Upgrades to Glen Ridge police firing range are ‘functionally complete’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Ventilation improvements to the Glen Ridge Police Department firing range, located in the basement of the Herman Street headquarters, are “functionally complete,” according to Erik DeLine, director of planning and development, in a June 6 email. Required now, DeLine said, is “the final, walk-through inspection’” and “a couple of things we […]

Chinese program at Glen Ridge HS has banner year

Chinese program at Glen Ridge HS has banner year

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Chinese program at Glen Ridge High School has completed a year of accomplishments highlighted by a celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. A special recognition of the province of Fujian was held in a gym on Friday, May 21, and the entire school was invited. According to […]

Another bell finds its way home to Bloomfield

Another bell finds its way home to Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As swallows return to San Juan Capistrano and monarch butterflies to Mexico, another handbell has found its way back to Bloomfield. The addition makes seven bells so far, each cast more than 100 years ago as a church fundraiser, which have been returned to the Brookdale Reformed Church. According to the Rev. […]

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Two Hundred Club of Essex County held its 56th annual Valor Awards presentation at Nanina’s in the Park, Belleville, on May 10. Since 1966, the organization has provided assistance to dependents of Essex County police officers and firefighters, and New Jersey state troopers, who have lost their lives in the line […]