‘Irish Education 100’ honors three SHU education leaders

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Three members of the Seton Hall University community were recently inducted into the “Irish Education 100” honor roll. This national list is published annually by the Irish Voice honoring prominent leaders in American education, especially at the university level, who are of Irish descent. Honorees from Seton Hall include Ann Marie […]

MCM brings spring concert to MMS

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Community Music presents its annual spring concert, “Celebrating 15 Years of Making Music in Maplewood,” featuring the Maplewood Concert Band under the direction of Steve Kimmons, with special performances by the Maplewood Middle School eighth-grade wind ensemble and the MMS honors wind symphony. The concert will be Wednesday, March 29, at […]

Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy to hold first meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The newly formed Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy will hold its first meeting Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at the Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. At this meeting, the conservancy will discuss plans for the brand-new organization, which will assist the township in caring for, restoring and improving this local gem. […]

Maplewood Rotary to honor David Berry

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Rotary Club will honor former local resident and community volunteer David Berry with its 2017 Citizenship Award at Rotary’s annual Affair of the Heart Dinner Dance on April 21. The Affair of the Heart supports the club’s Gift of Life programs, which provide for children’s critical medical needs in the United […]

‘Likely Stories’ returns March 27

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Inspired by Isaiah Sheffer’s “Selected Shorts at Symphony Space,” “Likely Stories” is an evening of storytelling at which great short stories are performed by celebrated actors. This year’s event features Jeff McCarthy, Brenda Pressley and Emily Zacharias and will take place on Monday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m. at The Woodland. There […]

Maplewood Chamber’s business card exchange

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will host its annual business card exchange on Monday, March 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Admission is charged, though discounted for chamber members. Sponsorships are still available on a limited basis; the deadline for sponsors is March 20. […]

South Orange Seniors, DOVE host annual gala

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seniors, don’t miss the annual seniors gala, co-hosted by South Orange Seniors and Seton Hall University’s Division of Volunteer Efforts. The event will be Sunday, April 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Seton Hall University. Transportation will be provided by the South Orange Parking Authority. For more information, call […]

Senior art classes available in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the support of South Orange and the Baird Community Center, Arts Unbound is bringing its participatory art program to local seniors at an affordable rate. These group fine art classes include quality visual arts instruction, first-rate art supplies and a professional teaching artist experienced in working with seniors. In […]