Local artist has exhibit of pastels at library

Local artist has exhibit of pastels at library

NUTLEY, NJ — Beginning with an opening reception on Sept. 12, an art exhibit featuring the pastel landscapes and still lifes of local artist Michael Gabriele will be on display at the Nutley Public Library throughout the months of September and October. Sixteen pieces will be on display in the library, with many available for […]

Updates for Irvington Avenue presented

Updates for Irvington Avenue presented

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A community meeting to discuss the proposed updates to Irvington Avenue in Maplewood and the neighboring towns of Newark and South Orange was hosted at the St. Andrew Kim Roman Catholic Church on Parker Avenue in Maplewood on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The presented plans are part of the Irvington Avenue Streetscape Improvement […]

Teen entrepreneurs see huge success supplying MAPSO

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — What started as a freshman class project for three Columbia High School students to explore personal interests has expanded into MAPSOSupply, a curated selection of secondhand clothing and clothing with original designs promoting South Orange and Maplewood. MAPSOSupply is run by Thomas Dandino, Ethan Pidgeon and Adam Krakower, all […]

SO church celebrates 170th anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Celebrating a rich and enduring history in the community, the South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church acknowledged its 170th anniversary on Nov. 11 at the church, located at 150 South Orange Ave. in South Orange. The festive service featured traditional hymns including “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” “For All the Saints” and “Marching […]

South Orange Rescue Squad answers the call

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Since its inception in 1952, South Orange Rescue Squad has been serving families in South Orange and surrounding areas with competency and compassion. The squad is entirely volunteer-based, and its operations are funded solely by donations; no tax dollars are allocated for the squad’s efforts. In order to be a full […]

Homeward Bound Walk exceeds goals in support of CASA

WEST ORANGE, NJ — CASA for Children of Essex County held its third annual Homeward Bound Walk on Oct. 14 at the Clipper Pavilion at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The walk serves as a way to raise both awareness and funding for the county’s court-appointed special advocates program. CASA for Children […]

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