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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Arts Unbound hosts 3rd annual festival for those with disabilities

Arts Unbound hosts 3rd annual festival for those with disabilities

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Arts Unbound, in collaboration with Essex Regional Educational Services Commission and ERESC Superintendent Laurie Newell, will host the third annual Arts Accessible Festival on Friday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ERESC’s Essex Campus Academy, 369 Passaic Ave. in Fairfield. The purpose of the art festival is to […]

HNA to feature Township Committee candidates at Sept. meeting

HNA to feature Township Committee candidates at Sept. meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Hilton Neighborhood Association’s September meeting will feature the three candidates running for Maplewood Township Committee: Nancy Adams, Ileana Castillo and Greg Lembrich. There are two open seats on the committee, with two incumbents and one challenger running. The meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Senior Center, […]

Maplewood and South Orange accepted into AARP Network

Maplewood and South Orange accepted into AARP Network

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two towns have been accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. This certification recognizes the two towns’ joint commitment to becoming more age-friendly and supporting residents as they age in place, according to SOMA Two Towns for All Ages. Joining the AARP Network gives SOMA access to […]

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