Meadowland Park tennis court reconstruction to begin April 24

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Reconstruction of the tennis courts in Meadowland Park is scheduled to begin on or about April 24, according to a recent press release from the village. The complex, which holds eight tennis courts, was constructed in 1978 and is located adjacent to the Baird on Mead Street. The courts will be […]

Senior art classes available in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the support of South Orange and the Baird Community Center, Arts Unbound is bringing its participatory art program to local seniors at an affordable rate. These group fine art classes include quality visual arts instruction, first-rate art supplies and a professional teaching artist experienced in working with seniors. In […]

interACT’s ‘Pride & Prejudice’ runs this month

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — interACT Theatre Productions presents “Pride & Prejudice.” The show runs for three weekends, opening this Friday, March 10, and closing Saturday, March 25, at the Baird Theatre on Three. Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees begin at 4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at […]

Two towns receive nearly $290K of federal grant funds

Two towns receive nearly $290K of federal grant funds

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant programs, 13 Essex County municipalities and 36 nonprofit community organizations will receive approximately $5 million. On Feb. 8, the county announced the grant winners; the CDBG and ESG programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and […]

Slow down and pay attention

Slow down and pay attention

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Feb. 13, the South Orange Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, hosted a traffic safety artwork unveiling at the Baird Center. The artwork was created by children at the village’s annual National Night Out and consists of four panels, each depicting a scene illustrating a different […]