Seniors celebrate ‘Hollywood in Bloomfield’

Seniors celebrate ‘Hollywood in Bloomfield’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Health and Human Services presented its 4th annual Senior Prom on Friday afternoon, May 3. The event was held at the Knights of Columbus, on State Street. According to Paula Peikes, the human services supervisor, 165 people attended. The prom was open to Bloomfield and Glen Ridge residents, the two communities […]

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will hold the 2019 Fishing Derbies in six locations in the Essex County Park System. “Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy the historic Essex County Park System in a different and fun way. You’ll have […]

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will offer a free course to equip volunteers and others in the community with training to provide outreach services and crisis intervention to victims and survivors of domestic violence. The program, called Sanctuary, is an interactive 120-hour course. After completing the course, volunteers — who are members […]

Biggest haul ever at shredding day: 21,000 pounds

Biggest haul ever at shredding day: 21,000 pounds

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield offered free paper shredding to its residents this past Saturday morning, April 27, and the results were impressive. According to Louise Palagano, the Bloomfield recycling coordinator, more paper was shredded on Saturday than at any other township shredding event over the last three years. The semi-annual disposal was sponsored by the […]

College cuts long-term ties with arts community Shock waves in art comminity

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield College will no longer allow outside arts organizations to use its Westminster Arts Center. In an April 23 press release, the college said the decision was made because of facility constraints and an increased demand for student events. “The Center will continue to serve the Bloomfield College campus, exclusively,” the press […]

‘Taste of Bloomfield’ a real delight

‘Taste of Bloomfield’ a real delight

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center held its 12th annual Taste of Bloomfield on Sunday, April 28. About 190 people attended and there was a wide selection of food from which to choose, provided by 19 eating establishments. No two offerings were alike. The event took place inside the center and the tent […]

2019 Essex County Roadway Resurfacing Program plans announced

2019 Essex County Roadway Resurfacing Program plans announced

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recently announced details of the Essex County’s Roadway Resurfacing Program for 2019. “Essex residents and motorists rely on our intricate network of roads to get to work, go to school and carry out their daily errands. My administration is committed to making sure our infrastructure […]

BHS receives 5 nominations for ‘Julius Caesar’

BHS receives 5 nominations for ‘Julius Caesar’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School production of “Julius Caesar,” presented last fall, has been nominated for five Montclair State University Theatre Night awards. These awards are for productions, performances and technical categories in plays. The BHS nominations are for Outstanding Achievement in Stage Combat; Outstanding Achievement by an Acting Ensemble of a Classical […]