Maplewood cares for Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Evening Membership Department of the Maplewood Woman’s Club continued its Thanksgiving tradition of providing 10 food bins to the Maplewood Welfare Department. Members have been packing the colorful bins each year for the past 15 years. Each bin contains five pounds of potatoes; three pounds of onions; a fresh turnip; fresh […]

Two Towns Turkey Trot fundraiser draws record crowd

Two Towns Turkey Trot fundraiser draws record crowd

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Nov. 19, sunshine and nearly 60-degree temperatures greeted the more than 250 runners in the Two Towns Turkey Trot 5K and Kids’ Fun Run fundraiser for Seth Boyden School. The atmosphere was sociable, even festive. Race founder and 2016 sponsor Susie Adamson of Keller Williams Midtown Direct […]

CCR calls for submissions for Lookbook

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race announces the launch of Lookbook as part of its ongoing marketing efforts to promote the welcoming and inclusive nature of the two towns, according to a recent press release. A collection of digital postcards, Lookbook will feature SOMA residents sharing what the […]

Essex County women’s organization helps women in need

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Soroptimist International of Suburban Essex has been serving the communities of Essex County and surrounding counties since 1949. For the sixth year, SISE members assembled HUGS tote bags with essential items for women arriving at a local shelter after fleeing domestic violence. HUGS reflects Healing, Understanding and the Great Strength of […]

Thanksgiving dinners provided for Maplewood residents

Thanksgiving dinners provided for Maplewood residents

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Seventeen Maplewood families are being provided with a full Thanksgiving dinner and will have the opportunity to enjoy the holiday season thanks to a food donation from FMBA Local 25, the Maplewood Firefighter’s Union, PBA Local 44, the Maplewood Police Union and the Stop & Shop of South Orange. The FMBA and […]

South Orange siblings on pointe in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — South Orange siblings Anna Pettigrew, 13, and Will Pettigrew, 16, will join renowned professional guest artists when Anna stars as Clara and Will performs the role of Lead Chinese Boy in this year’s full-length production of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s beloved holiday classic “The Nutcracker.” Celebrated dancers Peter Brandenhoff, Rosemary Sabovick-Bleich, […]

See historical houses in expanded holiday house tour

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Celebrate the holiday season by participating in the annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 15 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s Castle and the Walther […]

Sustainable Jersey announces 2016 awards, certifications

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Sustainable Jersey municipal awards and the 74 towns that have achieved certification. The announcement was made at the annual Sustainable Jersey luncheon at the New Jersey League of Municipality Conference in Atlantic City. Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange were awarded the Collaboration Award […]

Transforming the TSA, administrator speaks to Seton Hall community

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Seton Hall School of Diplomacy and International Relations is proud to host a major address by Transportation Security Administration administrator Peter Neffenger; he will discuss “Entrepreneurship in Government: Lessons from TSA’s Transformation” on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 4 p.m. in Seton Hall’s Jubilee Hall Auditorium. The program is free to […]

Hanover Wind Symphony wows in concert

WHIPPANY, NJ — Evoking the sights and sounds of urban life through music, the Hanover Wind Symphony recently presented a concert, “A Night in the Big City,” at Memorial Junior School, 61 Highland Ave. in Whippany. For further information about the Hanover Wind Symphony, and about upcoming concerts, including the “Christmas Presence IX” concert on […]