Glen Ridge Girl Scout goes for gold by collecting green tomatoes

Glen Ridge Girl Scout goes for gold by collecting green tomatoes

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Attention gardeners: Girl Scout Camille Azeglio, of Glen Ridge, wants your leftover green tomatoes. Actually, she has been collecting any organic leftover homegrown produce and herbs this season as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project. She formed a cooperative organization called Community Crop Share, where she coordinates and collects […]

Brownies visit West Orange Town Hall

Brownies visit West Orange Town Hall

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Brownies from Girl Scout Troop 20745 from St. Cloud Elementary School visited West Orange Town Hall to learn more about how local government works to earn a merit badge. Mayor Robert Parisi welcomed the troop inside council chambers on May 12, explaining to the Scouts the many responsibilities of different departments […]

West Orange St. Patrick’s Day celebrates Irish pride and heritage

West Orange St. Patrick’s Day celebrates Irish pride and heritage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 69th annual West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade went off without a hitch on Sunday, March 13, along Main Street. Despite the snowstorm from the day before, marchers enjoyed a clear, sunny day. Leading this year’s parade were Mellen Dangler as grand marshal, and John A. DeMars Jr., Patrick F. […]

Belleville American Legion buys and donates Nutley Girl Scout cookies

Belleville American Legion buys and donates Nutley Girl Scout cookies

BELLEVILLE / NUTLEY, NJ — American Legion Post 105 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 made life a little sweeter recently by buying and donating 120 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to overseas-deployed troops and veterans. As they do every year, Girl Scouts around the country sell cookies as their biggest annual fundraiser. […]

Five West Orange Girl Scouts earn prestigious Silver Award

Five West Orange Girl Scouts earn prestigious Silver Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Five Girl Scouts from West Orange Troop 20030 have earned the prestigious Silver Award, the second-highest award a Girl Scout can receive and the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn. The award-winners are all ninth-graders and have been friends and Girl Scouts since they were all students at Redwood […]

Bloomfield Girl Scouts taste-test cookies from two bakeries

Bloomfield Girl Scouts taste-test cookies from two bakeries

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Members of Girl Scout Troop 20340 of Bloomfield gathered recently to taste-test cookies from both Girl Scout cookie bakeries. The Bloomfield troop sells cookies made at Little Brownie Bakers, located in Louisville, Ky., but got to try the cookies made at ABC Bakers, located in Brownsburg, Ind. The girls voted on taste, […]

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