Local News

Dec. 17 Bloomfield weather: Sunny to partly cloudy and breezy and partly cloudy in the evening with a high of 43 F and a low of 27 F.

Bloomfield Soccer Club seeks volunteer adult referees and paid student referees age 13+ for the indoor soccer season with referee registration required by Jan. 4, season start Jan. 8
Bloomfield Soccer Club

Bloomfield Little League seeks volunteer managers and coaches for the spring 2023 season with applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Little League of New Jersey

Bloomfield Educational Foundation plans 2023 calendar raffle with $1K drawings planned every second Wednesday of the month for raffle tickets purchased for $100 by Dec. 31 and proceeds to support student scholarships
Bloomfield Education Foundation

Bloomfield’s public works director Anthony Nesto is retiring after 28 years of working for the township
Bloomfield Pulse

Nutley volunteer fire chief Henry Meola under investigation by police after YouTube channel OBL Nation hosts pose as underage boy, arrange fake sexual encounter
TAPinto Nutley

East Side Mags in Montclair plans book signing with Reilly Brown and Fabian Nicieza creators of “Outrage!,” a graphic novel about being angry on the internet on Dec. 21
East Side Mags

Essex County Environmental Center plans owl pellet dissection workshop for children 7-10 on Dec. 20 including lessons on what owls eat, how predators and prey operate in the food chain with preregistration required
Essex County Environmental Center

Essex County plans holiday food distribution event food distribution event on Dec. 21 at Weequahic Park in Newark with 1K turkeys and holiday dinner boxes to be distributed first-come, first-serve
Essex County

Other News

N.J. to receive $33.6M from $438M multistate settlement with Juul e-cigarette maker over advertising targeting teenagers as company to face new restrictions on its marketing and sales practices

Gov. Murphy announced the state will make full pension payments for the third year in a row with the pension system supporting about 800,000 active and retired state and local government employees