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November 23, 2021

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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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services (BDHHS) is proud to announce the launch of its Green and Healthy Homes Initiative. This educational program is designed to promote and create healthy, safe and hazard free homes within the township.  “In Bloomfield we are ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- PSE&G will be trimming and removing some trees along Glenwood Ave. in the coming weeks in order to upgrade its equipment and infrastructure and maintain proper clearances from energized electrical wires. PSE&G will replace all the trees that are removed at a 2 to 1 ratio ...

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Bloomfield, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across NJ lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of important plant ...

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VERONA, NJ — Thursday evening's thunderstorms touched off a tornado that was confirmed on the ground in Verona. According to the National Weather Service, the twister was an EF-0 with maximum winds of 65 mph. EF stands for Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is used to rank a tornado’s wind speed and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--This past Saturday the Friends of Watsessing Park hosted their first Pollinator Event at the Watsessing Park Conservancy’s Butterfly Garden. Although the pandemic put their in-person events on hold the Conservancy has been busy doing smaller scale cleanups, tending the butterfly ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Park and Recreation Professionals Day on Friday, July 16. This is a day to honor all the dedicated professionals who work tirelessly behind the scenes to provide the high-quality programs and infrastructure we desire and expect in local parks and public spaces.  The Bloomfield ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Efforts to create a nine-mile greenway path running between Essex and Hudson counties are hanging in the balance as project financing and purchase opportunities are set to expire. Now, Newark officials are urging support for the project to carry forward.  The Newark City Council ...

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NEW YORK, NY — While the region continues to swelter, the National Weather Service (NWS) bulletin issued shortly before 4 a.m. Monday, indicates that the heat advisory may be extended into Wednesday. According to the NWS, "A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--This morning, Bloomfield Township held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest natural resource amenity Lion Gate Park, which serves as an active recreational park and environmental restoration. The Lion Gate Park project is the culmination of nearly two decades of work by the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Township is set to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newest natural resource amenity Lion Gate Park, which serves as an active recreational park and environmental restoration. The Lion Gate Park project is the culmination of nearly two decades of work by the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Members of the Bloomfield Beautification Committee spent Saturday morning tending to the garden at the triangle at N 15th Street, continuing their successful efforts to beautify areas throughout town. Committee Chairwoman Susan Moseson was joined by committee members Suzanne ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield’s Beautification Committee spent Saturday morning planting gardens at the Bloomfield Public Library and the Bloomfield Civic Center. An effort that began 2 years ago, the committee has been planting and caring for the garden plots outside the Children’s Library and ...

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Bloomfield/East Orange, NJ – On Tuesday, May 18th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will announce that the expansion of the All-Access Playground has been completed and the renovation of the rubberized walking track has started in Essex County Watsessing Park. The two projects are ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- During Saturday’s township shredding event, residents had 6.46 tons of paper shredded and recycled. The township holds shredding events twice a year in the spring and fall which affords residents the opportunity to get rid of confidential papers safely. at no cost to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The weather was picture perfect for another annual Bloomfield Town Cleanup, which was held Saturday morning at more than 70 locations throughout town. Whether along Broad Street or deep in the woods at Clarks Pond, residents in green t-shirts carrying trash bags were a common ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield has announced that they will be holding another free shredding event for residents on Saturday, May 8 at the Pulaski Park parking lot. Pulaski Park is located at 24 Mt. Vernon Ave. and the event will take place between 9:00am and 12:00pm rain or shine.  “Throughout ...

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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 – A massive green project is inching closer towards getting a green light. Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia and members of the Township Council on Wednesday night hosted a Virtual Presentation to update the community about the status of the Essex-Hudson Greenway Project. The ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Police Department is hosting their 3rd annual “Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs” FREE fishing derby on Saturday June 5th at Clark’s Pond. Pre-Registration is required. Social distancing will be in effect and face masks must be worn. To register, email Brianna at ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township will host a virtual presentation on the Essex-Hudson Greenway project on April 14 at 7pm.  Mayor Venezia and members of the Town Council will be joined by Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill for the presentation. NJBWC and OSI will update the community on the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Beautification Committee and the Clean Communities Program are holding a town-wide cleanup on Saturday, April 24. The cleanup is sponsored by the Mayor, Town Council and the DPW and will take place between 8am-12pm.  “Keeping our neighborhoods clean and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Second-ward residents participated in the Township of Bloomfield’s virtual community meeting Wednesday night hosted by Mayor Michael Venezia and Councilman Nicholas Joanow. The Mayor and the Councilman made opening statements about important issues facing the town and the ward, ...

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