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November 10, 2021

TRENTON, NJ—Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Monday at a pandemic media briefing that 9,000 New Jersey children between the ages of five and 11 have received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Murphy explained, “When I look back on our announcement over the summer that our schools ...

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While the race for New Jersey Governor is grabbing headlines in the home stretch to Election Day 2021, another crucial election is taking place right here in Bloomfield this year – three slots on the Township’s Board of Education (BOE) are up for grabs. With six Bloomfield residents in the running, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Following the announcement that Bloomfield College, like numerous small, private colleges throughout the country was facing financial difficulties, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia has released the following statement: "Bloomfield College makes up a critical part of our ...

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BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Bloomfield College is seeking strategic partnerships and philanthropic support from the higher education and corporate communities to enable the four-year institution to continue its vital mission — creating educational pathways that are often not otherwise available for minority ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Midway through National Suicide Prevention Month in September and nearly two months after the death of her 14-year-old son, Shiv, Livingston mom Shilpa Kulkarni addressed the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) on Tuesday night about the challenges Shiv faced and what steps the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Council for the Social Studies has named Shamshadeen Mayers, who teaches Advanced Placement United States history and Advanced Placement comparative government and politics at BHS, the Teacher of the Year Award for the 2021-2022 school year. A teacher at BHS since ...

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BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Bloomfield College has been recognized as a top college in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings in several national and state categories. Bloomfield College is highlighted in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges listings of Top National ...

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Universal Technical Institute Bloomfield gave 16 high school juniors a head start preparing for careers in the transportation industry through Ignite – a free summer program for high school juniors interested in exploring high-tech, in-demand careers. Participating students, who completed the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two different events were happening in East Brunswick Friday, flooding the narrow streets around Memorial Elementary School.  One was a rally by about 150 "anti-maskers" who were there to protest Governor Murphy's statewide requirement for students to be masked when they ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce has announced their 2021 scholarship winners. The recipients must be a graduating high school senior and reside in the towns that we support. The criteria for the scholarships are based on their financial need, fall attendance at a college, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — Provisions requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the effectiveness of three-point seatbelts on school busses passed in Congress Friday with bipartisan support.  The legislation was initially introduced to Congress as part of the SECURES Act by Representative ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything "Day Off".  The decision shocked those who were left in attendance, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The victim who died in last night's shooting at Underhill Field has been identified as Columbia High School student Moussa Fofana, age 18, of Maplewood. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Maplewood Police Chief Jim Duval issued a press release just before 1 ...

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BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It’s cap and gown season for college graduates! Bloomfield College is pleased to be celebrating with seven in-person ceremonies on the College Quad across several days, keeping attendee numbers capped per ceremony to adhere to COVID requirements. There are six ceremonies ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is requiring all students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall 2021 semester.  The school sent an email this week to the school community communicating the University's Executive Cabinet decision.  “We know that reaching a high vaccination level ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services is once again partnering with the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) for a back to school distribution. Eligible students will receive a backpack, school supplies, sneakers, a coat and more.  “Every year, we partner ...

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Marcia L. Fudge, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), will discuss her political journey and her vision for HUD in a virtual on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.  This event is hosted by William Paterson University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Montclair Alumnae ...

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BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Four prominent national and distinguished citizens will receive honorary degrees from Bloomfield College as part of the private, four-year College’s 148th commencement, President Marcheta P. Evans announced today. Wanda Durant Wanda Durant, affectionately known as Mama ...

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Bloomfield, NJ - Universal Technical Institute’s Bloomfield campus welcomed high school students from New Jersey and New York to compete for up to $300,000 in scholarships using in-demand automotive technology skills and knowledge.  Two students from Wayne Valley High School walked away with the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library will begin the process of reopening on Monday, May 3 by allowing residents with a library card to access computers for up to 45 minutes with an appointment. Library operations throughout the COVID-19 health crisis have been adjusted to ensure safety ...

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NEW JERSEY — In the year of coronavirus, school district superintendent salaries increased 2.9% statewide to a median cost of $174,689, up from $169,689 the year before, recently released state Education Department data show. Bloomfield Superintendent Salvatore Goncalves makes $208,310.00 in ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library is creating a seed library that is open to all residents. Patrons of the library may choose a seed packet from a catalog and take it home to plant in their home gardens. The seed library is made possible by the generosity of donors to the Bloomfield ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- This year, a record twenty-five scholarships, totaling $56,000, will be awarded to Bloomfield High School students pursuing a college education, from The Bloomfield Educational Foundation.  These scholarships were available to a great number of students, based on criteria such as ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University is preparing for in-person classes for fall semester. This announcement was made by Dr. Joseph E. Nyre, university president, in a letter entitled to the Seton Hall community, “Looking Ahead to the Upcoming Academic Year.”  Nyre said that over the past ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Public Schools and the Bloomfield Public Library have partnered together for Read Across America Week.  This is an annual event in which members of the community typically would go to schools and libraries to read stories to children. As a result of COVID-19, the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A class-action lawsuit has been filed in Federal Court against the Montclair School District after teachers and staff refused to return to in-person instruction, according to documents. Eight families filed last week, after retaining attorney Keri Donohue Avellini. Avellini is ...

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BLOOMFIELD, – Universal Technical Institute (UTI) announced that it will begin offering welding technology training at its Bloomfield campus. The 36-week course trains students on the hard and soft skills needed to prepare for a welding career in industries from automotive fabrication to ...

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Gov. Announces Two Initiatives: Opportunity Meets Innovation Challenge Grants ($28.5 Million) and Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program ($1 Million) TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges announced that $29.5 million in federal funding will be available to New ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Public Schools announced their Re-Entry Hybrid Plan during Tuesday night’s Board of Education Meeting, with Superintendent Sal Goncalves announcing a phased restart and recovery strategy. After the schools were forced to close their physical doors in March 2020 due to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- To go in person, or not to go in person. That seems to be the question on the minds of most school districts and parents in the area.  The Bloomfield School District is seeking your input, and they need your response by Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 4:00 pm. The online ...

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