Town honors the memory and those lost on 9/11 Sept. 11, 2001

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — During an indoor ceremony last week at the Civic Center on Tuesday, Sept. 11, Bloomfield remembered the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and aboard United Flight 93 westbound from NJ. Three Bloomfield residents, Cesar Alviar, Catherine Nardella and Daniel Rosetti, died in the […]

Principals are asked: What’s new at your school this year

Principals are asked: What’s new at your school this year

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield schools reopened yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 5, and it’s a good bet to say mostly everything was in order at each building. Of course, students will be greeted by changes and there is hope they will take them in stride and have a productive year. The question, “What can the students expect?” was […]

Barbara Scalfani retires after 16 years in the district

Barbara Scalfani retires after 16 years in the district

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Barbara Scalfani, a district paraprofessional, will be retiring at the end of this month after 16 years in the district. Her work has been predominantly one-on-one with special-needs children. For five years, she worked with just one student. Over the last 10 years she has worked with only six. She has been working […]

Cub Scouts come out for parade and wreath-laying ceremony

IRVINGTON, NJ — Darlene Reeves and the township’s recently revived Boy Scout troop were out in force at the township’s annual Memorial Day Parade and wreath-laying ceremony Monday, May 28, along with contingents from other Irvington institutions, the Pop Warner Golden Knights football and cheerleading teams, Mayor Tony Vauss, Irvington Municipal Council members and visiting […]

Resident saves the feral cats in her neighborhood

Resident saves the feral cats in her neighborhood

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — When Class of 2006 BHS graduate Andrea Palmieri moved from one part of the township to another in May 2016, she was in for a big surprise. In the backyard of her new home, located on Montgomery Street, was a passel of feral cats. “There were so many cats,” she said at her […]

Bloomfield HS boys’ volleyball team is No. 1 seed in ECT

Bengals lose first match after winning 19 in a row to start season

Bloomfield HS boys’ volleyball team is No. 1 seed in ECT

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield High School boys’ varsity volleyball team, which started this season with a 19-0 record before losing for the first time last week, received the No. 1 seed in the Essex County Tournament. The Bengals received a bye in the first round and in the quarterfinal round and will play in […]

Irvington HS football duo sees their siblings graduate from Rutgers

Irvington HS football duo sees their siblings graduate from Rutgers

Photos by Nhemie Theodore Irvington High School seniors Jasiah Provillon and Lancine Turay will be continuing their football careers at rival schools North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina, respectively. Their brothers, Nixon Provillon and Kemoko Turay, are football players at Rutgers University who will be graduating this Sunday, May 13. Kemoko […]

Irvington HS softball team making strides this season

Irvington HS softball team making strides this season

Photos by Steve Ellmore: Irvington vs. Orange, May 2, at Irvington Park. IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School varsity softball team is making good strides this season. The Blue Knights defeated Orange, 15-1, in a Super Essex Conference-Independence Division game on May 2 at Irvington Park. Cassandra Cheridor threw her first career one-hitter for […]

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