Investiture ceremony for 2019 WO St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Investiture ceremony for 2019 WO St. Patrick’s Day Parade

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 2019 West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will hold the annual investiture on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 281 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. This year, the committee is honoring four outstanding individuals who are highly respected in the Irish American community. […]

SOMAS Children’s Summer Program catalogs are out

SOMAS Children’s Summer Program catalogs are out

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School Children’s Summer Program offers more than 100 classes in creative arts, music, science and sports. Students get to choose their own classes — there are five periods in a day — and the day can be as long or short as you like. This […]

West Orange office building sees 10 new leases, lease renewals

West Orange office building sees 10 new leases, lease renewals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In the past seven months, the 100,000-square-foot office building at 80 Main St. in West Orange has seen three new lessees and seven lease renewals. All signings were managed by Eric Weston, vice president for Sheldon Gross Realty, which itself is a longtime tenant of the five-story building. New tenants include: […]

Expert speaks on CO2 in WOSD

BOE hears recommendations to lower carbon dioxide levels in schools

Expert speaks on CO2 in WOSD

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Board of Education heard a presentation about the carbon dioxide levels in the district’s schools at its Jan. 28 meeting, when a consultant updated board members and the public about the air quality at West Orange High School. The rest of the schools were also tested, and it […]

SOPD addresses use of force in public meeting

Village, PD look for community volunteers to partner with them moving forward

SOPD addresses use of force in public meeting

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Many members of the South Orange community gathered at the Jan. 28 Board of Trustees meeting for a presentation from police Chief Kyle Kroll on the disheartening statistics about police use of force released in New Jersey Advance Media’s “Force Report” this winter. While the presentation, which was followed by a […]

‘Bubbly Black Girl’ staged at Burgdorff

‘Bubbly Black Girl’ staged at Burgdorff

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Progressive Theater, in collaboration with the South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race, presents “The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin,” by Kristen Childs, at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Durand Road in Maplewood, on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 17, at 2 […]

Two towns launch Operation Blue Angel for senior citizens

Two towns launch Operation Blue Angel for senior citizens

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Maplewood and South Orange Police departments, Senior Citizens Advisory committees, and SOMA Two Towns for All Ages recently announced the launch of Operation Blue Angel. This safety program aims to aid older adults who are either older than 55 or medically impaired and are frequently alone. Operation Blue […]

Seton Hall University to host graduate open house on Feb. 23

Seton Hall University to host graduate open house on Feb. 23

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University will host its annual graduate open house on Saturday, Feb. 23, from noon to 3 p.m. in Bethany Hall on the South Orange campus. Representatives from graduate degree and certificate programs in high-demand fields of business, communication, diplomacy and international relations, education, health and medical sciences, law, nursing, […]

MEND’s 2019 Green Bean Gala this March

MEND’s 2019 Green Bean Gala this March

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — MEND is hosting its annual fundraiser, the Green Bean Gala, on Saturday, March 9, from 7 to 11 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. The Green Bean Gala is a cocktail reception that will feature gourmet tasting stations, specialty drinks, music and dancing, and live and silent auctions. Named […]

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