Little libraries remain stocked in Bloomfield

Little libraries remain stocked in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Libraries in New Jersey are just now beginning to open for curbside pickup after months of being limited to online activity. But it’s still not safe to browse through the stacks, a problem that the Little Free Libraries scattered about Bloomfield are here to solve. All nine of them have been being […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

Bloomfield High School releases ‘Top 100’

Bloomfield High School releases ‘Top 100’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Each year, Bloomfield High School posts the senior class’ “Top 100” at the school, but this year with the building closed has had to find other ways to honor the Class of 2020’s highest achieving students. Out of the class of more than 400 students, the Top 100 are the 100 highest […]

13 area high school athletes earn best teammate honors

13 area high school athletes earn best teammate honors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored 34 student athletes from member high schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. This is the eighth year in a row that the museum along with the SEC have presented the Best […]

Bloomfield Educational Foundation awards $44K in scholarships

Bloomfield Educational Foundation awards $44K in scholarships

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On June 4, during the virtual 2020 Scholarship Awards Ceremony, various Bloomfield Educational Foundation board members and scholarship donors presented 19 students with 21 scholarships, totaling $38,000.  An additional $6,000 will be awarded this year by the BEF thanks to the generosity of Candace Straight, benefactor of The Leroy Straight and Dorothy […]

Bloomfield community forms meal train for family

Bloomfield community forms meal train for family

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield hasn’t been an exception to the COVID-19 pandemic over the last few months, losing more than 60 residents to the coronavirus. The community has rallied around the family of one of those victims, setting up a meal train that is running through June so the family doesn’t have to worry about […]

Bloomfield protest draws many despite downpour

Bloomfield protest draws many despite downpour

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A downpour didn’t stop Black Lives Matter protesters from gathering in front of Bloomfield High School and marching down Broad Street to Town Hall and the Bloomfield Police Department’s headquarters on June 5, advocating locally as protests swept the nation demanding justice for George Floyd, who was killed by a Minneapolis police […]

Area schools, thespians nominated for Foxy Awards

Area schools, thespians nominated for Foxy Awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Each year Montclair State University hosts the Theatre Night Awards ceremony to promote and advance the commitment to high-quality straight play production in New Jersey’s secondary schools. The awards honor the accomplishments of individual achievement of both students and educators in the areas of performance, direction, design and technical theater, as […]

Town sees 49 COVID-related deaths

Town sees 49 COVID-related deaths

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 around the world continues to rise, Bloomfield’s total has risen as well. As of the morning of May 5, according to statistics from the county, of the 14,891 cases in Essex County, 910 are in Bloomfield. Forty-nine people in Bloomfield have died from complications […]

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