Local director shows four horror films at GR Library

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Four short movies, with a collective running time of about 90 minutes, were shown at the Glen Ridge Public Library on Friday evening, Oct. 26. Written and directed by Bloomfield resident Tom Ryan, they were part of a self-contained anthology called, “Theatre of Terror.” Within the anthology, the four movies are shown […]

Four vie for three seats on Glen Ridge BOE

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge has four well-qualified candidates vying for three, three-year seats on the Board of Education. Each candidate was recently interviewed by telephone for the following look at what they believe they can offer the community, if elected. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Do not forget to vote. Anthony Bonnett – Challenger […]

Recycle your used tires with the county

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invites Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the county DPW office, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “We are always looking […]

Homeward Bound Walk exceeds goals in support of CASA

WEST ORANGE, NJ — CASA for Children of Essex County held its third annual Homeward Bound Walk on Oct. 14 at the Clipper Pavilion at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The walk serves as a way to raise both awareness and funding for the county’s court-appointed special advocates program. CASA for Children […]

Good turnout, great food at 5th OctoberFeast

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Kiwanis Club held its signature event, the fifth annual OctoberFeast, on Monday, Oct. 15, at the Glen Ridge Women’s Club. The food and drink get-together attracted more than 200 paying guests to sample foods from 13 local restaurants, desserts from four bakeries, and beverages from three wine and alcohol […]

‘Strut Your Mutt’ through Essex County this spooky season

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County invites area dog owners to display their creativity and participate in “Strut Your Mutt,” the county’s annual canine Halloween costume parade and contest. This year, three parades have been scheduled, with the newly-opened Essex County Hilltop Dog Park hosting its first event. Participation is free. The costume parades and […]

Jewish Vocational Service to brief businesses on new state labor laws

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest will offer a one-time seminar to help brief New Jersey’s small businesses on new workplace laws, which may affect businesses, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Plaza 1, Suite 2150, Livingston. The seminar is for business owners, human resources specialists, […]

Chinese students, administrators visit GR schools

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Twenty-eight Chinese students visited Glen Ridge High School last week as part of an exchange program the borough school has with Shanghai Nanhui High School. The program is sponsored by International Partnership Education Research Center of IPERC, located at Ohio State University. It was initiated at GRHS in 2014 by Chinese language […]

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County resident are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the county of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There […]

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