Third annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival to be July 30

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The third annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 30, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with games at Seton Hall Prep’s Kelly Athletic Center at 120 Northfield Ave. in West Orange; and a barbecue and refreshments at the Shillelagh Club at 648 Prospect Ave. in West Orange. […]

CCR to celebrate 20 years in the community

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will celebrate its 20th anniversary at its annual dinner on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at The Woodland in Maplewood. Great food, live music, a fun auction and more will make this evening — “Celebrating Integration: Many Voices-One Community” — special. More details will […]

Millburn road closures due to construction

MILLBURN, NJ — Complete Streets construction will begin on/or about Wednesday, July 13, in Millburn. Construction will result in a full closure of Main Street between Millburn Avenue and Essex Street. This closure, intended to expedite construction, will last for approximately one month. Please follow all detours in place or plan an alternate route. Phase 1 […]

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad gears up for Summer Olympics in Rio

Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad gears up for Summer Olympics in Rio

MAPLEWOOD – Former Columbia High School fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is gearing up for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Muhammad, who competes in saber, is recognized as the first Muslim woman who observes hijab to qualify for the United States Olympic Team. Muhammad, 30, was a three-time NCAA All-American for Duke University […]

Rainbows children’s support group at NCJW seeks volunteers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Rainbows program, which lies at the heart of NCJW’s commitment to women and children, is seeking volunteer facilitators for its fall session. The Rainbows peer support program is for children coping with grief, separation, divorce, death, abandonment or other painful transitions and will help guide them through these difficult situations. To […]

Maplewood fencer Amber White excels at USFA Nationals in Dallas

Maplewood fencer Amber White excels at USFA Nationals in Dallas

MAPLEWOOD (updated Tuesday July 12, 12:16 p.m.) – Maplewood fencer Amber White won a seventh-place medal in Cadet Women’s Saber at the USFA National Championships in Dallas, Tex. White, a 15-year-old rising sophomore at Kent Place in Summit, also placed ninth in Juniors, and won a fifth-place medal in Div. II. White earned her “A16” […]

Mayors Council endorses federal strategy for initial Rahway River flood mitigation plan

Mayors Council endorses federal strategy for initial Rahway River flood mitigation plan

CRANFORD, NJ — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control voted at its recent meeting to endorse the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ strategy for initial flood mitigation in the upper Rahway River Basin, according to a recent release from the Mayors Council. Known as Alternative 4a, the plan is a revision of one […]

Glen Ridge HS Alumni Boys’ Soccer Game to take place August 11

GLEN RIDGE – The annual Glen Ridge High School Alumni Boys’ Soccer Game will take place Thursday, August 11, at George Washington Field at 6:15 p.m. All GRHS boys’ soccer alumni can attend the game, even if they do not wish to participate. Family members can also attend. Following the game, everyone at the game […]