Skate park reopens to public after renovations

Skate park reopens to public after renovations

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Joseph F. Tiseo Ramp Park was outfitted with new ramps, reopening to the public after a summer and fall of being closed for renovations. Paid for with a Community Development Block Grant, the new park was built by American Ramp Company. The skate park had had minor improvements and repairs over […]

Schools score well in self-assessment of implementation of Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights

Schools score well in self-assessment of implementation of Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge School District Director of Student Services Jack DeWitt presented each of the district’s schools’ self-assessment of their implementation of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights at the Nov. 16 Board of Education meeting. The self-assessments are to be submitted to the state on Dec. 1. The maximum score a school […]

Open-air market draws shoppers to Springfield Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Springfield Avenue Partnership has been hosting open-air markets since September, to allow for socially distant shopping, but this past weekend kicked off the business corridor’s holiday-themed market, which will run until Dec. 19. Sponsored by the General Store Cooperative, Pollock Properties Group of Keller Williams and Matt Keane of Guaranteed Rate, […]

Bloomfield man killed in car crash

Bloomfield man killed in car crash

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A Bloomfield man was killed in a one-car crash in New Providence on Nov. 8, according to the New Providence Police Department. Judah Ibeh-Bartley, 20, was a 2018 graduate of Bloomfield High School. “Preliminary findings indicate that the 2012 Nissan Altima traveled over the railroad crossing, just north of Rose Avenue, and […]

BHS thespians are on first with annual fall play

BHS thespians are on first with annual fall play

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School’s auditorium will be turned into a radio station this week when 15 students take the stage for the annual fall play, a radio-play adaptation of the 1948 horror-comedy film “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.” The script incorporates other Abbott and Costello sketches as well. The format allows the drama […]

West Orange salutes its veterans

West Orange salutes its veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s annual Veterans Day ceremony couldn’t take place as usual this year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, so it was livestreamed on Facebook on Nov. 11. Hosted as usual by resident and Vietnam War veteran Joe Brennan, the ceremony was still held outside the West Orange Police Department’s headquarters. […]

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