‘Click It or Ticket’ in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Sheriff Armando Fontoura advised motorists in a recent press release that the Essex County Sheriff’s Office will join with municipal police from around New Jersey in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning May 21 and running through June 3, […]

Good crowd, lots to see at Fair and Art Show

Good crowd, lots to see at Fair and Art Show

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The 10th annual Glen Ridge Eco-fair was held Saturday, May 12, on Ridgewood Avenue along with the 40th annual Glen Ridge Arts Festival. With the event cancelled last year due to inclement weather, this year it was a rain or shine occasion. There was a little precipitation again in the morning, […]

GRPD make several arrests for mail theft in borough

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Police Department officers apprehended two suspects traveling with $116,000 in checks allegedly stolen from a borough mailbox. The alleged theft and arrest occurred on so-called “tax day,” April 17. Many of the checks were addressed to the IRS. According to GRPD Capt. Sean Quinn, in a telephone interview earlier this […]

Country Club prepares for a whole new season

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The board of trustees of the Glen Ridge Country Club will be deciding a replacement tonight for Michael DeRosa who will be finishing his term as club president. In a recent telephone interview, looking back on 2017, he noted that the highlight was when the club was named NJPGA club of the […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, April 16, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug […]

Taxes up $351 for average home in proposed BOE budget

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Board of Education is especially forward-looking at this time with the budget for the 2018-2019 school year being considered plus a recently acquired building that was once a school now being retrofitted for students, possibly in September 2019. In its tentative budget submitted to Essex County authorities, Glen Ridge […]

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The county’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be held in various locations in the Essex County Park System. Each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be […]

County to partner with nine local charitable organizations

County to partner with nine local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced Friday, April 13, that Essex County was participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]