ARTS ED NJ writes feature piece on Tuscan School

ARTS ED NJ writes feature piece on Tuscan School

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A recent art project at Tuscan School was featured in the the ARTS ED NJ newsletter this January. ARTS ED NJ is a statewide arts education advocacy organization and serves as a resource for arts education information, policy and advocacy in New Jersey. The newsletter read, in part: “Tuscan School received a […]

DiVincenzo presents proposed 2019 budget for county

DiVincenzo presents proposed 2019 budget for county

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, Jan. 11, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented a proposed 2019 budget of $761.6 million. According to the county, this budget stabilizes the Essex’s financial plan and addresses the challenges due to ongoing national economic conditions; layoffs have been avoided since 2004 and budgets have been unveiled before the […]

SOCO honors locals who emulate Dr. King

SOCO honors locals who emulate Dr. King

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Civic Organization held its 49th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 6 at South Orange Middle School, honoring three community members with the Beloved Community Award. South Orange resident Stacey Borden, Maplewood Committeeman Dean Dafis and SOMS teacher Diane Grant of South Orange were honored after […]

DeLuca retakes helm as mayor

Adams and Lembrich each take oath of office for their second TC terms

DeLuca retakes helm as mayor

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee reorganization on New Year’s Day was a joyous affair, with various musical performances, as committee members Nancy Adams and Greg Lembrich were sworn in for their second terms. Additionally, Vic DeLuca was again selected to be mayor, with a unanimous vote, though he did say that this will […]

Vanguard presents ‘Runaways’ at the American Theater for Actors

Vanguard presents ‘Runaways’ at the American Theater for Actors

NEW YORK CITY — Vanguard Theater Company, based in Maplewood, will present “Runaways,” by Elizabeth Swados, for four performances only on January 18 through 20 at the American Theater for Actors, 314 W 54th St., New York City. “Runaways” is a musical collage about the hopes, dreams, fears, frustrations, loneliness, humor and anger of young […]

HNA remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17th

HNA remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17th

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association will remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at its meeting on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. Everyone is invited to enjoy the luminaries purchased from the Community Coalition, join in song with Bahati Best, listen to a reading […]

Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Discover Jersey Arts — a project dedicated to increasing the awareness of and participation in the arts in New Jersey, and co-sponsored by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts — recently announced that voting in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards is under way. […]

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