Darling of baseball to speak at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Ron Darling, World Series champion, former All-Star and award-winning television analyst, will be greeting fans and signing copies of his latest book on Thursday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood. Prior to the book signing, Darling will speak and be interviewed by NY1 correspondent Budd […]

TBA’s Early School to hold Splash Pad Party Open House

LIVINGSTON, NJ — It’s summertime … the perfect time for a Splash Pad Party Open House at The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham. Bring your children — toddlers to 4-year-olds — to this family event full of fun activities on Tuesday, July 19, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Louis and Emily Slater […]

Outstanding talent highlighted at annual WOHS art show

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The art wing at West Orange High School was transformed into its own version of a museum as students displayed their creative talents on June 1. Each year, work is selected from all art classes — grades nine through 12, beginner through advanced — and displayed for one night in the […]

Montclair Historical Society holds garage sale

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Calling all antique lovers! The Montclair Historical Society’s museum shop in the Nathaniel Crane house is getting a makeover. Stop by for a good bargain from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, at 108 Orange Road in Montclair. Sale includes unique knick-knacks for your home, books, children’s toys, antiques and […]

Bossa Brasil to play Papillon 25 in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Jazz musician Mauricio de Souza will be performing with his Brazilian jazz group, Bossa Brasil, at Papillon 25 in South Orange on Thursday, July 14, from 8 to 11 p.m. The group features Mauricio de Souza on drums, Anton Dener on alto sax, Jerry Weir on vibes and Anthony Perez on […]

County plans month of festivities to celebrate parks and recreation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs announced a month-long schedule of activities to celebrate July as National Parks and Recreation Month. The public is invited to enjoy “Wellness on the Waterfront,” which includes exercise demonstrations, concerts, movies, and arts and crafts at the South Mountain Recreation Complex […]

Manta Rays to host dive-a-thon to support St. Hubert’s

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Manta Rays diving team with be holding a dive-a-thon at the Maplewood pool on Saturday, July 9, to help raise money for St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. Divers will dive from 9 to 10 a.m.; raffles, games and adoption will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Dogs and cats will […]

Get pumped for Maplewoodstock 2016

Headliners NRBQ, Railroad Earth get ready for local show

Get pumped for Maplewoodstock 2016

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewoodstock, Maplewood’s annual free music festival, will return to Memorial Park for its 13th year July 9 and 10, once again bringing together renowned cult-favorite performers and undiscovered local talent for the community to enjoy. This year’s event will be headlined by NRBQ and Railroad Earth, two bands that have developed fiercely […]