Bloomfield News

November 19, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint on Bloomfield Ave on November 21, 2018 in response to statistics demonstrating a disproportionate number of impaired driving incidents in the area. These operations are being conducted to raise ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Toni’s Kitchen partners closely with local institutions including the Bloomfield Public Library, preschools, and aftercare programs to ensure that children have fresh, healthy food reliably available.  All-Ways Advertising President, Robert Lieberman, took note of this work and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Local Boy Scout Troop 22 was hard at work last week making improvements to the triangular plot of land at the intersection of John F. Kennedy Drive and Liberty Street, a popular destination on the Morris Canal Greenway.   The project was spearheaded by Brendan Somers, an Eagle ...

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It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery.  There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same. A lack of outdoor growing space, limited growing seasons, and time constraints have many people ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Forget the holiday dinner prep, spend Wednesday night enjoying  “Comedy Night at The Saloon” is a brand new monthly comedy series from local producer GNOME Promotions in Bloomfield. This comedy show is  at The Wooden Spoon and Saloon right in Bloomfield Center on Nov 21 at 8 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Bloomfield teen Sebastian Wolski delivered twelve Thanksgiving meal bags to the Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair on Sunday.  The 13-year-old wanted to help the community, so he reached out to his neighbors and local businesses for donations. HE then took the proceeds and ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Annie is a little horse who helps troubled children who need to re-find joy in their lives.She also has a big dream, for her and her friends to have a permanent home. Annie is also the star of Little Horse, Big Medicine a short film that will be shown at the Equus Film ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets! Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield is partnering with GNOME Promotions to give away TWO tickets for an amazing comedy show at The Wooden Spoon and Saloon right in Bloomfield Center on 11/21 at 8pm. “Comedy Night at The Saloon” is a brand new monthly comedy series run by local producer GNOME ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Human Needs Food Pantry needs  your help to help make this Thanksgiving possible for neighbors in need. Thanksgiving is just a few days away and the pantry is in desperate need of stuffing, instant mashed potatoes and turkeys! PLEASE consider buying a few of these items ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield resident Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published the weekend before Thanksgiving every ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with New Jersey Bike and Walk Coalition (NJBWC), installed “job clocks” on Saturday, Nov. 17, in anticipation of the January 15 launch of the “Million Clicks” campaign, a new program designed to get people ...

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Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) announced the return of the “Troops to Teachers” program to support the transition of veterans and members of the Armed Forces to careers in teaching. Over the next five years, the NJDOE will receive nearly $1 million to support and ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Why were the roads so bad lThursdy night when an autumn storm dropped anywhere from two to four inches of snow in Newark? The city was helping the state clear highways, a city spokesman said. “The crux of the problem was that virtually all of the entry and exit points to Newark - ...

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BREAKING NEWS... MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police are investigating a possible shooting that occurred at Finest Cuts Unisex located at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Mission Street on Saturday evening. TAPinto was at the scene and noticed that police officials had the area ...

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Ava Lindsay UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — The Mid-Atlantic Equitation Festival, presented by County Saddlery, remained unfazed by the northern winter storm and opened the Indoor ring to competitors early Friday morning at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro Md., for the first classes of MAEF ...

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Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish. Ingredients: 12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup apple cider Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in. Combine all ingredients ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- While sleepovers with friends are a normal part of growing up, Demarest School third graders Julia Gargiulo, Penelope Kaufman and Leyla Bradley had an overnighter of their own last evening. While the girls enjoyed each other's company, the sleepover had a much deeper meaning. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is an understatement to say the Rutgers football season has been "disappointing." But the one benefit for wary Rutgers fans has been the traditional tailgates, a great place to meet up with old friends, commiserate about the current football situation and say "Hi" to Big ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy stopped by the West Orange diner that opened its doors and its kitchen to students stranded on school buses during Thursday’s storm. The Chit Chat Diner, located on Eagle Rock Avenue near the Eagle Rock Reservation, welcomed 11 buses full of West ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In yet another expansion of its facilities, Rutgers University this week dedicated a new four-story, 106,000-square foot Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, named in honor of a 1950 university graduate who has made major donations to his school. The building on the Busch ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services has announced the results of the 2017 Community Health Assessment — a comprehensive data-driven report on the behaviors, needs and concerns of the township’s 48,000 residents. The assessment, which is a follow-up to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Thursday's autumn snowstorm hit much harder than weather forecasts predicted, the worst of it when most people would be on the roads for the evening rush hour, said Rutgers University professor and state climatologist David Robinson. "The weather forecast was incorrect. I'm not a ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ-- Mayor Michael Venezia was recognized Wednesday by the NJMMA, The New Jersey Municipal Management Association, during the NJ League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City.  Venezia earned the Elected Official Award.. The award is given annually to  an elected official or ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — NY Jets wide receiver, Quincy Enunwa will host a U.S. Marine Toys For Tots Holiday Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 3 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment.  Enunwa will meet and greet guests who bring a new unwrapped toy to donate. FOX5 Sportscaster Tina Cervasio will emcee ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. issued the following statement about the Nov. 15 snowstorm:  Yesterday’s snowstorm created havoc not just for Essex County, but the entire tri-state region. We relied on several different weather forecasts, all of which grossly ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mayor Michael Venezia issued the following statement Friday morning regarding the November 15 storm: Yesterday's storm certainly left us all frustrated. Traffic throughout our entire state was at a standstill for most of the afternoon/evening commute - it took my wife 5 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After announcing on Thursday that Montclair Public Schools would have a 2-hour delayed opening, school district officials decided to close schools for the day. District officials stated that staffing was te reason for the sudden change. The announcement came around 8:15 a.m. on ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- With the surprise snowfall yesterday and overnight the task of digging out cars, clearing steps, and shoveling sidewalks is on the top of today's agenda.   We reached out to Dr. Samantha Sammaro, a physical therapist at Pro Staff Physical Therapy in Nutley for some tips on how to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Snow days are the perfect time for a family to do something together. Why not gather the troops and make a batch, or two, of classic oatmeal cookies.  The Original Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a classic that is meant to be shared as much as a batch of these cookies are ...

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