Area residents may be eligible for relief from remnants of Hurricane Ida

Area residents may be eligible for relief from remnants of Hurricane Ida

WEST ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey officials announced July 21 that funds may be available to help property owners mitigate damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1, 2021. Area residents could potentially qualify for assistance by filling out a survey online.  The state has been awarded $228 million in Community Development […]

Montclair State University continues commitment to affordability with new tuition and fees

Montclair State University continues commitment to affordability with new tuition and fees

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The board of trustees at Montclair State University has approved tuition and fee rates for the 2022-2023 academic year, working to ensure that the nationally ranked public research institution, which has a diverse population of more than 21,000 students, remains affordable, according to a July 20 press release. Tuition and mandatory fees […]

Cruise Night continues to delight Bloomfield

Cruise Night continues to delight Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Sponsored by the Bloomfield Center Alliance, the popular Cruise Night will continue to attract local classic car enthusiasts to Bloomfield Avenue and Broad Street for one last evening this summer, Wednesday, July 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. So come out and hear some ’50s music, dance if you like, and talk […]

AG, US attorney join forces to support continued access to reproductive health care

AG, US attorney join forces to support continued access to reproductive health care

NEWARK, NJ — Acting N.J. Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Philip Sellinger announced a state-federal partnership designed to ensure access to reproductive health care for New Jersey residents and those from out of state who seek such care in the Garden State, according to July 20 […]

NJ Transit earmarks $48 million for upgrades to Bloomfield Station in its 2023 operating budget, secures authorization for capital funding

NEWARK, NJ — On July 20, the NJ Transit board of directors adopted the fiscal year 2023 operating budget and updated capital plan that supports continued investments in personnel, infrastructure and equipment to maintain the system in a state of good repair and to enhance the overall customer experience, according to a press release. “Gov. […]

Bloomfield School District welcomes new faces to central office

Bloomfield School District welcomes new faces to central office

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield School District recently welcomed new central office staff members. Pictured with Superintendent of Schools Sal Goncalves, far right, are new staff members, from left, Jennifer Khoury, director of systems, IT and communications; Angela Brisini, supervisor of technological staff development; Alex Reitmeyer, technician; Claire Keller, director of student achievement; Jeannine Hanna, […]

UTI Bloomfield, company sign partnership to provide employment opportunities

UTI Bloomfield, company sign partnership to provide employment opportunities

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Universal Technical Institute’s campus in Bloomfield and Gabrielli Trucks Sales recently partnered to provide employment opportunities with Gabrielli for auto and diesel students, according to a July 11 press release. UTI’s early employment program is open to all students enrolled in an automotive or diesel program. Participating employers may offer students they […]

Ribbon is cut on new cafe and floral boutique in Bloomfield

Ribbon is cut on new cafe and floral boutique in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Casa De Flora Bar owners Maritza Walton and Ashley Gillett, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, and Councilwoman Jenny Mundell welcome family, friends and guests to the new cafe and retail floral boutique’s official ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 24. As a floral therapy space, Casa De Flora Bar offers guests the opportunity to unwind […]