East Orange’s Isaiah House holds early-morning yoga fundraiser in Maplewood Memorial Park

East Orange’s Isaiah House holds early-morning yoga fundraiser in Maplewood Memorial Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s Memorial Park wasn’t empty as the sun rose on Aug. 13, with residents rolling out their yoga mats for an early-morning session hosted by East Orange–based homeless shelter Isaiah House, followed by a morning dance party. Proceeds from the fundraiser went to both the shelter and the family of Moussa Fofana, […]

Bloomfield TC approves ordinance allowing for up to six cannabis retail establishments in town

Bloomfield TC approves ordinance allowing for up to six cannabis retail establishments in town

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Township Council unanimously approved an ordinance permitting cannabis retail establishments in town at its Aug. 16 meeting, a move that comes after New Jersey voters approved a ballot measure that legalized the sale of cannabis in November 2020. Gov. Phil Murphy signed the legislation on Feb. 22, and municipalities in […]