Showers Expected During First Weekend of Summer in North Jersey

June 22, 2018

NEW YORK, NY -The first weekend of Summer in North Jersey will include a possibility of showers Saturday and Sunday according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Overnight, Friday into Saturday, the NWS predicts a 60% chance of precipitation after 3 a.m. of up to a quarter of an inch. During the day there is a 90% of rain of up to a half inch. There is a possibility of a thunderstorm as ...

Pilch Street Pedestrian Bridge over Parkway in Bloomfield to Close this Summer for Repairs

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Residents in the area around the Pilch Street Bridge over the Garden State Parkway will have to find a new place to watch the July 3 fireworks at Brookdale Park as the bridge will close for repairs starting Monday June 25. 

 Extensive improvements to the Pilch Street Pedestrian Bridge over the Garden State Parkway near exit 151 will start next week. The project is ...

Teen-involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day Between Now and Labor Day

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver during the, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2016. AAA reports that the average of 10 people per day is a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year.

As school lets out for the summer, AAA stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for ...

Half Days at Bloomfield Public Schools June 18 and 19

The Superintendent and BOE President have decided to ensure pupil and staff safety in the predicted heat, all Bloomfield Schools will operate on a 1/2 day schedule, Mon., 6/18/18 as well as again on Tues., 6/19/18.

Visit the school district  website  for details. Stay cool!

Morris Canal Greenway New App and Way Finder Signs Dedication Ceremony This Thursday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On Thursday at 6PM the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs in conjunction with the Bloomfield Morris Canal Greenway Committee unveils their 30 way finder signs and related mobile app. All are invited to attend the celebration which will be located at the Wrights Field Parking Lot, 186 Baldwin Place, Bloomfield, NJ.   

Thise interested in ...

Bloomfield Residents Holding Fundraiser for Cystinosis Foundation of New Jersey

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield residents Terri Venezia & Mary Jo DiMilia, M.D. are raising funds to support research to find a cure for Cystinosis. Cystinosis is rare inherited disease affecting children which presents between 9 & 18 months of age. Individuals with this disease form crystals in major organs of their body, especially the kidneys. Despite early diagnosis and ...

Braun's Spring Farmer's Dinner & Wine Pairing June 14

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On Thursday, June 14th at 7 pm Braun’s Tavern & Dining Room will be serving up a Four Course Spring Farmer’s Dinner & Wine Pairing menu created by Chef Michael Fiorianti served family style and featuring local produce and poultry from Harvest Drop.  The event was originally scheduled for June 7th but was changed to the 14th.  The cost is $55 pp ...

Historical Society of Bloomfield to host Ice Cream Social Saturday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Bloomfield, NJ (HSOB) will host their third annual Ice Cream Social on June 9 at the Historical Society of Bloomfield Museum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event is open to the public and free of charge for adults and children alike The museum is located on the third floor of the Bloomfield Childrens Library at 90 Broad St. Parking is ...

Open Those Umbrellas for the First Weekend of June in North Jersey

NEW YORK, NY - The first weekend of June is looking like a time for families and friends to get together, indoors. Showers and some thunderstorms are expected Friday and Saturday according to reports from the National Weather Service (NWS). 

For Friday, the NWS predicts a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, otherwise mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. For Friday night ...

Essex County Sponsors 2018 Parks Photography Contest

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to participate in the 2018 Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Photographers of all ages and abilities may submit photos highlighting the Essex County Parks System. The contest is free and the deadline to submit entries is Wednesday, September 12th.

“Our first class athletic ...

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