Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016-2017 cast of its Broadway Show Choir

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse recently announced casting for its award-winning Broadway Show Choir. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a tuition-free, audition-based, exhibition show choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s arts education and outreach programs. The choir consists of 80 singer and dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. […]

‘Victory Over Violence’ in Buddhism

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges and Maplewood Chapter of Soka Gakkai International, the World Peace Buddhist Organization, will present an introduction to Buddhism with a special presentation on “Victory Over Violence,” on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6:45 to 8 p.m. at the Baird Center, 5 Mead St. in South Orange. For more information, contact […]

Joshi to present on racial identity in children

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Parenting Center and the Elementary PTAs invite you to a presentation by Khyati Y. Joshi, “Understanding Your Child’s Racial Identity,” on Monday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at South Mountain School, 44 W. South Orange Ave. in South Orange. Joshi, a professor of education at Fairleigh Dickinson University, will discuss […]

Africana studies program hosts author Caryl Phillips

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University’s Africana studies program hosts author Caryl Phillips on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Suite in the University Center. The event is free and open to the public. A Kittitian-British novelist, playwright, and essayist, Phillips is often described as a Black Atlantic writer because in […]

WSOU wins two national Pinnacle Awards

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, recently took home two awards from the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Awards program. The awards were announced during the organization’s annual convention in Atlanta, Ga., during the final days of October. The station earned first place honors in the Best […]

Seton Hall received $1.75M gift

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has received a $1.75 million gift from the estate of the late Henry F. Roman, a 1954 graduate, and his wife, Maryann. The donation will be used to further elevate the College of Communication and the Arts by helping to launch a new Ph.D. program in communication, creating […]

Miss New Jersey Pre-Teen launches coat drive

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Nearly 50 million Americans are currently living in poverty. For these families and individuals, a warm coat is a budget extra they simply cannot afford. Miss New Jersey Pre-Teen Nyla Edwards of Maplewood invites area residents to make a difference in neighbor’s lives by donating coats and dollars during her upcoming coat […]

Maplewood achieves silver-level certification from Sustainable Jersey

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Sustainable Jersey representatives announced recently that Maplewood has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification. Maplewood is one of only 25 New Jersey municipalities that attained certification at the silver level in 2016. The township will be honored at the Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Atlantic […]

‘About Your House: Tips on its History and Care’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Members of the Maplewood Historic Preservation Commission will be at the Local History Center located in the Maplewood Hilton Library, 1688 Springfield Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. to present “About Your House: Tips on its History and Care.” Maplewood residents are encouraged to stop by and learn […]

SHU celebrates Harvest Fest

SHU celebrates Harvest Fest

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Harvest Fest at Seton Hall University was hosted by the Ecology Club and the Office of Business Affairs on Oct. 31, and sponsored by Coca Cola and Gourmet Dining Services. The event was hosted to highlight the environmental studies program and to showcase the campus garden in order to educate […]