Church on the Green to present songwriting trio The Inspire Project

Church on the Green to present songwriting trio The Inspire Project

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield’s historic Church on the Green will host award-winning songwriting trio The Inspire Project in an outdoor concert on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m. in the church’s newly established outdoor labyrinth space.  The Inspire Project comprises the talents of Tanya Leah, Ilene Angel and Lorraine Ferro, three hit songwriters who have […]

Bloomfield Public Library launches Tablets on Loan program

Bloomfield Public Library launches Tablets on Loan program

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library has announced the launch of its Tablets on Loan program. Library cardholders, age 18 and older, will be able to borrow Fire HD 10 tablets from the library. The tablets will be available for use in the library or for a 14-day loan period with checkout with a […]

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative launches in Bloomfield

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative launches in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Healthier homes are being made in Bloomfield, as the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services has recently announced the launch of its Green and Healthy Homes Initiative. The educational program is designed to promote and create healthy, safe and hazard-free homes. “We have grant funding from the state, and it’s a […]

Bloomfield College partners with Newark BOE on ‘College and Career Readiness: Class of 2022’ program

Bloomfield College partners with Newark BOE on ‘College and Career Readiness: Class of 2022’ program

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield College recently welcomed 20 rising high school seniors from the Newark Public Schools to campus for a two-week “College and Career Readiness: Class of 2022 at Bloomfield College” program, in partnership with the Newark Board of Education. All 20 students applied to the college during the program, and all were surprised […]

Essex County towns try to recover from the remnants of Hurricane Ida

Essex County towns try to recover from the remnants of Hurricane Ida

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped Essex County on Wednesday, Sept. 1, with rain traveling north from Louisiana and soaking the area. Towns in Essex County are now in the midst of large-scale cleanups, after water damaged parks, schools, basements and cars, both parked and on the road. In Bloomfield, Mayor […]

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Essex County

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Aug. 30 that the N.J. Department of Agriculture has added five counties to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone. The counties new to the list are Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex, Essex and Union. They join the previously announced quarantine counties of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, […]

Active-shooter drill in Bloomfield prepares first responders for possible emergency

Active-shooter drill in Bloomfield prepares first responders for possible emergency

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Although it’s difficult to consider the potential for an active-shooter incident in Bloomfield, accounting for these events in safety plans has the potential to save lives. On Aug. 20, the Bloomfield Police Department, Fire Department and EMS squad, in conjunction with Bloomfield College, performed an active-shooter drill at Schweitzer Hall. Photos Courtesy […]