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September 19, 2021

Our Bloomfield Center Restaurants offer Incredible, Diverse, Delicious Food to Our Community. Visit your favorite spots and make some new favorites during Bloomfield Center Restaurant Week the week of Sept 27 - Oct 3rd! Check out some of the Special Menus and offers below and at ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- In response to the damage wrought by Tropical Storm Ida, the Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) has started a Go Fund Me Page with the goal of rallying the community and raising funds to help those hardest hit downtown businesses.   A number of stores/restaurants were forced to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On Tuesday, 8/24 a new salon opened in Bloomfield.  Salon East, a full-service salon located 874 Broad Street, held a grand opening event and ribbon cutting ceremony that was well attended by friends, family and local businesspeople. Salon East was founded in January 2013 and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The current real estate market has seen the most activity of the decade in the past year and a half, or since the start of COVID-19. Some of this activity has been a product of the historically low interest rates. As the dust settles, and the market finds its new norm, it brings ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- A lucky lottery player in Bloomfield is now $50,000 richer! Two tickets in the state matched Thursday's Jersey Cash 5 winning numbers.  One of them was sold at the Krauszer's located at 73 Belleville Avenue in Bloomfield. The total jackpot was $100,000, so the winners will split ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Township of Bloomfield is planning to reinstate commuter shuttle bus service.  In an attempt to provide the best possible service to Bloomfield residents, they are asking for your input. The survey only takes 2 - 3 minutes to complete and schedule and routes changes could be ...

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BLOOMFIELD – Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Bloomfield is putting some of its top instructors to work as it begins training students in its Welding Technology Training Program this week. Students enrolled in the 36-week program will benefit from the expertise of instructors like Cesar ...

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Becoming a homeowner may be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. But before you start picking out new furniture and decorations, you’ll want to take a step back and start with an essential part of the process: getting a home loan. Though mortgages can seem complex, there are ...

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Cedar Grove, NJ (6/22/2021)—The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) announces its 2021–2022 Board of Trustees. The board members were installed at the NJAWBO board meeting on June 21 and begin their term in July.  Leading the new board as state president is Bertha Robinson, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) extended the deadline to file 2020 federal tax returns to Monday, May 17 to give individual filers, tax preparers and the IRS itself more time to sort through the many changes affecting one's 2020 taxes from the latest Covid-19 relief package. New ...

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NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again.  “Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With restrictions easing and overall COVID cases leveling off, many large gatherings are starting to be planned again.  Weddings, parties, sports tournaments are all beginning to pop up on family schedules for spring and summer. Bloomfield lifelong resident Jason Chesterman, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- According to Municipal Ordinance 491-5 and state law, this is a reminder that all businesses, and institutions are required to recycle. Therefore, as the property owner or owner/operator/manager of a business, institution or multi-family dwelling, you must ensure that a recycling ...

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Bloomfield, NJ – March 10, 2021 – The Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) recently launched its Accelerate Your Success! small business educational and technical assistance initiative and is pleased to announce that it is receiving positive reviews from participants. This week, the virtual series ...

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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25% to 35% for Certain Businesses Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m. Curfew for In-Person Indoor Restaurant Service, and Adjusts Gathering Limits for Religious and Political Activities, Wedding Ceremonies, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire. What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking? "The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has ...

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NEW JERSEY — South Orange Village President Sheena Collum participated in a panel of mayors speaking about how they have navigated the pandemic for, and with, their townships.  The Jan. 21 presentations and discussion focused on downtowns, as it was part of Downtown NJ’s annual conference, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - In Montclair, a French bakery aids the hungry as COVID-19 bears down on local communities. Arben Gasi, owner of Le French Dad, adapted his operation to fit the circumstances. Furloughing employees, altering the production of breads, launching online ordering and scaling back on ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Roxy Florist building, a staple in Bloomfield Center since 1956, was torn down today.  The building, located at 328 Glenwood Avenue, on the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and Washington Street, was heavily damaged during an early morning fire on January 21, 2020. Information on ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Governor Phil Murphy signed the landmark New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 into law on Thursday at Hamilton's Carella's Chocolate's and Gifts, a local family business for more than 80 years. The law provides economic support for small businesses, while propelling New ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--With the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpot both hovering around a half billion dollars, $39,328 doesn't sound as impressive.  Although a win of that amount may not make you a millionaire, a lucky winner purchased a winning Fast Play Progressive ticket at Cordes Wine & Liquor, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--For the 5th consecutive year, the Bloomfield Center Alliance held its downtown Holiday Window Design Contest.  Thirteen downtown businesses signed up to compete for the title of best holiday window display.  With pictures of each window posted on the BCA Facebook page, votes were ...

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President Trump on Sunday signed into law a $900 billion stimulus package that offers a desperately needed lifeline for struggling small businesses. The passage of this Economic Stimulus bill is a shot in the arm for small business owners who have suffered disproportionately during the COVID-19 ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables struggling New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As in years past, the Bloomfield Center Alliance is running the Bloomfield Center Window Display Competition. Now in its fifth year, the organization sponsors the campaign as a way to not only help make the downtown look more festive with a little friendly competition amongst local ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With shutdowns rising across the country earlier this year, the Small Business Administration, with support from the Department of the Treasury, implemented The Paycheck Protection Program established by the CARES Act. This program provided a relief package for small businesses ...

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NEW JERSEY – With Black Friday’s arrival and Cyber Monday not far behind, New Jersey’s attorney general is warning consumers to be on the lookout for new scams and a slew of cyber attacks targeting shoppers. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs are expecting an ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — After a challenging year for retail business owners and the wider community, the Bloomfield Center Alliance is inviting shoppers to its Bloomfield Center Holiday Hunt, where attendees will find holiday cheer through shopping, music, and ice sculptures! The Bloomfield Center ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ —  Essex County is allocating $9 million to create the Essex County Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant. This grant funding is designed to help small businesses and non-profit agencies in Essex County that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic pay ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Pet Valu, a specialty pet food and supplies retailer, has announced it will shutter all 358 of its U.S. stores, including locations in Bloomfield and Clifton. The Bloomfield location is on Bloomfield Ave. near Aldi, the Clifton location is near Trader Joe's.  Jamie Gould, Pet ...

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