GRHS Marching Band excels at competitions

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The GRHS marching band placed at back-to-back events, the first at the US Bands State Championships at Union High School on Oct. 31. Glen Ridge faced off against 11 other marching bands in the Group IIA category. Its performance of Buddy Rich’s “West Side Story” garnered a score of 90.025 to […]

Mayor issues statement following president’s visit

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras J. Baraka released this statement following President Barack Obama’s visit to Newark on Monday, Nov. 2. “I am grateful for all of the Newarkers, community stakeholders and students who joined with us to make President Obama’s visit to Newark exceptional,” said Baraka on Monday, Nov. 2. “We were honored to have […]

Josephine Banda

   Josephine Banda (nee Ruglio), 90, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at home in Bloomfield. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Monday at 10:30 a.m.  The funeral mass will be offered at Sacred Heart Church in Bloomfield at 11:00 a.m.  […]

Irvington & Vailsburg week of November 12th

OBITUARIES: • BRADY – Dr. Frank J. Sr., of West Orange, formerly of Vailsburg; Oct. 31. • CHRISTIAN – Rev. Ronald Bernard; Oct. 31. Pastor, CLB Church, Irvington. • FULLER – Jenny O., of Irvington; Oct. 28. Machine operator for Pyro Plastics.

Anna Ellenberger

   Anna Lee Gilbert “Ann” Ellenberger, Age 87 of  Bloomfield, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday November 10th, 2015 surrounded by family and close friends. Visiting will be held on Thursday Nov. 12, from 5-6pm with a funeral service beginning at 6pm at Caggiano Memorial Home, 62 Grove St, Montclair. caggianomemorial.com     Ann […]

Pulaski Skyway to be closed in both directions on Saturday

TRENTON — New Jersey Department of Transportation officials have issued a reminder for motorists that the Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions on Saturday to perform general construction activities. From 2 a.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, NJDOT’s contractor, CCA Civil Inc. is scheduled to close the Pulaski Skyway southbound at the […]

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