Spring cocktail party in Edison’s garage

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Schedule your spring tune-up and attend a cocktail party at Thomas Edison’s garage on Thursday, May 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on the grounds of Glenmont, the Edison estate in Llewellyn Park in West Orange. Come out to meet new and old friends, socialize in a historic setting, savor hors […]

Maplewood Glee Club to put on extraordinary performance

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The spring concert of the Maplewood Glee Club will be Saturday, April 30, beginning at 8 p.m. at Prospect Presbyterian Church, 646 Prospect St. in Maplewood. The glee club is led by musical director Greg Scime, with John Conte as accompanist. The Maplewood Glee Club portion of the program includes popular selections […]

West Orange United Soccer Club teams give good efforts for week-ending April 24

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange United Soccer Club teams gave good efforts for the week-ending April 24. The Fury U12 girls defeated Hackettstown, 6-1. Caitlin Bridgers, Lizzie Fleming, Ximena Macavilca, Kennedy Morgan, Tori Rideau-Winds and Olivia Telemaque had the goals. Madison Oliver and Telemaque both had assists. Delia Wasky was in goal. The Sounders […]

Irvington HS track and field teams excel at Bulldog Relays

Irvington HS track and field teams excel at Bulldog Relays

IRVINGTON – The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams brought home more than 60 medals from the Bulldog Relays at Shabazz Stadium in Newark on Saturday, April 23. IHS boys medal winners: Shuttle Hurdle Relay, third place, James Ely, Jason Cills, Delon Prince, and Da’John Graves 4×800-meter relay, fifth place, Brandon […]

Dispose of prescription drugs safely

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department will be hosting a Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. This one-day event will provide residents with no cost anonymous collection of unwanted and expired medicines. The Maplewood Police Department is located at 1618 Springfield Ave. Law enforcement, public […]

Daughters of Israel thanks its many volunteers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel held its annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 18, recognizing close to 100 volunteers who dedicate their time to the gift shop, work activity center, laundry services, business office, rehab center, dietitians’ office, shipping and receiving department, thrift shop and other areas throughout the home. The attendees enjoyed […]

Century of Columbia High School yearbooks now online

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Library’s collection of Columbia High School yearbooks is now available online at the library’s digital archive. The yearbooks date from 1915 to the present. All are available on the Internet, except for the latest 10 years, where access is restricted to the library buildings to protect the privacy […]

MPD looks to reinstate ‘Future Police Academy’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department operates through community-oriented policing, with many officers who participate in teaching L.E.A.D. — Law Enforcement Against Drugs — which helps build relationships between students and officers in the elementary schools, according to a recent release from the police department. The “Future Police Academy” would be a way to […]

Active shooter profiling, coordinated response seminar in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A statewide active shooter profiling and coordinated response seminar will be held Friday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. The seminar, hosted by Fairview Insurance Agency Associates, is focused on prevention and resolution of school shootings. The […]