Maplewood PBA collects school supplies for Seth Boyden students

Maplewood PBA collects school supplies for Seth Boyden students

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood PBA Local 44 is holding back-to-school supply drive to benefit Seth Boyden Elementary School students. From now through Sept. 1, residents are encouraged to drop off school supplies at Seth Boyden, the Maplewood Police Department, Maplewood Town Hall, Gleasons Cleaners, and Dehart Community Center. Supplies needed include crayons, markers, pencils, colored […]

Let’s talk vegetable gardening in SO

Let’s talk vegetable gardening in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County will discuss vegetable gardening on Saturday, July 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the South Orange Elks Rent Party Garden, 220 Prospect St. in South Orange. The session is open to all vegetable gardeners, beginner to advanced, and will focus on summer gardening […]

SO Community Relations Committee seeks volunteers

SO Community Relations Committee seeks volunteers

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Community Relations Committee is accepting volunteer applications. Founded in 1980, the CRC has pioneered programs in town such as the Gaslight, Newcomer’s Day, the Villager of the Month program and the most recent Naturalization Day. Additionally, the committee serves as a liaison for the constituents in the town […]

Sheriff’s Dept. promotes and swears in new officers

Sheriff’s Dept. promotes and swears in new officers

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced promotions and the hiring of several sheriff’s officers during a swearing-in ceremony held at the Leroy Smith Public Safety Building on July 8. Among those promoted were Chief James Spango, who previously served as a deputy chief; Undersheriff Fitzgerald Figliuolo, who also served as a […]

Summer meals for children in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Free Summer Meals Program for Kids will run from July 15 through Aug. 9. A free breakfast and lunch will be offered five days a week in Maplecrest Park, 237 Oakland Road in Maplewood. This program is administered by the township of Irvington in conjunction with the township of Maplewood. Breakfast […]

Maplewood police raid business on tips regarding prostitution

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On July 10, the Maplewood Police Department conducted an undercover investigation at TWC Health Club, located at 2168 Millburn Ave., Suite 206, in Maplewood, according to a press release from the department. This investigation stemmed from numerous complaints from the public about possible prostutution and human trafficking at the business. At approximately […]

Young local artist is featured in his second solo show

Romanaux explores color and skulls in his artwork

Young local artist is featured in his second solo show

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Austin Romanaux is only 20 years old, but he’s already in the midst of his second solo art show, currently on display at the Grover House Gallery in Caldwell. The Maplewood native is a painter whose work has been shown in galleries since 2015, including at the South Orange Performing Arts Center. […]

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