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30th Annual Ted Jasieniecki Alumni Basketball Game this Friday at Bloomfield High School

January 14, 2019

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 Watsessing face off against Fairview. 

The alumni take to the court at 7:00 ...

Rutgers Prof Gets $400K Grant Using Smartphones for Monitoring Diseases

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - These days there is one item people keep with them constantly: a smartphone.

Now a Rutgers University professor has received a $400,000 grant to see if those smartphones can gather data on the effects of conditions that literally cause people to shake, such as Parkinson's Disease.

The National Institutes of Health gave the grant to Jean-Francois Daneault, an ...

Rutgers—Camden Names Law School's First Woman, African-American, LGBT Co-Dean

CAMDEN, NJ— The new co-dean of Rutgers Law School in Camden is the first woman, the first African American and the first LGBT law dean at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. 

Rutgers University–Camden Chancellor Phoebe A. Haddon announced the appointment of Kimberly Mutcherson, a bioethics and health law scholar, as co-dean of Rutgers Law School in Camden. She ...

Bloomfield Public Library Adopts Three-Year Strategic Plan; Announces New Foundation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Library Board of Trustees approved a three-year strategic plan last night, which will lay the foundation for the BPL’s future programming. The strategic plan was based on suggestions from members of the public who filled out brief online surveys, attended an open house event held in November, a stakeholders meeting, and meetings with the Mayor, Council, and ...

Brianne Jenkins of Bloomfield Named to SUNY Potsdam President's List

POTSDAM, NY - Brianne Jenkins of Bloomfield, NJ was recently named to the President's List at The State University of New York at Potsdam.

Jenkins, whose major is Literature/Writing, was among 945 SUNY Potsdam students who were honored for academic excellence in the Fall 2018 semester. College President Dr. Kristin G. Esterberg recognized the students for earning top marks.

To achieve ...

Wear Your Oak View Tigers Basketball Pride in Bloomfield - Preorder Today

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 everything in between. 

The shirts will be available in February, and pre-orders ...

Weather Observers Wanted in Bloomfield: Become a Citizen-Scientist!

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Love weather? The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Bloomfield and nearby areas to report rain and snowfall in their backyards. 

 Volunteers take a few minutes each day to report the amount of rain or snow that has fallen in their backyards. All that is required to participate is a ...

New Bloomfield BOE Members Take Oath; TAPinto Bloomfield Named Official Electronic News Outlet

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Four new members of the Bloomfield Board of Education took the oath of office at the first re-organization meeting of the new year on Wednesday evening at the School Administration Building.

Bloomfield Schools Superintendent Salvatore Goncalves welcomed Michael Heller, Ralph Walker, Shane Berger and Ben Morse, who emerged victorious in the November board ...

Officials: Student Reported Homeless Man Found Smoking in Montclair HS Lobby

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School staff were on alert after a student reported seeing a homeless man smoking a cigarette in the auditorium lobby. The incident took place around 6:45 a.m. on Friday, school district officials reported to parents.

Montclair High School Principal Anthony M. Grosso sent an email to parents and staff to alert them of the incident and to inform ...

Law Requiring Financial Literacy Education Signed Into Law by Sheila Oliver

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation written to teach students about the importance of money management at a young age, and championed by Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, was signed into law by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver on Thursday. The new law (A-1414) would direct the State Board of Education to require school districts to incorporate financial literacy instruction into the curriculum for students ...


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Joyce Carol Oates at Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival 2019

January 14, 2019

Organizers of Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival are pleased to announce the initial author events for the third annual festival, which will take place from Thursday March 21 to Sunday, March 24, 2019. ​Joyce Carol Oates​, multi-award winning author of more than 40 novels as well as novellas, short stories and nonfiction, will be in conversation with author and ...