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Bloomfield is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 47,315,8910 reflecting a decline of 368 -08% from the 47,683 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,622 +58% from the 45,061 counted in the 1990 Census19 It surrounds the Bloomfield Green Historic District
- 1 History
- 2 Geography
- 3 Demographics
- 31 2010 Census
- 32 2000 Census
- 4 Parks and recreation
- 5 Government
- 51 Local government
- 511 Emergency services
- 52 Federal, state, and county representation
- 53 Politics
- 51 Local government
- 6 Education
- 61 Primary and secondary schools
- 611 Public schools
- 612 Catholic schools
- 62 Colleges and universities
- 61 Primary and secondary schools
- 7 Transportation
- 71 Roads and highways
- 72 Commuter rail
- 73 Light rail
- 74 Buses
- 75 Airports
- 8 Points of interest
- 9 Notable events
- 10 Notable people
- 11 References
- 12 External links
The initial patent for the land that would become Bloomfield Township was granted to the English Puritan colonists of Newark, and the area assigned to Essex County in 1675, and Newark Township in 1693 From the 1690s to about the 1720s, much of the northern and eastern land was sold to descendants of New Netherland colonists who had settled Acquackanonk, and the remainder mostly to English families Speertown now Upper Montclair, Stone House Plains now Brookdale, and Second River now Belleville were essentially Dutch, while Cranetown, Watsessing, and the Morris Neighborhood now North Center were predominantly English Starting in the mid-18th century, the English and Dutch neighborhoods gradually integrated, with Thomas Cadmus being among the first Dutchmen to settle in an English neighborhood
Numerous residents served in the Revolutionary War20 No significant engagements occurred in Bloomfield, although the locale was on the Continental Army's retreat route after the Battle of Long Island; British and American troops conducted foraging operations; and General George Washington is believed to have visited at least two residences21 The Green was set aside to commemorate the use of that space for drilling of militia22Presbyterian Church, for which the township was named
The Presbyterian Society of Bloomfield now the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green was formed in 1794 in honor of then-brigadier Joseph Bloomfield, commander of New Jersey troops in the Whiskey Rebellion23 About the same time, the Dutch Reformed Church of Stone House Plains now Brookdale Reformed Church was established24 The two churches became integral institutions of southern and northern Bloomfield, respectively
Bloomfield was incorporated as a township from portions of Newark Township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 181225 At the time, the Presbyterian parish's namesake was governor of New Jersey and had recently been appointed brigadier general for service in the looming War of 1812262728
At the time it was incorporated, the township covered 2052 square miles 531 km2 almost four times its current area of 53 square miles 14 km2 and included several municipalities which were formed from portions of Bloomfield during the course of the nineteenth century, including Belleville created on April 8, 1839, Montclair April 15, 1868, Woodside Township March 24, 1869 and Glen Ridge February 13, 18952529 The Stone House Plains neighborhood was renamed as Brookdale in 187330Bloomfield Station in 1908
In the township's first century, Brookdale farms thrived while southern Bloomfield industrialized, and the township's infrastructure, civil framework and social institutions developed Several miles of the Morris Canal passed through Bloomfield31 The Oakes woollen mill thrived as a major supplier to the Union army32
Bloomfield was incorporated as a town on February 26, 190025 In 1981, the town was one of seven Essex County municipalities to pass a referendum to become a township, joining four municipalities that had already made the change, of what would ultimately be more than a dozen Essex County municipalities to reclassify themselves as townships in order to take advantage of federal revenue sharing policies that allocated townships a greater share of government aid to municipalities on a per capita basis3334353637
In the 20th century, GE, Westinghouse and Schering built major facilities, and among others, the Charms Candy Company was started and grew38 After World War I, Brookdale's farms were developed into residential neighborhoods and supporting services Substantial population growth continued into the 1950s During World War II, while many Bloomfield men served in the armed forces, Bloomfield's farms and factories, largely staffed by women, supported the war effort In the decades after the war, the township's industrial base steadily shut down with stricter environmental regulations, rising labor costs, and growing competition These influences, as well as construction of the Garden State Parkway, further drove urban decay and related population turnover and stagnation through the latter part of the 20th century
In the early 21st century, redevelopment of blighted and underutilized properties has further shifted Bloomfield towards being a primarily residential municipality39
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 5328 square miles 13801 km2, including 5304 square miles 13738 km2 of land and 0024 square miles 0063 km2 of water 046%12
Silver Lake 2010 total population of 4,24340 is an unincorporated community and census-designated place CDP defined by the United States Census Bureau as of the 2010 Census that is split between Belleville with 3,769 of the CDP's residents and Bloomfield 474 of the total41 Brookdale 2010 population of 9,23942 is a CDP located entirely within Bloomfield41
Other unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Halycon and Watsessing43 Bloomfield is located in the New York metropolitan area
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In comparison to the other municipalities in the US, the cost of living in Bloomfield was an average 20% higher than the US average58
According to a 2007 report from CNNMoneycom, the quality of life in Bloomfield in terms of crime are 3 incidents per 1,000 people as compared to the "best places to live average" of 13 incidents per 1,000 There were 35 property crime incidents per 1,000 people in Bloomfield as compared to the "best places to live average" of 20659
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 47,315 people, 18,387 households, and 11,768 families residing in the township The population density was 8,9205 per square mile 3,4442/km2 There were 19,470 housing units at an average density of 3,6707 per square mile 1,4173/km2 The racial makeup of the township was 5961% 28,205 White, 1851% 8,757 Black or African American, 041% 193 Native American, 822% 3,891 Asian, 004% 21 Pacific Islander, 935% 4,423 from other races, and 386% 1,825 from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2453% 11,606 of the population8
There were 18,387 households out of which 283% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 442% were married couples living together, 149% had a female householder with no husband present, and 360% were non-families 295% of all households were made up of individuals, and 91% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 254 and the average family size was 3208
In the township, the population was spread out with 212% under the age of 18, 91% from 18 to 24, 309% from 25 to 44, 268% from 45 to 64, and 120% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 377 years For every 100 females there were 896 males For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 864 males8
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars median household income was $62,831 with a margin of error of +/- $2,641 and the median family income was $77,936 +/- $4,120 Males had a median income of $51,498 +/- $1,805 versus $44,735 +/- $2,867 for females The per capita income for the township was $30,421 +/- $1,122 About 58% of families and 74% of the population were below the poverty line, including 79% of those under age 18 and 79% of those age 65 or over60
As of the 2000 United States Census16 there were 47,683 people, 19,017 households, and 12,075 families residing in the township The population density was 8,9615 people per square mile 3,4606/km2 There were 19,508 housing units at an average density of 3,6663 per square mile 1,4158/km2 The racial makeup of the township was 7009% White, 1169% Black, 019% Native American, 838% Asian, 007% Pacific Islander, 642% from other races, and 316% from two or more races Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1447% of the population5657
There were 19,017 households out of which 282% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 467% were married couples living together, 124% had a female householder with no husband present, and 365% were non-families 304% of all households were made up of individuals and 106% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older The average household size was 249 and the average family size was 3165657
In the township the population was spread out with 211% under the age of 18, 84% from 18 to 24, 340% from 25 to 44, 223% from 45 to 64, and 143% who were 65 years of age or older The median age was 37 years For every 100 females there were 908 males For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 871 males5657
The median income for a household in the township was $53,289, and the median income for a family was $64,945 Males had a median income of $43,498 versus $36,104 for females The per capita income for the township was $26,049 About 44% of families and 59% of the population were below the poverty line, including 63% of those under age 18 and 82% of those age 65 or over5657
Parks and recreationedit
Brookdale Park, established in 1928, covers over 121 acres 49 ha in Bloomfield and Montclair, making it the third-largest park in Essex County, of which 77 acres 31 ha are in Bloomfield61 Watsessing Park, which is the county's fourth-largest park, covers 6967 acres 2819 ha split between Bloomfield and East Orange 60 acres 24 ha in Bloomfield, and features sections of the Second River and Toney's Brook flowing through the park62 Both parks are administered by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs
The Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Department administers eight parks covering 5523 acres 2235 ha63
GovernmenteditRotunda of Town Hall
Bloomfield operates under a Special Charter granted under an Act of the New Jersey Legislature The township is governed by a mayor and a six-member Township Council The mayor and three councilmembers are elected at-large, and one member from each of three wards, with all positions chosen on a partisan basis as part of the November general election Councilmembers are elected to three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with the three at-large seats and the mayoral seat up for election together and the three ward seats coming up for election two years later6 Bloomfield's charter retains most of the characteristics of the Town form, with additional powers delegated to an administrator64
As of 2016update, the Mayor of Bloomfield is Democrat Michael J Venezia, whose term of office ends December 31, 2016 Members of the Bloomfield Township Council are Carlos Bernard D, 2017; Third Ward, Elias N Chalet D, 2017; First Ward, Wartyna "Nina" Davis D, 2016; at-large, Nicholas Joanow D, 2017; Second Ward, Joseph Lopez D, 2016; at-large and Carlos Pomares D, 2016; at-large365666768
The township maintains its own police department69
The town is protected by a fire department consisting of 78 active professional firefighters who operate out of four stations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week There is also a squad of volunteers In 2009, the department received international accreditation70 The Fire Prevention Bureau is operated by the department and consists of two inspectors and two civilians71 The department apparatus consist of four engines, one Truck/Ladder, a rescue and three reserve apparatus72
Federal, state, and county representationedit
Bloomfield is split between the 10th and 11th Congressional districts73 and is part of New Jersey's 28th state legislative district97475 Prior to the 2010 Census, Bloomfield had been part of the 8th Congressional District, a change made by the New Jersey Redistricting Commission that took effect in January 2013, based on the results of the November 2012 general elections76 In the redistricting that went into effect in 2013, 24,480 residents in the northern portion of the township were placed in the 10th District, while 22,835 in the southern section were placed in the 11th District7377
New Jersey's Tenth Congressional District is represented by Donald Payne Jr D, Newark78 New Jersey's Eleventh Congressional District is represented by Rodney Frelinghuysen R, Harding Township79 New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Cory Booker D, Newark, term ends 202180 and Bob Menendez D, Paramus, 20198182
For the 2016–2017 session Senate, General Assembly, the 28th Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Ronald Rice D, Newark and in the General Assembly by Ralph R Caputo D, Nutley and Cleopatra Tucker D, Newark83 The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie R, Mendham Township84 The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno R, Monmouth Beach85
Essex County is governed by a directly-elected County Executive, with legislative functions performed by the Board of Chosen Freeholders86 As of 2016update, the County Executive is Joseph N DiVincenzo, Jr87 The county's Board of Chosen Freeholders consists of nine members, four elected on an at-large basis and one from each of five wards, who serve three-year terms of office on a concurrent basis, all of which end December 31, 2018868889 Essex County's Freeholders are Freeholder President Britnee N Timberlake District 3 – East Orange, Newark's West and Central Wards, Orange and South Orange; East Orange90 Freeholder Vice President Brendan W Gill at large; Montclair,91 Rufus I Johnson at large; Newark,92 Lebby C Jones at large; Irvington,93 Patricia Sebold at large; Livingston,94 Rolando Bobadilla District 1 – Newark's North and East Wards, parts of Central and West Wards; Newark,95 Wayne L Richardson District 2 – Irvington, Maplewood and Newark's South Ward and parts of West Ward; Newark,96 Leonard M Luciano District 4 – Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Livingston, Millburn, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange; West Caldwell,97 and Cynthia D Toro District 5 – Belleville, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Montclair and Nutley; Bloomfield9899100 Constitutional elected countywide are County Clerk Christopher J Durkin West Caldwell, 2020,101 Sheriff Armando B Fontoura Fairfield, 2018102 and Surrogate Theodore N Stephens II 201610388
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 28,398 registered voters in Bloomfield, of which 11,925 420% were registered as Democrats, 4,393 155% were registered as Republicans and 12,061 425% were registered as Unaffiliated There were 19 voters registered to other parties104
In the 2012 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 699% of the vote 13,361 cast, ahead of Republican Mitt Romney with 288% 5,501 votes, and other candidates with 13% 245 votes, among the 19,242 ballots cast by the township's 29,923 registered voters 135 ballots were spoiled, for a turnout of 643%105106 In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 629% of the vote here 12,735 cast, ahead of Republican John McCain with 353% 7,154 votes and other candidates with 09% 186 votes, among the 20,251 ballots cast by the township's 27,981 registered voters, for a turnout of 724%107 In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 570% of the vote here 10,829 ballots cast, outpolling Republican George W Bush with 415% 7,891 votes and other candidates with 07% 208 votes, among the 19,012 ballots cast by the township's 27,995 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 679108
In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Democrat Barbara Buono received 531% of the vote 5,808 cast, ahead of Republican Chris Christie with 456% 4,984 votes, and other candidates with 13% 141 votes, among the 11,118 ballots cast by the township's 30,606 registered voters 185 ballots were spoiled, for a turnout of 363%109110 In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Democrat Jon Corzine received 538% of the vote here 6,241 ballots cast, ahead of Republican Chris Christie with 376% 4,359 votes, Independent Chris Daggett with 66% 761 votes and other candidates with 13% 147 votes, among the 11,599 ballots cast by the township's 27,929 registered voters, yielding a 415% turnout111
Primary and secondary schoolsedit
Public schoolseditEssex Junior Academy
The Bloomfield Public Schools serve students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade As of the 2014-15 school year, the district's 11 schools had an enrollment of 6,300 students and 5005 classroom teachers on an FTE basis, for a student–teacher ratio of 126:1112 Schools in the district with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics113 are Early Childhood Center at Forest Glen114 NA; PreK-2, eight elementary schools serving kindergarten through sixth grade — Berkeley School115 441 students, Brookdale School116 368, Carteret School117 452, Demarest School118 516, Fairview School119 534, Franklin School120 337, Oak View School121 372 and Watsessing School122 290; K-6 — Bloomfield Middle School123 for grades 7 and 8 928 and Bloomfield High School / Bridges Academy124 for grades 9-12 1,937125126
As of the 2012-13 school year, the Bloomfield Public Schools had an actual Budgetary Per Pupil Cost of $11,848 which is 164% below the statewide group average was $14,173, while Total Spending Per Pupil for the district was $15,848 which is 160% below the $18,867 statewide127128
Bloomfield Tech High School is a regional magnet public high school that offers occupational and academic instruction for students in Essex County, as part of the Essex County Vocational Technical Schools129
Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish School, which serves grades K-8, is operated under the supervision of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark130131
Colleges and universitiesedit
Bloomfield College, a liberal arts college founded in 1868, is located in downtown Bloomfield near the town green The college has approximately 2,000 students and is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church132
Roads and highwaysedit
As of May 2010update, the township had a total of 9539 miles 15352 km of roadways, of which 7739 miles 12455 km were maintained by the municipality, 1377 miles 2216 km by Essex County and 423 miles 681 km by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority133
The major New Jersey highway artery that serves Bloomfield is the Garden State Parkway, the longest road in the state134 It has four interchanges in the township Interchanges 148 in the south of Bloomfield and 151 in the north are complete interchanges, while 149 and 150 are partials The Parkway's Essex toll plaza is southbound just south of interchange 150 in the township There are two service areas on the Parkway in Bloomfield, one for northbound and one southbound135 Troop E of the New Jersey State Police, which patrols the full length of the Garden State Parkway, has a station in Bloomfield at northbound milepost 153136
County Road 506, 506 Spur and 509 serve Bloomfield
South Bloomfield is served by two stations of the NJ Transit Montclair-Boonton Line to Hoboken Terminal or to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan via the Secaucus Junction137 About 55% of the weekday trains terminate in Penn Station via Midtown Direct On weekends the line terminates in Hoboken The Bloomfield train station is located off of Bloomfield Avenue in the downtown area138 The Watsessing Avenue station is at the corner of Watsessing Avenue and Orange Street, and is located below ground139
Bloomfield used to be served by other passenger rail lines The Rowe Street station was served by the Boonton Line until September 2002, when it was closed as part of the addition of Midtown Direct service to the township140 The Walnut Street station, on the same line, was closed in 1953 when the Garden State Parkway was built through it
The Grove Street station on the Newark City Subway line of the Newark Light Rail at the south end of Bloomfield provides service to Newark Penn Station, created as part of an extension to Belleville and Bloomfield that opened in 2002141 This station was part of the Orange Branch of the New York & Greenwood Lake Service of the Erie Railroad with service to Jersey City which last saw service in 1955
NJ Transit bus service is available to and from Newark on the 11, 27, 28, 29, 34, 72, 90, 92, 93 and 94 routes, with local service on the 709 bus line142 In October 2009, the Go Bus 28 route was introduced, offering service nearly all day from Bloomfield Train Station to Newark Liberty International Airport143144
Bloomfield is 75 miles 121 km from Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark / Elizabeth, and 288 miles 463 km from LaGuardia Airport in Flushing, Queens
Points of interestedit
- Glendale Cemetery
- Holsten's Brookdale Confectionery, filming location of the final scene in the final episode of The Sopranos145
- The Oakes Estate, constructed in 1895 based on a design by Charles Granville Jones, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981146
- In 1942, the Westinghouse Lamp Plant in Bloomfield produced the majority of uranium metal used in the Chicago Pile-1, the world's first self-sustaining chain reaction which was a critical early phase of the Manhattan Project to create the first atomic bomb147
Notable peopleeditSee also: Category:People from Bloomfield, New Jersey
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Bloomfield include:
- Alaa Abdelnaby born 1968, former NBA basketball player148
- James Avati 1912-2005, illustrator and paperback cover artist149
- Caleb Cook Baldwin 1820-1911, one of the first Presbyterian missionaries to Fuzhou then Foochow, China150
- Arthur Hornbui Bell 1891-1973, Ku Klux Klan leader in New Jersey in the 1920s151
- Seth Bingham 1882-1972, organist and prolific composer152
- William D Bishop 1827-1904, member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district from 1857 to 1859153
- Hank Borowy 1916-2004, Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher who played for the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers154
- Randolph Bourne 1886-1918, radical writer and opponent of US involvement in World War I155
- William Batchelder Bradbury 1816–1868, composer of the tune to Jesus Loves Me and many other popular hymns
- Doug Brien born 1970, placekicker who played for the New York Jets and six other teams in his 12-season NFL career156
- Kevin Burkhardt born 1974, sportscaster Currently one of the play-by-play voices for the NFL on FOX and a reporter with SportsNet New York, who is the field reporter during New York Mets telecasts157
- Thomas Cadmus 1736-1821, businessman, Revolutionary War officer and community leader
- Marco Capozzoli born 1988, placekicker who has played in the Arena Football League for the Jacksonville Sharks158
- Roger Cook born 1930, graphic designer, photographer and artist159160
- Marion Crecco 1930-2015, member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1986 to 2002161
- Tom Cudworth born 1964, screenwriter162
- Peter David born 1956, science fiction and fantasy author known for his work in comic books and Star Trek novels163164
- Frank Howard Dodd 1844-1916, publisher165
- Lt Col Robert Eden 1836-1907, a grandson of the 1st Lord Henley, fought in the American Civil War with the 37th Wisconsin Volunteers, was editor of the Northwestern newspaper, and became senior engineer with the Edison Light Co166
- Charles Warren Eaton 1857-1937, artist best known for his tonalist landscapes who lived in Bloomfield from 1888 until his death in 1937167
- Todd Edwards born 1972, house music and UK Garage producer, an early pioneer of the genre of UK Garage168
- Tom Fleming born 1951, long distance runner and two-time winner of the New York City Marathon169
- Connie Francis born 1938, singer170
- Bill Geyer 1919-2004, halfback who played for three seasons for the Chicago Bears171
- Johnny Gibson 1905-2006, Olympic runner172
- Roger Lee Hall born 1942, composer and musicologist173
- Merton Hanks born 1968, former NFL safety who played for the San Francisco 49ers and has been the NFL's Vice President of Operations174
- Ted Leo born 1970, punk rock singer, songwriter and guitarist175
- Bob Ley born 1955, ESPN sportscaster176
- R Stevie Moore born 1952, lo-fi singer/songwriter177
- Charles A Morris 1853-1914, engineer and dredging inventor178
- Mark Sceurman, graphic artist who is co-creator and publisher of Weird NJ magazine179
- Frank Tripucka 1927-2013, pro football Denver Bronco's quarterback Owned Trip Distribution, Inc180
- Kelly Tripucka born 1959, pro basketball player for several teams, including the New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks181 The Tripuckas are father and son, and both played their sports at the University of Notre Dame
- Alexander Wilson 1766-1813, the Father of American Ornithology, lived in Bloomfield for several months in 1801, where he was employed as a schoolteacher182
- Dick Zimmer born 1944, former member of the United States House of Representatives, Republican candidate for United States Senate in 1996 and 2008183
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- ^ About, Essex County Clerk Accessed December 13, 2016
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- ^ District information for Bloomfield Board Of Education, National Center for Education Statistics Accessed December 7, 2016
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- ^ About Us, Bloomfield College Accessed November 20, 2016 "Bloomfield College is an independent, four-year, coeducational college, affiliated with Presbyterian Church USA, founded in 1868 Enrollment: About 2,000 students are enrolled at Bloomfield College either full or part time, with more than 50 nationalities represented on campus"
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- ^ Montclair-Boonton Line, NJ Transit Accessed July 22, 2014
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- ^ "RAIL SHUTTLE BUSES TO TRANSPORT COMMUTERS AFFECTED BY STATION CLOSURES; NJ TRANSIT Buses and Trains Will Cross-Honor September Monthly Train Passes For Rowe Street Customers", NJ Transit, August 27, 2002 Accessed July 22, 2014 "On Monday, September 30, NJ TRANSIT will launch its MidTOWN DIRECT -- Montclair rail service, resulting in the closure of Benson Street, Rowe Street and Arlington stations on the Boonton Line after the last scheduled trip on Friday, September 20"
- ^ Staff "Subway extension to open in summer, Newark officials hope that the $2077 million downtown project will help spur a renaissance", The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 13, 2006 Accessed July 18, 2011 "The last major expansion of the 43-mile subway in 2002 brought the service into the neighboring cities of Belleville and Bloomfield"
- ^ Essex County Bus/Rail Connections, NJ Transit, backed up by the Internet Archive as of May 22, 2009 Accessed July 18, 2011
- ^ NJ TRANSIT UNVEILS NEW 'GO BUS 28' SERVICE IN NEWARK AND BLOOMFIELD; Enhanced bus service begins October 17, linking residents with major employment centers, NJ Transit press release dated October 16, 2009 Accessed July 18, 2011 "NJ TRANSIT and local officials today previewed the second phase of 'Go Bus' service—an enhanced bus service that will provide a faster, more convenient trip between Bloomfield, downtown Newark and Newark Liberty International Airport when Go Bus 28 begins operating Saturday, October 17"
- ^ Go Bus 28 Bloomfield - Newark - Newark Airport, NJ Transit Accessed July 18, 2011 "Go bus 28 provides fast, convenient service along two of northern New Jersey's busiest corridors between the cities of Bloomfield and Newark, Bloomfield Avenue and Broad Street"
- ^ Caldwell, Dave "Ice Cream, Onion Rings and Tony Soprano", The New York Times, August 26, 2007 Accessed November 4, 2012 "Holsten's is the site of the last scene of the 86th and final episode of The Sopranos Tony Soprano, the fictitious mob boss, meets his family there for dinner Then, as strangers lurk in the background, the screen goes black"
- ^ History, Oakside Bloomfield Cultural Center Accessed November 20, 2016
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- ^ Bonk, Thomas "NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Duke's Abdelnaby Is Driven Blue Devils: After three inconsistent seasons and some off-court difficulties, the center has finally established himself heading into his biggest games", Los Angeles Times, March 30, 1990 Accessed August 11, 2008 "Playing for Coach Paul Palek at Bloomfield High School, Alaa Abdelnaby yearned for a chance at the NBA Palek, now assistant principal at Glen Ridge High School in New Jersey, thought the sky was the limit for Abdelnaby"
- ^ Schwendener, Martha "Judging a Paperback's Cover by Its Painter", The New York Times, August 19, 2011 Accessed December 22, 2014 "Born in Bloomfield, NJ, to Italian immigrants, Mr Avati 1912-2005 was raised in Little Silver by an aunt who eventually married his father"
- ^ The Princeton Seminary Bulletin, Volumes 4-6, p 133 Princeton Theological Seminary, 1910 Accessed December 22, 2014 "CALEB COOK BALDWIN, DD, Son of Eleazar and Jemima Matthews Baldwin, was born April 1, 1820, in Bloomfield, N J"
- ^ David Mark Chalmers 1987 Hooded Americanism: The History of the Ku Klux Klan ISBN 0-8223-0772-3 Clad in yellow robes, Arthur H Bell, the Bloomfield lawyer, who had led the New Jersey Klansmen in the 1920s
- ^ Snyder, Matthew GUIDE TO THE SETH BINGHAM SCORES 1920 – 1953 , New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, September 2004 Accessed December 22, 2014 "Seth Bingham b Bloomfield, NJ, 16 April 1882; d New York, 21 June 1972 was an organist and composer"
- ^ BISHOP, William Darius, 1827 - 1904, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Accessed December 22, 2014 "BISHOP, William Darius, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Bloomfield, Essex County, NJ, September 14, 1827"
- ^ Goldstein, Richard "Hank Borowy, 88, Top Pitcher With Yankees and Cubs in 40's", The New York Times, August 26, 2004 Accessed April 19, 2012 "Borowy, a native of Bloomfield, NJ, who pitched for Fordham University, was 15-4 as a rookie on the Yankees' 1942 pennant winners"
- ^ Fox, Richard Wrightman "Apostle of Personality", The New York Times, January 13, 1985 Accessed June 5, 2011 "Bourne, who was born and raised in Bloomfield, NJ, went to Columbia College on full scholarship at the age of 23 and was on his way to major distinction as a critic of culture and politics when he was suddenly silenced nine years later by the flu epidemic of 1918, which killed half a million Americans"
- ^ Doug Brien Archived 2014-09-12 at the Wayback Machine, databasefootballcom Accessed December 22, 2014
- ^ Burke, Don "Burkhardt's hard work took him from afterthought to Fox Sports", New York Post, May 17, 2014 Accessed December 22, 2014 "'There is always some trepidation This is all we've ever known — Jersey,' said Burkhardt, who was raised in Bloomfield and now makes his home at the Jersey shore"
- ^ Barmakian, Ed "Marco Capozzoli foots the bill for Montclair State", The Star-Ledger, October 29, 2009 Accessed December 22, 2014 "Against CNJ, the Bloomfield resident became the first at MSU to kick three field goals in a game beyond 40 yards when he hit from 42, 47 and 44 yards as Montclair 6-1, 6-0 NJAC won its sixth straight, 16-13"
- ^ Murphy, Maureen Clare "All Boxed In: Interview with Palestinian-American artist Rajie Cook", The Electronic Intifada, January 12, 2005 Accessed September 8, 2013
- ^ Biography, Rajie Cook Accessed September 8, 2013
- ^ Assemblywoman Marion Crecco, New Jersey Legislature, backed up by the Internet Archive as of February 25, 1998 Accessed June 2, 2010
- ^ Galant, Debra "'The Avenue,' From Two Who Lived It", The New York Times, December 13, 1998 Accessed December 22, 2014 "Mr Cudworth, also 34, grew up in Bloomfield -- closer to Newark than to Essex Fells"
- ^ David, Peter "But I Digress", Comics Buyer's Guide #1251 November 7, 1997 Page 90
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- ^ Staff "Obituary", p 76 The Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer, Volume 44 Accessed December 22, 2014 "Mr Dodd was born in Bloomfield, N J, on April 22, 1844, and educated at Bloomfield Academy, where he prepared to enter Yale University"
- ^ Mabel Eden's Diary, The Life of a Lady
- ^ Staff "CHARLES W EATON, PAINTER, IS DEAD; Won Many Awards for His Landscapes--Succumbs in Glen Ridge at 81; DUSK SCENES A SPECIALTY; Received Philadelphia Art Club Medal in 1903--Honored in Paris Three Years Later", The New York Times, September 12, 1937 Accessed August 3, 2011 "Mr Eaton, who was 81 years old, had lived in Bloomfield for fifty years Burial will be in the Bloomfield Cemetery "
- ^ Studio Tour with Todd Edwards, Scion Audio/Visual Accessed November 4, 2012 "House music honcho Todd Edwards shows off his recording studio in Bloomfield, NJ"
- ^ Stewart, Phil "Running Times' 1979 Boston Marathon Coverage", Running Times, July 1979 Accessed December 22, 2014 "The frontrunner this year as last year was twice-runnerup Tom Fleming of Bloomfield, NJ, whose race strategy was simple: "I just figured to run as fast as I could for as long as I could, and see if they could catch me" For the first half of the race, nobody even tried"
- ^ Esterow, Milton "Connie Francis at Copacabana; Queen of the Young 'Singers a 'Natural' -- Dion in Debut", The New York Times, May 20, 1961 Accessed January 14, 2009 "The queen, of course, is Connie Francis, 22 years old, 5 feet 1, dark-haired, formerly of Brooklyn and now of Bloomfield, N J"
- ^ Bill Geyer, NFLcom Accessed December 22, 2014
- ^ Litsky, Frank "Johnny Gibson, 101, Track Coach With a Long Legacy, Is Dead", The New York Times, January 1, 2007 Accessed June 5, 2008 "Gibson was 5 when his father died, and he attended Bloomfield NJ High School and then Fordham at night, working days running messages on Wall Street he actually ran from building to building"
- ^ Owen, Seth "Saving local music", copy of article from The Enterprise Brockton, April 11, 2002 Accessed April 11, 2011
- ^ Frankel, Jeff "A Bloomfield 'bright spot'", Bloomfield Life, October 20, 2011 Accessed December 22, 2014 "'Our philosophy is to give back where ever we are,' said Hanks, the wife of former San Francisco 49er Merton Hanks 'We believe in participating in public school' Unlike the Hanks' who came from other parts of the county before choosing to settle down in Essex county, the BEF 'has a lot of members come through the Bloomfield school system or had kids comes through the school system,' said Sceurman"
- ^ Lomax, John Nova "Gang of New Jersey: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists mingle rampant Europhilia with American Girl", The Village Voice, April 16, 2007 Accessed December 25, 2007 "Bloomfield, Leo's hometown, is just west of New York City and just north of Newark"
- ^ Orr, Conor "Bloomfield native Bob Ley will be the face of the World Cup for ESPN", The Star-Ledger, June 9, 2010 Accessed July 18, 2011 "Unfortunately for Bob Ley, he was the first of the two team managers to show up at Bloomfield High's soccer practice on that fall afternoon in 1971 His best friend and co-manager Bob Longo disagrees on the circumstances, but remembers vividly the sight of the future ESPN anchor in a compromising position after the team's players stuffed Ley into the wire equipment cart and rolled him straight into the pond near the field"
- ^ LaGorce, Tammy "IN PERSON; Independently Unwealthy", The New York Times, February 13, 2005 Accessed November 4, 2012 "'People tell me I'm shooting myself in the foot, releasing so much -- I've heard that for years,' Mr Moore said in a confessional tone over a cheeseburger at a downtown tavern here in Bloomfield, where he lives"
- ^ Staff Capt Charles A Morris", The New York Times, March 10, 1914 Accessed September 16, 2013 "Capt Charles A Morris of Bloomfield, N J, consulting engineer of the Haywood Construction Company of New York, died Sunday in Los Gatos, Cal, in the sixty-second year of his age"
- ^ Frankel, Jeff "Bloomfield Bicentennial: Notable people", Bloomfield Life, October 26, 2012 Accessed December 22, 2014 "Sceurman has been in the publishing industry most of his life as a graphic designer, writer and behind the scenes in New Jersey music front, according to his biography He still lives in Bloomfield with his wife Shirley and their daughter"
- ^ Chval, Craig "Catching Up With Frank And Kelly Tripuka", CSTV, November 18, 2005 Accessed April 10, 2008 "Among the most prominent and successful was Bloomfield, NJ, native Frank Tripucka, a quarterback on Leahy's legendary teams of the 1940s Tripucka earned monograms as a backup to Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Lujack on Notre Dame's unbeaten 1946 and 1947 teams before winning the starting role in 1948"
- ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE: BASKETBALL; Tripucka Is a Net, Sort Of", The New York Times, June 20, 1992 Accessed January 23, 2012 "Playing for the Nets would be a double homecoming of sorts for Tripucka, who grew up in Bloomfield, NJ, and played four seasons under the new Nets coach, CHUCK DALY, when both were with the Detroit Pistons"
- ^ Wright, Rick "Our Little Town", Biodiversity Heritage Library, February 7, 2013 Accessed December 22, 2014 "It's almost a year now since we moved to Bloomfield, and I'm still not over my disappointment at our new New Jersey home's failure to honor its most distinguished citizen Alexander Wilson, the Father of American Ornithology, served as schoolmaster in our little town for a few months in 1801"
- ^ Dick Zimmer R, The Cook Political Report Accessed January 23, 2012 "Dick Zimmer was born in Newark and grew up in the New Jersey towns of Hillside, Bloomfield, and Glen Ridge"
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- Bloomfield, New Jersey at DMOZ
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed 1911 "Bloomfield" Encyclopædia Britannica 11th ed Cambridge University Press
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