Collum signs closing docs for Village Hall sale

Collum signs closing docs for Village Hall sale

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Sept. 20, Village President Sheena Collum, flanked by municipal attorney Clyde Otis and Village Clerk/Notary Kevin Harris, signed all closing documents for the sale of Village Hall to Landmark Hospitality to be turned into a restaurant. “I have been waiting for this day to come for so long that it’s […]

Family fun nights at SO-V United Methodist Church

Family fun nights at SO-V United Methodist Church

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church hosts various events geared toward the whole family coming together and having a good time. Admission is charged to these events and children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The church is located at 150 South Orange Ave. in South Orange; bathrooms are […]

WOAC hosts poets and songwriters at free music event

WOAC hosts poets and songwriters at free music event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will host its third free poets and songwriters event, “Cypher and Sound,” on Friday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. Drop-ins are welcome, although attendees can also register on the event link on the West Orange […]

Discuss environmental injustice in the TBA sukkah

Discuss environmental injustice in the TBA sukkah

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Friday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m., following Shabbat services at 6:30 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham, the Social Action Committee and Sisterhood’s The Women’s Connection will co-sponsor a Shabbat dinner in the sukkah outside the temple, 300 East Northfield Road in Livingston. GreenFaith representative Sarah Newell will speak on “Environmental Injustice. ” […]

NJT announces progress on PTC installation, service adjustments

NJT announces progress on PTC installation, service adjustments

NEWARK, NJ — Progress continues on the installation of Positive Train Control equipment on NJ Transit’s rail fleet to meet federal year-end milestones, requiring NJ Transit to make a final set of rail service adjustments, the organization announced in a Sept. 20 press release. The temporary discontinuation of some trains and modified times and origin/destination […]

PSE&G to lower residential gas bills ahead of winter heating season

PSE&G to lower residential gas bills ahead of winter heating season

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G is decreasing residential gas bills just in time for the winter heating season, according to a press release from the utility. On Sept. 17, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved, on a provisional basis, PSE&G’s June gas supply filing that will lower customers’ bills, effective Oct. 1. The typical […]

Hundreds march to support suicide awareness

Hundreds march to support suicide awareness

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The fourth annual Walk To Fight Suicide, sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, was held at Brookdale Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. The purpose of the event was to dispel the shame and secrecy surrounding the death of a loved one, or anyone, by their own hands. The walk was initiated […]

Made in NJ Festival at OSPAC

Made in NJ Festival at OSPAC

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Celebrate the state’s creative arts at the Made in NJ Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. 7, from 3 to 10 p.m. each day at the Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, 4 Boland Drive in West Orange. The event will feature DJs, live performances, a pop-up for vendors and […]

Muoio named dean of academics at Mount St. Dominic Academy

Muoio named dean of academics at Mount St. Dominic Academy

CALDWELL, NJ — Mount St. Dominic Academy, a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women located in Caldwell, has named Marissa Muoio, 28, as the new dean of academics. Muoio, a 2008 graduate of Mount St. Dominic, will be responsible for the Mount’s day-to-day operations, with special focus on the academic progress of the students, […]

New families reception at CHS for those new to the district

New families reception at CHS for those new to the district

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — If you have a high school student new to the district, you are invited to a new families reception on Back to School Night, Thursday, Sept. 27, at 5:45 p.m. in the Columbia High School Cafeteria. The official BTSN program begins at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium; seats will be reserved […]

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