Friends of the SOPL to hold annual holiday sale

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the South Orange Public Library will host a holiday sale on Sunday, Nov. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the library, 65 Scotland Road in South Orange. Twenty local artisans and exhibitors will sell gifts and handmade items for men, women and children. The selections will include jewelry, […]

Two Towns 5K Turkey Trot returns Nov. 19

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Runners of all ages are invited to join the Two Towns 5K Turkey Trot & Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 19, through South Mountain Reservation. The run will be a scenic one. The route is Crest Drive in the Maplewood part of the reservation, a roadway and paved pedestrian path on […]

JCC MetroWest presents new exhibits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest presents an exciting and unusual exhibit of felting and other fiber arts by the Northeast Feltmakers Guild. The exhibit takes place in the Gaelen Gallery East at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, Ross Family Campus, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The exhibit will be on view Nov. […]

SOMSD students invited to ‘13th’ screening, open mic

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Students who attend Columbia High School, South Orange Middle School and Maplewood Middle School are invited to a screening of “13th” on Monday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m., in the CHS Auditorium, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood. A student “open mic” will follow the […]

Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church celebrates Mass of Remembrance

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Nov. 5, at noon, Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church, located at 217 Prospect St. in South Orange, will celebrate its annual Mass of Remembrance in memory of departed family members, friends and parishioners. All are welcome to join together in prayer and fellowship. Light refreshments will be served […]

Learning about layered gardens with the MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Garden Club will meet Monday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., to hear speaker David Culp discuss “The Layered Garden.” Culp, an expert herbaceous perennial gardener, national gardening lecturer and vice president of Sunny Border Nurseries, will show attendees how to create a layered […]

Middle school students, parents invited to VoTech school fair

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Vocational Technical School District invites seventh- and eighth-grade students from Essex County and their parents to attend the “Essex County Seventh & Eighth-Grade Annual School Fair.” The fair will be Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Essex County Newark Tech, 91 W. Market St. in […]

MMS students join the Spartan Tribe

MMS students join the Spartan Tribe

VERNON, NJ — Thirty-eight Maplewood Middle School students tested their mettle on Oct. 22 at the 2-mile Spartan Race at Mountain Creek in Vernon. The students were led by head coach Ray Mantes of MMS’ YouthNet “MMS Fitness” after-school enrichment club. The club is co-led by assistant coaches Mike Berezny and Jamie Felder. Mantes, Berezny […]