Saturday, August 8, 2020

Bloomfield

Craigslist Marijuana Dealer Arrested by Undercover Bloomfield Police Had Son and Daughter in Car

An undercover operation by the Bloomfield Police Narcotics Enforcement Team led to the arrest of a high volume marijuana dealer late Saturday night. After receiving an anonymous tip about a craigslist post looking for...

Historical Society of Bloomfield To Host Morris Canal Greenway Hike

Join The Historical Society of Bloomfield, NJ (HSOB) for a three-mile hike conducted by Bloomfield Councilman Rich Rockwell and Ron Rice. Explore the path of the Morris Canal through Bloomfield using historic maps and...

Bloomfield Polling Site Changes For Tuesday, June 4

Three polling sites in Bloomfield have been changed. Voters have already been notified by postcard by the Board of Elections, the front of their ballot which was received 2 weeks ago indicated the change, and...

Bloomfield Fire Department Hosts FireFighter Functional Fitness Seminar

This month, Bloomfield FireFighters have been trained by industry experts in the area of functional fitness. The course took place at Bloomfield Fire Headquarters and involved both classroom and hands on training. The eight hour...
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Bloomfield DPW Issues Update: Plastic Bags No Longer Recyclable

The Bloomfield Department of Public Works and Parks is advising residents to no longer put plastic bags in their recycling bins. New regulations by the State of New Jersey have deemed single-use plastic shopping...

Three Missing Bloomfield Teens Found Safe in Pennsylvania

Three Bloomfield teenagers who were reported missing on Saturday have been found, and brought back home. Alex Lopez, Ulises Yance and Alexa Arenas were located late Sunday night by Lemoyne Police Department officers in...

Bloomfield Pays $1.6 Million To Settle Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed By Motorist in...

Six years after Marcus Jeter was beaten by a number of Bloomfield Township police officers during a violent traffic stop — caught on officers’ dashboard cameras — Bloomfield Township has agreed to pay Jeter...

Bloomfield Police to Conduct Active Shooter Training During Spring Break

Bloomfield Police will conduct active shooter trainings April 2-6, 2018. While students are on spring break, officers will conduct these simulations in Brookdale School, to learn proper protocol, and be prepared for any active...

Bloomfield High School Participates in National School Walkout (VIDEO)

Bloomfield High School students joined the National School Walkout Wednesday to protest gun violence. Bloomfield Senior Emily Paule, who co-founded the Student Demand Action Essex County branch with Montclair High School senior Corinna Davis,...

Bloomfield’s Watsessing Park Gets New All Access Playground & Community Center

A new all access playground, community center and on-site parking lot at Watsessing Park made its official debut on Friday. The new all access playground is the first of its kind in the Essex...

UDrive. UText. UPay: Montclair & Bloomfield Police to Join Distracted Driver Enforcement Campaign

Both Montclair and Bloomfield Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s “UDrive. UText. UPay” enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high...

Bloomfield Health & Human Services Employees Maya Lordo and Lindsey Prewitt Named the ADAPT...

Health Educators Maya Lordo and Lindsey Prewitt were recognized Wednesday evening as Coalition Members of the Year by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) for their efforts with the Bloomfield Alliance Coalition...

Bloomfield’s Controversial Oakes Pond Project

The site of the former National Starch Factory may be redeveloped as luxury apartments, but not everybody is happy.

Plan for Armed Guards in Bloomfield Elementary Schools Causes Controversy

A recently-formed group, Bloomfield Parents for Sensible Safety, came together after learning of the proposed  placement of nine armed guards (Class III police officers) at the entrances to the township's elementary schools, to be...