County dedicates ‘Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters’

County dedicates ‘Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters’

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County dedicated the Essex County Sheriff’s Patrol Building in Newark as the “Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters” in honor of the late Sheriff’s Chief Kevin J. Ryan. Ryan, who also served as a NJ State Assemblyman and School Board member with the Essex County Schools of Technology, died June […]

Staying healthy as a senior in Maplewood

Staying healthy as a senior in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This October, Maplewood Recreation is offering two programs geared at keeping senior citizens healthy in body and mind. A group meditation for seniors will be held every Tuesday in October from 11 a.m. to noon, and chair yoga for seniors will be held every Thursday in October from 11 a.m. to noon. […]

Hitchcock’s villains with SOMAS

Hitchcock’s villains with SOMAS

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Stephen Whitty, a writer, film critic and lecturer, will discuss Alfred Hitchcock’s villains on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Columbia High School’s Black Box Theatre, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood, as part of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School fall lecture series. The Master of Suspense was known for […]

Maplewood Garden Club presents ‘The Garden Tourist’

Maplewood Garden Club presents ‘The Garden Tourist’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Do you enjoy touring beautiful gardens? If the answer is yes, be sure to join Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood, when landscape designer Jana Milbocker takes attendees on a virtual tour of some of the best public gardens […]

BOE outlines superintendent search process, feedback opportunities

BOE outlines superintendent search process, feedback opportunities

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In August 2018, South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education launched the search for South Orange-Maplewood School District’s next superintendent, and hired William Librera of West Hudson Associates as the superintendent search consultant to assist in the search process. According to a press release from the district, the board chose Librera […]

Exploring the Glass House

Exploring the Glass House

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School for a day in the mid-century modern mecca of New Canaan, Conn., on Friday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a Coach bus leaving from the Maplewood Community Pool parking lot, 187 Boyden Ave. Enroute to the destination, attendees will watch the documentary […]

‘Medicinal Plants of the Civil War’ with Lesley Parness

‘Medicinal Plants of the Civil War’ with Lesley Parness

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m., Durand-Hedden will host noted horticulturalist and educator Lesley Parness, who will explain how plants were crucial in every aspect of the Civil War — on the battlefields and on the home fronts of both the North and the South. Her talk will encompass 30 plants […]

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