Coalition on Race celebrates King’s legacy

Coalition on Race celebrates King’s legacy

SOUTH ORANGE/MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange–Maplewood Community Coalition on Race hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony virtually on Monday, Jan. 17, ending with the lighting of…

HANDS focus group discusses housing

HANDS focus group discusses housing

ORANGE, NJ — Housing and Neighborhood Development Services’ Heart of Orange focus group hosted its second virtual meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13, coming together to discuss what would benefit the…

GRP Library to have temporary director

GRP Library to have temporary director

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library will be temporarily headed by Cindy Czesak, until a replacement can be found for former Director Jennifer Breuer, who resigned effective…

It’s official: Vauss running for mayor again

It’s official: Vauss running for mayor again

IRVINGTON, NJ — It’s official: Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss is running for mayor again. His team — Council President Renee Burgess, Council First Vice President October Hudley and Council Second…

Bloomfield observes MLK Day via Zoom

Bloomfield observes MLK Day via Zoom

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Martin Luther King Jr. Day was observed by the township on Monday, Jan. 17, via a Zoom presentation, with Bloomfield Council members and invited guests participating from…

SOPAC to receive $10,000 grant from NEA

SOPAC to receive $10,000 grant from NEA

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center has been approved for a $10,000 Challenge America award to support SOPAC’s music residency program. SOPAC’s music residency program is…

Community safety addressed by chiefs

Community safety addressed by chiefs

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Councilwoman Amy Lewis introduced the public safety portion of the East Orange City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 10, during which Police Chief Phyllis Bindi and…

Theater company brings ‘The Iliad’ alive

Theater company brings ‘The Iliad’ alive

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Plans for battle are being hatched by Glen Ridge’s Mosaic Dance Theater Co., as the company prepares its first in-person performance since 2019. The offering, inspired…

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