Bloomfield Library extends free Wi-Fi coverage to Town Green

Bloomfield Library extends free Wi-Fi coverage to Town Green

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library has extended its free Wi-Fi coverage to cover outside the library, the State Street lot and the library courtyard. The expanded coverage will allow residents to remain safely connected outdoors so that they can get whatever information they need at this time. “During this time of COVID-19 and […]

Freeholders oppose transfer of ICE detainees to out-of-state facilities

Freeholders oppose transfer of ICE detainees to out-of-state facilities

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On July 9, the Essex County freeholders approved a resolution opposing the transfer of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees to facilities in different states around the country. The resolution expressed the board’s opposition to this practice, and called on the Department of Homeland Security and ICE to promptly halt all […]

Bloomfield to hold free shredding events

Bloomfield to hold free shredding events

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The township of Bloomfield will hold free shredding events on Saturdays, Aug. 1 and Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at Pulaski Park, located at 24 Mt. Vernon Ave., rain or shine.  “We try to provide as many services to residents as we possibly can to ensure that they get value […]

New outdoor dinner and music series comes to Bloomfield

New outdoor dinner and music series comes to Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — NiCori Studios & Productions, in association with Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center and Frungillo Catering, will be producing “Music at the Mansion: Porch Performances” beginning July 25. Join NiCori Studios & Productions for an evening of dinner and entertainment with host Corinna Sowers Adler that will be safe, socially distant and fun!  Each […]

Bloomfield purchases, installs two ‘Zero Waste Boxes’

Bloomfield purchases, installs two ‘Zero Waste Boxes’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — In an ongoing effort to make Bloomfield a more environmentally conscious and sustainable community, the township has purchased and installed two “Zero Waste Boxes” for residents to recycle used water filters. The boxes have been installed at the DPW at 230 Grove St. and the Municipal Building at 1 Municipal Plaza, first […]

Nine new lawsuits filed against Archdiocese of Newark

Nine new lawsuits filed against Archdiocese of Newark

NEWARK, NJ — On July 13, attorneys from the law firms of Jeff Anderson & Associates and Gianforcaro Law, on behalf of numerous plaintiffs, filed nine lawsuits for childhood sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of Newark. The cases, brought under the New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Act / New Jersey Victims’ Rights Bill, identify seven […]

Resident, age 105, recovers in place from coronavirus

Resident, age 105, recovers in place from coronavirus

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Viola Mantell, age 105, has been living at Job Haines Home in Bloomfield since late January, following a hospital stay which required subacute care. She began experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 in May and tested positive for the coronavirus that causes the illness. Rather than send her to the hospital, Mantell was transferred […]

NJSIAA builds on return-to-play plan

NJSIAA builds on return-to-play plan

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — The official start of the fall sports season is being pushed back by approximately one month, with summer workouts for high school student-athletes — which schools could begin on July 13 — continuing until Aug. 28. Following summer workouts, also known as the “summer recess period,” there will be a two-week hiatus […]

Bloomfield launches six-month angled parking pilot study

Bloomfield launches six-month angled parking pilot study

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — In an effort to make parking safer and increase the number of available spots, Bloomfield Township has begun an angled parking pilot study. The study will last for six months and, if successful, the angled spots will become permanent. The pilot will take place on Broad Street between Bloomfield Avenue and Liberty […]

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