Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The most read stories this month.
Tick Tock Diner Manager Charged in Murder-for-Hire Plot Bloomfield Store Robbed at Gunpoint BPD: Woman Carjacked Outside of Staples Man Shot, Killed on Beardsley Avenue Bloomfield Police Help Find Missing Sussex Teen Runaway BPD Arrests Teens and Adult for String of Robberies Bloomfield Police Seek Public’s Help in Finding Missing Resident Bloomfield Police Report Two Street Robberies in Two Days Law Enforcement Search For Missing Teen Girl Man Threatens Cops With Dog During Stand-Off
Friday, March 29, 2013
The biggest stories this month on Patch.
Bloomfield Schools Budget Cuts 86 Teacher Jobs The first budget passed by a divided school board at their special meeting on Tuesday, March 5, brought the loss of 86 teaching jobs for the district, as well as between four and five secretaries and two to four members of the administrative staff. Superintendent Bing: School Staff Layoffs Reduced to 54 Through haggling and wrangling with line item budgets and non-class jobs and programs, school officials were able to get that number down by the end of the month. Video: Bloomfield Teachers and Supporters Show What 86 Looks Like Bloomfield teachers showed up in force at a March BOE budget meeting, counting down up to 86 so that parents and faculty could put faces to the numbers. Police: Drunk…
Saturday, December 1, 2012
A look back at the top 10 stories on Bloomfield Patch in November
Post-Superstorm Sandy stories, like gas rationing and price gouging, were among the most clicked stories on Bloomfield Patch in November. Click on the headlines to read more. 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. Despite 7,400 PSE&G customers in Bloomfield still without power, there's at least some good news in the town's Super Sandy saga, officials said during a meeting Saturday morning. Firefighters from all over Essex County battled a fire that broke out Friday at a Franklin Street apartment complex. Like many other New Jersey towns, Bloomfield will celebrate Halloween today, …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Check out the headlines that had Bloomfield abuzz last month
Monday, October 1, 2012
Below are the top 10 stories on Bloomfield Patch in September. Click on the headline to read more. A small protest outside Town Hall was followed by a confrontational public session at Tuesday’s township council meeting, when a group of citizens demanded an explanation as to why the Board of Health rejected a home for a dog named Memphis. At a town hall forum about Memphis the pit bull, an expert said the dog is not yet ready for adoption – and won’t be until he is fully rehabilitated. Jim Crosby, a Florida animal expert hired by Bloomfield Township, said on Thursday he conducted a thorough evaluation of the dog, who has become famous locally. Following another forceful public comment session at last night’s township council meeting, …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Here are a few of the stories that caught readers' attention last month on Bloomfield Patch.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the man who was killed by a NJ Transit bus July 20 as Deshon L. Johnson, a 22-year-old Essex County College student living in Montclair. A press release from the prosecutor’s office said, “The preliminary investigation indicates Johnson was rushing to catch the #709 bus to get to his job when he was struck and killed yesterday morning by a NJ Transit Bus in the vicinity of Broad Street and Bay. He was pronounced dead at 10:54 a.m. Brian Schiavetti, 21, was shot and killed in what police called a “targeted” incident on July 22 in Montclair, an area not known for violent crime. Schiavetti graduated from Ridgefield High School (RHS) in 2009 after what appears to be a four-year attendance…