MHA earns grant to help the homeless within Essex

PATH expands in county via Mental Health Association

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Mental Health Association of Essex County, headquartered in Montclair, has been awarded a grant of more than half a million dollars by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide outreach services to adults diagnosed as mentally ill who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming […]

GR Police are currently testing body cameras

GR Police are currently testing body cameras

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department is currently testing body cameras. The instruments are being worn by a number of officers on daytime patrol. According to Capt. Sean Quinn, the pilot program began July 15. He said in September the trial will expand to include a number of officers on night patrols. However, […]

Summer projects at GR schools nearing completion

Summer projects at GR schools nearing completion

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Students arriving back to Glen Ridge schools this September will recognize improvements to some of the facilities. But what they may or may not know is that much of the work could not have be done without the help of parents working through individual home and school associations. At the high and […]

Parishioners say church will close, but archdiocese says no

Parishioners say church will close, but archdiocese says no

BLOOMFIELD, NJ  — The proposed merger of two Roman Catholic churches in Montclair has upset longtime Bloomfield and Glen Ridge parishioners who are members of one of the churches. The Archdiocese of Newark, which oversees Catholic churches in Essex County, issued a decree on July 18 combining Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and Immaculate Conception. […]

GR Police have a successful bicycle registration drive

GR Police have a successful bicycle registration drive

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department hosted a bicycle registration session in a driveway at police headquarters, on Friday, July 29. The effort to register bikes began June 1 and so far, 42 residents and commuters who bike to the Glen Ridge train station have registered, according to Detective Michael Medico, of the […]

Big enrollment, lots of fun, at summer reading program

Big enrollment, lots of fun, at summer reading program

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The aptly-titled “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read” is the current summer-reading program at the Glen Ridge Public Library. The program highlights the human anatomy. Sydney Young, a member of the children’s services staff at the library, heads up the summer program and has put together a number of fascinating workshops to […]

Local teen to appear in ‘New Voices’ at Paper Mill

Local teen to appear in ‘New Voices’ at Paper Mill

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School senior Stephen Hoebee-Elardo will be performing in his seventh consecutive “New Voices,” at the Paper Mill Playhouse later this month. “I love musical theater,” Stephen said in a recent interview. “I love the ability and the chance to get up in front of people and sing and dance.” […]

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