Glen Ridge BOE seeks member to fill short-term vacancy

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Board of Education is seeking an individual to fill the short-term vacancy created by the resignation of a member. The position would last from the date of appointment to the board’s reorganization meeting on Jan. 4, 2023. Individuals currently running for the board are eligible to apply. Qualifications […]

Bloomfield man killed in motorcycle crash in Glen Ridge

Bloomfield man killed in motorcycle crash in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Crime Scene Investigations Bureau is investigating a fatal car and motorcycle collision that occurred Sept. 27 in Glen Ridge, according to a Sept. 28 press release from the ECPO. Jordan A. Mayrant, 22, of Bloomfield, was killed when his Yamaha YZF motorcycle collided with an Audi Q5 […]

Glen Ridge biographer dives into the life of Martha Graham

Glen Ridge biographer dives into the life of Martha Graham

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — “Martha Graham: When Dance Became Modern,” a biography of the seminal 20th-century dancer and choreographer, and a 14-year undertaking by Glen Ridge resident Neil Baldwin, began for Baldwin with probably the same experience as anyone else experiencing Martha Graham choreography for the first time: an epiphany.  Baldwin, an emeritus professor of […]

State purchases land for Essex-Hudson Greenway

State purchases land for Essex-Hudson Greenway

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In a major milestone in the long-sought effort to create a multiuse recreational trail spanning Essex and Hudson counties, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Sept. 15 that the state has successfully acquired the inactive Norfolk Southern Railway Co. railway that stretches nearly 9 miles from Montclair to Jersey City, passing through Glen […]

Glen Ridge HS girls tennis nets first two wins of season

Glen Ridge HS girls tennis nets first two wins of season

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge High School girls tennis team defeated Columbia and Cedar Grove in consecutive matches for its first wins of the season. GRHS defeated Columbia, 4-1, on Sept. 13 and Cedar Grove, 5-0, on Sept. 14. Glen Ridge then lost at Verona, 4-1, on Sept. 16, to move to a […]

29 senior citizens receive recognition for their artistic talent in Essex County

29 senior citizens receive recognition for their artistic talent in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 29 area artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and […]

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County held its annual ceremony to honor the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the 21st anniversary of the attacks. At the ceremony at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, organizers read aloud the names of all 57 people from Essex County who died in the […]

Imagine welcomes new volunteers and offers upcoming training

Imagine welcomes new volunteers and offers upcoming training

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — The staff at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss offered its first in-person volunteer training since 2020 at the organization’s Mountainside center this summer. The 2022 summer training class members have joined the Imagine community of volunteers, facilitating grief support groups for children, teens, young adults and their parents/guardians. The new […]

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