Play directed by Glen Ridge’s Wooten deftly explores one family’s relationships in 1933 Germany

Play directed by Glen Ridge’s Wooten deftly explores one family’s relationships in 1933 Germany

UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional acting company in residence at Kean University, has resumed production after a two-year, pandemic-induced hiatus with the staging of “Year One,” a 90-minute one-act play by Erik Gernand. The play was directed by Glen Ridge resident John Wooten. “Year One” is about the conflict within a multigenerational family […]

Glen Ridge High School graduates 136 seniors

Glen Ridge High School graduates 136 seniors

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — In a momentous reassertion of tradition before family and friends, Glen Ridge High School graduated 136 seniors at Hurrell Field on Thursday evening, June 17. GRHS students in the Class of 2021 were grateful and relieved to have an in-person commencement; the joyous atmosphere was acknowledged by speakers during the ceremony.  […]

Bloomfield FD gets new rescue/pumper engine

Bloomfield FD gets new rescue/pumper engine

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Fire Department has a new rescue/pumper engine at Firehouse No. 3 on East Passaic Avenue. It is a specially made vehicle, capable of carrying 780 gallons of water and rescue equipment to a fire scene. Costing $470,000 and weighing 46,840 pounds, the vehicle was specially designed by the department. Firefighter […]

Bloomfield schools go online with threat of coronavirus

Bloomfield schools go online with threat of coronavirus

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — For at least the next two weeks, Bloomfield School District teachers and students have embarked on an educational journey that thrusts remote learning into everyday education. Because of the coronavirus threat, Bloomfield schools will be closed until March 30, with classrooms being replaced by internet connections between teachers and students. “These are […]

Two additional cases of COVID-19 infection identified in Bloomfield

Two additional cases of COVID-19 infection identified in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield has two additional cases of the coronavirus infection, according to Karen Lore, the director of the Department of Health. Lore spoke during a Tuesday, March 17, emergency teleconference meeting of the Township Council.  She said the cases were confirmed Monday evening, while a third individual tested negative. Testing positive was a […]

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