Maplewood nurse nominated for Yankees’ Nurse Hero Award

Maplewood nurse nominated for Yankees’ Nurse Hero Award

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Ten nurses have been nominated for the Nurse Hero Award, which will be awarded by the New York Yankees on Thursday, June 20, at Yankee Stadium. Everyone is encouraged to visit https://nurse.org/articles/yankees-nurse-night-2019/, read each nurse’s bio and cast their vote — before voting closes June 8 — for who should win the […]

SHU to honor Meehan, outstanding alumni at gala

SHU to honor Meehan, outstanding alumni at gala

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The 33rd annual Many Are One alumni awards gala will bring together more than 350 alumni, parents, faculty members, administrators, students and friends to recognize graduates who represent the best of the Seton Hall University family and celebrate what great minds can do. The gala will be Saturday, June 8, at […]

Maplewood singers have deep ties to Memorial Day

Maplewood singers have deep ties to Memorial Day

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — As paraders and neighbors listened Monday, May 27, to the Maplewood Glee Club singing patriotic songs at the township’s annual Memorial Day ceremony, they had little idea they were hearing a tradition that dates back to World War II. The group’s founder, Maplewoodian Wes Pollitt, served in the Pacific during WWII, rising […]

South Orange remembers those who served

Village honors servicemen, servicewomen at annual Memorial Day ceremony

South Orange remembers those who served

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents gathered at Meadowland Park to celebrate Memorial Day on May 27, reading the names of village locals who died while serving their country. Boy Scouts from Troop 60 read the names from World War I, World War II and the Korean, Vietnam and Iraq wars before dedicating a wreath near […]

NJ Safe Routes to School recognizes area schools, towns

NJ Safe Routes to School recognizes area schools, towns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In May, NJ Safe Routes to School recognized various schools and communities in the state that have worked to promote the organization’s mission of enabling and encouraging students to safely walk and bicycle to school. The NJ SRTS Resource Center and New Jersey Bicycle and Pedestrian Resource Center assist public officials, […]

SOMA Celebrates Pride together this June

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month in June, the townships of Maplewood and South Orange have joined together for their second “SOMA Celebrates Pride.” This coordinated initiative, spearheaded by members of the Maplewood Township Committee, seeks to highlight and promote LGBTQ visibility and awareness, foster safe spaces for affirmation […]

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