Maplewood code enforcer visits HNA

Maplewood code enforcer visits HNA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Members of the Hilton Neighborhood Association received firsthand knowledge about the current zoning codes being enforced in Maplewood thanks to a visit from Maplewood code enforcement supervisor John Singleton at their monthly meeting on May 17 at the DeHart Center on Burnett Avenue in Maplewood. Coding enforcement is handled through the Maplewood […]

Register for Mermaid Camp in Maplewood

Register for Mermaid Camp in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Come learn to swim like a mermaid and learn all about the sea at the Maplewood Mermaid Camp. Mermaids get to keep their tails to continue the fun after camp concludes. This camp will be held at the Maplewood Community Pool, 187 Boyden Ave., from Aug. 6 through 10, from 8 a.m. […]

Young artists from CHS show their work in SOPAC gallery

In just 5 years, exhibit has grown to 900 submissions

Young artists from CHS show their work in SOPAC gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The second and third floors of the South Orange Performing Arts Center are decorated with the artwork of students from 17 Essex County high schools as part of the “Inspired Minds Young Artist Exhibition.” The 66 works of art were unveiled at an opening reception at SOPAC on May 17, and […]

South Orange pool opening is delayed

South Orange pool opening is delayed

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Community Pool will not be open Memorial Day weekend, as had initially been planned. Weather issues, both the early spring snow and the ongoing spring rain, have caused delays in the construction project under way to replace the main pool filter system, according to the village. This project […]

NJAW to implement provisional rates as the company’s rate request is being reviewed

NJAW to implement provisional rates as the company’s rate request is being reviewed

VOORHEES, NJ — Beginning June 15, New Jersey American Water is implementing provisional rates for water and wastewater service while the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities reviews the company’s rate change request. New Jersey American Water’s rate request, which was filed Sept. 15, 2017, was driven by more than $868 million in needed investment […]

District unveils plan for buildings, grades

In addition to renovating and upgrading facilities, SOMSD hopes to redistribute 5th through 8th

District unveils plan for buildings, grades

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Acting Superintendent Thomas Ficarra unveiled the South Orange-Maplewood School District’s long-range facilities and integration plan at the Board of Education’s May 14 meeting. In his presentation, Ficarra introduced a plan to renovate and upgrade the district’s school buildings while better integrating the schools by redrawing district lines. The plan […]

TSTI prepares to celebrate rabbi’s 25th anniversary

TSTI prepares to celebrate rabbi’s 25th anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Rabbi Daniel Cohen has the unusual distinction of serving only one synagogue throughout his entire career, from rabbinic internship through this year, which marks the 25th anniversary of his rabbinic ordination and his 26th year at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel. The community celebration will begin with a gala on Thursday, May 31, […]

‘Click It or Ticket’ in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Sheriff Armando Fontoura advised motorists in a recent press release that the Essex County Sheriff’s Office will join with municipal police from around New Jersey in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. Beginning May 21 and running through June 3, […]

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