Council tables new ordinance on noise

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Borough Council decided unanimously on Monday evening to table the second reading of an amendment to the current noise ordinance. They did this after listening to a resident, Cheryl Tuosto, express her concerns that the noise ordinance is not being enforced equitably. The borough, Tuosto and her husband, Richard, are currently […]

Children learn bike safety from a GRPD detective

Children learn bike safety from a GRPD detective

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department hosted a bicycle safety night at the public library Monday, Aug. 14. About eight children attended. They were all 10 or younger. There was one girl and most children were accompanied by an adult. Detective Anthony Rivera provided safety tips and the best way to keep a […]

Talent Time to stage ‘Spelling Bee’ at BHS

Now in its 68th year, Talent Time Players will spell out what makes it great through zany musical

Talent Time to stage ‘Spelling Bee’ at BHS

BLOOMFIELD. NJ — The Talent Time Players, now it their 68th year, will present the musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” this week with evening performances Thursday through Saturday in the Bloomfield High School Auditorium at 8 p.m. When the original musical played on Broadway, there were nine in the cast, but Talent Time […]

HPC meets with Baldwin St. developer

Commission suggests several changes to proposed Baldwin Street project at Aug. 2 meeting

HPC meets with Baldwin St. developer

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Historic Preservation Commission last week suggested several changes for the proposed Baldwin Street project to make the relief of the building more uniform. The commission met with developer Joe Forgione at its monthly meeting Wednesday, Aug. 2. Forgione acquired five, contiguous private residences on Baldwin Street and sued the […]

Largest class ever graduates from Jr. Police Academy

Largest class ever graduates from Jr. Police Academy

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Police Department graduated its third class of Junior Police Academy recruits on Friday morning, July 28. The two-week, summertime, outreach program is conducted to acquaint township sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders with Bloomfield and Essex County law-enforcement personnel and practices, in a regimented environment providing physical exercise. The program has grown by about […]

Council plans to take over the town parking authority

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Township Administrator Matthew Watkins has confirmed that the Bloomfield Parking Authority will be dissolved by Dec. 31, 2017, and township parking will come under the authority of the mayor and council as a utility. “This will allow for our residents to save money through cost savings for services that the township can provide […]

Gas Lamp Players perform ‘It’s a Revolution’

Gas Lamp Players perform ‘It’s a Revolution’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — “It’s a Revolution,” a Gas Lamp Players Teen revue of musical scenes from Broadway shows that redefined musical theater, had a two-show run this past weekend at Ridgewood Elementary School. The show was written and directed by Kristy Graves, a borough resident and a member of the Gas Lamp Players executive board. […]

Bloomfield Center Alliance keeps downtown swinging

Bloomfield Center Alliance keeps downtown swinging

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As always, Bloomfield Center Alliance is busy attracting people to the downtown area. Its long-standing Cruise Nights are still happening every Wednesday evening during the summer and a Pop-Up Art gallery has been introduced to the downtown, summertime fare. A Pop-Up Art gallery is a temporary space for art exhibitions, occupying a vacant […]

Collins House in Bloomfield on National Register

Collins House in Bloomfield on National Register

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Collins House, the 18th-century dwelling off Hoover Avenue in the North Center, has recently been named to the National Registry of Historic Places. Bloomfield Councilman Carlos Pomares made the announcement Monday, July 24, at the Bloomfield Township Council meeting. The national register is under the authority of the U.S. Department of the […]

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