GR Choral to perform

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Community Concerts will conclude its 2015–2016 season with choral works by Anton Bruckner, Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein in a musical tribute to the beauty of the earth. Thomas Mustachio, music director, will conduct and accompany this musical celebration of life, Earth Day, and the arrival of spring. The […]

School store opens in cafeteria of Ridgewood School

School store opens in cafeteria of Ridgewood School

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Ridgewood Avenue School has opened a student-run store in its cafeteria. The grand opening was last week. The area being used was, until recently, a storage room for pallets and paper. According to Principal Mike Donovan, the transformation was the idea of Jack DeWitt, the director of student services; teachers Christine Coppola, […]

Staged auto accident outside high school delivers chilling message

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School staged a roadside accident Thursday, March 31, to show students the tragic consequences of drunk driving. The display was outside the high school and involved police, fire and medical squads; a towing company; high school students; and a hearse from a local funeral parlor. The last time the […]

Photographer discovers solace in his art

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Walter Oliver, a former Glen Ridge resident now living just over the border in Montclair, recalled recently when photography became more than just snapping pictures to him. Oliver, who is currently on a website created by Glen Ridge High School art teacher Anne Malone listing local artists for her students, said photography […]

Glen Ridge High School to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Drama Club at Glen Ridge High School will be presenting three performances this coming weekend of “Little Shop of Horrors.” Shows will be held in the Ridgewood Avenue School Theatre on Thursday and Friday, March 31 and April 1, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 2, at 2 p.m. Admission […]

County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]

Piano recital at Women’ Club

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Steven Graff, piano recitalist, chamber musician, music history scholar and teacher will perform at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge on April 5. His repertoire will include classical French works by Debussy, Saint-Saens, Rameau, Faure, and Satie, plus works written by Chopin in Paris, and French-inspired popular songs. Come hear favorites […]

Materials, extra work boost Essex Ave. cost by 19%

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Improvements to Essex Avenue will cost Bloomfield and Glen Ridge together about $225,000 more than originally estimated, according to their chief engineers. Bloomfield and Glen Ridge shared the cost of the project because the roadway straddles a borderline with residents of each community living on opposite sides of the street. The added […]

Celebrating Easter in style

WEST ORANGE / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Members of the Glen Ridge High School Key club joined elders in Easter Egg decorating at Green Hill in West Orange on Saturday, March 19. Pictured, Shirlie Decostanza and a member of the Glen Ridge High School Key Club have fun coloring Easter eggs. Everyone enjoys taking part […]

Women’s Club hosts the annual Favorite Doll Tea

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Women’s Club hosted its eighth annual My Favorite Doll Tea on Sunday, March 13. According to Jill Simmons, the club president for the last two years, the tea has become such an integral club event that it seems to have been around for much longer. The tea has been […]

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