Strollers’ 2019-2020 season opens with ‘Working: A Musical’

Strollers’ 2019-2020 season opens with ‘Working: A Musical’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Strollers community theater will open its 88th season with a presentation of “Working: A Musical,” from the book by Studs Terkel; adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; with songs by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Schwartz. […]

JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

JLOSH is accepting applications for Community Grants Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2019-20. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in the spring. The grants will be awarded to qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s “Fill the Need” […]

DEP reminds motorists to be extra cautious as deer mating season begins

DEP reminds motorists to be extra cautious as deer mating season begins

TRENTON, NJ — Drivers are urged to use extra caution and watch for white-tailed deer as deer mating season gets under way and darkness arrives earlier, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced. White-tailed deer become more active during mating season, also known as the fall rut. Deer are […]

‘New World Water’ at the Walsh Gallery

‘New World Water’ at the Walsh Gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Walsh Gallery presents “New World Water,” a group exhibition that examines humanity’s relationship with water through the lens of contemporary art. The exhibition will be on view from Nov. 4 to Dec. 13, with an opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Seton Hall University, […]

$128K raised for children battling cancer and blood disorders

$128K raised for children battling cancer and blood disorders

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Valerie Fund Center at Monmouth Medical Center’s Unterberg Children’s Hospital felt the love and support of the community on Oct. 13 as World Subaru presented The Valerie Fund 5K Run and Walk at Long Branch’s Great Lawn. Hundreds of people joined together to help support the children of The Valerie Fund, […]

Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church to celebrate Mass of Remembrance

Our Lady of Sorrows RC Church to celebrate Mass of Remembrance

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Sorrows, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange, will celebrate its Mass of Remembrance in memory of departed family members, friends and parishioners on Saturday, Nov. 2, at noon. Join the congregation as it comes together in prayer and fellowship. All are welcome. A Book of Remembrance will be […]

CHS string musicians play in Atlantic City as NJSBA convention

CHS string musicians play in Atlantic City as NJSBA convention

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — The Columbia High School Virtuosi Ensemble was honored to perform at the New Jersey School Boards Association State Convention on Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Atlantic City Convention Center. Per the recommendation of arts supervisor James Manno, Columbia High School String Orchestra instructor Todd Van Beveren sent in a video excerpt […]

Jazz up your garden with the MGC

Jazz up your garden with the MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Do you savor sizzling plant combinations in other people’s gardens while being dissatisfied with your own? Then join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., when widely published garden photographer, writer and garden coach Karen Bussolini presents “Jazzing Up the Garden […]