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Bloomfield College Announces Impressive Lineup of Speakers in New Lecture Series

September 18, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield College announced the latest lineup for its Leadership Development Lecture Series. The series began at the College in the spring of 2018 after Matthew Frankel partnered with Student Affairs to create a new Leadership Development Lecture Series. Frankel, who acts as moderator for the series, is the former Press Secretary and ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint legislative panel expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify and answer ...

Among NJ Best Public High Schools Bloomfield High School Drops 12 Points

BLOOMFIELD NJ - On a ranking list recently published by NJ Monthly Magazine of 305 high schools in New Jersey, Bloomfield High School came at number 271. This is a move of 12 places down from 259 in 2016.

The criteria was measured based on three categories: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Outcomes.

According to the methodology, data for the New ...

Rutgers Reports Record Amount of Donations

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers University fundraising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said.

The donations were 6.8 percent above the $209.1 million donated in 2016-2017, which was 11 percent more than in ...

State Board of Education Postpones Vote on PARCC Rollbacks

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Commissioner of Education on Wednesday withdrew a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before the State Board of Education members were set to vote on the plan.

The decision by Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet to pull the vote was a blow to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating ...

Have An Opinion On The Election? TAPinto Bloomfield Welcomes Letters to the Editor

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - In a dynamic community like Bloomfield, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Bloomfield welcomes letters to the editor.

The publication of Letters to the Editor is at the sole discretion of TAPinto LLC. Letters must be factually accurate and not defamatory. Anonymous letters will not ...

Bloomfield High School Ranked 271 on NJ Monthly List of New Jersey High Schools

BLOOMFIELD NJ - On a ranking list recently published by NJ Monthly Magazine of 305 high schools in New Jersey, Bloomfield High School came at number 271. This is a move of 12 places down from 259 in 2016.

The criteria was measured based on three categories: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Outcomes.

According to the methodology, data for the New ...

Rutgers raises record amount of donations

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said.

The donations were 6.8 percent above the $209.1 million donated in 2016-2017, which was 11 percent more than in ...

University Honors Paul Robeson as 'Ultimate Renaissance Rutgers man'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In 1915, Paul Leon Robeson enrolled at Rutgers University, the third African-American to enter the school. Four years later he graduated valedictorian and a celebrated college athlete and singer. He went on to become an world renown performer and commentator on social issues.

On Wednesday the university held a ceremonial groundbreaking for Paul Robeson Plaza at Voorhees ...

TAPinto TV: Bloomfield Council Gives Away 170+ Backpacks at Family Event

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Mayor Michael Venezia and the entire Bloomfield Township Mayor's Council, gives away backpacks and school supplies to over 170 children during a family fun event at the newly opened Felton Field Community Police Substation. Wartyna Davis, Bloomfield Counilwoman-At-Large, speaks about the impact the township's annual school supply drive and family fun event has had ...

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LEGO Play Time at Nutley Public Library

September 18, 2018

Make creations from your wildest imagination at the Nutley Public Library's LEGO Play Time on select Saturdays! 

LEGO Play Time is a free drop-in program for ages 5 and older. Stop by the Children's Room from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM on September 22, October 6, November 10, and December 1 for crafts, activities, and of course LEGOS! 

No registration is required and all supplies ...