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Community Announcements

September 17, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Girl Scout Troop 20340 cut the ribbon on the new Little Free Food Pantry they installed at Bloomfield Fire Station No. 3 on East Passaic Avenue on Friday afternoon. Junior Girl Scout troop members Amy Guerro, Danica Sostarecz,Isabella Martinez, Kayla Alfano, Alyssa Pantoja, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On the 20h anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on America, Bloomfield honored all victims of that day including three of our own residents. The ceremony, held on the Town Green on the corner of Broad Street and Liberty Street, was attended by uniformed members of the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- This week, the Salvation Army NJ and the Bloomfield Division of Public Safety worked together to help Bloomfield residents after Hurricane Ida.   As of Friday, Bulk deliveries of cleanup kits (408), food boxes (120), and comfort kits (120) were provided to residents in the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Although a week has passed, much household debris remains curbside throughout town. The Bloomfield Department of Public Works wants you to know that they are working hard to get it all cleared as soon as possible.  Unfortunately, the disposal of the items at the transfer station ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Due to many Bloomfield residents being without natural gas service since Tropical Storm Ida swept through town, PSE&G has set up a portable command post in Watsessing Park.  As a result of widespread flooding in Basements throughout Bloomfield, PSE&G had cut off gas ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- After being excluded from FEMA funding, Bloomfield and Essex County are hoping for a possible late addition to the list of counties receiving federal storm relief.  As of yesterday, it was announced that federal funding was available to affected individuals in just Bergen, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Today, FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of New Jersey to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida from Sept.1-Sept. 3, 2021.  The President's action makes federal ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield officials have been surveying the township over the weekend to fully grasp the damage caused by Tropical Storm Ida.  Among the areas hit exceptionally hard were the footbridge between Lion Gate Park and Lakewood Terrace, the intersection of Broad Street and Bay Avenue ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Governor Phil Murphy announced that the number of New Jersey residents that lost their lives as a result of Tropical Storm Ida has reached 27. Among them was Bloomfield resident Aventino Soares.  According to the Bloomfield Police Department, officers arrived at approximately ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Due to the unprecedented flooding caused by Hurricane Ida and the damages experienced by Bloomfield residents, Mayor Venezia and the Town Council will assist residents by waiving Construction and Zoning Code permit fees for the repair of any damage caused by the storm. Permits ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- After a devastating Wednesday evening, Bloomfield residents started the regrouping process Thursday morning.  With, flooded basements, hundreds of cars abandoned throughout town and streets that saw chunks of asphalt break apart, Bloomfield police, fire and public works ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Township is currently in the process of clearing streets of debris and assessing damage. Last night’s storm dropped an unprecedented amount of rain causing flooding, power outages and road closures.  “I have spent time this morning touring our Township to assess the damage ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A tornado watch and flash flood warning has been issued for Bergen County, in addition to Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union counties. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 1 a.m. Thursday and a flash flood warning for the area until 7:45 p.m.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- PSE&G will be trimming and removing some trees along Glenwood Ave. in the coming weeks in order to upgrade its equipment and infrastructure and maintain proper clearances from energized electrical wires. PSE&G will replace all the trees that are removed at a 2 to 1 ratio ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As school starts up again as of September 1st, the Bloomfield Police Department is reminding all that parking in school lots will no longer be permitted between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Any vehicles left in the school lots are subject to being ticketed and towed.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Town Council are set to host their annual back to school backpack giveaway this Sunday from 12-4pm at Felton Field. The event will include giveaways, games, food and other great activities! This is for Bloomfield students only, Pre k-8th grade.  Who: Mayor ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Tropical Storm Henri is forecasted to affect local weather conditions from Saturday night through Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The tropical storm watch has been upgraded to a tropical storm warning for Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Today, Commander Allen Garth welcomed Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, who is also a member of VFW Post 711, Bloomfield Council members and other distinguished guests to VFW Post 711 for a County Proclamation in honor of the Lodge's 100th anniversary.  VFW Post 711 is named after ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The United States Decennial Census results were released on Thursday afternoon, with Bloomfield reporting a population of 53,105. This is up from the 47,366 people reported in 2010, showing an increase of just over 12% in the last ten years. Newark remained the largest ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- While insects may not be universally loved and are generally considered a nuisance, it's not often that government organizations encourage you to kill them.  Enter the Spotted Lanternfly. Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper native to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Saturday mornings are generally pretty quiet on Locust Avenue in Bloomfield. Today however, the connector between Prospect Street and JFK Drive, was the site of a 100-year-old building being torn down.  78-88 Locust Ave has been vacant for years and tax records show that it ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The weather cooperated and many residents took advantage of it by coming out to Foley Field last evening for the National Night Out Celebration.  The event was a great opportunity for our local public safety departments, department heads and elected officials to enjoy an evening ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- For the third straight contest, the Bloomfield Fire Department defeated the Bloomfield Police Department on the diamond 20-8 during this year's National Night Out festivities at Memorial Park.  The annual game between the bravest and finest was followed by free food and ...

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NEW JERSEY --  What's in a name? In New Jersey, a lot, especially for icons who are well known throughout the world.  On Tuesday, commemorated as National New Jersey Day, Governor Phil Murphy announced that nine service areas along the Garden State Parkway will be renamed after New Jersey icons and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- By the end of the summer, up to 75 Bloomfield children will have completed a comprehensive week-long Junior Police academy that will prepare them for a future in public safety. The academy was open to students currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grade. By the end of their week, the ...

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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, NJ-- The Bloomfield Police, Fire and Rec Center have teamed up for Bloomfield's National Night Out event. On Tuesday, August 3rd, Foley Field will be the setting for a Bloomfield Police vs. Bloomfield Fire softball game, free pizza, Dunk a Cop in the dunk tank, emergency vehicle ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Governor Phil Murphy is expected in Bloomfield today, July 22, to sign a legislative package to address lead exposure and protect New Jersey’s families from lead poisoning.   The event is scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. at 22 Foster Street.  Governor Murphy will be joined ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Seems like more than normal, but once again, there's a severe thunderstorm watch from the National Weather Service issued through 11 p.m. this evening. In New Jersey, there are five counties on the list, including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union. National Weather ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Tropical Storm Elsa is due to arrive in New Jersey tonight. Although Bloomfield is not in the direct path of the storm, there is a chance the cyclone can move and make an impact on the township.  The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning this morning for ...

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