Local News

Jan. 14 Bloomfield weather: Breezy and colder with times of clouds and sun and partly cloudy in the evening with a high of 38 F and a low of 28 F.

Bloomfield High School’s swim team plans Jan. 16 fundraiser at Chipotle in Bloomfield with funds raised to go towards equipment and end of season banquet
Bloomfield Pulse

Broadway Performing Arts in Bloomfield plans children and adult introductory Kizomba Angolan dance classes on Tuesdays Jan. 17 to Mar. 7 with preregistration available
Broadway Performing Arts

Bloomfield library’s nonfiction book club’s next meeting is Jan. 17 with the current selection, “The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey,” available at the adult circulation desk
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for Sniper, a 5-year-old male mixed-breed dog, with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Bloomfield Center Alliance and Bloomfield College create outdoor art display “Winter Reindeer Under Starry Skies” in window of 25 Bloomfield Ave. as part of a new initiative to feature artwork in empty downtown storefronts
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Temple Ner Tamid to host discussion on “Hope Over Fate: Fazle Hasan Abed and the Science of Ending Global Poverty”, with author Scott MacMillan, Executive Director of Toni’s Kitchen Anne Mernin on Jan. 17 with preregistration required
Temple Ner Tamid

Kinder Smile and Provident Bank in Bloomfield seek donations of children’s winter coats during regular business hours
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Newark LGBTQ Community Center plans open house Jan. 19 to celebrate its new location at 89 Market St. in Newark
Newark LGBTQ Community Center

Other News

NJ Transit has agreed to make improvements to its Access Link services for people with disabilities as part of a settlement with district U.S. attorney requiring improved phone call hold times, pickup and drop off times, reduced trip length

N.J. Transit has begun the rule-making process that will allow the banning of passengers who assault staff or threaten the operation of the equipment, transit system