Hurrell Field reopens with track renovations

Hurrell Field reopens with track renovations

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Mayor Stuart Patrick and the Glen Ridge Borough Council announced Aug. 4 the reopening of Hurrell Field. Thanks in part to a grant from the Essex County Recreation and Open Trust Local Aid Program, Glen Ridge has renovated the running/walking track at the facility. 

Glen Ridge jitney service to resume June 21

Glen Ridge jitney service to resume June 21

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Mayor Stuart K. Patrick and the Glen Ridge Council, in conjunction with NJ Transit, have announced the return of jitney service, beginning Monday, June 21. This program will run on a limited basis, Monday through Friday, through July 30. There will not be service on Monday, July 5. Jitney service will […]

Glen Ridge leaders declare their support for AAPI community

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge Mayor Stuart K. Patrick and the Glen Ridge Borough Council released the following statement condemning bigotry and supporting those who face it on April 23: “We send this message in solidarity and support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. We condemn the racism, xenophobia and intolerance targeting […]

Towns each receive $150K grant for park improvements

Towns each receive $150K grant for park improvements

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has awarded $3.15 million in Local Aid grants to 21 municipalities in Essex County, with each town receiving $150,000. The funds came from the Essex County Recreation and Open Space Trust Fund and will be used to improve municipal playgrounds, recreation and athletic facilities, community swimming pools and parks […]

Glen Ridge COVID numbers rise as state reopens

Glen Ridge COVID numbers rise as state reopens

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — As towns in Essex County have kept track of how many of their residents have contracted COVID-19 during the global pandemic, Glen Ridge’s numbers stayed steady from the beginning of May through June 15. According to a borough Facebook post on May 31, there were 36 confirmed cases of coronavirus and […]

DiVincenzo, 17 mayors express support for Murphy budget plan

DiVincenzo, 17 mayors express support for Murphy budget plan

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced his support of Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposal to borrow $9 billion from the U.S. Federal Reserve to balance the state budget. On Friday, May 29, DiVincenzo sent a letter of support to the governor; the letter was also signed by 17 Essex County mayors. […]

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 sees 7 COVID-related deaths

Glen Ridge sees 7 COVID-related deaths

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 around the world continues to rise, Glen Ridge’s total has risen as well. As of the morning of May 5, according to statistics from Essex County, of the 14,891 cases in the county, 32 are in Glen Ridge. Seven people in Glen Ridge […]

Glen Ridge sees first COVID death

Glen Ridge sees first COVID death

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 around the world continues to rise, Glen Ridge’s total has risen as well. As of April 9, of the 6,034 cases in Essex County, 26 are in Glen Ridge. In a press release on April 6, Mayor Stuart Patrick said there has been […]