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Partial Road Closure on Broad Street between Bloomfield Ave. and Belleville Ave Tonight

August 20, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Tonight at 7:00 p.m., Essex County and contracted construction work crews will begin performing repairs to Broad St. that will span from Bellevue Ave. to Bloomfield Ave.  Work will continue every weeknight for the next few weeks.

Work will begin at Bellevue Ave. and move South toward Bloomfield Ave. A strip of Broad St. will be closed during these work hours, which will ...

Family Seeks Public's Help to Locate Nutley Relative Who May Be Missing

NUTLEY, NJ - Relatives of Nutley resident Matthew Sibilia are asking for the public's help to locate him. They have not heard from him in some time and are concerned. 

The family asks for any information regarding anyone who has seen or heard from him. 

Sibilia lives in Nutley and works in Belleville.

At this time TAPinto Nutley does not have contact ...

Bloomfield Woman Arrested, Suspected of Selling Marijuana to Bloomfield High Students

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- On Thursday morning, members of the Bloomfield Police Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team, Emergency Response Team and Fugitive Apprehension Team executed a court ordered search warrant at a Birch Street residence in Bloomfield. They found over half of pound of marijuana, various illegal marijuana vape pens, and other paraphernalia. The resident, 52-year-old Debra ...

Bloomfield Man Faces Charges Related to String of Late Night Burglaries in Town

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- A string of four similar burglaries took place at various locations in town last year. Now, using DNA evidence, and vehicle registration records, the Bloomfield Police Department has filed charges against 43-year-old Erich Porsch, of Bloomfield, in custody.

Vehicles belonging to the suspect’s girlfriend at the time of the burglaries match the vehicles seen on ...

NJ PBA President Colligan and NJ FMBA President Donnelly Respond to Call to Reinstate Arbitration Cap

WOODBRIDGE/RAHWAY - New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Colligan and New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association President Ed Donnelly today released the following statement responding to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo's call to reinstate former Governor Christie's 2-percent arbitration cap.

"It is disturbing to see ...

Essex County Leaders Pushing for Cap in Police and Fire Salaries

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County officials have announced that they are pushing for Governor Murphy to enact a salary cap for police and firefighters. This initiative is touted as a means to control the rise in property taxes.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. sent a letter on Monday to Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin ...

National Night Out Brings Bloomfield Residents, Dozens of Law Enforcement Officers together for Food and Fun

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield’s National Night Out was cut short by rain and lighting just before the headlining band ‘Total Soul’ was able to play, but residents who came by early were treated to free food, amusements, souvenirs, and made special memories.

Started in 1984, National Night Out is meant to increase awareness about police programs in communities, such as drug ...

Bloomfield Fire Department Crushes Police Department at National Night Out Softball Game

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  The Bloomfield Fire Department crushed the Bloomfield Police Department at the annual Police vs. Fire softball game. 

The softball game is a decades old township tradition and is a part of the annual National Night Out celebration on Foley Field. 

The fire department won 18-4. It was the first win for the fire department in over 20 ...

National Night Out will Provide Free Entertainment for All Residents

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Division of Public Safety and the Parks, Recreational and Cultural Affairs Department are sponsoring the annual National Night Out festivities this Tuesday, August 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.at Foley Field on John F Kennedy Drive North.

This event is open to the public and includes free pizza, drinks and raffle tickets for amusement park admission ...

Essex County to Hold Gun Buyback Program This Fall

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County residents will have an opportunity to turn in unwanted guns in a gun buyback program sponsored by the Essex County Prosecutor's Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the Essex County Bar Assocation.  During the one-day program this fall guns can be turned in with no questions asked and gun owners will be given up to $200 ...

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