Integration and innovation in SOMSD schools

Integration and innovation in SOMSD schools

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange-Maplewood School District will screen “Beyond Measure,” a film of inspiring stories of innovation in education, as part of its discussion of intentional integration and innovation in the elementary schools. This event will be Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at Clinton Elementary School, 27 Berkshire Road in Maplewood. The screening […]

Parnassian Society finds its muse with ‘Shakespeare in Love’

Parnassian Society finds its muse with ‘Shakespeare in Love’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Columbia High School’s drama club, the Parnassian Society, is participating in the Disney Theatrical Productions pilot program to produce “Shakespeare in Love,” based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, from Thursday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 18, in the CHS Black Box Theatre. The fictional play combines how the […]

Village Apartments celebrates a grand opening

Village Apartments celebrates a grand opening

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation, a community for independent seniors in South Orange, celebrated the grand opening of its new multi-purpose community space and luxury apartments, as well as renovations to common areas throughout the building, on Oct. 17. Among the attendees were residents and staff, invited guests, and […]

WSOU news director honored with 2 national journalism awards

WSOU news director honored with 2 national journalism awards

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU-FM news director Bob Towey was honored in October with two awards from the College Media Association. As part of the organization’s Pinnacle Awards, Towey was awarded first place in the “Best Radio Newscast” category and second place in the “Best Radio Special Event Coverage” category. WSOU is operated by Seton […]

SouthNEXT returns for 4th year

SouthNEXT returns for 4th year

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Each year SouthNEXT brings together local artists, speakers and performers to catalyze the kind of “creative collisions” that spark new ideas and inspire new solutions to some of the most pressing communal challenges of our times. Now in its fourth year, SouthNEXT ’18 kicks off Saturday, Nov. 10, with a full […]

SOV United Methodist to celebrate 170th anniversary

SOV United Methodist to celebrate 170th anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church, located at the corner of South Orange Avenue and Prospect Street in South Orange, will be celebrating its 170th anniversary at its worship service. Luncheon will be served in Fellowship Hall afterward. The community is invited to come and […]

South Orange and Maplewood offer free rides to and from polls

South Orange and Maplewood offer free rides to and from polls

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two towns of South Orange and Maplewood have announced that Black Crown Taxi will be providing free rides to residents to and from any polling location on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, by calling 862-224-2751. No questions will be asked to take advantage of this service. Polls are […]

‘10 Years Forward’ showcase brings alumni back to CHS

‘10 Years Forward’ showcase brings alumni back to CHS

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — During the first few months of the school year, students in the art and photography classes at Columbia High School haven’t yet garnered enough time to develop and produce quality work to put in the school’s Domareki Gallery. However, this presented a prime opportunity for two alumni, Sarah Langsam and Josh Sender, […]