Four Bloomfield HS students named ‘Characters with Character’ for September

Four Bloomfield HS students named ‘Characters with Character’ for September

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School students, from left, Helen Abreu, Keyshaliz Gonzalez, Christian Avecillas and Leonni Wright were named “Characters with Character” for September. Each month, select BHS students are recognized for being a positive example to the school community by demonstrating exemplary character traits. The students are selected from all the students who […]

Bloomfield High social studies educator is named Teacher of the Year

Bloomfield High social studies educator is named Teacher of the Year

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The new school year is little more than a week old, but the Bloomfield High School social studies department is already winning awards. Shamshadeen Mayers, who teaches Advanced Placement United States history and Advanced Placement comparative government and politics at BHS, won the Teacher of the Year Award from the New Jersey […]

Scholarships for Belleville, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge students

Scholarships for Belleville, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge students

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation has named four 2021 scholarship recipients: Belleville’s Vivian Shu Yi Li, who will attend Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., and Cybel Cobbinah, who will attend Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.; Bloomfield’s Gwen Reoch, who will attend Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minn.; and Glen […]

Men of Essex give virtual awards to county’s best athlete scholars

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Men of Essex Inc. selected Irvington High School football phenom Mikai Gbayor as recipient of the 63rd annual Essex Award. Gbayor was a standout linebacker for Irvington High School and was named a 2020 All-American candidate by Sports Illustrated. He was named to the USA Today All–New Jersey first team. […]

Bloomfield to celebrate Juneteenth with two-day festival

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The recent proclamation of the Juneteenth holiday by the township of Bloomfield and state of New Jersey will be celebrated by the township, which will host its first Juneteenth festival. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the official end of slavery in the United States. “As we work to heal the […]

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]