Bloomfield FD gets new rescue/pumper engine

Bloomfield FD gets new rescue/pumper engine

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Fire Department has a new rescue/pumper engine at Firehouse No. 3 on East Passaic Avenue. It is a specially made vehicle, capable of carrying 780 gallons of water and rescue equipment to a fire scene. Costing $470,000 and weighing 46,840 pounds, the vehicle was specially designed by the department. Firefighter […]

Bloomfield schools go online with threat of coronavirus

Bloomfield schools go online with threat of coronavirus

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — For at least the next two weeks, Bloomfield School District teachers and students have embarked on an educational journey that thrusts remote learning into everyday education. Because of the coronavirus threat, Bloomfield schools will be closed until March 30, with classrooms being replaced by internet connections between teachers and students. “These are […]

Two additional cases of COVID-19 infection identified in Bloomfield

Two additional cases of COVID-19 infection identified in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield has two additional cases of the coronavirus infection, according to Karen Lore, the director of the Department of Health. Lore spoke during a Tuesday, March 17, emergency teleconference meeting of the Township Council.  She said the cases were confirmed Monday evening, while a third individual tested negative. Testing positive was a […]

NY Giants player takes part in Bloomfield’s Read Across America

NY Giants player takes part in Bloomfield’s Read Across America

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield’s public schools celebrated Read Across America last week, with each day offering something new for students. School and township officials visited classrooms to read, children wore pajamas or something wacky and, of course, Dr. Seuss was almost everywhere. But this year, as explained by Franklin Elementary guidance counselor Stephen Untisz, stories […]

Students explore cultures at the Small World Day festival

Students explore cultures at the Small World Day festival

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Brookdale Elementary School hosted its 14th annual Small World Day festival on Feb. 28 in the school gymnasium. Sponsored by the Home and School Association, the event celebrates the ethnic diversity of Brookdale students. The festival was an all-day event, with each class having the opportunity to “visit” nine countries and Puerto […]

Local seniors show works at painting exhibit

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Students in the Studio Seniors’ Art Class, a Glen Ridge Recreation Department activity meeting Tuesday mornings at the Ridgewood Avenue train station, recently exhibited their paintings at Crane’s Mill in West Caldwell. The works of five students and their instructor, Khrystyna Khristianova — 55 pieces in all — were shown. Reviews […]

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