Local News

Dec. 22 Bloomfield weather: Thick cloud cover with a little rain in the afternoon and turning heavy at times in the evening with potential flooding with a high of 47 F and a low of 44 F.

Dec. 8 Bloomfield Zoning Board meeting: one vacant alternate board seat open, warehouse and distribution business approved for 265 Watsessing Ave., 251 Hoover Ave. four-story apartment building denied
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield Board of Education recognized Dan Anderson for completing 9 years of service on the Board of Education as he attended the last board meeting of his third and final term Dec. 13
Bloomfield Public Schools

23 Skiddoo Café will be closed for winter break Dec. 25 to Jan. 2
23 Skiddoo Café

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for AJ, a one-year-old male cat, with applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield-area residents can vote for the people’s choice award for Essex County Environmental Center’s 2022 “Forest Friends Feeder Contest” by voting online until Dec. 23
Essex County Environmental Center

Nutley volunteer fire chief Henry Meola charged with attempted luring and endangering a child after YouTube channel OBL Nation hosts pose as underage boy, arrange fake sexual encounter

Other News

N.J.’s “Code Blue” opens lodging to unhoused residents during freezing temperatures but some report long wait times, poor service, challenges traveling to accomodations

N.J. Transit approves purchase of 60 new articulated buses, launch of 299-seat, 50-minute ferry service from Carteret to NYC, overhaul of 35 train engines