Community Announcements

December 13, 2018

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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Although winter is still a little over a week away, cold temperatures and winter weather are upon us. Parts of North Jersey are expected to get some light snow Thursday morning, Dec. 13 and into the afternoon, which could create hazardous road conditions, according to the New Jersey Office of ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield is on Instagram.    TAPintoBloomfield.net is a member of the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @BloomfieldTAP  and ...

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BLOOMFIELD — Essex County’s second annual “Night of Conversation,” a free family event designed to promote open and honest discussions about substance abuse, will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 11, at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road. The program is being sponsored by the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Shoppers will get two hours of free parking in Bloomfield Center and the North Center on Broad St from Dec. 10, 2018 to Jan. 2, 2019.  Mayor Micheal Venezia made the announcement in an effort to make it easier for residents and guests from other communities to support local ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Members of the Bloomfield Police Department participated in No Shave November last month, and donated $1,320 to Stand up to Cancer, last Wednesday, two days before shaving. No Shave November is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order ...

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President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected. A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The community is kicking off the Martin Luther King Day of Service with a six-week Holiday Food Drive at the 'Bloomfield Holiday Tree Lighting' on December 3. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food such as peanut butter, canned meats and tuna, canned soup and boxed ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A beloved local tradition continues as the Bloomfield Civic Band, Frank Ortega, Director, presents its HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, featuring a visit from Santa Claus!  Sunday, December 16, 3:00 p.m. Special guest and Bloomfield based composer Allan V. Daleus, will conduct the Band in ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Money Magazine recently published it’s “8 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. Right Now” and named Bloomfield the Best place for Sports Fans to retire in. A number of factors went into their methodology, including the economic health, cost of living, health care, crime, diversity, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season. The 'spectacular' takes place weekends in November, then takes place every night in December.  Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 23-25, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- To address existing concerns about lead build up in home faucets and plumbing fixtures, the Township of Bloomfield has purchased hundreds of PUR water filters intended for Bloomfield households. The filters have been ordered and will arrive next week. Residents can pick up these ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department will be conducting a DWI Sobriety Checkpoint on Bloomfield Ave on November 21, 2018 in response to statistics demonstrating a disproportionate number of impaired driving incidents in the area. These operations are being conducted to raise ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Human Needs Food Pantry needs  your help to help make this Thanksgiving possible for neighbors in need. Thanksgiving is just a few days away and the pantry is in desperate need of stuffing, instant mashed potatoes and turkeys! PLEASE consider buying a few of these items ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Thursday's autumn snowstorm hit much harder than weather forecasts predicted, the worst of it when most people would be on the roads for the evening rush hour, said Rutgers University professor and state climatologist David Robinson. "The weather forecast was incorrect. I'm not a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Michael Venezia’s 3rd annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway will be held this Sunday, November 18 10:30am to 1:00pm. Eligible Bloomfield families will receive a turkey, pie, sweet potatoes, string beans, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. Bloomfield families who are interested in ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend.  TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Joint Memorial Committee will be hosting their annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Sunday, November 4th at 9AM sharp.  The all you can eat breakfast will be held at the Newark-Bloomfield Elks Lodge #21 located at 296 Bloomfield Ave in Bloomfield.  All they ask is that ...

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How festive do you get for Halloween? We want to see! Post your: Creepy Pumpkin Carvings, Halloween Costumes, and Ghoulish House Decorations and use the tag #TAPintoHalloween to get featured on our pages. Lets see what you got

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Due to the impending weather, the annual Bloomfield Spirit Run for Saturday October 27 is canceled.  All previously announced road closure related to the event are also canceled.  It is not known if there are plans to hold the event on another date. 

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On Saturday, October 27th, Sacred Heart Church will be hosting the 4th Annual Spirit Run/Walk 5K to benefit Mount Olivet Cemetery. Road closures will be in effect from 7AM through 11AM. Please see the attached map of the Race/Walk route in regards to road closures during the event. Police Officers ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The estimate is based on children with a blood lead level of 5 micrograms ...

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BLOOMFIELD – The Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee (BMAC) and the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services are sponsoring "An Evening with Dianne Grossman" on Tuesday, Oct. 23, the final session in a four-part series for parents on raising teens in the digital age. The free event ...

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Bloomfield, N.J. - Friends of Watsessing Park Conservancy is hosting Arbor Fest tomorrow 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Friends of Watsessing Park Conservacy is a 501 (3) (c) Organization dedicated to the beautification of Watsessing Park. There will be food, music and games. Live band that will be playing are ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Division of Public Safety invites the public to attend the annual open house on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The open house will include tours, interactive activities, photo opportunities, and free food!  Municipal Plaza (the street in front of the ...

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Election Policies Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  For the primary election, statements can be ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Tickets for Ellis Dance Studio's production of 'The Nutcracker' went on sale at 6 a.m. today. This Christmas classic will be performed only two times, 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on December 15 at Bloomfield Middle School.  For tickets, contact Ellis Dance Studios,  234 Franklin ...

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On Saturday, October 6th, 2018 Broad St from Belleville Ave to Bloomfield Ave will be closed from 7:00am-9:00pm for the Harvest Festival.  Side streets such as Park St, Park Ave, Liberty St will also be closed from State St to Broad St. Franklin St from Fremont St to Broad St will be closed as ...

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Bloomfield, NJ – Downtown Bloomfield will be the place to be Saturday, October 6th (rain date is Sunday, October 7th) as the community comes together to celebrate the 26th annual Harvest Fest! Scheduled to run from 11 AM- 7 PM along Broad Street (between Bloomfield Avenue and Belleville Avenue), ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--On Friday September 28th at 7pm James Joanow officially kicked off the Halloween Season with the Grand opening of the 2018 James’s Halloween Display. Now in its 11th year, the Halloween Display incorporates lights, fog machines, inflatable ghosts and ghouls, mannequin, animatronics ...

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