Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Three area police officers, both current and retired, were honored at the Archbishop’s Blue Mass for Law Enforcement at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Nov. 4, recognizing members of law enforcement agencies from around the state who have died recently. Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts from the Glen […]

NJ law enforcement leaders honor officers, including Roberts, who died during pandemic

NJ law enforcement leaders honor officers, including Roberts, who died during pandemic

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders gathered Oct. 13 at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton to unveil the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Glen Ridge Police Sgt. Charles E. Roberts III is among those honored on the […]

Swastika found spray-painted on Clay Field playground

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Police Chief Sean Quinn announced Sept. 29 that the department is investigating vandalism at Clay Field in which an unknown person spray-painted a swastika at the playground. “On Tuesday, Sept. 28, at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Glen Ridge Police Department became aware of a culturally derogatory symbol that had […]

Essex County towns try to recover from the remnants of Hurricane Ida

Essex County towns try to recover from the remnants of Hurricane Ida

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped Essex County on Wednesday, Sept. 1, with rain traveling north from Louisiana and soaking the area. Towns in Essex County are now in the midst of large-scale cleanups, after water damaged parks, schools, basements and cars, both parked and on the road. In Bloomfield, Mayor […]

Apply to be a Glen Ridge crossing guard

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department is currently accepting applications from residents who want to become crossing guards. Those interested in applying can pick up an application at the Glen Ridge Police Department, 3 Herman St. The position of crossing guard is part-time seasonal employment. Candidates for this position are asked to […]

Discard unused medications safely on Drug Take Back Day

Discard unused medications safely on Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., the Essex County Board of County Commissioners, the Essex County Division of Community Health, and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team are encouraging residents to dispose of their old or unwanted prescription medications during the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s annual Drug Take Back […]

Glen Ridge PD seeks crossing guards

Glen Ridge PD seeks crossing guards

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department position of crossing guard is part-time seasonal employment. Candidates for this position are asked to meet certain physical and medical requirements, and complete training once appointed. If you are dependable, have transportation and want to work a few hours a day, this may be the job […]