Maplewood march, rally to end police brutality

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — There will be a march and rally in Maplewood on Saturday, Oct. 22, which is the 21st National Day of Protest, to “stop police brutality, repression and the criminalization of a generation.” At 10 a.m., participants will assemble at Gleason parking lot, on Parker Avenue below Valley Street; this will be followed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Both sides appeal HIB investigation results to the BOE

Parents, players come out in droves to support coaches

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The attorney for two of the Columbia High School baseball coaches accused of bullying and the parent of one of the players they allegedly targeted are both appealing some of the findings from the independent investigation conducted into the coaches’ actions. Steve Farsiou, the lawyer for the head varsity coach, Joe Fischetti, […]

Sixth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K fundraiser raises $52,000

Community pledges to end distracted driving for Nikhil

Sixth annual STOP for Nikhil 5K fundraiser raises $52,000

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The STOP for Nikhil 5K Run/Walk raised more than $52,000 and attracted more than 800 people for its sixth year at West Orange High School on Sept. 18. That money will go toward funding the programs of the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, a West Orange nonprofit organization that has promoted safe driving […]

‘Un-Common-Place’ at CHS explores life experiences

‘Un-Common-Place’ at CHS explores life experiences

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — With a deliberately ambiguous title, three local artists took unique approaches to exploring common experiences in the exhibit “Un-Common-Place,” which is on display through Sept. 30 at the Domareki Gallery in Columbia High School. The exhibit, curated by CHS art teacher Ellen Weisbord, features the work of Sybil Archibald and Russell Christian, […]

CHS Class of 1956 to hold reunion

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia High School Class of 1956 is holding its 60th reunion on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 12:30 p.m. at the Grand Summit Hotel in Summit. For information or to register, call the CHS 60th Reunion Committee at 717-464-6609.

‘Un-Common-Place’ at CHS’ Domareki Gallery

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia High School Domareki Gallery is currently showing the exhibit “Un-Common-Place,” featuring the works of Sybil Archibald, Terry Boddie and Russell Christian. The exhibit will run through Sept. 30, and on Friday, Sept. 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., there will be an artists’ reception. The expansiveness of an inner spiritual […]

Dancing through life, thanks to SOMA

Maplewood native Karen Eriksson-Lee sets the stage for the future generation of ballet dancers

Dancing through life, thanks to SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — To many, dancing is as essential as breathing. This is certainly true for Karen Eriksson-Lee, the Columbia High School graduate who recently opened a dance school in New York City, just a PATH ride away. Eriksson-Lee and friend Leslie Seeger recently opened NYC Classical Training in the West Village. Prior to this, […]

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