Local News

Dec. 16 Bloomfield weather: Windy with rain and breezy, mostly cloudy in the evening with a high of 44 F and a low of 34 F.

Bloomfield zoning board denied a proposed 28-unit apartment building on the corner of Hoover Ave. and East Passaic Eve. on Dec. 8 citing feasibility concerns, impact on parking and traffic
TAPinto Bloomfield

BGR Bloomfield plans lunch with Santa on Dec. 18 with meal discounts
BGR Bloomfield

The Habit Burger Grill expected to open Bloomfield location in the Aldi shopping plaza at 216 Bloomfield Ave. in early 2023
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks foster-to-adopt home for Biscuit and Jam, a bonded pair of four-month-old cats, with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield High School’s Cristian Armstrong, Christopher Francois, Jr., Albina Frangu, Emily Haraka, and Kaitlyn Toro named as captains of the 2022-2023 winter track team
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield advises residents not to leave vehicles running with the keys inside unattended during the winter months, clean snow and ice off vehicles completely before driving
Township of Bloomfield

Monetary donations to Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair will be matched by Partners for Health Foundation until Dec. 31 with donations accepted online
Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair

Cheryl McCants, CEO of Newark and East Orange-based Impact Consulting Enterprises, named one of the “Best 50 Women in Business” by NJBIZ Magazine
Newark Patch

New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark plans free Kwanzaa festival and marketplace Dec. 17 including dance classes, arts and crafts, face painting, Kwanzaa candle lighting ceremony with preregistration encouraged
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Other News

Gov. Murphy appoints Allison Chris Myers as Chair of the Civil Services Commission starting Jan. 1 making her the first openly transgender person to serve as a Cabinet member in N.J.

N.J. residents can order up to four free rapid COVID tests through the federal COVID website as of Dec. 15