1978 opens 10th advanced high school student exhibit

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — 1978 Maplewood Arts Center presents “FRESH 10.0,” the 10th annual Advanced Placement art students exhibit. This year’s AP art students are from Columbia High School in Maplewood, Arts High School in Newark, Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights, West Essex Regional High School in North Caldwell and Elizabeth High School’s Upper […]

Holiday Open House draws large crowd

Community gathers downtown to celebrate Christmas season, welcome Santa Claus to town

Holiday Open House draws large crowd

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Residents packed the lawn of Town Hall for the finale of the town’s annual Holiday Open House on Dec. 2, after a day of events to celebrate the holiday season. Beginning bright and early at 9 a.m., the Washington Elementary School Gymnasium was filled with almost 200 people for breakfast with […]

Woman’s Club celebrates 101st birthday

At anniversary party, community service group donates funds to Durand-Hedden, Dickens Village

Woman’s Club celebrates 101st birthday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Woman’s Club is commemorating its 101st year of service and members came together to celebrate at their former home base on Woodland Road in Maplewood, announce donations to several town organizations, and to blow out the candles on a birthday cake. The Woman’s Club sold the building, rebranded as The […]

Seniors make wreaths at Maplewood Senior Center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the evergreens were flying at the Maplewood Senior Center for its first-ever wreath-making class. It was a perfect day to deck the halls as seniors got a step-by-step tutorial on creating a beautiful wreath for their own homes or for gifting. Holly berries, pine cones and greenery were […]

Edison Middle School open house highlights student opportunities

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Edison Middle School Central Sixth open house event on Nov. 15 highlighted student opportunities in academics, curriculum and co-curricular activity and the arts. Several fourth- and fifth-grade parents and students attended the event, which included a brief overview of course offerings and operations by Principal Xavier Fitzgerald and Assistant Principal […]

Holiday celebration at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Kick off this festive season on Saturday, Dec. 9, at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, with a child-friendly holiday celebration. The event will feature the Holiday Jam for children ages 8 and younger. Fast becoming a SOMA tradition, the 11 a.m. show will feature antics from a magic elf, fresh […]

‘Holiday Musicale’ concert

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Community Players presents “Holiday Musicale,” a concert and sing-along, on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Covenant Church, 343 East Cedar St., Livingston. This is a one-night-only fundraiser. The concert will consist of Christmas songs, Hanukkah melodies and winter tunes. Some of the more familiar songs include “Have Yourself […]

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