Students and residents celebrate Earth Day

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Earth Day was celebrated in at least two Glen Ridge locations last week. At Linden Avenue School on Friday, April 29, the Home and School Association held its first Earth Day Festival at 3 p.m. Beth Mikros, the association president, said this new event will work well with the established Harvest Festival: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eco Fair info

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The ninth annual Glen Ridge Eco-Fair 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 as expert advice for planting your own vegetable garden, creating […]

Taxes in prelim budget up $73.69 for average home

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Borough Council unveiled its tentative 2016 budget on Monday. According to Councilman Peter Hughes, taxes will increase by $73.69 for the average-assessed Glen Ridge home of $543,000. Local tax for municipal purposes will be $10.4 million. The library tax will add another $519,818 for a total tax amount of […]

Resident to perform in concert

Resident to perform in concert

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Amelia String Quartet will be performing in a concert at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield this Saturday. The group will play the music of two contemporary composers, Michael DeMaio and Victoria Romano. The name of the group comes from one of its founding members, Glen Ridge resident Amelia DeSalvio, a […]

Chairman of HackensackUMC Foundation Board of Trustees receives 2016 Modern Healthcare Excellence in Governance Award

HACKENSACK, NJ — Hackensack University Health Network has announced that Lawrence R. Inserra Jr., chairman, HackensackUMC Foundation Board of Trustees, has received the 2016 Modern Healthcare Excellence in Governance Award. This prestigious national award recognizes just four health care trustees and/or directors who have made outstanding individual achievements serving on governing boards for organizations from all […]

Refurbished organ at Christ Episcopal is unveiled in style

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Christ Episcopal Church in Glen Ridge presented an organ recital Sunday, April 17. Aside from the music, enjoyed by a modest yet appreciative audience of 40, the event was noteworthy for two reasons: It was an opportunity to hear the newly restored Moeller organ belonging to the church played by a first-prize […]

STEM draws big crowd, many vendors, at Women’s Club

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge First, a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to advancing STEM activities among Glen Ridge students, held its third-annual festival on Saturday, April 2, at the Glen Ridge Women’s Club. According to Yin Chang-D’Arcy, chairwoman of group, the event was attended by 670 people and had over 20 exhibitors. STEM is […]

Artisan market set for Unhinged Retreat

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — A free artists lecture and artisan market will be held at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge on Saturday, April 16, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. This event is part of three days of workshops presented during the Artist’s Unhinged Retreat being held at the Women’s Club, 219 Ridgewood Ave., on […]

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