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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself in Pit Bull Confrontation

Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself in Pit Bull Confrontation

Incident occurred Monday afternoon on Harrison Street in Bloomfield.
Union County Man Pleads Guilty to Crash That Killed EMT, Patient

Union County Man Pleads Guilty to Crash That Killed EMT, Patient

Elizabeth resident faces 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated manslaughter for 2012 accident.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Yogi Berra Memorabilia to Be Auctioned

Yogi Berra Memorabilia to Be Auctioned

Personal effects and select items from the sale of Berra’s Montclair home will be available for purchase to the highest bidder.
Bloomfield Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Returns

Bloomfield Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Returns

The fraudulent tax returns caused nearly $100,000 worth of losses to the government.
'Music at the Mansion' Comes to Oakside Bloomfield Cultural Center

'Music at the Mansion' Comes to Oakside Bloomfield Cultural Center

Adam Shapiro, Deborah Tranelli and Liz McKendry are among the performers at the summer music series.
Bloomfield Water Safe to Drink Again, Mayor Says

Bloomfield Water Safe to Drink Again, Mayor Says

Latest water samples show no traces of the E. coli bacteria.
E. Coli Found in Bloomfield, Boil-Water Advisory Remains in Effect

E. Coli Found in Bloomfield, Boil-Water Advisory Remains in Effect

Mayor says additional samples are being tested and more information should be known Saturday afternoon.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

The child, whose identity is being withheld, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she is being treated for injuries suffered in the attack, police said.
20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

20 New Jersey Towns With Most Reported Alcoholism

Independence Day also has become the deadliest holiday weekend for alcohol-related traffic crashes - even ahead of New Year's Day.
Community Open House: Bloomfield Ave Corridor Plan

Community Open House: Bloomfield Ave Corridor Plan

Stop by this open house to view the Bloomfield Avenue Complete Corridor Plan.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Bloomfield Cop Makes Most DWI Arrests in Essex County

Bloomfield Cop Makes Most DWI Arrests in Essex County

Patrol officer Luca Piscitelli made 57 DWI arrests in 2013.
56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides: Bloomfield On List

56 Towns In New Jersey With Homicides: Bloomfield On List

We looked at the towns with the highest totals of homicides in 2012 and 2013 combined, as provided by the State Police's Uniform Crime Report. Our list only looked at towns with multiple hom
Cops: Alert Neighbors Lead to Loaded Machine Gun, Hollow-Point Bullets Discovery

Cops: Alert Neighbors Lead to Loaded Machine Gun, Hollow-Point Bullets Discovery

Four Irvington men arrested after they were seen looking into parked cars in the area of Berkeley and Bloomfield avenues, police said.
Ex-Bloomfield Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Contact With Teen Student

Ex-Bloomfield Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Contact With Teen Student

David Scheck faces up to five years in state prison for touching 15-year-old girl in 2007.