Young teen arrested twice in two days for carjackings

UPDATE: This story was updated approximately 10 minutes after posting to reflect additional data provided by the Maplewood Police Department, in addition to the information already provided by the Newark Public Safety Department. MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A 13-year-old Newark resident, whom Newark police had arrested on Friday, Oct. 14, and was ordered to be released […]

CCR celebrates 20 years in the two towns

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — To celebrate its 20-year anniversary, the South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will host “Celebrating Integration: Many Voices, One Community” on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. The event will feature dinner, live music, dancing and an auction. Cocktail attire is suggested. Admission is […]

Junior League accepts applications for Community Grants program

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills invites local nonprofit organizations to apply for a Community Grant for 2016-2017. JLOSH offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Grant recipients will be announced in spring 2017. The grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations whose programs further JLOSH’s new “Fill the […]

HNA sponsors Board of Education candidates forum

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association will sponsor a Board of Education candidates forum on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. The five candidates running for the three open seats are Susie Adamson, James Davis III, Anthony Mazzocchi, Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad and Johanna Wright. Lawson-Muhammad and […]

South Orange pays tribute to two native artists

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, in collaboration with the Lennie Pierro Memorial Arts Foundation, will host a tribute exhibition featuring South Orange natives Kiki and Seton Smith in “A Sense of Place.” The exhibition, with an accompanying catalog, honors two of the town’s most distinguished artists by considering their […]

Summersgill and McGehee square off

Township Committee candidates argue over development, taxes, outsourcing, state funding, more

Summersgill and McGehee square off

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two candidates running for the sole open seat on the Maplewood Township Committee offered differing visions of how development should be handled during the Oct. 6 forum held by the League of Women Voters of South Orange and Maplewood at the Maplewood Memorial Library. Democrat Frank McGehee and Republican Mike Summersgill […]

Maplewood resident stars in ‘The Frog Princess’ at Studio Playhouse in Upper Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Maplewood resident Peter Curley stars as Prince Boris in ‘The Frog Princess,’ a charming and adventurous show for all ages by Catherine L. Howard, at Studio Playhouse in Upper Montclair. Performances are Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. from Oct. 22 through Oct. 30. Additionally, a sensory friendly show for […]

Community Coalition on Race sponsors BOE candidates forum

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Schools Committee of the South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race is presenting its ninth annual candidates forum for the Board of Education on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in the South Orange Middle School Library, 70 North Ridgewood Road in South Orange. This candidates forum is an opportunity for […]