First Day of School: Bloomfield

Despite those persistent rumors about Bloomfield High not being ready, the first day of school did happen... on time.

Fran Lite

The slow-moving Frances is finally shaking her wet wings over our area. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for eastern Essex County until 10:30 am....

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Complaints today that dozens of messages have been zapped from NJ.com's Bloomfield Forum. Here's a bit from one message, which was not zapped. In Bloomfield, we regulars have a lively...

Yipes! Two Carolyn Meyers!

On the left, Carolyn Meyer of Bloomfield, almost 10, in front of decorative tall grass. On the right, Carolyn Meyer of Glen Ridge, 10, in front of decorative tall...

Bloomfield College Gets Big Grant

Bloomfield College has just received a $1.825 million federal government grant, Rep. Bill Pascrell's office announced today. The money will be used for remedial math and English, career coaching...

Oliver! Auditions

The Gas Lamp Players will hold auditions next Monday and Tuesday for the musical "Oliver!" The auditions will be at the Ridgewood Avenue Auditorium in Glen Ridge from 6:30-...

Cat In The Kitchen

This week ushers in the first of a new series we're calling Cat in the Kitchen. Local area chefs give me a sneak peek behind the scenes at...

Internet Bet

Ok, it's now official, no wiggling out. Thom Kennon and Jerry Mosier, both of the Montclair Unmoderated message board, came over to the Barista's house on Labor Day...