will be Dec. 3 at Bloomfield Middle School with advanced tickets discounted
Bloomfield Youth Band

Bloomfield’s Forest Glen Early Childhood Learning Center dedicated a classroom to special education supervisor Lauren Marek, who died of COVID-19 in 2021, on Nov. 15
Essex News Daily

East Side Mags and The Clairidge in Montclair plan 30th-anniversary screening of “Batman Returns” at The Clairidge Theater on Dec. 3 and 6
The Clairidge

East Orange held a groundbreaking Nov. 28 for $500M mixed-use development project “The Crossings at Brick Church Station” to replace former Brick Church Plaza site, including 820 new rental units, 200K square feet of retail space
West Orange Patch

Essex County will receive $3.8M in new state funding to support county and local health department initiatives and personnel
NJ Spotlight News

Essex County Environmental Center plans 2022 forest friends feeder contest for adults and children with registration by phone or email required by Dec. 9 and projects due by Dec. 16 for display center’s outdoor trail Dec. 17-23
Essex County Environmental Center

Other News

Animal Protection League of New Jersey, Humane Society, and Friends of Animals applied for a legal stay Nov. 28 to prevent N.J. bear hunt scheduled to begin Dec. 5 over lack of scientific study of animal population

U.S. federal judge has ordered Amazon to stop firing union organizers, interfering with union drives after firings at company’s only unionized warehouse in Staten Island