Mayor outlines goals for Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — In a telephone interview earlier this week, Glen Ridge Mayor Stuart Patrick spoke about some of his goals for the borough for this coming year. He gave his state of the borough address last week at the reorganizational meeting. Patrick has served on the council for eight years. He also served seven […]

GRHS music program to perform in concert

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge High School Concert Band, Chorus, and Madrigal Choir will perform in a free concert Thursday, Jan. 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Ridgewood Avenue School Auditorium, 235 Ridgewood Ave., Glen Ridge. The groups will perform classical and contemporary music from J. S. Bach to John Williams’s […]

Artist featured at Women’s Club luncheon

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Montclair-based, Indian artist Ela Shah was the guest speaker this past Tuesday at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge. Shah’s work encompasses a whole range of media, which she exhibited for her presentation, through video projections, sculptures, paintings, animation and live-action movies. Shah was born in Bombay and began painting at an […]

Seniors Golden Circle to host various events this month

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Seniors Golden Circle will hold the following events in January. The club is open to all Glen Ridge senior citizens, 55 and older. • Chair yoga, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 11, 18 and 25, and Wednesday, Jan. 13 and 27. The yoga class is looking […]

Glen Ridge Train Station stair replacement under way

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — New Jersey Transit has posted the following notice about construction at the Glen Ridge Train Station: Access to the west end of the westbound platform will be closed due to stair replacement. Construction will begin at the end of December and continue for approximately one month. During this time, the only […]

Registration for new GR students

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Registration for Glen Ridge children who will enter the 4-year-old pre-kindergarten or the five-year-old kindergarten program in September 2016 will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. from Monday, Jan. 11, through Friday, Jan. 15. Pupils residing on the north side of Bloomfield Avenue should register at Forest Avenue School, […]

Library friends seeking donations

GLEN RIDGE, NJ  — The Friends of the Glen Ridge Library has made the following announcement: The Friends of the Library depend on memberships and donations from the community to sustain its support of the Glen Ridge Public Library. Consider making a year-end contribution to the Friends. The Friends of the Glen Ridge Library financially […]

GR library BCCLS gives residents variety

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Seventy-seven public libraries throughout Essex, Hudson, Bergen and Passaic counties comprise the Bergen County Cooperative Library System. What this permits is the opportunity for a library cardholder from any one of these libraries, usually the person’s hometown library, to select from a collection of more than 5.8 million books, DVDs, CDs — […]

Christ Episcopal Church

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Christ Episcopal Church in Glen Ridge held a Lessons and Carols service this past Sunday evening, Dec. 20. A congregation of 100 was treated to a candlelit service filled with choral music and hymns under the direction William Davies, as well as lessons read by people from different walks of life, […]

Planned striping on Essex Avenue causes concern

BLOOMFIELD/GLEN RIDGE, NJ — A number of Bloomfield and Glen Ridge residents living along Essex Avenue have voiced opposition to striping the roadway because they are concerned that two continuous, yellow traffic lines down its center will alter the residential character of the neighborhood. Although it has recently been resurfaced, scheduled striping of Essex Avenue has […]