CHS helps students plan for future after high school

CHS helps students plan for future after high school

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School will hold a College, Career, Gap Year and Military Night on Wednesday, March 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Main Gym, by the school’s Valley Street entrance in Maplewood. At this SOMA community event, which is sponsored by the CHS guidance department, students can meet with more […]

South Orange Symphony family variety concert features ‘Love for Three Oranges’

South Orange Symphony family variety concert features ‘Love for Three Oranges’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Listeners of all ages are invited to the South Orange Symphony’s free family variety concert on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road in South Orange. The eclectic program, conducted by Susan Haig, opens with Prokofiev’s “March” from “The Love for Three Oranges,” […]

Seton Hall awarded ‘High Research Activity’ Carnegie classification

Seton Hall awarded ‘High Research Activity’ Carnegie classification

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has been named a “High Research Activity” institution among doctoral universities in the latest Carnegie classification. The new research level designation, also known as “R2,” places Seton Hall among only 139 universities across the country designated as “High Research.” Prior to this designation as R2, Seton Hall was […]

Learn about ‘Great African Civilizations’ this month with NAACP

Learn about ‘Great African Civilizations’ this month with NAACP

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This month, at five local libraries, the Oranges and Maplewood Unit of the NAACP will offer video presentations that accent “Great African Civilizations.” The significant contributions of ancient African civilizations are too often overlooked or attributed to other cultures. These video presentations will provide insight into the creative, innovative, exceptional genius […]

NJ Strays opens shop in town

Nonprofit sets up first headquarters on Millburn Avenue in Maplewood

NJ Strays opens shop in town

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Millburn Avenue in Maplewood welcomed a new tenant this month as NJ Strays opened its first headquarters. The nonprofit animal welfare organization has worked since 2012 to reduce shelter intake and euthanasia in the area, in addition to operating a pet food pantry and assisting families in finding their lost pets. Until […]

2019 Talk to the Township Committee schedule

2019 Talk to the Township Committee schedule

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Throughout the year, the Maplewood Township Committee holds opportunities for the public to approach its members in an informal manner to discuss township matters. Upcoming Talk to the Township Committee events will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon as follows: Feb. 16 at Walgreens, 1633 Springfield Ave.; March 16 […]

International Dinner at SO-V United Methodist Church

International Dinner at SO-V United Methodist Church

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Each year the South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church celebrates the diversity of its congregation with an International Dinner and Multicultural Celebration. This year’s event will take place in the church’s Fellowship Hall on Saturday, Feb. 9, beginning at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend; no admission is charged, though […]

Not polar opposites, science and art form bond at Walsh

Artists find equilibrium between art and science in show

Not polar opposites, science and art form bond at Walsh

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Science and art merged at the Seton Hall University Walsh Gallery in an exhibit called “Strange Attractors,” which is on display through March 8. The show is an extension of a symposium hosted at the CUE Art Foundation in November 2017, which explored how art can generate insight into other fields. […]