Beautiful music for a Sunday afternoon at Glen Ridge Congregational

Beautiful music for a Sunday afternoon at Glen Ridge Congregational

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Community Concert Series presented Brett Deubner, viola, and Thomas Steigerwald, piano, on Sunday, March 10, at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church. The program offered a sonata by Cesar Franck, 1822-1890, and one by Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873-1943. Duebner is a borough resident and a hometown favorite. He has performed […]

Trial for three officers and one retired officer continues

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A civil trial pitting four current and retired Bloomfield Police Department officers against the township and former superiors for allegedly creating and sustaining a hostile work environment against them, from 2009 to 2013, entered its second week last week in Newark Superior Court. The trial is expected to take another four to […]

Making her way in a tough sport

Making her way in a tough sport

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Garden State Roller Girls, a flat-track roller derby league, will commence its 2019 season on Saturday, March 9, with a Bloomfield resident padded up. Alicyn Gavin will be competing for the Gateway Grim Reapers against teams whose names are not pretty: the Northern Nightmares, the Jersey City Bridge and Pummel, the […]

Exhibit depicts changes in Glen Ridge homes

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Historical Society has extended, but only until this coming Saturday, March 9, a photography exhibit of lost buildings and their current replacements. The name of the show is “Glen Ridge Then and Now: Fire — Fashion — Finance” and it explores the changes to borough homes. The changes […]

Forty men worked overnight to clear the streets of snow

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Anthony Nesto, director of the Bloomfield Department of Public Works and Parks, has a simple rule-of-thumb. After years of watching snow build up on municipal streets, sidewalks and parking lots, and then having it plowed, pushed, shoved and shovelled away so a township commute is almost normal, he figures it costs the […]

Brookdale students jump for American Heart Assoc. for the American Heart Association

Brookdale students jump for American Heart Assoc. for the American Heart Association

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Under the direction of Brookdale Elementary School physical education instructor Bob Mayer, third-, fourth- and fifth-graders jumped rope on Friday, Feb. 22, for an American Heart Association fundraiser. Mayer has been a Bloomfield School District teacher for 43 years and has been promoting the AHA jump rope event since 1987. He has […]

Local artist has two works in MAM

Local artist has two works in MAM

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Two recent works by Glen Ridge artist Victoria Hanks are currently on display in the “New Directions in Fiber Art” exhibit at the Montclair Museum of Art. The show features forty-one NJ artists. Hanks employs underwear and brassieres which she sews together, stuffs, coats with gesso and paints. According to a […]

BHS to present ‘Cinderella,’ the musical

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield High School will present its winter musical next week with four performances of “Cinderella,” with music by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The show will be unique because its director/producer, BHS theater teacher Brandon Doemling, did not have enough high school boys to cast so he had to cast several Bloomfield Middle School boys […]

Painting through the pain and worry

Painting through the pain and worry

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge artist and cancer survivor Theresa DeSalvio will be exhibiting a series of works in an upcoming exhibition called, “Art and Healing — expressions of trauma and gratitude.” The show is scheduled for March 16 to May 19, at the Monmouth Museum, located on the campus of Brookdale Community College, Lincroft. […]

What was your first favorite book as a child?

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — February is National Library Lovers Month. With that in mind, we emailed a question to library lovers around town and asked them to name their first favorite book. We thank those people who responded and here is what they had to say. • Linda Colucci, principal of the Early Childhood Learning Center: “My […]

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