‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

TRENTON, NJ — With the winter holidays underway, acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety are reminding motorists to stay sober behind the wheel as New Jersey prepares to launch its annual traffic safety enforcement campaign targeting impaired driving during the busy holiday travel season. Starting Friday, Dec. 3, […]

Holiday events with the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge

Holiday events with the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Join the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge this December for the return of two spectacular holiday events: Experience the club’s Winter Wonderland on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at 219 Ridgewood Ave. in Glen Ridge. Breakfast will be served along with fun crafts for the children, face painting, […]

Glen Ridge Public Library awarded $3,788 grant

Glen Ridge Public Library awarded $3,788 grant

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library has received a grant of $3,788 from the “New Jersey Libraries: Ready for Anything Mini-Grant” program. This grant was created to support libraries as they support their communities in times of crisis and emergency. Through a competitive application process, the GRPL was among 12 libraries in […]

State to secure purchase rights for former rail line to create Essex–Hudson Greenway

State to secure purchase rights for former rail line to create Essex–Hudson Greenway

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — After decades of local advocacy and outreach and more than three years of direct negotiations, the Essex–Hudson Greenway Coalition announced Nov. 12 that the state of New Jersey will secure purchase rights to nearly 9 miles of former railway, spanning two counties and eight municipalities in one of the most highly […]

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Three area police officers, both current and retired, were honored at the Archbishop’s Blue Mass for Law Enforcement at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Nov. 4, recognizing members of law enforcement agencies from around the state who have died recently. Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts from the Glen […]

Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

Most Essex towns vote blue in election, keeping Democratic incumbents

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Nov. 2 election in New Jersey saw some major upsets, low voter turnout and the Democrats losing ground. The biggest upset was Republican challenger Edward Durr seemingly defeating Democratic incumbent Senate President Stephen Sweeney in the 3rd Legislative District; as of press time, the results of the race had not […]

Glen Ridge’s Shade Tree Commission wins prestigious award

Glen Ridge’s Shade Tree Commission wins prestigious award

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge’s Shade Tree Commission, under the leadership of Chairperson Elizabeth Baker, was awarded the 2021 New Jersey Urban & Community Forestry Achievement Award by the New Jersey Forest Service, the New Jersey Community Forestry Council and the New Jersey Tree Foundation during the Shade Tree Federation Awards Banquet on Oct. […]

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