Supreme Court denies resident access to security video

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Supreme Court has upheld a township of Bloomfield decision to refuse a township resident a copy of a recording taken by a Municipal Building security camera. The 4-2 decision, made public Nov. 22, reversed an Appellate Division ruling that would have permitted Bloomfield resident Patricia Gilleran the right to obtain […]

Art class is more than just paints and brushes

Art class is more than just paints and brushes

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — An activity of the Glen Ridge Recreation Department, the senior art class, continues to meet on Tuesday mornings, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Ridgewood Avenue train station. The instructor since September has been Kristina Farrell. Farrell, who said she prefers water colors but currently has her students doing a still […]

Local businessman owns a dinosaur park

Local businessman owns a dinosaur park

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield resident and 1978 Glen Ridge High School graduate Guy Gsell puts on a really big show. Combining live performances with animatronic dinosaurs, Gsell is the creator and operator of a dinosaur-theme park in Leonia, named “Field Station: Dinosaurs.” “I went to the World’s Fair in 1965 and saw dinosaurs,” he said recently […]

Glen Ridge Country Club renovations hit the midway point

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — According to Glen Ridge Country Club President James Kirkos, renovations to the club are on schedule and have reached the halfway point of the 16-month timeline. On a tour of the facility last week, among construction vehicles, exposed steel beams and workers, Kirkos said there had been no interruption of sports activities […]

Mayor speaks of plans and projects for the coming year

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia met with his municipal department directors on Wednesday, Nov. 9, following his victory in the elections. Venezia won 72 percent of the vote and his council running mates, incumbent Councilwoman Wartyna Davis, challenger Ted Gamble and incumbent Councilman Carlos Pomares, won 70 percent of the total votes for council […]

BHS Thespians to stage ‘Servant of Two Masters’

BHS Thespians to stage ‘Servant of Two Masters’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School Thespian Society will present “A Servant of Two Masters,” at the Westminster Art Center’s Van Fossen Theater, on the Bloomfield College campus. The three performances are at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17 to 19. An admission fee will be charged. The play was written by […]

Ashenfelter 8K Classic set for 9 a.m. Thanksgiving

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The 17th annual Ashenfelter 8K Classic race will be run on Thanksgiving Day. Last year, 3,101 runners competed in the event, which measures 4.97 miles, according to race director Councilman Daniel Murphy. The race will start at 9 a.m. Preceding it at 8:15 a.m. will be the Tom Fleming Mile. Almost 500 […]

A quiet observance marks Veterans Day in Bloomfield

A quiet observance marks Veterans Day in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Following a short march from the Town Hall, Veterans Day was observed at the Miles A. Saurez War Memorial in Bloomfield on Friday, Nov. 11. Soldiers stood at attention and flags billowed while an audience of 70, including uniformed Bloomfield first responders, stood quietly in gusting winds to recognize those who have served […]

A life saved, a wish granted, and a future brightens

A life saved, a wish granted, and a future brightens

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Ava Covington, the Bloomfield High School girl who collapsed at Foley Field in March from an apparent heart attack, played holiday melodies on the cello Monday, Nov. 7, to open Macy’s 2016 National “Believe” campaign in New Jersey. The cello was a gift from the “Make-A-Wish New Jersey” which is sponsored, in part, […]

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