1978 Maplewood Arts Center to feature student artwork

‘FRESH 9.0’ recognizes budding artistic talent

1978 Maplewood Arts Center to feature student artwork

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — “FRESH 9.0,” an exhibit now in its ninth year that features artwork by Advanced Placement studio art students from six area high schools, opened Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 1978 Maplewood Arts Center. The schools represented include: Columbia High School in Maplewood, Arts High School in Newark, West Essex Regional High School in […]

Maplewood Woman’s Club hits centennial

Woman’s Club celebrates 100 years of service, fellowship; looks forward to 100 more years

Maplewood Woman’s Club hits centennial

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In today’s age of short-lived Snapchats and disposable everything, not much lasts for a century. Startups fold, restaurants close and leaders fall from the public eye. Fame is 15 minutes long, with luck. The Woman’s Club of Maplewood, however, is another story. On Friday, Dec. 2, it celebrated 100 years of steadfast […]

Concerned residents, officials discuss roadway safety

Township documents resident concerns at safety summit

Concerned residents, officials discuss roadway safety

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood officials and residents came together at The Woodland on Monday, Oct. 24, for a Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Summit led by Mayor Vic DeLuca. The public meeting, attended by approximately 75 residents, was a followup to the June 20 internal summit held at Maplewood Police Headquarters, during which local departments, elected […]

Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

Arts Unbound provides support to marginalized groups

Arts Unbound showcases local senior talent in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — Arts Unbound, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the artistic development and achievement of seniors and people with disabilities, is currently exhibiting select works by local senior artists Karen Bokert and Siegmund “Siggy” Joseph at the Dora Stern Gallery at 544 Freeman St. in Orange. The show, which opened Aug. 27, will run […]

MCC welcomes new executive director, gets tech-savvy

MCC welcomes new executive director, gets tech-savvy

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed a new executive director, who is expected to make big strides for the local business community. Lorraine Labonne-Storch, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Maplewood Village and a member of the MCC for the last 10 years, has taken over the role from […]

Residents gather for Orlando shooting vigil

Residents gather for Orlando shooting vigil

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, June 14, hundreds of residents from South Orange, Maplewood and the surrounding area joined political leaders, members of the clergy and activist groups in a vigil outside the South Orange Fire Department Headquarters to show support for the city of Orlando, Fla., and all affected by the June 12 […]

SO Rescue Squad cuts ribbon at Sloan St. headquarters

SO Rescue Squad cuts ribbon at Sloan St. headquarters

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, June 11, the South Orange Rescue Squad celebrated the opening of its brand-new, state-of-the-art headquarters at 62 Sloan St. in South Orange, next door to the South Orange Fire Department. The location features an ambulance bay for three ambulances and a first-responder vehicle, office, a storage area, a full […]