‘Rhythm & Words’ in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — There will be a free writing workshop, “Rhythm & Words: Maplewood,” aimed at teens in grades six through 12, though open to anyone, on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. This student-driven program, facilitated by Ras Heru, will be held at Sutagao Restaurant, 149 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood, and will […]

WOFD to hold CPR certification course

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Fire Department will hold a CPR certification course for West Orange residents, ages 16 and older, on Saturday, Jan. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free class will be held at the West Orange Emergency Operations Center, 25 Mt. Pleasant Place; enter the building through the […]

Become a Maplewood police officer

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department is seeking applicants to participate in the MPD entrance exam. The department is actively recruiting highly qualified candidates, including strong representation of minorities and women, to be Maplewood police officers. Meeting minimum qualifications, the applicant must be a United States citizen; must be between ages 18 and 35 […]

Parenting Center to present ‘Divided in a Diverse Community’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood School District Parenting Center will present “Divided in a Diverse Community: Why Intentional Integration Matters” featuring 2017 MacArthur Genius Award recipient Nikole Hannah-Jones on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 7:15 p.m. at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road in South Orange. Hannah-Jones is the author of the […]

LSO shows how a symphony is made in family show

LIVINGSTON, NJ — We’ve all heard Beethoven’s “Fifth Symphony” with its monumental opening four notes and enjoyed the captivating melodies from Bizet’s most enchanting opera “Carmen.” Yet how did these artists go about creating such lasting and memorable works of art? Visit “The Composer’s Toolbox,” this year’s Livingston Symphony Orchestra Family Concert, on Sunday, Jan. […]

‘Communication: Its Art and Soul’ with Chabad

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Jewish Learning Institute presents “Communication: Its Art and Soul,” a study course that will run for six Mondays at Chabad of West Orange, 401 Pleasant Valley Way, beginning Jan. 22 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The course will explore how Jewish thought and scientific discovery unearth the essence of communication […]

L’Dor V’Dor covers Jerusalem, Iran and the U.S.

MILLBURN, NJ — Congregation B’nai Israel’s L’Dor V’Dor Speaker Series presents “Jerusalem, Iran, U.S. Policy and Peace?” On Monday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m., enjoy an evening with Jonathan Schanzer, Middle East policy expert. One year after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Schanzer will provide an update on Israel’s security in the Middle East, […]

PSE&G files first rate review in 8 years, requests 1-percent increase

NEWARK, NJ — On Jan. 12, PSE&G filed its first regulatory rate review in more than eight years, asking for an adjustment in electric and gas base delivery rates that would increase overall revenues by approximately 1 percent, according to a recent release from the company. According to the company, the increase is necessary to […]

Bloomfield Chorale welcomes new members

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Do you enjoy singing and would like to be a part of an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of others through music? The Bloomfield Chorale is seeking all voices — soprano, alto, tenor and bass — for its spring 2018 season. Drop in at one of the chorale’s January rehearsals on […]

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