Donaldson in court but no trial date is picked

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A hearing date of Feb. 16 was given to former Bloomfield High School running coach and teacher, Leo Donaldson, and his husband and co-defendant, Bradley, by Newark Superior Court Judge Richard Sules on Monday, Jan. 8. A trial date for the Donaldsons is suppose to be determined on Feb. 16. But that expectation […]

Ribbon cutting held for Foley Field message board

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The long-awaited ribbon cutting for the new digital message board at Foley Field was held Monday, Sept. 25. With temperatures on the playing field probably around 100 degrees, the heat for the 2 p.m. ceremony would have tested anyone’s dedication. And some speakers did mentioned the brutal warmth. But for those individuals who […]

Nutley actress nominated for a Perry Award

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley resident Caroline Ritacco has been nominated for a Perry Award as Outstanding Youth Actress in a Play for her performance as Young Molly in Neil Simon’s “Jake’s Women,” directed by E. Dale Smith-Gallo and staged in late March and early April at Studio Montclair in Montclair. Also nominated from that production […]

NHS student nominated for ‘best student actress’ award for Paper Mill’s best actress

NHS student nominated for ‘best student actress’ award for Paper Mill’s best actress

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High School senior Maggie Spector-Williams was nominated for a Paper Mill Playhouse 2017 Rising Star Award for her lead performance as Annie Oakley in Nutley High School Performing Arts’ musical, “Annie Get Your Gun.” Maggie is among seven New Jersey high school nominees competing for the Outstanding Performance by an Actress […]

Center Alliance throws a rockin’ party on Washington St.

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Center Alliance held its second springtime Bloomfield Center Block Party along Washington Street on Saturday, May 20. Restaurants and eateries along the thoroughfare were invited to bring their business to the curb. About a dozen did, with several more restaurants from other parts of town joining in. There were a couple […]

Nutley High School Male Athlete of the Month

Krupesh Ray – senior varsity tennis player You play doubles. Do you like being at the net or in back? How come? “I like playing at the net because I can hit more winners there. I also like it so that I can help out my teammate, Yuvraj Raja, a lot by staying up there.” How did […]

Nutley High School Female Athlete of the Month

Jaela Small, track and field You run cross-country in the fall and you’re a jumper in the spring. Which do you like best? “I personally like running best because I get to compete against my opponents who push me to do better.” How did you get into track and field? “Years ago Nutley had a recreational town […]

Former mayor John Crecco has died at 96

Former mayor John Crecco has died at 96

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Former Bloomfield Mayor John Crecco died Saturday, April 1, at the Halcyon Hospice House, in Atlanta, Ga., at the age of 96. Crecco, a Republican and former resident of Bloomfield and Verona, was first elected Bloomfield mayor in 1986; he served one term and was later re-elected for another term in 1992, then […]

Council and residents weigh their stand on immigration

Council and residents weigh their stand on immigration

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — A petition signed by 501 residents to declare Glen Ridge a “sanctuary city” has prompted the borough council into writing a resolution to provide some protection for undocumented immigrants. Two members of the council say the resolution is now being prepared. In a telephone interview earlier this week, Councilman Peter Hughes said […]

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