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West Passaic Ave Road Closure Tuesday Oct 16 in Bloomfield

October 16, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - West Passaic Ave will be temporarily closed from Leo Terrace to Garrabrant Ave for emergency PSE&G repair. The closure should last approx 3 hours. Police Officers are on scene directing traffic. Expect delays and plan alternate route.

(the announcement was made at about 12 noon) 

Bloomfield Police Department Wins Bulletproof Vest Partnership Awards

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Police Department has been presented a total of $8,387.50 from the Bulletproof Vest Awards to be used for the purchase of new bulletproof vests.

The Bulletproof Vest Awards are selected by the Office of Justice Programs, a department of the U.S. Department of Justice. The Bulletproof Vest Partnership has awarded more that 13,000 jurisdictions a total of ...

Local Reporter Killed While Walking on Route 10 in Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said.

The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph Police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said that the Ireland,  26, of Randolph, was struck and killed by Victor Retana, 30, ...

Bloomfield Public Safety Department Open House Thursday at Municipal Plaza

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Division of Public Safety invites the public to attend the annual open house on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

The open house will include tours, interactive activities, photo opportunities, and free food! 

Municipal Plaza (the street in front of the Bloomfield Police Department) will be closed for the event. 

Retail Employees Pepper Sprayed, Bloomfield Police Search for Three Female Suspects

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department Detective Bureau is asking the public to provide any information regarding three women who are suspects in a robbery of Pearl Beauty Shop on Franklin St. on Friday Oct. 5

According to police, three woman created a disturbance in the store and attempted to steal merchandise. Employees were pepper sprays by the suspect who fled in a black sport ...

Bloomfield Public Safety Director DeMaio Honored By Essex Freeholders

NEWARK, NJ--  At last week's meeting of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, they celebrated Italian Heritage Month by honoring local Italian Americans.  Among the honorees was was Bloomfield Public Safety Director Samuel DeMaio.   

DeMaio began his career in law enforcement in 1986, following in his father's footsteps and joining the Newark ...

Bloomfield Fire Department Headquarters Illuminated Nightly to Honor Fallen Firefighters

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Fire Department headquarters at 375 Franklin St. has been lit up every evening from dusk until dawn, as part of the national ‘Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters’ remembrance, which lasts from October 1 to 7.

“The brave men and women of the Bloomfield Fire Department respond to thousands of emergency situations in town every year, putting ...

FEMA to Send Out Mass Test Alert Today

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Sometime after 2:00pm Wednesday, FEMA in collaboration with the FCC, will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS). 

More information can be found here: FEMA.  

School officials have suggested that review the Frequently Asked Questions portion of the web page as well as ...

Hoover Avenue Shut Down For Water Main Break *UPDATED 7 PM

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- A water main break on Hoover Avenue has the heavily traveled roadway shut down at this time.  The break occurred at Hoover Avenue and Cook Road.  There is no timetable on how long the fix will take but make every effort to avoid the area at this time. The Township of Bloomfield Water Department and the Bloomfield Police Department are currently on scene.  Hoover is ...

Firefighters in Five North Jersey Towns Invite Residents to Help Save Lives

PATERSON, NJ- Already known for their willingness to rush headlong into emergency situations that most are running from, career firefighters in five North Jersey towns have announced that they will be giving their blood, literally, to help save others.

The effort, sponsored by the New Jersey FMBA Northern District, is being held in conjunction with the Community Blood Services, and includes ...


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Take Safety Into Your Own Hands This October During National Fire Prevention Month

October 7, 2018

Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes.

In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) has created a special web resource page ...