Glen Ridge, New Jersey

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Glen Ridge is a borough in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.wikipedia
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Essex County, New Jersey

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Glen Ridge is a borough in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.
Many neighborhoods are well-known magnets for people moving from New York City, such as Glen Ridge, Montclair, Verona, Cedar Grove, South Orange and West Orange.

Bloomfield, New Jersey

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Glen Ridge was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 13, 1895, from portions of Bloomfield Township, based on the results of a referendum held the previous day. The territory included the future towns of Bloomfield, Montclair, Belleville and Nutley. It is bounded by Bloomfield, Montclair and East Orange. Glen Ridge borders the Essex County municipalities of Bloomfield, East Orange, Montclair and Orange.
At the time it was incorporated, the township covered 20.52 sqmi (almost four times its current area of 5.3 sqmi) and included several municipalities which were formed from portions of Bloomfield during the course of the nineteenth century, including Belleville (created on April 8, 1839), Montclair (April 15, 1868), Woodside Township (March 24, 1869) and Glen Ridge (February 13, 1895).

Montclair, New Jersey

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The territory included the future towns of Bloomfield, Montclair, Belleville and Nutley. It is bounded by Bloomfield, Montclair and East Orange. Glen Ridge borders the Essex County municipalities of Bloomfield, East Orange, Montclair and Orange.
Small areas in the southeast of the township fall into the Glen Ridge ZIP code 07028.

Glen Ridge rape

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In 1989, athletes from the high school were involved in the sexual assault of a mentally handicapped student.
In 1989, a mentally handicapped 17-year-old girl was raped with a broomstick and a baseball bat by members of the Glen Ridge High School football team in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

East Orange, New Jersey

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It is bounded by Bloomfield, Montclair and East Orange. Glen Ridge borders the Essex County municipalities of Bloomfield, East Orange, Montclair and Orange.
East Orange shares borders with Newark to the east and south, South Orange to the southwest, Orange to the west, and Glen Ridge and Bloomfield to the north.

Orange, New Jersey

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Glen Ridge borders the Essex County municipalities of Bloomfield, East Orange, Montclair and Orange.
Orange borders the Essex County municipalities of East Orange, Glen Ridge, Montclair, South Orange and West Orange.

2009 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Democrat Jon Corzine received 51.0% of the vote (1,388 ballots cast), ahead of Republican Chris Christie with 39.3% (1,071 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 8.5% (231 votes) and other candidates with 0.7% (19 votes), among the 2,722 ballots cast by the borough's 5,144 registered voters, yielding a 52.9% turnout.

Toney's Brook

The borough's name comes from the ridge formed by Toney's Brook.
In Glenfield Park, the brook continues southeast into Glen Ridge, where it flows through The Glen (the glen for which that borough is named).

Winter Solstice (film)

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Notable works include Winter Solstice and Mona Lisa Smile.
The film was shot on location in Glen Ridge, Jersey City and Oradell, New Jersey.

Benson Street station

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With the arrival of the Newark and Bloomfield Railroad in 1856 and the construction of the Glen Ridge station and the New York and Greenwood Lake Railway station at today's Benson Street in 1872, Glen Ridge began its transition to a suburban residential community.
Benson Street is a former train station in a residential section of the town of Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

Glen Ridge station

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With the arrival of the Newark and Bloomfield Railroad in 1856 and the construction of the Glen Ridge station and the New York and Greenwood Lake Railway station at today's Benson Street in 1872, Glen Ridge began its transition to a suburban residential community.
Glen Ridge is a New Jersey Transit station at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue in Glen Ridge, Essex County, New Jersey along the Montclair-Boonton Line.

Bernard Lefkowitz

Author Bernard Lefkowitz wrote about the incident in the 1997 book Our Guys: The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb.
This book dealt with the Glen Ridge Rape of a mentally disabled girl by a group of popular high school students and the town (Glen Ridge, New Jersey) that rallied around them.

Glen Ridge High School

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Glen Ridge High School (834; 7-12).
Glen Ridge High School (GRHS) is a comprehensive six-year public middle school / high school serving students in seventh through twelfth grades in Glen Ridge Borough, New Jersey.

2013 New Jersey gubernatorial election

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In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 53.2% of the vote (1,450 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 45.5% (1,240 votes), and other candidates with 1.2% (34 votes), among the 2,772 ballots cast by the borough's 5,429 registered voters (48 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 51.1%.

Buzz Aldrin

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Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, Aldrin graduated third in the class of 1951 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Glen Ridge Historic District

Many homes are included in the Glen Ridge Historic District, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1982 and later expanded in two boundary increases.
The Glen Ridge Historic District is a historic district in Glen Ridge in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, originally listed in the New Jersey Register of Historic Places (NJRHP) in 1980 and the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1982 and later expanded in two boundary increases.

Glen Ridge Public Schools

The Glen Ridge Public Schools serve students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.
The Glen Ridge Public Schools is a comprehensive public school district serving students in kindergarten through twelfth grade in Glen Ridge, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.

Salvador Camarata

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Camarata, born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, and studied music at Juilliard School in New York—a student of Bernard Wagenaar, Joseph Littau, Cesare Sodero, and Jan Meyerowitz.

Jon Brion

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Brion was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

Kerry Bishé

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Shortly afterward, she and her family moved to Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

Gas lighting

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With only 3,000 gaslights remaining in operation in the entire United States, Glen Ridge has 665 such lamps lighting its streets.
Several other towns in New Jersey also retain gas lighting: Glen Ridge, Palmyra, Riverton, and some parts of Orange, Cape May and Cherry Hill.

Kacy Catanzaro

Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, Catanzaro grew up and attended high school in nearby Belleville and is of Italian descent.

Freeman Parkway Bridge

The Freeman Parkway Bridge, constructed in 1926, is a deck arch bridge that crosses over Toney's Brook and the Montclair-Boonton Line.
The Freeman Parkway Bridge is a deck arch bridge located in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

County Route 506 (New Jersey)

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The primary roads directly serving Glen Ridge include County Route 506 (Bloomfield Avenue) and County Route 509.
The road crosses New Jersey Transit’s Montclair-Boonton Line near the Bay Street station before coming into Glen Ridge.

Mary Jo Codey

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Codey was born Mary Jo Rolli in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, she grew up in West Orange.