Local News

Dec. 23 Bloomfield weather: Very windy and cloudy with periods of rain changing to snow, turning icy as temperatures plummet in evening, precipitation clears with a high of 54 F and a low of 12 F.

Bloomfield library plans “Bilingual Goodbye Storytime” for Ms. Samantha on Dec. 29 in the children’s library with a visit from members of the Bloomfield Fire Department
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield’s Blue Steel Pizza Co. featured as one of the top 100 places to eat in N.J. in 2022 on Yelp

Bloomfield’s Rudy’s Pastry Shop is featured in NJ.com video for their 200-cannoli Christmas tree

Bloomfield High School girls wrestling hosted Bengal Holiday Tournament Dec. 18 with more than 270 competitors in attendance making competition one of the largest girls wrestling events in the state
Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. Transit’s Newark Light Rail, Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, RiverLine now offer ticket validation at the vending where tickets are purchased

Montclair preemptively votes to ban sale of dogs and cats at pet stores following New York state sales ban, nationwide stories of abuse of animals treated as commodities
Montclair Local

Maplewood and South Orange mayors in discussion with Bloomfield for township to provide temporary animal control services amid local shelter’s closure
The Village Green

Other News

N.J. Department of Education released its first special education report for 2020-2021 school year with recommendations to improve access to resources for most requested services, present individualized education plan facilitators

Gov. Murphy signed legislation establishing independent panel to oversee N.J. Division of Child Protection and Permanency, agency formed from dysfunctional Division of Youth and Family Services after 20 years of federal oversight