Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards scholarships

Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards scholarships

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation proudly awards scholarships each year. Each recipient must be a graduating high school senior and reside in Bloomfield, Belleville or Glen Ridge. Scholarship criteria are based on the student’s financial need; fall attendance at a college, university or vocational school; intention to pursue a career […]

Glen Ridge celebrates Senior Day

Glen Ridge celebrates Senior Day

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Before the COVID-19 pandemic caused all gatherings to be shut down, Glen Ridge High School’s graduation ceremony was scheduled for June 19. The school district still found ways to celebrate — the day of the planned ceremony became Senior Day instead. Superintendent of Schools Dirk Phillips said in an email to […]

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

NJSIAA recognizes graduating Scholar-Athletes

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — For the 2019-20 school year, the 27th annual Scholar-Athlete Awards initiative of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has provided a certificate of recognition to 354 high school student-athletes. Under this ongoing program, each NJSIAA member school — nearly every high school in the state — has the opportunity to […]

13 area high school athletes earn best teammate honors

13 area high school athletes earn best teammate honors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored 34 student athletes from member high schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. This is the eighth year in a row that the museum along with the SEC have presented the Best […]

GR commemorates Memorial Day with moving ceremony

GR commemorates Memorial Day with moving ceremony

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge’s annual Memorial Day parade couldn’t make its way down Ridgewood Avenue this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting stay-at-home orders, but that didn’t stop the borough. A livestreamed ceremony from Glen Ridge Congregational Church was followed by the Glen Ridge High School marching band’s virtual parade, […]

Glen Ridge High School seniors determined to sing their song

Glen Ridge High School seniors determined to sing their song

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — With a message of inspiring strength in isolation, the Glen Ridge High School chorus is creating new ways for students to learn and perform from home. Seniors chose to sing the song “I Lived,” by OneRepublic, arranged by Deke Sharon, for graduation. With schools now closed in New Jersey for the […]

Vanguard to present ‘For the Love of Charlie Brown’ at Montclair Art Museum

Vanguard to present ‘For the Love of Charlie Brown’ at Montclair Art Museum

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Students from Montclair, South Orange, West Orange, Newark and other towns in Essex County will present “For the Love of Charlie Brown” at the Montclair Art Museum this weekend. The musical features all of the beloved “Peanuts” characters and songs from “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “Snoopy” and various Peanuts television […]

Camp New Day holds holiday event at TBZ

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Camp New Day, a dedicated group of volunteers who support a close-knit group of approximately 50 adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities in northern New Jersey, held a special winter event at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange on Dec. 9. High school volunteers included students from Seton Hall Prep, […]

County recognizes student artists

NEWARK, NJ — The Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 109 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on Friday, March 23. This is the 14th consecutive year the county has partnered with the Art Educators of New Jersey to present the […]