Eighth Annual WOHS Marching Band Invitational delights crowd

Eighth Annual WOHS Marching Band Invitational delights crowd

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The eighth annual West Orange High School Marching Band Invitational, held on Oct. 9 in Suriano Stadium at WOHS, entertained crowds throughout the day as Class A, AA, AAA and AAAA bands performed. The invitational welcomed bands in the New Jersey Marching Band Directors Association circuit, sending the competition season into […]

Glen Ridge Kiwanis postpones OctoberFeast, continues helping neighbors

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns for health and safety, the members of the Kiwanis Club of Glen Ridge have postponed OctoberFeast until 2022; the event was originally scheduled for Oct. 25 at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge.  In the meantime, Kiwanis continues to support a number of youth programs and […]

Scholarships for Belleville, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge students

Scholarships for Belleville, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge students

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation has named four 2021 scholarship recipients: Belleville’s Vivian Shu Yi Li, who will attend Northeastern University in Boston, Mass., and Cybel Cobbinah, who will attend Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.; Bloomfield’s Gwen Reoch, who will attend Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minn.; and Glen […]

Glen Ridge High School graduates 136 seniors

Glen Ridge High School graduates 136 seniors

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — In a momentous reassertion of tradition before family and friends, Glen Ridge High School graduated 136 seniors at Hurrell Field on Thursday evening, June 17. GRHS students in the Class of 2021 were grateful and relieved to have an in-person commencement; the joyous atmosphere was acknowledged by speakers during the ceremony.  […]

Friends of the Glen Ridge Library to hold shredding event

Friends of the Glen Ridge Library to hold shredding event

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Friends of the Glen Ridge Library will hold a drive-through shredding event on Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, in the Glen Ridge High School parking lot, 200 Ridgewood Ave. There is a suggested donation of $5 per box and all proceeds support Friends of […]

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]

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