Maplewood cares for Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Evening Membership Department of the Maplewood Woman’s Club continued its Thanksgiving tradition of providing 10 food bins to the Maplewood Welfare Department. Members have been packing the colorful bins each year for the past 15 years. Each bin contains five pounds of potatoes; three pounds of onions; a fresh turnip; fresh […]

Two holiday dates set for Bloomfield Chorale

Two holiday dates set for Bloomfield Chorale

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Chorale will present a festive concert of traditional and contemporary holiday music on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. at the Watchung Presbyterian Church, 375 Watchung Ave., Bloomfield, near Broad Street. Light refreshments follow the show. Admission is charged. For more information email the chorale at BloomfieldChorale@gmail.com, or call 973-204-3054. […]

Two Towns Turkey Trot fundraiser draws record crowd

Two Towns Turkey Trot fundraiser draws record crowd

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Nov. 19, sunshine and nearly 60-degree temperatures greeted the more than 250 runners in the Two Towns Turkey Trot 5K and Kids’ Fun Run fundraiser for Seth Boyden School. The atmosphere was sociable, even festive. Race founder and 2016 sponsor Susie Adamson of Keller Williams Midtown Direct […]

CCR calls for submissions for Lookbook

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race announces the launch of Lookbook as part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the welcoming and inclusive nature of the two towns, according to a recent press release. A collection of digital postcards, Lookbook will feature SOMA residents sharing what the […]

MTL, community donate 49 Thanksgiving turkeys

MTL, community donate 49 Thanksgiving turkeys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Mountain Top League held its fourth annual food drive on Nov. 21 to benefit the Holy Trinity Food Pantry; once again, the West Orange community came through in a big way! In just more than two hours, the community donated more than 50 grocery bags filled with 49 turkeys, 10 […]

NJ Transit provides ‘Commuter Tool Kit’

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit unveiled a new cohesive customer campaign recently that is designed to bring attention to a variety of “tools” available to customers on how to obtain transit information for a better travel experience, according to a press release. “The Commuter Tool Kit – The Tools You Need for a Better Travel […]

NJ Transit exec packs up coats for charity donation

NEWARK, NJ — As part of Gov. Chris Christie’s Season of Service Volunteer Effort, NJ Transit Executive Director Steven H. Santoro helped pack up coats for delivery to those in need of warm clothing this winter, according to a recent press release. The outerwear will be distributed to those served by Jersey Cares, an Essex […]

Essex County women’s organization helps women in need

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Soroptimist International of Suburban Essex has been serving the communities of Essex County and surrounding counties since 1949. For the sixth year, SISE members assembled HUGS tote bags with essential items for women arriving at a local shelter after fleeing domestic violence. HUGS reflects Healing, Understanding and the Great Strength of […]