Saturday, August 15, 2020

Bloomfield

Bloomfield High School Student, Seen With BB Gun At School, Arrested

A Bloomfield High School student is in custody today after an anonymous post on Bloomfield crime tip app, TIP411, alerted police of a potentially dangerous situation happening at the High School earlier today. The...

Bloomfield High School Thespian Society Presents “In This Moment”

Bloomfield High School Thespian Society announces their eighth annual Spring Theatre Project, an evening of song, dance,scene and poetry entitled,“IN THIS MOMENT.” “IN THIS MOMENT” is concept theatre, an amalgam of poetry, music,...

Letter to the Editor: A Reader Writes of DeCamp Woes

Commuting to Manhattan has been nightmarish of late, but Alexandra, a reader commuting from Bloomfield, wants to know if others are experiencing worse service on DeCamp. She writes... I'm a bus commuter who has lived...

Baristanet Profile: Helaina Altabef

Name: Helaina Altabef Where do you live? I live in the Brookdale neighborhood of Bloomfield. When did you move there? I moved here with my husband Morry in 2012. At that time we had a 1-year old,...

Bloomfield Families for Sensible Safety Confronts BOE Over Plan for Armed Guards in Schools

Members of Bloomfield Families for Sensible Safety made their presence known at the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, June 19, in effort to halt the controversial proposed placement of nine armed Class III...

Kokusai Karate Dojo Owner Charged with Sexual Assault and Child Endangerment

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Bloomfield Public Safety Director Samuel A. DeMaio announced today that the owner and operator of Kokusai Karate Dojo, Edilberto “Eddie” Torres, 56, of East Orange...

Appellate Court Rules in Bloomfield’s Favor on Lackawanna Train Station Property Value

An appellate court panel of three judges has overturned a previous decision from 2016 on the value of a property containing the historic Lackawanna Train Station that the Township of Bloomfield acquired through eminent...
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Former Bloomfield Track Coach and Teacher Sentenced To Seven Years For Sexually Assaulting Students

A former Bloomfield track coach and teacher was sentenced Monday to seven years in state prison for sexually assaulting students. Leo Donaldson, arrested by the Essex County Prosecutor's Office in October 2016, was charged by...
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Bloomfield Crime: Burglary, Thefts, and Several Arrests

This week’s Bloomfield crime blotter from Sgt. Anthony J. Servedio: BURGLARY 3/14/15 – A commercial burglary was reported on the 1400 block of Broad St. where investigators discovered that at 4:10 am two suspects broke the...

Bloomfield and Glen Ridge Community Police Officers Go Door to Door To Meet Residents...

The Bloomfield Police Department’s Community Policing Unit has teamed up with officers from the Glen Ridge Police Department to introduce themselves to residents who live on streets that border both towns. Last week, the...

My Favorite Place: Parlor Hair Studio, Montclair

The hip salon that helped me make peace with my hair.

Bloomfield Police Arrest Man Charged With Armed Robbery on Christmas Day

On Christmas morning, a cab driver with a Newark-based taxi service was robbed at knifepoint on Llewellyn Avenue in Bloomfield. The victim was not harmed, and immediately called Bloomfield Police to report the crime....

SkinCare Studio: A Hidden Gem in Upper Montclair

Hidden above Barbara Eclectic, the studio offers very personalized beauty treatments.

Bloomfield Woman Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud in Scheme to Steal Luxury Used Vehicles

A Bloomfield woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining insurance identification cards as part of a scheme to steal luxury used vehicles from dealerships in New Jersey and New York. Paige Hunt, 27, of Bloomfield,...