Mountainside Medical Center acquires North Jersey Immedicenter locations

Mountainside Medical Center acquires North Jersey Immedicenter locations

BLOOMFIELD / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Mountainside Medical Center has announced its acquisition of Immedicenter offices in Bloomfield and Clifton. The offices will be renamed Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Immedicenter. Serving the community for more than 35 years, Immedicenter provides patients with immediate care for injuries and acute illness. The center also offers primary care and […]

Bloomfield honors, remembers Iacobacci at meeting

Bloomfield honors, remembers Iacobacci at meeting

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Township Council honored Gary Iacobacci at its April 26 meeting, remembering the life of the former councilman. Serving as 3rd Ward councilman from 1990 to 1996, Iacobacci had lived in Belleville before his family moved to Bloomfield and he graduated from Bloomfield High School. He died in February. “Gary was […]

County breaks off contract with ICE to make room for UC prisoners

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Just one week after announcing that the Essex County Correctional Facility will begin housing detainees from Union County effective July 1, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced that the county has notified ICE to remove its detainees from the ECCF.  “We have had a very solid working relationship with […]

Essex-Hudson Greenway project expected to help sewage overflow problem

Essex-Hudson Greenway project expected to help sewage overflow problem

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex-Hudson Greenway project partners presented to the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions on April 26 about the project’s usefulness in solving infrastructure challenges for the region regarding sewage overflow.  According to a press release from the greenway partners, the proposed Essex-Hudson Greenway project will help solve severe stormwater overflow […]

Bloomfield Public Library begins phased-in reopening

Bloomfield Public Library begins phased-in reopening

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library has begun the process of reopening by allowing residents with a library card to access computers for up to 45 minutes with an appointment. Library operations throughout the COVID-19 health crisis have been adjusted to ensure the safety of patrons and library staff.  Masks will be required of […]

Townwide cleanup a smashing success in Bloomfield

Townwide cleanup a smashing success in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Hundreds of people spread out across Bloomfield on April 24 armed with rakes and garbage bags to participate in the townwide cleanup, picking up trash and other debris in every park in town, plus a few other locations. The 500 volunteers in 70 different places included Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops, […]

Oranges & Maplewood NAACP to present 108th annual Freedom Fund Gala

Oranges & Maplewood NAACP to present 108th annual Freedom Fund Gala

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who represents Brooklyn’s 8th Congressional District and serves as the Democratic Caucus chairperson in the U.S. House of Representatives, will deliver the keynote address at the 108th annual Oranges & Maplewood NAACP Freedom Fund Gala, held virtually this year with the theme “When We Fight We Win.” […]

Halcyon Park neighbors work together at townwide cleanup in Bloomfield

Halcyon Park neighbors work together at townwide cleanup in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On Saturday, April 24, Bloomfield Councilwoman Jenny Mundell, Mayor Michael Venezia, the Town Council and the Department of Public Works organized a townwide cleanup and park beautification day. Halcyon Park neighbors cleaned up the park and planted trees and flowers. Other groups worked together to clean Watsessing Park and various sections of […]

Bloomfield Public Library opens seed library

Bloomfield Public Library opens seed library

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library is creating a seed library that is open to all residents. Patrons of the library may choose a seed packet from a catalog and take it home to plant in their home gardens. The seed library is made possible by the generosity of donors to the Bloomfield Public […]

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