Demolition begins at 160 Maplewood Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Demolition began this morning, May 18, at 160 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood, the former site of the post office. According to a release from the township, the demolition phase is expected to take approximately three weeks. As such, several logistics have had to be addressed: Pedestrian access: A covered pedestrian path is […]

West Orange man arrested for strangling Livingston woman

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Livingston Police Chief Craig Handschuch announced May 17 that the Livingston Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a homicide. On Sunday, May 15, Livingston Police responded the home of Lindsay A. Ulyate, 32, at approximately 4:30 […]

South Orange pool to open Memorial Day weekend

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Community Pool will open on Saturday, May 28, for Memorial Day weekend, with hours from noon to 8 p.m. The pool will then be open weekends-only until Saturday, June 25, when regular season hours begin. For a complete schedule, please see the pool’s Web page at Swim […]

JFS to host Evening of Laughter in honor of Livingston resident

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual Evening of Laughter on Wednesday, June 8, at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive in Springfield. The featured performer will be comedian Gary Gulman, who was a finalist on the NBC reality-talent show “Last Comic Standing,” and is a regular on late-night […]

Shillelagh brings back Exhibition of Irish Sports

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, June 5, the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Essex will be hosting the 16th annual Exhibition of Irish Sports at Seton Hall Preparatory School’s Kelly Athletic Center in West Orange from noon to 7 p.m. The purpose of this not-for-profit event is to encourage and promulgate Irish culture, traditions […]

Reign Men: Great Dynasty Debate to be held at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on May 22

Baseball Experts Examine Which Baseball Team Had the Best Cluster of Championship Seasons

LITTLE FALLS — Baseball has always had supreme rulers. Even teams more known for their ineptitude  – the St. Louis Browns and Chicago Cubs – once dominated America’s pastime. As Casey Stengel once said: You could look it up: The Browns won four straight pennants in the late 1880s and the pre-cursed Cubs won four […]

Street closures for Memorial Day Service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will be holding its annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30. In order to accommodate the event, Main Street will be closed between Northfield and Mt. Pleasant avenues between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Limited access will be allowed for patrons of businesses between Northfield and Lindsley avenues. Signs […]

South Orange Village celebrates Memorial Day

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The annual South Orange Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 30, at 10:30 a.m. near Memorial Rock on the southwest end of the Duck Pond in Meadowland Park. All are invited to join the village in honoring those who have died in service of our country.