Darling of baseball to speak at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Ron Darling, World Series champion, former All-Star and award-winning television analyst, will be greeting fans and signing copies of his latest book on Thursday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood. Prior to the book signing, Darling will speak and be interviewed by NY1 correspondent Budd […]

Some residents, merchants are wary of new meters

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A sampling of Bloomfield residents and shopkeepers surveyed regarding the parking meters now in place along the Washington Street side of Glenwood Village found that almost everyone questioned was uneasy about the cameras built into the high-tech system. Seven meters have been installed for a 90-day joint pilot program between the Bloomfield […]

‘Is school funding reform possible?’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Thursday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m., in DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood, Assemblywoman Mila Jasey’s legislative director, Lindy Wilson, will present different funding proposals and discuss how they impact the South Orange-Maplewood School District. The school district gets only about half of the state aid it should get, […]

Free community health fair in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Nia Fellowship Baptist Church will host a free community health fair on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 174 So. Valley Road in West Orange. The following free screenings will be available: cholesterol, glucose, podiatry, children’s dental, blood pressure, vision and chiropractic, in addition […]

Apply for affordable housing in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The recently completed Avalon Maplewood redevelopment project at the corner of Springfield and Boyden avenues has six affordable rental units set aside. Units are expected to be ready for occupancy in late summer 2017. No additional information, including sizes, rents or schedule, is available at this time. There is an existing waiting […]

TBA’s Early School to hold Splash Pad Party Open House

LIVINGSTON, NJ — It’s summertime … the perfect time for a Splash Pad Party Open House at The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham. Bring your children — toddlers to 4-year-olds — to this family event full of fun activities on Tuesday, July 19, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Louis and Emily Slater […]