Week in Review: Man Killed in Parkway Crash, Top AP District Honors
A look at the top stories on Bloomfield Patch this past week.
A Bloomfield man was killed early Sunday morning in Irvington after he lost control of his vehicle while driving north on the Garden State Parkway, according to NJ State Police Sgt. Brian Polite. Marcus Findlay, 23, was pronounced dead on the scene, as was his passenger, Patricia Edmond, 27, of Union, after the accident occurred around 6:03 a.m. Sunday.
Bloomfield held its annual Veterans Day parade Sunday morning, hosted by the Bloomfield Joint Memorial Committee.
When your pet needs food, you seek per care advice, or you’re in the market for a new animal like a bird, fish or reptile to bring into your home, Brookdale Pet Center is your place to visit.
Shuttles will operate on altered schedule until NJ Transit service is restored. Both the north and south end shuttles will be picking up residents and taking them to the Bloomfield train station and the Grove Street Light Rail Station, upon request. NJ Transit has implemented a free shuttle bus service from the Bloomfield station to the ferry in Weehawken until train lines to New York City are restored.
Bloomfield school district was one of 34 in New Jersey to earn a spot on College Board's third annual AP District Honor Roll.
Samuel Brummer fled Poland with members of his family in 1939 to escape growing Nazi terror. A few years later, the former refugee returned to Europe as a warrior, a soldier in the United States Army who landed at Omaha Beach in France during the D-Day invasion and witnessed firsthand an English Channel soaked red with the blood of his comrades.