Wonderful day for the art show, Eco Fair

Wonderful day for the art show, Eco Fair

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Ridgewood Avenue was closed to traffic but open to art and ecology on Saturday with the annual Glen Ridge Arts and Eco Fair taking place. Mayor Stuart Patrick was on hand to proclaim the day before Mother’s Day to henceforth be the date of the celebration. Patrick presented framed copies of […]

Clouds finally depart, and ‘Town Paints’

Clouds finally depart, and ‘Town Paints’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield held its annual “Town Paints” event on Saturday, May 11, on the Green. This is an opportunity for professional and amateur artists to present their work for exhibition and judging. A tent was erected across from the Civic Center for just that. Tables and art materials were also provided for children […]

High School to present ‘IN THIS MOMENT’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School will present its eighth annual spring production tomorrow night and Saturday afternoon in its auditorium. The title of the show is “IN THIS MOMENT” and like previous spring offerings by the BHS Thespian Society, it is a coming-of-age amalgam of song, dance, scene and poetry. The producer and supervising […]

Students are learning lessons while helping others

Students are learning lessons while helping others

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The second-grade classes at Watsessing Elementary School last week enjoyed some hands-on science work with a dollop of kindness stirred in for good measure. The students of Laura Foster and Cathy Velardi collected and melted broken pieces of crayon into various multicolored forms. The “Green Team Initiative” project was for Earth Day […]

Seniors celebrate ‘Hollywood in Bloomfield’

Seniors celebrate ‘Hollywood in Bloomfield’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Health and Human Services presented its 4th annual Senior Prom on Friday afternoon, May 3. The event was held at the Knights of Columbus, on State Street. According to Paula Peikes, the human services supervisor, 165 people attended. The prom was open to Bloomfield and Glen Ridge residents, the two communities […]

Scouting for Food 2019 sets a new record

Scouting for Food 2019 sets a new record

NUTLEY, NJ — The recent food drive conducted by the Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 and Cub Scout Packs 141 and 142 saw a record collection for the Nutley Food Pantry housed at the local Nutley Family Service Bureau office, formerly the Red Cross office, on Chestnut Street. As of this date 34,046 food items […]

Biggest haul ever at shredding day: 21,000 pounds

Biggest haul ever at shredding day: 21,000 pounds

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield offered free paper shredding to its residents this past Saturday morning, April 27, and the results were impressive. According to Louise Palagano, the Bloomfield recycling coordinator, more paper was shredded on Saturday than at any other township shredding event over the last three years. The semi-annual disposal was sponsored by the […]

College cuts long-term ties with arts community Shock waves in art comminity

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield College will no longer allow outside arts organizations to use its Westminster Arts Center. In an April 23 press release, the college said the decision was made because of facility constraints and an increased demand for student events. “The Center will continue to serve the Bloomfield College campus, exclusively,” the press […]

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