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Tue, August 21, 7:00 PM

Clifton Public Library, Clifton

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/21/2018 7:00pm 08/21/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

292 Piaget Avenue Clifton, NJ 07011
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Wed, August 22, 7:00 PM

Mountainside Medical Center, Glen Ridge

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2018 7:00pm 08/22/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
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Wed, August 22, 7:30 PM

Bethlehem Community Church, East Orange

Unity Week 2018

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Education Giving Back Government Health & Wellness Law & Justice Police & Fire Real Estate Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2018 7:30pm 08/24/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Unity Week 2018

Unity Week begins with Prayer on Wednesday, August 22nd, Thursday, August 23rd our Guest Speaker is Bishop Alvin Crone, and Friday, August 24th our Guest Speaker is Dr. Debora C. Hooper. All weekday services are scheduled for 7:30 pm. Our closing event for the week will be held on Sunday, August 26th from 11 am to 5 pm. This annual outdoor festival will feature live performances, youth ...

77 North 14th Street East Orange, NJ 07017
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Sat, August 25, 2:00 PM

Colonia

2018 SMA Awareness BBQ & Candle Lighting

Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 08/25/2018 2:00pm 08/25/2018 7:30pm America/New_York 2018 SMA Awareness BBQ & Candle Lighting

PLEASE SAVE THE DATE

2018 SMA Awareness BBQ & Candle Lighting

on Saturday, August 25th at 2:00 P.M - 7:30 P.M.

Merrill Park Grove 1 ABC, Colonia, NJ

Please join us as we remember our children at our Candle Lighting Ceremony

for an evening of great food, drinks and friends.

Please come and raise awareness, honor survivors ...

Merrill Park Grove 1 ABC Colonia, NJ 07067

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Milestones Academy Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Bloomfield Location

August 18, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Vincent and Julie Priore started Milestones Academy in 2009 in North Haledon, and now their company is branching off into Bloomfield. After celebrating a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday at 5 PM with Mayor Michael Venezia, they will be officially opening on September 4.

“We have been preparing for this for about 18 months,” explains Julie Priore, “We ...

Movies with a Mission in Bloomfield Will Shine a Light on Bullying and Suicide

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- In an effort to address and fight bullying inside and outside of schools, the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services has partnered with the Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee to screen two educational short films August 22nd at 7:00pm in the Children’s Library of the Bloomfield Public Library on 90 Broad St. Doors open at 6:30. The two short films, ...

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter August 6 to 12, 2018

August 16, 2018

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

Shoplifting:

8/6/18- William Hancock Age 30 of Bloomfield, NJ- Officers responded to 60 Orange Street (Home Depot) on a report of a shoplifting. The Loss Prevention employee observed Mr. Hancock attempt to take a DEWALT power drill valued at $179.00. He was ...

Developer Proposes 4 Residential Towers in Newark's West Ward

August 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A developer is seeking to build four residential towers - one that has a pool on the roof - in various parts of the West Ward that are dotted with dilapidated two and three-family homes.

MORE: Those Boarded-Up Homes in the West Ward? Newark Has a Plan for Them.

New West 1, based in Ramsey, had four applications seeking variances for the four residential buildings in ...

Maplewood Strollers Encourage All to Help Montclair Theatre's Flood Recovery Efforts

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Studio Players suffered significant damage to their facility during the flood last week that left parts of Montclair under water. As a result, they are now asking for community groups to assist them in the cleanup effort, and the Maplewood Strollers sent an email to their community asking all to lend a hand to support "our community theater players-in-arms in their time ...

Downtown Westfield Hosts ‘Dog Days of Summer’

August 20, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Families and their dogs flocked to Downtown Westfield Sunday for the town’s first-ever “Dog Days of Summer” event.  Originally scheduled for  last week but postponed due to weather, it was third event in the Downtown Westfield Corporation’s new “Second Sundays” series, which features a different themed event on the ...

In Great Falls Rescue Paterson Fire Captain Scott Parkin Had Great Team, and History, On His Side

PATERSON, NJ- “100 percent confident” is how Paterson Fire Department Captain Scott Parkin described his feelings as he prepared to be lowered nearly 80 feet towards the bottom of the Great Falls that were flowing faster than normal thanks to the deluge of rain that came less than 24 hours before.

“I was not worried, not a little bit.”

“What I did was ...

More than 1 Million Oysters Now Growing in ‘Castles’ at Bottom of Raritan Bay

August 20, 2018

LEONARDO, NJ — Oyster castles have found a new home at the bottom of the Raritan Bay near Naval Weapons Station Earle.

These concrete oyster “homes” were placed underwater last week as part of the NY/NJ Baykeeper’s ongoing effort to construct the first “living shoreline” in New Jersey’s portion of the Raritan Bay.

About 1.5 million juvenile oysters ...

Ocean County Irish Festival Twenty Days Away: Saturday, September 8 Hosted by the Ocean County Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh

STAFFORD - The Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will again be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  The event will take place at the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin for the second consecutive year. .  

The event happens all on one big day, Saturday, September 8.  Please mark your calendars to attend this incredible event.  The ...

Eternal Vigilance

July 25, 2018

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. The sentiment has been attributed to Jefferson, who knew a thing or two about how democracies work. Tragically, our democracy appears to be in serious jeopardy.

On the world stage, the American President stood shoulder to shoulder with the strong-man oligarch Putin, demeaning our country’s fundamental institutions by denigrating a free ...

Falls Prevention and Physical Therapy What you need to know

One in four adults over age 65 will experience a fall each year. A senior who falls can suffer devastating injury or, in some cases, death. Falls prevention starts with knowing the risk factors, and recovery from fall-related injury is possible with the right physical therapy treatment plan.

In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that over 27,000 deaths happen ...

Bloomfield Summer Reading Challenge Continues Through August 31

The Summer Reading Challenge runs to  August 31. Check online for entry form and more details

Read a book from PBS’s Great American Reads List
Read a book of short stories
Read a mystery by a Scandinavian author
Read a biography of someone born before 1950
Read a book that has been turned into a movie
Read a fiction book set in South America
Read a graphic novel ...

Monday Afternoon at the Movies in the Bloomfield Public Library this August

August 6, 2018 – THE 15:17 TO PARIS

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on a European train bound for Paris. The attempt was prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends' lives, from the struggles of childhood through ...

New Releases on the Shelves of the Bloomfield Public Library July 24

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Public Library announces two new titles released today:

Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win by Jo Piazza

Charlotte Walsh is running for Senate in the most important race in the country during a midterm election that will decide the balance of power in Congress. Still reeling from a presidential election that shocked and divided the country and ...

The Jaffe Briefing - August 14, 2018

OCEANPORT - If it weren't for recently-adopted sports betting, one could assume Monmouth Park could easily go bankrupt and become the home to the latest sprawling condo complex, with plenty of space for Phase I, Phase II and even Phase III. The Asbury Park Press reports the non-profit that owns Monmouth Park owes $30 million to a management company who runs the racetrack.

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little

People I've Known and Been: Little by Little by Rich Little (Dog Ear Publishing, 2015)

 

Rich Little is a national treasure; a living encyclopedia of movie stars, comedians, and former presidents all wrapped into one dynamic package. Recently, my husband and I had the good fortune to see Little perform at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, where he has been doing his uncanny ...

The Anatomy of Escape by Mike Blue

The Anatomy of Escape: An Unconventional Adventure by Mike Blue (Available on Amazon)

 

Imagine that you could just say, “Chuck it,” and walk away from the bonds that keep you tied to what Mike Blue, author of The Anatomy of Escape: An Unconventional Adventure, defines as the restrictive Work-Consume-Die cycle. To most of us, becoming what Blue terms “a ...

The Outsider by Stephen King

The Outsider by Stephen King (Scribner’s, 2018)

He’s the Boogeyman who hides under your bed or in your closet when you are a child. Sometimes he lurks in the dark attic of your home, so it’s a place that you avoid at night. He is Big Foot who skulks the woods in Alaska, or he is Grendl, brought to his demise by Beowulf. He is the Golum, a monster in Jewish lore. He is the ...

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffen

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffen (Ballentine Books, 2018)

How much is “too much” to give our children when raising them today? When we buy them the latest pair of sneakers, a cell phone when they are ten years old, or give them an expensive car when they turn seventeen, what are we teaching them about the value of having to work for something they think that they want so that ...

Adoptable Horses, Riders With Disabilities To Star At Hampton Classic On Aug. 27

August 20, 2018

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, N.Y, Aug. 26-Sept. 2, will host its eighth annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th annual Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) Finals on Monday, Aug. 27.

The Hampton Classic’s Adoption & Animal Welfare Day has ...

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES THAT THE ESSEX COUNTY SCHOOLS OF TECHNOLOGY DISTRICT WILL END ITS BANKING RELATIONSHIP WITH WELLS FARGO

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Schools of Technology District jointly announced on Wednesday, August 15th that the school district will be following Essex County’s lead and will be closing its accounts with Wells Fargo. The County Executive asked the school district to sever its ties with the bank to show a united ...

As Students Return to College, Cuomo Signs Anti-Hazing Legislation

ALBANY, NY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed anti-hazing legislation to help keep students safe as they go back to school.

The new law prohibits certain physical contact or requiring physical activity in any organization's initiating ceremony to prevent the deaths or serious injuries of students during fraternity pledging ceremonies.

"These hazing rituals are dangerous ...

Create a Bas-Relief Horse Head Tile At Harness Racing Museum

GOSHEN, NY – Join the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. and use sculpting tools to model air-dry terracotta clay into a bas-relief horse head tile. 

At just $10 per person the event promises to be both fun and affordable for those ages 8 and up.Scouts, Pony Club and 4-H members participate for free.  Preregistration ...

Obituaries

Mar 9, 1978 - Jul 13, 2018
Christopher J. Barra, Sr., lifelong resident of Bloomfield, passed away on July 13, 2018 at the age ...
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Jun 10, 1983 - Jun 17, 2018
Ryan M. Lucas, 35 Proud Marine Veteran and Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, a lifelong ...
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