Bloomfield Fraternal Order of Police awards scholarship

Bloomfield Fraternal Order of Police awards scholarship

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As part of their community outreach initiative, the Bloomfield Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 214 awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Bloomfield High School graduate Sienna Tyransky, a member of the Class of 2020. Tyransky will be attending John Jay College of Criminal Justice this fall in pursuit of a career in criminal […]

Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards scholarships

Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards scholarships

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation proudly awards scholarships each year. Each recipient must be a graduating high school senior and reside in Bloomfield, Belleville or Glen Ridge. Scholarship criteria are based on the student’s financial need; fall attendance at a college, university or vocational school; intention to pursue a career […]

Area grocery store celebrates its employee graduates

Area grocery store celebrates its employee graduates

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Brookdale ShopRite recently celebrated its associates who are 2020 graduates, applauding their strength, resilience and positive attitude. Class of 2020 graduates who work at Brookdale ShopRite include: Bloomfield High School’s Alex Camacho, Willy Ventura, Joy Hobday, Nina Cutchall and Gina Perrotta; Hackensack High School’s Marisa Greenwald; Payne Tech’s Mikel Malone; Passaic County […]

Bloomfield High School graduates Class of 2020

Bloomfield High School graduates Class of 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School’s graduation ceremony is still going to be held at Foley Field this year, but it’ll look a little different from years past. Only students are allowed to attend the event, which is scheduled for July 15. When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools and gatherings, graduations were included. So […]

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 […]

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