GR Historical Society seeks restoration projects for the annual preservation awards

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Historical Society is currently accepting nominations for consideration in its annual preservation awards program. This award recognizes excellence in the preservation and restoration of historic buildings and architectural features. In keeping with its commitment to promote an appreciation of the historic buildings of Glen Ridge, the Historical Society […]

‘Music in Montclair’ to feature composition by Harberg

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge composer Amanda Harberg will have a work commissioned by the Dorian Wind Quintet played by the group at the upcoming program of the “Music in Montclair” series. The concert will be March 26, 5 p.m., at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, in Montclair. Harberg originated “Music in Montclair” in 2015 to highlight […]

Art classes continue for seniors in Glen Ridge

Art classes continue for seniors in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — At the Glen Ridge Recreation Department senior studio art class on Tuesday, March 7, students began a three-week exercise that instructor Kristina Farrell said would be in preparation for painting flesh tones. For the first lesson, Farrell asked the students to copy a photograph using only one color. She suggested making […]

Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce celebrates 100 years

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A proclamation commemorating the centennial of the Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce was read at the Bloomfield Township council meeting on Monday, Feb. 27. The reading, by 2nd Ward Councilman Nicholas Joanow, noted that the organization was established as the Bloomfield Board of Trade in April 1898 and incorporated March 27, 1917. Six […]

GRPD to present Jr. Police Academy

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department will be starting a junior police academy this coming summer for seventh- through tenth-graders. Detective Sgt. Daniel Manley, who will be the lead instructor for the one-week academy, hopes to attract 25 Glen Ridge students. Applications will become available at the end of this month. An essay […]

Deer management program culls 89 animals from reservations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently announced that 89 deer and 56 unborn deer were removed from South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation during the 2017 deer management program. The program, which was held on six days between Jan. 17 and Feb. 14, is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number […]

DiVincenzo gives State of the County Address

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 14th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 27, in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2016, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex County and announced […]