CHS elevator is almost back in service after inoperability

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The elevator at Columbia High School will soon be in service, after being in need of repairs for an extended period of time. The elevator, which serves 2,000 students in the three-floor CHS, is now awaiting state inspection before beginning operations again, according to Suzanne Turner, the district’s director of strategic communications. […]

Maplewood officially opens senior center on Burnett

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Senior Center officially opened its doors Saturday, March 17. Maplewood’s senior citizens gathered at the Burnett Avenue building, formerly the Maplewood Baptist Church, to celebrate grand opening of the space, which hosts activities for seniors. While the senior center has been operating for almost a year, renovations to the building […]

Community mourns death of beloved teacher

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District is mourning the loss of Washington Elementary School first-grade teacher Patricia Villarosa, who died March 9 from injuries she sustained after being struck by a car Feb. 26 on Pleasant Valley Way while on her way to a board of education meeting. Both a teacher and […]

Oheb Shalom fetes Lippitz, 30 years of women cantors

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — International Women’s Day occurred March 8, but the celebration continued into the weekend when South Orange’s Oheb Shalom Congregation honored its own Cantor Erica Lippitz, who is celebrating 30 years of serving in the cantorate. “From Bima to Broadway” featured Lippitz and cantors Magda Fishman, Alisa Pomerantz-Boro and Elizabeth Shammash, who […]

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