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Jeep Camp - Why Yes! Sign Me Up

NEW YORK - If you followed our coverage of the New York Auto Show last year, you know that we love Camp Jeep.

A driver will take you and your family in a Jeep through obstacles you w’t believe a Jeep would tackle.  

Stairs? No problem.  A steep incline? Child’s play.

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See our vide, if you don’t believe us.

So, come on down this weekend for a ride that will make you understand why they say Jeeps are trail rated.

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For our coverage last year, TAP here and here.

For some more travel idea in New York, see our article on Coney IslandCity IslandStatue of Liberty, and 4 New York Staycation ideas.

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If you feel there is no way that your millennial child will want to go, check out this article

Perhaps, you will want to see Bruce Springsteen on Broadway.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) is giving people another reason to come and experience downtown Bloomfield.  Its new Bloomfield Center Gives Back initiative combines the BCA's objective of supporting local businesses with helping nonprofit organizations serving the town.  On specific dates between mid-April and end of May, people can dine in one of several ...

Township Looking for Artist to Restore Stay Strong Mural and Design Additional Mural

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The Township of Bloomfield requests proposals and qualifications from artists for both the restoration of an existing “Stay Strong” mural and the design and implementation of a new public art mural on the opposite side of the train trestle, both located between 236 – 256 Broad Street. The Bloomfield Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department will administer the ...

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Thu, April 26, 4:00 PM

Alzheimer's NJ Headquarters, Roseland

Alzheimer's 101

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Montclair Public Library, Montclair

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Fri, April 27, 6:00 PM

Forest Hill Field Club, Bloomfield

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Sat, April 28, 8:00 AM

College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown

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Mon, April 30, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

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Thu, May 3, 9:00 AM

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Bloomfield Police Blotter April 16 to 22, 2018

April 26, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Shoplifting:

4/18/18- Officers were dispatched to 296 Glenwood Avenue (Foodtown) on a report of a shoplifting. Complainant stated that an unknown African American male suspect wearing dark clothing, black cap, 5’6 in height, took 5 to 6 bags of shrimp in a ...

Brookdale Park to Begin Renovations, Essex County Officials Announce

April 25, 2018

Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the restroom building and the tennis court building in Essex County Brookdale Park are being modernized on Tuesday, April 24th. The upgrades are part of the County Executive's ongoing initiative to update parks infrastructure to ensure they meet the needs of the community.

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Essex County Child in Desperate Need of Bone Marrow Donor

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Dozens Sleep in Boxes Outside Westfield Church to Raise Funds, Awareness About Homelessness

April 25, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Presbyterian Church in Westfield hosted 40 overnight guests on Saturday, April 21, in a temporary “Box City” set up on the church’s front lawn. 

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Glen Rock Police: Teaneck Man Demands Whiskey Before Breath Test

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Surf City Hotel's Application Rejected By the Surf City Land Use Board for Outdoor Dining

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The Issue of Alternatives to Elected School Boards

April 13, 2018

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How Can Sports Therapy Loosen Up Winter Muscles?

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The German Girl

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Equal Pay for Equal Work Now Law in New Jersey

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Patrick Joseph Moran, 83, of North Caldwell, died on April 3, 2018. Relatives and friends are ...
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