County honors two exceptional Italian-Americans

County honors two exceptional Italian-Americans

NEWARK, NJ — The 2016 Essex County Italian-American Heritage Month observance was held Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the lobby of the Essex County Hall of Records. Decorated in the festive Italian colors of red, white and green, the lobby was a standing-room-only backdrop for the cultural festivities. During the cultural event, Essex County Executive Joseph […]

Final TC debate in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The final candidates forum for one seat on the Maplewood Township Committee will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, beginning at 9:45 a.m. at Les Saisons, 304 Elmwood Ave. in Maplewood. The debate, sponsored by the Maplewood Senior Share, will be followed by a light brunch at 11:15 a.m. Republican Mike Summersgill […]

Which eco-mower is right for you?

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join re:Yard, a community yard sustainability program co-created by the green teams of Maplewood, Millburn and South Orange, for an eco-mower test drive on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. on the front lawn of Maplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley St. in Maplewood. Test drive reel mowers and electronic mulching […]

Health & HarvestFest in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Springfield Avenue Partnership and Maplewood Loves Wellness committee will hold their second Health & HarvestFest on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Library Branch area and gazebo grounds, 1688 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood. Presenting sponsors include Natalie Farrell from Weichert Realtors and St. Barnabas Medical […]

‘Hannibal the Great’ at the SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Join writer and director Ken Sibanda on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the South Orange Public Library as he reads from his new graphic novel, “Hannibal the Great,” and discusses his work and his process. The South Orange Public Library is located at 65 Scotland Road in […]

Get moving to save lives at the Maplewood in Motion 5K

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, Oct. 16, the Maplewood Lions Club sponsors its 16th annual Maplewood in Motion 5K and Kids Fun Run. Bring your family and friends to run, jog and even walk through the beautiful, tree-lined, certified 5K course throughout Maplewood. Strollers are welcome. The Maplewood in Motion 5K race added veteran causes […]

Golda Och Academy bids bon voyage to security team member on ‘tikkun olam’ mission

Golda Och Academy bids bon voyage to security team member on ‘tikkun olam’ mission

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Friday, Sept. 23, Golda Och Academy Lower School students and faculty bid bon voyage to Michael Mault, a member of the school’s security team, who is embarking on a 44-day transatlantic voyage to raise funds for glioblastoma, an illness that took the lives of his mother, brother and dear friend, […]

TC candidates square off at HNA debate

Summersgill, McGehee offer differing opinions on taxes, small town party politics and more

TC candidates square off at HNA debate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association enjoyed a large turnout on Thursday, Sept. 22, for its Maplewood Township Committee candidates’ forum. And, if that night is any indication, this is sure to be a lively campaign season. Running for the sole open seat on the committee — which was recently vacated by Marlon K. […]