Pre-demolition work in progress at 160 Maplewood Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — JMF Properties, the redeveloper of the post office site, will remove trees and shrubs in the Ricalton Square lot and on the Village Coffee side of 160 Maplewood Ave. today, May 9. The work began earlier this morning at approximately 8 or 8:30 a.m. and it is expected to be completed by […]

Bank collecting for GR’s Freeman Gardens Association

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Every May, each Boiling Springs Savings Bank branch location hosts a Neighbors Helping Neighbors collection drive for a different local nonprofit organization in their Community Alliance Program. During the month of May, the Glen Ridge office, located at 222 Ridgewood Ave., is recognizing Freeman Gardens Association. Organized in 1968, this non-profit […]

Essex County offers fishing derbies for youngsters

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2016 fishing derbies have been announced. The events will be held in seven locations in the Essex County Park System. Sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be accompanied […]

GR Eco Fair and Arts Festival set

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The ninth annual Glen Ridge Eco-Fair, on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., will focus on how to live a more active, healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle. Featured will be electric cars, bees and butterflies, home brewing, essential oils, organic soaps, free-trade products, organic fruits and vegetables, as well […]

New Golda Och Academy girls’ lacrosse team having fun this season

  By Matt Nadel Correspondent WEST ORANGE – The four major professional sports in the United States are football, baseball, basketball and hockey, but there is one sport that is particularly on the rise. Ever since fans began desiring more fast-paced play from their favorite sports, lacrosse has become very popular in American high schools. […]

Dorothy J. Collins 

   Dorothy J. Collins (nee McGrath) passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J. surrounded by her family and caring hospital team.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad Street, Bloomfield on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.  The funeral Mass will […]