Community Announcements

March 13, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Tuesday announced that it is urging students to get a vaccination against meningitis following a state Department of Health decision to declare an outbreak of the disease because of two cases on campus this winter. "To protect the student population, we are ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield will be conducting a property revaluation in 2019 as ordered by the Essex County Board of Taxation. The purpose of the program is to ensure that all residential and commercial properties are fairly taxed by aligning their assessed value with their true ...

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Despite the cold temp and wintry weather, March has arrived and many of our thought have turned to spring.  One tried and true sign that spring is around the corner is the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins on Sunday at 2 a.m.   Though some may mourn the loss of sleep, most will welcome ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Cub Scout Pack 22 in Bloomfield held its annual Cross Over Ceremony on March 4, 2019 at St. Thomas the Apostle School. The ceremony celebrates the successful completion of the highest rank in the Cub Scouts program, the Arrow of Light. During the ceremony, Arrow of Light scouts ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- There’s a myth about all those Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Do-si-dos the CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) wants to dispel. “It’s not a cookie program. It’s not a cookie sale,” Natasha Hemmings said while sitting in Whole Foods in Downtown Newark, catching a quick bite ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- On Friday, several Bloomfield residents reported seeing flyers for a White nationalist group called New Jersey European Heritage Association (NJEHA) downtown. Mayor Michael Venezia and Director of Public Safety Samuel DeMaio have issued the following statement regarding the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mayor Michael Venezia and the Township Council will hold a Community Public Forum to discuss the township's lead remediation program. The forum is slated to start at 6:00 p.m pm Monday Feb 25 in Council Chamber in Bloomfield Town Hall.  All residents are invited to attend and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The weather forecast is calling for a weather event on this date, 02/12/19, with accumulating snow and ice. If you reside on a street that prohibits parking on snow covered streets, please do not park your vehicle on that street once it becomes snow covered. The streets need ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  Today, Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning tonight at midnight ahead of the winter storm, which is expected to start tonight and continue throughout the day tomorrow. Executive Order No. 55 declares a state of emergency across all ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Most food donations to pantries is made between October and December, at the height of the food-centric holiday season, but hunger hits home year round. The Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair will be open Saturday Fe. 9 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for food donation drop off. As ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Beginning on Monday February 4, 2019, the Montgomery St Bridge (between JFK North and JFK South) will be  open for east bound traffic only due to the renovation of the Bridge Deck. Detour signs are in place for westbound traffic and Officers will be on scene directing ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Bloomfield Community Calendar.  You can submit content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the upper right side of the front ...

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NEW JERSEY — The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to prevent a prolonged blood shortage. The Red Cross collected some 27,000 fewer blood and platelet donations during the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day than is needed to sustain a sufficient ...

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Now that the storm has passed, we ask anyone parked in a school or township parking lot to please move all vehicles by 12 noon on Monday Jan 21. Any cars left in school or township parking lots will be ticketed and towed. Garbage and Recycling pickups are on as scheduled for the week. If ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service reports that rain, heavy at times, will continue to about noon today. This afternoon temperatures will drop to around 25 and remain below freezing for the rest of the day and into Monday. These temperature drops produce a condition called 'Black Ice" - ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -   A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Sunday afternoon. Snow and Ice are expected during this period. The streets will be very hazardous.  So we can better clear and treat the streets, we are asking all residents to remove their cars from the street by4:00 p.m. During ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Harper hasn't even produced any snow yet, but he's already disrupting Bloomfield sports. Saturday's Bloomfield vs. Clifton Girls Varsity Basketball game was moved to 10:30 a.m. from 1 p.m. The game will take place at Bloomfield High School. All Freshman and JV games are ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The 30th Annual Ted Jasieniecki Alumni Basketball Game will take place this tonight at Bloomfield High School.  Before the main event, the 6th grade girls from Brookdale school will take on their counterparts from Demarest at 5:45 p.m. At 6:15 p.m., 6th grade coed will see ...

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Friendly Reminder... With the possible snow expected this weekend, we are requesting any resident that has a portable basketball rim on the street remove it, so the plows can effectively do their jobs in the event we need to plow and salt the roadways. As always if you have any questions please ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Phase one of the Oak View playground renovation has begun.  After years of fundraising efforts by the Oak View Home and School Association (OVHSA), the main playground structure and add-ons were able to be purchased and installation will be complete prior to the 2019-2020 school ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The 30th Annual Ted Jasieniecki Alumni Basketball Game will take place this Friday at Bloomfield High School.  Before the main event, the 6th grade girls from Brookdale school will take on their counterparts from Demarest at 5:45 p.m. At 6:15 p.m., 6th grade coed will see ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Oakview Tigers Basketball fans of all sizes can now wear their pride, literally, because Oakview Tigers Tees are available now for pre-order.  The shirts feature the Oak View tiger, ready to pounce with pride. They are available for everyone, from youth small to adult XXXL, and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - January is National Blood Donor Month and the American Red Cross is asking you to celebrate by donating blood in Montclair on Jan. 10 or Nutley on Jan. 15, 2019. A blood drive will be held in Montclair at  Central Presbyterian Church, 46 Park St.Jan 10, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – TAPinto Bloomfield was named the Electronic News Source the Bloomfield Board of Education in a resolution unanimously passed at the Jan. 2 BOE meeting.  TAPinto Bloomfield has become the place to go for original news and information in the township. TAPinto Bloomfield is just ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Department of Public Safety announced that Gennaro Ilaria is the “2018 Firefighter of the Year.”  Firefighter Ilaria received this honor for providing excellent customer service to Bloomfield residents and giving a high level of productivity for the department.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Since 2004, the Donate Life Rose Float has served as a memorial to organ and tissue donors and a platform for donor families, transplant recipients and living donors to inspire the world to save and heal those in need through the gift of life. NJ Sharing Network and ...

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(TRENTON) - As another holiday season unfolds, the New Jersey Department of Human Services reminded individuals with substance use disorders and their friends and loved ones of coping strategies to help support them during the season. The holidays are typically marked by celebration and good ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The PUR water filters that were to be distributed Thur. and Fri. Dec 20 an 21 were not delivered yet. As a result filter distribution for both days has been postponed.  Details about the delivery of the filters is not known at this time. Once known, the Township of Bloomfield ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - With everyone so busy with holiday preparations, there is always a drop in blood donations. This year, the Bloomfield Health Department is making it easy to donate blood by bringing the Bloodmobile to town hall Wednesday evening.  From 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. adults weighing more ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield High School History Department will honor fallen heroes with 4,000 American flags on school grounds for Memorial Day. The department is reaching out to the community to make this honor possible. Community members are encouraged to donate one dollar, to cost of a ...

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