Maplewood lays out this summer’s water main rehab project

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — New Jersey American Water began conducting 2016 water system improvements in Maplewood Township earlier this summer. This work includes cleaning and lining of water mains. The work will continue through September, according to a recent release from the township. The work will take place on Valley Street between Tuscan Road and Millburn […]

Five WOHS students head to Rider University for Boy State session

By Peyton Smith Correspondent WEST ORANGE, NJ — Father’s Day 2016 marked the start of the 71st session of American Legion Jersey Boys State. High schools from across New Jersey sent their top juniors to Rider University to participate in this program, which this year had its largest turnout with 986 delegates. West Orange High […]

Maplewood fencer Jack Woods wins Silver at Summer Nationals in Dallas

Maplewood fencer Jack Woods wins Silver at Summer Nationals in Dallas

MAPLEWOOD – International foil fencing champion Jack Woods, of Maplewood, won the Silver medal in the Youth 14 years and-under Men’s Foil Event at the 2016 Summer National Fencing Championships in Dallas, Tex. earlier this month. Two hundred forty-nine  qualified fencers from around the country competed in this A2/B3 event with Woods winning all his […]

WO children discover the area for prizes

WO children discover the area for prizes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Discovery Club, a new Downtown West Orange Alliance initiative, was recently launched to much fanfare. The Discovery Club allows children to complete a list of 30 tasks in exchange for pins they can pick up at local businesses. Parents also can get coupons for discounts or free merchandise. […]

Installation of footings to begin today at former post office site

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The site excavation for the 160 Maplewood Ave. site is substantially completed, and installation of the footings will begin today, July 18, according to a release from the township. The footings will consist of poured concrete supports around the perimeter of the building and within what will be the building’s footprint. Construction […]

South Orange has contracted with FSC Leak Detection

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange has contracted with FSC Computerized Water Main Leak Detection company to locate any leaks within the village’s water system, according to a recent release. They will be using sophisticated technology on fire hydrants and water valves in front of properties by attaching a series of computerized sound correlators and […]

Norman A. Ubhaus

   Norman A. Ubhaus, 96, of Maplewood, N.J., passed away on Friday, July 15, 2016, at his daughter’s home in Union, N.J. Funeral service was held at The Jacob Holle Funeral Home, 2122 Millburn Ave, Maplewood on Monday, July 18. Interment was in Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. For more information or to send condolences, please […]

Regal Bank receives silver award for community service

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The New Jersey Bankers Association’s Public Relations and Marketing Committee has selected Regal Bank to receive a silver award in the NJBankers 2015 Community Service Award Program, according to a recent release. NJBankers members submitted entries based on projects and activities provided to communities throughout the state in 2015. The committee asked […]