Local News

Dec. 6 Bloomfield weather: Cloudy with areas of drizzle in the morning followed by periods of rain in the afternoon and evening with a high of 54 F and a low of 51 F.

Bloomfield library’s queer book club’s next virtual meeting is Dec. 13 with the current selection, “Hola Papi,” available at the adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield recreation plans bus trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse for 2022 “Christmas at the Playhouse” holiday show on Dec. 14 with busing and tickets included in purchase, preregistration required
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Forest Glen HSA plans 2022 holiday market on Dec. 8 at Forest Glenn Early Childhood Center with local vendors
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for Chester, a young male cat, with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield resident and member of Bloomfield Cruisers Roy “Rusty” Yokelson has been nominated for the 2022 SOVAS Voice Awards for his work in voice over and sound engineering
Bloomfield Cruisers

Bloomfield residents can report problems in Essex County parks like damaged playground equipment, dead tree limbs, trash removal, fences and restrooms repairs using the county’s website
Essex County

Cornerstone Montclair plans sensory and autism friendly visit with Santa on Dec. 10 at 198 Bellevue Ave. in Montclair with online reservations required
Cornerstone Montclair

Montclair’s James Howe House, owned by first Black enslaved person to be freed in town in 1780, under contract to be sold to private buyer after owner Bob Van Dyk of nearby Van Dyk nursing home refused meetings with local preservationists

Other News

N.J. bear hunt has been delayed indefinitely after court approves emergency stay filed by animal rights groups over lack of scientific count of bear population

N.J. Supreme Court ruled Nov. 28 that college and university police officers are eligible for special arbitration in disciplinary matters