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Saturday's Best Bet: Bloomfield Center Alliance Block Party

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Center Alliance is inviting everyone to the BCA Block Party Saturday May 20 from 12 noon to 8 p.m.

Since the block party is a free event, There will be live music and games for everyone to enjoy.

Since the street is blocked off, some of Bloomfield's favorite restaurants set up food stations where some of their specialties will be available for purchase.

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The restaurant and food crafter line-up: :

- Satis Bistro 
- The Wooden Spoon 
- Wasi Food
- Villa Italiana
- Anthonys' Cheesecake
-Ahrre's Coffee Roastery
-Essex Junction Craft Kitchen & Bar
-Taqueria Los Gueros
-Tilted Kilt
-Rita's Ice
-The Pit BBQ
-Bloomfield Best Bagels
-Parkside/Casa Turano
-Biblians Cafe
-Tacos La Gringa

Free Parking will be available in the Farrand Street parking lot. 

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Bloomfield and Montclair HS Football Rivalry Continues as Teams Compete for Investors Bank Cup

November 19, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Montclair Mounties will play the Bloomfield Bengals as both high school football teams battle during the annual Investors Bank Cup game on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  

Scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m., the game is being played on Bloomfield High School’s Foley Field, located on John F. Kennedy Drive North in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

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Bloomfield Library, Bloomfield

Free Medicare Counseling in Bloomfield

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Bengals vs. Mounties at Investors Bank Cup

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Thu, November 23, 6:00 PM

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Alzheimer’s New Jersey® Clifton Support Group

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark

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Outpost in the Burbs at First Congregational Church, Montclair

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Bloomfield Police Department Blotter November 6 - 12, 2017

November 16, 2017

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

Shoplifting:

11/6/17- Officers responded to 600 Bloomfield Ave Family Dollar on report of a shoplifting. Upon arrival the store manager stated she observed a Black female, wearing a green Jacket, Black Tank Top, Tan sweat pants, and black sneakers take a ...

Honored to be elected 5th District Freeholder in Essex County

November 9, 2017

I am honored to have been elected 5th District Freeholder in Essex County.

 As I have done as Councilman in Bloomfield, I pledge to create a positive and inclusive work atmosphere so together we can achieve our many goals on behalf of the community.

Among the many priorities, I will work diligently with both County and Municipal leaders on fiscal matters, public safety, smart ...

Santa Has Arrived and It Is Time To Suit Up For His Flight Crew

November 20, 2017

SHORT HILLS, NJ – Visiting Santa at the Short Hills Mall is more than just a quick picture with the North Pole legend; it is an immersive experience to get everyone into the spirit of the holiday season. The one-of-a-kind setup lets children join "Santa's Flight Academy" and traverse a larger than life re-imagination of the North Pole as a member of Santa's ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark gives thanks to its partners in giving

The evening was all about giving thanks at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark’s Golden Hammer Awards.

The organization, which serves to build affordable housing for low-income families in Essex, Hudson and Union counties, gathered Thursday at Newark’s Priory Restaurant to thank benefactors, members and volunteers for their continued support in bringing hope to the ...

Brooklyn Company Moving to Paterson, Creating 50 Jobs

November 19, 2017

TRENTON, NJ- The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has approved a 10-year, $3,869,000 grant that will allow the Yoland Corporation, a Brooklyn-based manufacturer, to move its headquarters to Paterson.

Yoland, which has a contract with the US Defense Department to manufacture illumination parachutes and other textiles for the military, will receive the award thanks to the Grow New ...

Essex County man found dead after shooting near Feaster Park New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced November 18.

Tawan J. Moses, 25 of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Fester Park according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

Moses had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...

Belmar Creates Beachscape ‘Garden’ to See How it Grows in Dune Planting Project

November 12, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — A small beachfront experiment is under way on a patch of sand near the 12th Avenue playground.

Tucked into a corner between the boardwalk and the playground’s north side, a crescent-shaped area is filled with dozens of tender young plants of various shapes and sizes, neatly positioned around several large landscape boulders and along wooden snow fencing. It’s a ...

Canadian Aquaculture Giant Gobbles Up Last American Bait Fish Grinder as Major Decision Looms

November 10, 2017

In case you haven’t heard, a multinational fish farming company (Cooke Inc.) has made a deal to purchase Omega Protein Inc. and take them into the private sector. While the ink is not dry on this deal, it is obvious that the American fishing community will not be part of this new portfolio. There is no doubt that new, private ownership will continue to disregard the needs of the ecosystem ...

Vote for Michael Heller for Board of Education

I urge all Bloomfield voters to support Michael Heller's re-election to the Bloomfield Board of Education.

Mr Heller is an experienced educator and computer expert. He is multi-linguaal, fluent in Spanish, English, and German.

He has two beautiful daughters in the Bloomfield Public Schools. He is very dedicated to quality education for all Bloomfield students.

He is critical, ...

Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at NJ Department of Environmental Protection

November 6, 2017

Long-term budget and staff cuts have severely impacted the ability of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to carry out critical work to protect New Jersey’s environment and residents. This has serious implications for wildlife, public health and our economy. DEP is charged with managing and protecting the State’s environment and natural resources.

This ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...

Montclair and Bloomfield High School Football Rivalry Continues as Teams Compete for Investors Bank Cup

November 17, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Montclair Mounties will play the Bloomfield Bengals as both high school football teams battle during the annual Investors Bank Cup game on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  

Scheduled to kick off at 6:00 p.m., the game is being played on Bloomfield High School’s Foley Field, located on John F. Kennedy Drive North in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

Annual Turkey Drive To Help Provide For New Jersey's Hungry

HILLSIDE, NJ – Close to 300,000 New Jersey children face hunger every day. Many of their families don’t have the means to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner – turkey, stuffing and all. To ensure food-insecure people across the state have what they need to share a holiday meal, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has been purchasing thousands of turkeys and will gather even ...

Our Lady of the Lake School Open House November 19

See what a blue ribbon education is all about. Come visit Our Lady of the Lake School - a  2x National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Our Lady of the Lake School has a full-time preschool program, full-time kindergarten and grades 1 - 8. Our Lady of the Lake School's rigorous academics are coupled with varied extra curricular activities, including coding, TREP$ and athletics.

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A Night of Redemption

FLORHAM PARK,N.J.-MetLife Stadium was a beautiful hue of green on Thursday night, November 2nd, as the New York Jets took the field.  67 degrees at game time under an almost full moon, with absolutely no breeze, was the perfect setting for the New York Jets to take home a win against their division rivals, the Buffalo Bills.

After a delectable meal at Gencarelli's of Lyndhurst, a ...