Glen Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Squad Looking For a Few Good Men And Women

BY  |  Saturday, May 21, 2016 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Glen Ridge Volunteer Ambulance SquadThe Glen Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Squad is always there to help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week and every day of the year. Now they need your help — they want YOU! GRVAS need people who will become drivers who are trained in house and EMTs to take a state course to learn vital medical information in order to provide basic life support. There are daytime and nighttime shifts to fill. They also need volunteers to help with daytime transports for residents who need assistance and an ambulance to get them to and from their medical appointments and/or drivers to take senior citizens to their medical appointments in a car.

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Glen Ridge Crime: DUI, Theft, Shoplifting, Robbery

BY  |  Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 5/14/2016 @ 8:10 PM
Incident: Theft
Description:
Officer Holley responded to the 100 block of Forest Avenue for a report of a theft of a bicycle. The caller advised that the bicycle was stolen sometime between 3PM and 7PM by an unknown actor. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 x 119

Date/Time: 5/14/2016 @ 11:45PM
Incident: Driving Under the Influence
Description:
Sergeant Merritt Carr observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on Linden Avenue. The vehicle was stopped on Carteret Street and during the investigation it was determined that driver, Mr. Pieterpau Brakel, 20 years of age of Glen Ridge, was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and consumption of alcohol by a person under the legal age. This matter has been turned over to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Car Burglaries, Theft, Fraud

BY  |  Friday, May 13, 2016 12:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 5/3/2016 @ 5:45 AM
Incident: Stolen Vehicle
Description:
Officer Wilk responded to a Lincoln Street residence. Upon arriving he met with the caller who advised that sometime during the night an unknown person had stolen his vehicle. The vehicle was recovered a short time later in Newark and the Det. Bureau responded to process the vehicle for evidence. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115

Date/Time: 5/3/2016 @ 6:45 AM
Incident: Burglary to Auto
Description:
Officer Roberts responded to Douglas Avenue residence. Upon arriving he met with the caller who advised that sometime during the night an unknown person had entered his vehicle, however no items were taken. This matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Daniel Manley at 973-748-5400 x 115

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Fundraiser for Glen Ridge Boy With a Malignant Brain Tumor

BY  |  Friday, May 06, 2016 4:34pm  |  COMMENTS (2)

Daniel Weissman

Daniel is the vibrant three year old son of Stu and Lisa Weissman, and younger brother of Ryan, of Glen Ridge (and formerly of Montclair) . This past winter, Daniel started experiencing symptoms which prompted his pediatrician to order an MRI be performed. On March 2nd, immediately following the MRI, the Weissmans were informed of the devastating news that Daniel had been living with a malignant brain tumor for quite possibly, 18 to 24 months of his 39 months alive. From that very moment, Daniel and the Weissmans began their battle against cancer. The tumor was removed 2 days later and his prognosis is good, but they have a very long, challenging road ahead.

Daniel has been going through treatment at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the family has been going back and forth.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Arrest in Home Burglary, Theft, Fraud, and More

BY  |  Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:55pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Press release on arrest: On April 25th, 2016 at 11:49 PM, Glen Ridge Officer’s responded to the area of High Street for a reported burglary in progress to the residence. The homeowner had contacted 9-1-1 and reported hearing an unknown person in the basement of the house. Officers responded and searched the residence and area, however were unable to locate a suspect. It was then confirmed that the residence was burglarized and that the actor had fled the scene. The Glen Ridge Detective Bureau responded and processed the scene for evidence. As a result of the investigation, a suspect was identified as being the actor who had burglarized the residence. On April 28th, 2016, Mr. Cristian Martinez, 22 years of age, of Newark NJ was arrested by D/Sgt. Daniel Manley, Det. Michael Medico and Officer Charles Roberts. The suspect was transported to the Glen Ridge Police Department and charged with Burglary and Theft. He has since been remanded to the Essex County Correctional Facility.

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38th Annual Glen Ridge Arts Festival and Eco-Fair on Saturday, May 7

BY  |  Monday, May 02, 2016 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Glen Ridge Arts Festival and Eco-Fair

Every year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, the Glen Ridge Arts Festival & Eco-Fair fills Ridgewood Avenue with beautiful art and crafts to purchase, games, foods, music an more. The 38th annual Glen Ridge Arts Festival & Eco-Fair happens this year on Saturday, May 7.

Artists and craftspeople from all over Essex County as well as other parts of New Jersey and the East Coast, will be showing and selling their crafts and art work. Each year participating artists and crafts people display their work at this show, which is put on by the Glen Ridge Art Patrons Association to raise money for community art programs and to provide scholarships for students going on to study Fine Art at the college level. Again this year, the Festival will be held in conjunction with the Glen Ridge Eco-Fair. Many area musicians will also be performing during the combined events.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Criminal Mischief, Bike Theft, Arrest

BY  |  Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 4/21/2016@7:20 AM
Incident: Criminal Mischief
Description:
Officer Romaine responded to the area of George Washington Field on a report of criminal mischief. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown person damaged a water pipe on the field. The matter is currently under investigation and anyone who has information is asked to contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 x 119

Date/Time: 4/20/2016@10:40 AM
Incident: Dispute
Description:
Officer Salerno responded to the area of Bay Avenue on a report of a verbal dispute which occurred at the Mountainside Hospital. Upon arrival, the victim advised that he was verbally harassed by another party on scene. Both parties were identified and referred to the Glen Ridge Municipal Court.

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Glen Ridge Crime: Slashed Tires, DUI, Shoplifting

BY  |  Monday, Apr 18, 2016 3:45pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 4/14/2016@9:45 AM
Incident: Criminal Mischief
Description:
Officer Perigo responded to the area of Forest Avenue and met with the victim who reported that her vehicles tire was slashed by an unknown party. The matter is currently under investigation and anyone who has information is asked to contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 x 119

Date/Time: 4/13/2016@3:10 PM
Incident: Theft
Description:
Officer Groan responded to the area of Bay Avenue on the report of a stolen iPad. The victim reported that iPad was stolen on March 29th, 2016 by an unknown party. The matter is currently under investigation and anyone who has information is asked to contact Det. Ryan Schwartz at 973-748-5400 x 119

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Glen Ridge Man Honored With Black Achievers Award

BY  |  Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

David PearceDavid Pearce, a Con Edison department manager and Glen Ridge resident has been honored with a Black Achievers in Industry Award from the YMCA for his professional performance, community service, and dedication to corporate environmental excellence. He shares the honor with fellow employee Rod Herbert, general manager of Facilities Operations and Maintenance and Brooklyn resident. Both men were honored at the recent 46th Annual Harlem YMCA National Salute to Black Achievers in Industry Awards ceremony. Continue Reading

Glen Ridge Crime: Criminal Mischief, Report of Fraud, Arrest

BY  |  Sunday, Apr 10, 2016 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

crimeThis week in Glen Ridge crime from Lieutenant Timothy Faranda:

Date/Time: 4/7/2016 @ 10:23 AM
Incident: Harassment
Description:
A resident reported that he was being harassed by a former party who used to live in his residence. This matter is under investigation and anyone with information can contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120

Date/Time: 4/5/2016@ 6:35 PM
Incident: Criminal Mischief
Description:
Officer Wilk was dispatched to a Stonehouse Road address on the report of a criminal mischief which was caused by several juveniles throwing rocks in the area. The matter is under investigation and anyone with information can contact Det. Michael Medico at 973-748-5400 x 120

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