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, […]

As concussion awareness grows, fewer players sign up

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Although the rules and regulations of junior-league football have restrictions to help prevent a child from being injured, the president of the Glen Ridge Athletic Association, Rick Foster, said fielding a team is getting harder because of parental concerns. “We’re having problems with numbers,” Foster said Saturday, Nov. 5, at Washington Field, […]

Ginsburg, Yaros-Ramos, de Leeuw win BOE

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — All incumbents won re-election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, for the Glen Ridge Board of Education. In unofficial results provided by the Essex County Clerk’s Office, with 7,169 votes cast, the top vote-getter was Elizabeth Ginsburg with 2,220, or 31 percent. Next was Heather Yaros-Ramos, 1,793 votes, or 23 percent; and Michael De […]

Venezia and Democrats sweep into office

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Incumbent Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia and his Democratic slate swept to an easy victory in the mayoral and council elections on Tuesday, Nov. 8. According to the Essex County Clerk’s Office, with 97 percent of the votes counted, the uncertified results have Venezia winning re-election to a second term with 12,113 votes, or […]

Fischman, Rivera, Mancheno win BOE seats

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield voters elected two new members to the Board of Education on Tuesday, Nov. 8 and ended the two-term incumbency of another. With 100 percent of the votes counted, the unofficial results from the Essex County Clerk’s Office had incumbent and BOE President Jill Fischman receiving 5,787, or 23.8 percent, of the 24,282 […]

MSU athletes promote reading to Franklin students

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Members of the Montclair State University men’s and women’s basketball teams, and several assistant coaches, visited Franklin Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 27. The point they wanted to make with their audience of fifth- and sixth-graders was the importance of reading. The players met with each class in the school library and introduced […]

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