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 […]

Take advantage of the Overlook Van in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Find out if you are at risk for diabetes or high blood pressure with a free screening and obtain educational materials and individual counseling. The Overlook Van will be at the Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. […]

SOPAC to celebrate its 10-year anniversary with gala

Center celebrates 10 years of bringing varied art to village

SOPAC to celebrate its 10-year anniversary with gala

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Performing Arts Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a gala honoring three of its biggest supporters Oct. 29. The event will pay tribute to South Orange Village President Sheena Collum, SOPAC governor Carolyn Minick Mason and founding contributor Peter Shapiro, all of whom have either donated funds, […]

Possible attempted robbery in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Oct. 13, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Maplewood police officers responded to Warren Road on a report of a female in distress, according to a press release from the Maplewood Police Department. Upon their arrival, officers located and spoke with the female, who reported that she had exited her home and entered […]

FAMILYConnections launches social media campaign to combat domestic violence

EAST ORANGE, NJ — DREAMS of Essex, a FAMILYConnections program that helps children and parents recover from domestic violence is launching #itscalledatanktop. This new social media campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is observed in October, will bring awareness to the use of violence in our everyday language that has become so ingrained — […]

MMS to host Dance-A-Thon fundraiser

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Middle School will hold its first Dance-A-Thon fundraiser, hosted by the student council, Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports committee and Home School Association, to raise money for the school store and other schoolwide events. The dance will be Friday, Oct. 28, from 4 to 11 p.m. at the Maplewood Middle School […]