Antique show returns to Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Although the final figures are not tallied, the 70th Glen Ridge Antique Show is projected to have a 10 percent revenue increase over last year, according to Dorothy Waldt, the show manager. Last year, the show garnered about $20,000 for charitable causes, before expenses. The fair this year had a festive air, […]

Exotic animals come to Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Captain Jack, an opossum, came visiting the borough over the weekend, courtesy of the Glen Ridge Public Library. With him he brought Glader the tortoise, and others, along with their exhibitor, Larry Apap. The animal menagerie came from Unique Creatures, located in Bergen County, and set up in the council chambers in […]

Library events in Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library will host the following upcoming adult and family events: • Monday, Feb. 8, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Adult coloring session. Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring books. Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and help promote […]

Glen Ridge public works conquers blizzard

GELN RIDGE, NJ — Directors of the public works departments in Glen Ridge and Bloomfield said streets in their respective communities were drivable by Sunday following an all-day snowstorm Saturday, which left the area under at least 2 feet of snow. In Glen Ridge, William Bartlett was prepared for the storm with 12 men on duty […]

Glen Ridge 70th annual antique show approaches

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The 70th annual Glen Ridge Antique Show will be on display at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church on Friday, Feb. 5, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. An admission fee will be charged. Betsie Delorm, the dealer manager, said in an email […]

GRHS to hold sixth family pizza night

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School will hold its sixth annual Family Pizza Night on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. The event will be held in the Glen Ridge High School cafeteria and all profits will benefit the Glen Ridge High School student government. The first 15 people get in for half […]

Hoverboards touch down in Bloomfield, Glen Ridge

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield School District has banned hoverboards from school property. According to Superintendent Sal Goncalves, he informed his administrators Monday that the district was taking this step on the advice of the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety. The Glen Ridge Superintendent of Schools Dirk Phillips said his district has not addressed the […]

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 […]