ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

ECPO, EC Bar Foundation sponsor gun buyback program

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Essex County Bar Association President Raj Gadhok announced July 19 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation, the related charitable arm of the ECBA, are co-sponsoring a one-day gun buyback program this fall. The initiative is the first time in […]

Town settles BPD lawsuit with victim for $1.6 million: dashcam reveals the truth

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Township Administrator Matthew Watkins has confirmed that a $1.6 million lawsuit settlement has been reached between all parties and a motorist involved in a 2012 traffic stop with Bloomfield police officers. The incident involved Bloomfield resident Marcus Jeter who, according to court papers, was punched and taken from his car on the Garden […]

Good crowd, no rain at Fourth of July fireworks

Good crowd, no rain at Fourth of July fireworks

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Department of Recreation presented an Independence Day celebration at Foley Field on Wednesday, July 4. The sky was overcast the entire day and rain seemed imminent, but did not fall. A good crowd, on blankets and beach chairs, were spread over the field or filing up to the food stands behind […]

Louis Venezia named new Bloomfield fire chief

Louis Venezia named new Bloomfield fire chief

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Louis Venezia will be promoted to fire chief Tuesday, July 10, in a ceremony scheduled for 6 p.m., at Town Hall. He will be replacing former fire chief Joseph McCarthy who retired earlier this year. Venezia, who is brother to Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, received the highest […]

‘Ina’ Campbell, longtime librarian, has died at 95

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Former Bloomfield Public Librarian Robertina “Ina” Campbell, 95, was laid to rest Monday, July 1, in Bloomfield Cemetery. She died June 5. Campbell lived in Job Haines Home for the last three years. She had been a long-time resident of Troy Towers. A former president of the Historical Society of Bloomfield, Campbell was […]

Bloomfield Middle School has annual promotion ceremony

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Middle School promoted its eighth-graders on Thursday, June 21, in two separate proceedings. One group of students were given their certificates in the gym. The other half of the class were handed theirs in the auditorium about five minutes later. Together, 481 students became high school freshmen. Principal Alla Vayda-Manzo told […]

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

County asks property owners to help in battle to control mosquitoes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Mosquito Control/Environmental Services conducts mosquito control measures throughout the year, but property owners can help control the mosquito population by eliminating any standing water from their properties in which mosquitoes could lay eggs. The following are some easy tips provided by the American Mosquito Control Association […]

Class of 2018 graduates from Bloomfield High

Class of 2018 graduates from Bloomfield High

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The sky was overcast, but Bloomfield High School celebrated its 164th commencement at Foley Field on Friday evening, June 22. The graduation program, handed out at the stadium, listed 498 names. But according to the high school office earlier in the week, that number did not correspond to the tally receiving diplomas, the […]

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