Vanguard tackles race issues in ‘Memphis’

Maplewood theater company stages musical in Bloomfield about interracial love, music in the ’50s

Vanguard tackles race issues in ‘Memphis’

BLOOMFIELD / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Vanguard Theater Company returns to the stage with a dynamic lineup of young local talent and seasoned Broadway actors with their production of the popular Broadway musical “Memphis” at the Westminster Arts Center on the campus of Bloomfield College from July 13 to 16. ​Founded in 2015, Vanguard Theater Company, […]

SeniorStudio students’ show artwork at Maplewood Library

SeniorStudio students’ show artwork at Maplewood Library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SeniorStudio has just completed its third, free senior arts, education and wellness course at the new Maplewood Senior Center, with continuing sponsorship by the Maplewood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. “We are most appreciative of the support that Maplewood has provided and look forward to building on the strong relationship […]

Maplewood Recreation celebrates summer

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Summertime is swinging and, before everyone’s calendar is filled, Maplewood Recreation wants to share some fun opportunities for residents and neighbors of all ages. Kids Camp Maplewood Kids Camp shows your children great times with great care from counselors and directors. Sign up today for weeks four through eight. Session IV runs […]

Talented students earn spots at Paper Mill Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2017. Participants range in age from 10 to 18. Members of the competitive Conservatory who earned coveted spots in the Senior, Junior Plus and […]

SOPL invites commuters to use the library

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hats off to Maplewood Library for reminding commuters that public libraries are a great place to work locally and skip the delays. South Orange Public Library also offers wifi, computers, including in-house laptop loans, wireless printing, scanning, notary and reference services. Across South Orange and Maplewood, the community has access to […]

From TSTI pre-school to fifth-grade and beyond

From TSTI pre-school to fifth-grade and beyond

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Iris Family Center for Early Childhood Education at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange has proved to be fertile ground for more than innovative pre-school education — it has also fostered an enduring friendship between four young girls that continues to this day. Margot Rosenband, Zoe Cartaina, Samantha Sauer and […]

SOPD once again holds its Junior Police Academy

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Police Department Youth Aid Division will again hold its Junior Police Academy. The academy is open to all South Orange residents, as well any South Orange-Maplewood School District student, between the ages of 10 and 13. The Junior Police Academy is designed to show students the training and […]