Maplewood firefighters handle garage fire on Colgate Road

Maplewood firefighters handle garage fire on Colgate Road

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire on Aug. 26 after a neighbor noticed smoke emanating from a garage to the rear of the residence, causing extensive damage to the roof. The Maplewood Fire Department was dispatched on a full assignment at 6:46 p.m. to 28 Colgate Road for the reported residential […]

Safety Fest in Maplewood on Sept. 8

Safety Fest in Maplewood on Sept. 8

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s 2019 Safety Fest will be Sunday, Sept. 8, from 2 to 5 p.m. at 525 Valley St. in Maplewood. This event, which is brought to the community by American Jiu Jitsu of Maplewood, will include bicycle safety, free child ID kits, emergency vehicles, fire safety, first aid squad information and self-defense […]

Matzerath to inspire with Bach performances at ECS

Matzerath to inspire with Bach performances at ECS

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Once a month at the Ethical Culture Society of Essex County for the coming season, pianist Birgit Matzerath will give the audience a guided tour through two preludes and fugues from J.S. Bach’s “Well-Tempered Clavier.” In the course of one year the project will cover all 24 preludes and fugues of Book […]

Clinton ESL teacher Kate Fearon wins Fulbright grant

Clinton ESL teacher Kate Fearon wins Fulbright grant

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Clinton Elementary School ESL teacher Kate Fearon won a Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program grant; she is one of only 76 teachers across the country who will be participating in the program that aims to help teachers bring an international perspective into their classrooms. A 15-year veteran of the South Orange-Maplewood […]

Upcoming TSTI programs

Upcoming TSTI programs

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, located at 432 Scotland Road in South Orange, will host the following programs, which are free and open to all. On Tuesdays, Sept. 3 and 17, at 9 a.m., learn how to practice different types of meditation, focusing on the breath, loving-kindness and awareness in a Jewish context […]

Greenhouse space available to Maplewood residents

Greenhouse space available to Maplewood residents

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Get your space in Maplewood’s greenhouse for the 2019-2020 season. Applications for rental space in the Rahner Greenhouse will be received in the Maplewood Municipal Building, 574 Valley St., on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. A sign-in sheet will be brought to the meeting room at 4 p.m, at […]

Area HS students graduate from MINDS Program at SHU med school

Area HS students graduate from MINDS Program at SHU med school

NUTLEY, NJ — The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University celebrated the graduation of 15 outstanding high school students who participated in the Medical Internship Navigating Diversity & Science Program. “Our mission is to create a physician workforce that is capable of delivering excellent clinical care and optimal health to all individuals […]

SMR Family Campout registration is open

SMR Family Campout registration is open

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Families with young children seeking a nature-intensive outdoor experience are invited to register for the sixth annual South Mountain Reservation Family Campout scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, through Sunday, Oct. 6, with the rain dates for the following weekend. The program will be based out of Summit Field in  the reservation.  […]

Seton Hall appoints new vice president of student services

Seton Hall appoints new vice president of student services

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Shawna Cooper-Gibson, a national leader in academic, co-curricular and multicultural student development, has been appointed vice president of student services at Seton Hall University. Cooper-Gibson currently serves as the assistant provost for student academic services at Loyola University Chicago and will officially begin her new position Oct. 14. “Dr. Cooper-Gibson’s impressive […]

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