GRHS art show under way at the train station

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Students of Glen Ridge High School art instructor Anne Malone are currently having an exhibition at the Ridgewood Avenue train station. Abstract and representational works are on display. At the opening last week, Malone publicly introduced a web page addressing the need of GRHS art students or alumni who are looking […]

Rainbows program sheds light for grief-stricken children

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Do you have a child 5 to 12 years old who is grieving a loss from a life-altering crisis such as death, divorce, separation, abandonment or another painful family transition? The Rainbows support group program for children in that age group will be meeting at the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center […]

Antiques Show has new features, more dealers

Antiques Show has new features, more dealers

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The annual Glen Ridge Antiques Show has a new dealer manager this year. Debbi Turi, who has sold at the show before, will now help run it. According to Turi, the previous dealer manager, Betsy Delorm, has moved away from the Glen Ridge area. The show is celebrating its 71st consecutive year, […]

Seniors pitch in to help prepare for future emergencies

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Human Services, which covers Glen Ridge and Bloomfield, put together 400 “disaster bags” earlier this week at the Bloomfield Civic Center. The bags are dark blue, stylish, roomy and intended for seniors in the two communities. The bags were filled with supplies that would be useful at anytime but might be especially […]

Website to link art students with professionals

Website to link art students with professionals

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School art teacher Anne Malone will unveil a unique web page on Thursday, Jan. 26, that she hopes will connect past and present GRHS art students with art professionals. The unveiling will be at the Ridgewood Avenue train station during the opening of an art exhibit by her students. […]

Maternity ward at Mountainside Hospital is renovated

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Mountainside Hospital has a newbie. It is the newly renovated maternity ward which opened last summer and is now coming into the news because, well, a newly designed maternity ward goes hand-in-hand with the first arrival of the the New Year. According to Jennifer Waters, director of women’s services, the improvements at […]

Application by GRPD for free drone is denied

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department’s application for a drone, according to Chief Sheila Byron-Lagattuta in a Dec. 15 email, was not approved. The department had been notified in June 2016, by the director of the Essex County College Public Safety Academy, Rocco Miscia Jr., that an organization called DAPS, an acronym for Drone […]

Air Force honors GRHS grad

Air Force honors GRHS grad

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Lt. Col. Mark Archer of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Glen Ridge Class of 1992, has won the 2016 Outstanding Officer of the Year. This annual honor is awarded to the officer who displays superior leadership, outstanding job performance, community involvement, and personal achievement. Archer is currently […]

Glen Ridge Schools plans kindergarten registration

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Registration for Glen Ridge children who will enter the 4-year-old pre-kindergarten or the 5-year-old kindergarten program in September 2017 will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. from Jan. 9 through Jan. 13. Pupils residing on the north side of Bloomfield Avenue should register at Forest Avenue School, and pupils […]

Country club: no plans to sell land for affordable housing

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — At a recent meeting of the Glen Ridge Borough Council, Special Master Elizabeth McKenzie addressed state-mandated, affordable housing requirements in the borough, saying that the only two places in Glen Ridge where space exists for development are the Glen Ridge Country Club and a tract of land along Baldwin Street. However, Glen […]