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 […]

GRMAC sponsors underage drinking awareness program

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Municipal Alliance Committee made the following announcement: The Glen Ridge Municipal Alliance Committee is sponsoring an initiative to address underage drinking in Glen Ridge. A public awareness program, “Parents Who Host, Lose The Most,” is meant to educate communities and parents about the health, safety and liability risks […]

GRHS basketball team gets ‘The Gun’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge High School Varsity Basketball Coach Liam Carr — with not one senior-year player on the squad — believes something has come his way that will make his young team better, and that is a gift given in memory of a former GRHS basketball player. The gift is a computer-operated machine […]

Glen Ridge residents shop and fundraise

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — A Jingle Mingle holiday-shopping event and fundraiser was held at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge in the evening of Thursday, Dec. 10. The event, hosted by the Glen Ridge Home and School Association, featured many vendors, offering items from food to fur coats. A portion of the proceeds were earmarked to […]

The Glen Ridge Christmas tree

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Christmas tree, lighted Saturday, Dec. 5, for the first time since Hurricane Sandy, which destroyed the original lights. Funding for the new lights, amounting to $15,000, was provided by the Kiwanis Club of Glen Ridge and the Glen Ridge Rotary Club.

Police aim to save lives with, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department made the following announcement: If you’re enjoying the holidays with a drink, The Glen Ridge Police Department has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Due to the increase in drunken-driving-related fatalities around the holidays each year, law-enforcement agencies across America will be […]

Thanksgiving Day races feature multiple records

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — On Thanksgiving Day, the Ashenfelter 8-K race and the Tom Fleming Mile run in Glen Ridge enjoyed a record number of finishers, according to race director Dan Murphy. “This year, there were 3,101 finishers in the Ashenfelter Classic,” Murphy said earlier this week. “For the Tom Fleming Mile, there were 461 finishers. […]

GR Friday Night Rec begins

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Friday night recreation will be held by Glen Ridge Parks and Recreation. The program will be at Ridgewood Avenue School upper gym, with drop-off in the parking lot behind the school. The night features 90 minutes of gym games for kids, supervised by a qualified staff. All registrations for the free […]

The spirit of giving is found throughout Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — With the final weeks of yet another year upon us, charity is again a key ingredient in holiday cheer for many borough workers and residents. For some of those workers, November is the time to put away razors and soap, and with the money saved by not shaving, make a donation to […]