County and Glen Ridge partner to plant an additional 50 trees

County and Glen Ridge partner to plant an additional 50 trees

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — On Friday, June 10, Essex County and Glen Ridge partnered to plant 50 trees along Ridgewood Avenue in the borough. The Glen Ridge Shade Tree Commission selected the tree species and the locations of the plantings, the Essex County Department of Public Works purchased the trees, and Glen Ridge planted the […]

Bicycle rodeo is smashing success in Glen Ridge

Bicycle rodeo is smashing success in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department held its first bicycle rodeo on Saturday, June 4. In total, 27 bicycles were registered with the Glen Ridge Police Department’s voluntary bicycle registration program. This program provides detectives with the best opportunity to recover a bicycle if it is stolen; to learn more, contact Detective […]

AG’s Office releases recordings from fatal car crash in Glen Ridge

AG’s Office releases recordings from fatal car crash in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — On June 9, the Attorney General’s Office released video footage, a 9-1-1 call and radio communications that captured events surrounding a single-vehicle accident in Glen Ridge in which Gregory Dukes, 42, and Cecil Richardson, 47, both of Philadelphia, Pa., were fatally injured. The vehicle in which they were traveling accelerated away […]

Learn more about Glen Ridge’s borough administrator

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Kiwanis Club of Glen Ridge invites every resident to a virtual presentation by borough administrator Michael Zichelli on Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m. Zichelli will discuss the borough’s form of government and his role within it. He will also review the past two years and upcoming highlights and challenges. […]

Glen Ridge seeks RFPs for fire suppression services

Glen Ridge seeks RFPs for fire suppression services

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The borough of Glen Ridge’s 10-year contract with the township of Montclair for fire suppression services and the use of George Washington Field is coming to an end this year, according to a recent press release from the borough. Similar to the process Glen Ridge followed 10 years ago, the borough […]

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2022 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts […]

Upgrades to Glen Ridge police firing range are ‘functionally complete’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Ventilation improvements to the Glen Ridge Police Department firing range, located in the basement of the Herman Street headquarters, are “functionally complete,” according to Erik DeLine, director of planning and development, in a June 6 email. Required now, DeLine said, is “the final, walk-through inspection’” and “a couple of things we […]

NJDOT announces $19.6 million in grants for Safe Routes to School Program

NJDOT announces $19.6 million in grants for Safe Routes to School Program

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced on May 31 the allotment of $19.6 million for 31 grants under the Safe Routes to School Program. This represents the largest amount ever awarded for the program. “The Safe Routes to School program is a great example of how NJDOT, working with the state’s […]

Mountainside Medical Center celebrates highly reliable heroes

Mountainside Medical Center celebrates highly reliable heroes

MONTCLAIR / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Mountainside Medical Center’s Highly Reliable Hero Award was created to celebrate local heroes, specifically the person or department that goes out of their way to do extraordinary things for patients, family members and fellow teammates.  This year, the hospital, located in Glen Ridge and Montclair, has recognized members from […]