Glen Ridge shuts down amid COVID-19

Glen Ridge shuts down amid COVID-19

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt daily life across the world, Glen Ridge officials are providing updates to residents every day about how the statewide emergency is being handled. As of March 24, no confirmed COVID-19 cases in Glen Ridge have been reported to the media. In a press release […]

County officials urge residents to complete their census forms

County officials urge residents to complete their census forms

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Freeholder Vice President Wayne Richardson encourage all Essex County residents to complete the U.S. census to ensure a complete and accurate population count is achieved in Essex. Completing the census is important, even as the country is occupied with the […]

Bloomfield FD gets new rescue/pumper engine

Bloomfield FD gets new rescue/pumper engine

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Fire Department has a new rescue/pumper engine at Firehouse No. 3 on East Passaic Avenue. It is a specially made vehicle, capable of carrying 780 gallons of water and rescue equipment to a fire scene. Costing $470,000 and weighing 46,840 pounds, the vehicle was specially designed by the department. Firefighter […]

Bloomfield schools go online with threat of coronavirus

Bloomfield schools go online with threat of coronavirus

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — For at least the next two weeks, Bloomfield School District teachers and students have embarked on an educational journey that thrusts remote learning into everyday education. Because of the coronavirus threat, Bloomfield schools will be closed until March 30, with classrooms being replaced by internet connections between teachers and students. “These are […]

NY Giants player takes part in Bloomfield’s Read Across America

NY Giants player takes part in Bloomfield’s Read Across America

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield’s public schools celebrated Read Across America last week, with each day offering something new for students. School and township officials visited classrooms to read, children wore pajamas or something wacky and, of course, Dr. Seuss was almost everywhere. But this year, as explained by Franklin Elementary guidance counselor Stephen Untisz, stories […]

Confirm events are still happening before you get in the car

Confirm events are still happening before you get in the car

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — EssexNewsDaily and its affiliated newspapers print notices and calendars telling readers about upcoming events, programs, lectures and more. Due to COVID-19, a lot of municipalities and organizations are canceling or postponing events. Some of these cancellations may occur after publication, or simply not be communicated to us in time to prevent […]