Bloomfield

Weekend Roundup: June 18-20, 2010

Tonight - get outside for the first in a series of outdoor summer films: Montclair International Film Festival (MIFF) will present the classic, "To Kill A Mockingbird" - under the stars on Church...

Snow In June?

Tipsters reported weird weather in Bloomfield yesterday and sent photos of an unusual dump of snow on Broad Terrace. "I've heard of 'micro-climate zones' but this is bizarre," said one resident who wished...

NJ Pot Production At Rutgers?

The Christie administration may be putting a lid on home-grown entrepreneurs hoping to get into medical marijuana market. Legislation has been proposed which would make Rutgers University the sole growing and distribution point...

Bloomfield’s Neighbor to Neighbor Network Needs Volunteers

Bloomfield's Neighbor to Neighbor Network (NTNN) needs volunteers for its senior-focused organization. NTNN supports seniors and disabled in the Bloomfield area, but they need your help. NTNN is actively recruiting volunteers from all walks...

Ted Glick Faces Possible Three-Year Sentence

A letter-writing campaign is underway to support Bloomfield activist Ted Glick, who faces up to three years of prison time for unfurling two large green banners in the Hart Senate Office Building last September....

What if You Held a Council Meeting and (Almost) Nobody Came?

Then you would have something like what happened Monday night in Bloomfield when four out of seven council members were no-show and the council meeting had to be cancelled. Showing up: Mayor Raymond McCarthy, Bernard...

Bloomfield BP Station Relies on Old Friends

BP isn't the most popular brand these days, and more than 630,000 people have joined a Boycott BP page on Facebook. But the BP station at the corner of Broad Street and Bay Avenue...

Bloomfield: The Fireworks Are Back On!

Two weeks ago, it looked like Bloomfield was ready to ditch its annual July 4th fireworks for budget reasons. But yesterday, the township got enough sponsors to save the annual pyrotechnics and announced that...

Coffee With … Pat Kenschaft

Hundreds of people follow the regular email meanderings of Pat Kenschaft -- a Montclair mathematician, organic gardener and environmental advocate. The 70-year-old's listserv is always charming and sometimes a tad risque, like last summer...

Coffee With….Anne Oshman

Annette Batson meets up with Montclair mosaic artist Anne Oshman, for today's installment of "Coffee." How did you become interested in making mosaics? When my kids were little, we had a lot of construction going...

Coffee With…Francesco Palmieri

Baristanet brings you coffee with Bloomfield chef Francesco Palmieri, of The Orange Squirrel. When did the whole cooking thing start? I started learning how to cook through my mom. It might sound cliché -- a lot...

Coffee With…Suzy Kass

Baristanet sits down with Suzy Kass, executive director of the Adult School of Montclair. How did you end up here in Montclair? Early in my career, I worked at an ad agency as a graphic designer....

Coffee With…Samantha Codling

Remember Mr. Rogers (yes, I know I'm dating myself)? He used to go around and get to know people in the neighborhood. And there were always lots of interesting people. We think that's true...

Bloomfield Woman Charged With Stealing From Charity

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office today announced that Shaakerah Kelly, 35, of Bloomfield, has been charged with stealing $320,000 of donations to Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey while she worked for the charity. Full press...