Belleville is recognized for its healthy initiatives by statewide Mayors Wellness Campaign

Belleville is recognized for its healthy initiatives by statewide Mayors Wellness Campaign

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville has been recognized for its commitment to creating a healthier place to live through initiatives that address food insecurity, support COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, and promote physical and mental health. The township has received “Healthy Town to Watch” status in the annual statewide Mayors Wellness Campaign. The campaign is a program […]

Belleville Council recognizes township women on International Women’s Day

Belleville Council recognizes township women on International Women’s Day

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Emerging poets, advocates for children with special needs, youth sports coaches and other amazing women were recognized for their many contributions to Belleville and beyond in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8. The highlight of the township’s annual celebration came when Belleville’s Spirit of Empowerment Award was given to Stacy […]

Belleville adds Nicolette Way signage to honor longtime township family

Belleville adds Nicolette Way signage to honor longtime township family

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville has placed a ceremonial street-sign topper on Mitchell Street in honor of the Nicolette family, which has been part of the community’s fabric since 1910. The street is now also known as Nicolette Way. The Nicolette family, which has run a local towing and auto body business for 78 years, is […]

Belleville mayor, council recognize residents who saved man from drowning

Belleville mayor, council recognize residents who saved man from drowning

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Two Belleville men, Samuel Fontanez and Ivan Mancheno, who saved an 81-year-old man from drowning in the surging flood waters from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, were honored for their heroism with a proclamation at the Sept. 28 Belleville Township Council meeting. The neighbors and close friends rushed from their nearby homes […]

Belleville becomes a Purple Heart town

Belleville becomes a Purple Heart town

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville is now officially a Purple Heart town, after the Belleville Town Council approved a resolution at its June 7 meeting. The Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 366 relocated from Clifton to Belleville and is headquartered at American Legion Post 105.  The Belleville Historical Society recently built and donated a […]

Belleville implements online platform to make reporting issues easier

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Do you need to report a tree that has fallen into a township road? Is there an issue with a fire hydrant on your street? Do you have some questions about garbage pickup? The township of Belleville is implementing a new cloud-based platform that is making getting the answers to these and […]