Wonderful day for the art show, Eco Fair

Wonderful day for the art show, Eco Fair

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Ridgewood Avenue was closed to traffic but open to art and ecology on Saturday with the annual Glen Ridge Arts and Eco Fair taking place. Mayor Stuart Patrick was on hand to proclaim the day before Mother’s Day to henceforth be the date of the celebration. Patrick presented framed copies of […]

Clouds finally depart, and ‘Town Paints’

Clouds finally depart, and ‘Town Paints’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield held its annual “Town Paints” event on Saturday, May 11, on the Green. This is an opportunity for professional and amateur artists to present their work for exhibition and judging. A tent was erected across from the Civic Center for just that. Tables and art materials were also provided for children […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Fallyn Stoeckel Freshman, NHS softball “Fallyn has stepped in as a freshman and is playing like a seasoned veteran. She leads our team in Batting average, hits, doubles, and is tied for the most runs scored. On the mound she has been doing a tremendous job for us. She is a fierce competitor and a […]

Biggest haul ever at shredding day: 21,000 pounds

Biggest haul ever at shredding day: 21,000 pounds

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield offered free paper shredding to its residents this past Saturday morning, April 27, and the results were impressive. According to Louise Palagano, the Bloomfield recycling coordinator, more paper was shredded on Saturday than at any other township shredding event over the last three years. The semi-annual disposal was sponsored by the […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Yuvraj Raja Senior – NHS tennis What got you interested in tennis? My brother, Karan Raja, played high school tennis for Belleville, kindling my own passion. My father, Jagadish Raja, being an athlete himself, paved a path of athleticism for me. Tennis also augments physical and mental capabilities. What’s your favorite memory? I have played […]

Relay for Life prepares for May 17

Relay for Life prepares for May 17

NUTLEY, NJ — The 13th annual Nutley Relay for Life will unfold in DeMuro Park on May 17, from 6 to 11 p.m. Commissioner Mauro Tucci, director of parks and public property in the town, who has overseen the event from its inception, said 190 individuals and 36 teams will be participating. “We’re very optimistic […]

‘Taste of Bloomfield’ a real delight

‘Taste of Bloomfield’ a real delight

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center held its 12th annual Taste of Bloomfield on Sunday, April 28. About 190 people attended and there was a wide selection of food from which to choose, provided by 19 eating establishments. No two offerings were alike. The event took place inside the center and the tent […]

AA softball/baseball kick off their seasons

AA softball/baseball kick off their seasons

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Fresh seasons kicked off for Glen Ridge Athletic Association’s baseball and softball teams on Saturday morning, April 27, with the annual Opening Day parade of players and parents. Possible rain transferred the walk to Hurrell Field from Sherman Avenue, but skies were clear although winds were blustery. The season is scheduled […]

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