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February 2, 2023

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Essex Edwina, Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s resident groundhog, saw her shadow and is predicting another six weeks of colder weather. Essex Edwina made her prediction during Turtle Back’s annual Groundhog Day ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Area residents with Teslas, Rivians, Polestars and other electric vehicles in their driveway can now juice up their cars during their weekly grocery runs, following the official launch of four EV charging spots at the Brookdale ShopRite on Monday.  The charging station, provided ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Township of Bloomfield has been selected as a winner of the 2022 Smart Growth Award for their Lion Gate Park and Urban Wetland Floodplain Creation Project. Presented by the non-profit environmental organization New Jersey Future, the award honors groundbreaking redevelopment ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Fall weather was perfect this past weekend for the participants of the Bloomfield Fall Town-wide Cleanup, who rolled up their sleeves and spent Saturday morning picking up litter and other debris throughout the Township. More than 425 residents participated in the event, ...

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Autumn just couldn't wait to put on a show, according to the NJ Forest Service, the entire state is putting on a colorful show.  The drought conditions this summer, combined with low rainfall and heat put stress on trees across the Garden State, resulting in an earlier-than-usual foliage show in ...

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TRENTON -- A new bill is being considered in the Senate that would redefine how food related businesses can package items to be delivered to NJ homes.  Introduced by Senator Bob Smith (D-Middlesex/Somerset) of Piscataway and Senator Kristen Corrado (R-Bergen/Essex/Morris/Passaic), bill S-3114, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Township of Bloomfield will be conducting a free shredding event for residents on Saturday, October 8 at the Pulaski Park parking lot. Pulaski Park is located at 24 Mount Vernon Avenue and the event will take place between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM rain or shine. In past years over ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Would you like to explore the path of the Morris Canal through Bloomfield, then take a bus ride for an additional two miles stopping at the newly reclaimed section of the Greenway at Oak Tree Lane? The hike will be conducted by long-time Canal Society of New Jersey member and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy came to Newark's best-known green spot to announce that a nine-mile disused railway line has been officially acquired to create a new state park that will weave a new green open space thread from New Jersey's suburbs to its cities.  "We had the partners, and we had ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- A fire on January 21, 2020 changed the Bloomfield Center streetscape forever. Roxy Florist, a fixture in town since 1956 had sustained substantial fire damage along with Heavenly Bites and Heavenly Flavors, Salvatore T. Alfano, PA, Fusella Counselors at Law, Kolby’s Place ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield Department of Public Works, located at 230 Grove Street, has been running the Saturday Recycling/Drop-Off Days for Bloomfield Residents at their Public Works Yard. On Saturday, the crew in the yard consists of Frank Simone, the General Supervisor, and two other ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Center for Vector Biology (CVB), part of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, recently launched ‘New Jersey Ticks 4 Science!’, a citizen-led science project supported by the state that asks New Jerseyans to submit tick specimens ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Township of Bloomfield wants residents of Bloomfield and Essex County to be aware of several important collection days and events upcoming in the Fall of 2022.    Essex County is holding a hazardous waste collection day on October 1st, from 8:30am-4pm. This will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Union counties from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. An Air Quality Action Day means that Ground Level Ozone within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A black bear was captured in Montclair, officials announced. On Monday, May 23, Montclair Police Officers, along with the Montclair Fire Department, Montclair Animal Control, and NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife Officials responded to Union Street for a report of a black bear ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6 p.m. Sun. May 22. Water in the states lakes and at the Jersey Shore is in the 50s and 60s, presenting a risk for hypothermia. Local residents, and those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Batten down the hatches. Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey. “Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – If you’re wondering why the streets and sidewalks around Bloomfield look noticeably cleaner this week…it’s not just your imagination, it’s thanks to the more than 300 residents who took part in the spring cleanup event this past weekend at over 40 locations throughout the ...

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NEW YORK, NY- The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Northeast New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union Counties for Monday night into Tuesday morning. All five boroughs of New York City, as well as Rockland and Westchester Counties are also under the ...

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NEW YORK, NY — Rain on Thursday night will change into a wintry mix into Friday with the potential to create slick roads throughout the day, the National Weather Service reported. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from Friday, February 4 at 6am - 4pm. Several hours of freezing rain, ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of Northern NJ from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sun. Jan. 9. Freezing rain is expected. According to the NWS, the ice accumulation is expected to be a light glaze. Travelers should expect very slippery ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy declared a statewide state of emergency beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday, with a commercial vehicle restriction on the interstates. State offices will have a delayed opening on Friday, the governor said in his press conference, and he encouraged everyone to stay ...

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The Township of Bloomfield has been recognized for its sustainability efforts by Sustainable Jersey, a non-profit organization focused on aiding community efforts to reduce waste and cut greenhouse gas emissions through strengthening community partnerships, as well as providing grant funding for ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Governor Phil Murphy visited Bloomfield today to announce the State's plan to purchase the former Boonton Line to create a 9-mile Greenway that will connect 8 towns. The new Greenway, spanning Essex and Hudson Counties, will improve access to nature and create new recreational and ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – The Essex County Paper Shredding and Used Tire Recycling Day will take place Nov. 13 at the Essex County Public Works Department in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day and Computer & Electronics Recycling Day, shredding paper and recycling ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the state-wide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect.  The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and goes ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With All Hallow's Eve festivities taking up much of next week, this weekend is the perfect time to get out and see the show our forests put on every year.  The NJ Forest Service is reporting that the many areas of High Point State Park and New Jersey Veterans' Memorial are past ...

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NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show.  The New Jersey Forest Service issued a ...

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Bloomfield, NJ-- Bloomfield launched its Community Farmers Market on Tuesday in the Bloomfield Public Library Courtyard.  The market will run every Tuesday, 3:30-6:30pm, through November 9 and feature City Green's mobile veggie truck along with a variety of other vendors.  “This farmers ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New ...

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