Collum, DDF vie to be president

With less than a week until the election, candidates discuss their visions

Collum, DDF vie to be president

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents will vote Tuesday, May 14, for one of two candidates to be village president, choosing between incumbent Sheena Collum and current South Orange Trustee Deborah Davis Ford. Collum is running for her second term as village president, and Davis Ford has served on the Board of Trustees for 12 years. […]

9 candidates seek 3 open seats on BOT

BOT candidates discuss taxes, fire department and more

9 candidates seek 3 open seats on BOT

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents will vote for three new members of the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 14, choosing from nine candidates. The candidates are running on three slates: “SO Forward” with Matt Wonski, Stacey Trimble Borden and Ed Grossi; “Your Voice, Our Village” with Bob Zuckerman, Donna Coallier and Summer Jones; and […]

League of Women Voters to host S.O. candidates night

League of Women Voters to host S.O. candidates night

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Maplewood-South Orange will host a candidates night featuring the candidates running in the May 14 South Orange municipal election. The forum will be Thursday, May 2, starting at 7 p.m. at the South Orange Library, 65 Scotland Road. This is residents’ opportunity to meet the […]

Eight BOE candidates discuss special ed, redistricting

Candidates agree spec. ed. families need more services

Eight BOE candidates discuss special ed, redistricting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Maplewood and South Orange and the Presidents’ Council hosted a debate for Board of Education candidates at the South Orange-Maplewood School District administration building on Oct. 10, in which all eight remaining candidates discussed the issues facing the district ahead of Election Day, Nov. 6. Running […]

Community celebrates diversity through church event

Community celebrates diversity through church event

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Highlighting the many cultures that make up their community and championing a kinder and more welcoming society, the United Presbyterian Church of West Orange hosted “Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change” on Saturday, Sept. 22. The event featured musical performances, a slide show presentation detailing specific eras of American history such […]

‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’

‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — United Presbyterian Church of West Orange will sponsor ‘Voices of Diversity, Uniting for Change’ to celebrate the ethnic, racial, social and religious diversity of West Orange and the country through music, dance, testimonials and food on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 20 Old Indian Road in […]

BOE candidates battle it out in debate

League of Women Voters hosts evening with BOE candidates, taxes and tolerance are main topics

BOE candidates battle it out in debate

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Issues regarding cultural insensitivity, taxes and overcrowding were just some of the hot-button topics of the Oct. 10 South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education candidates debate held by the League of Women Voters and the SOMSD Presidents Council. There are currently eight candidates running for three open seats on the […]

Meet the Mayors of Essex County

CALDWELL, NJ — The seventh annual Essex County Meet the Mayors Event will be Saturday, April 1, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Greenbrook Country Club, 100 West Greenbrook Road, Caldwell. The mayors from all 22 Essex County municipalities have been invited to attend. This year’s panel will include Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., […]

Summersgill and McGehee square off

Township Committee candidates argue over development, taxes, outsourcing, state funding, more

Summersgill and McGehee square off

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two candidates running for the sole open seat on the Maplewood Township Committee offered differing visions of how development should be handled during the Oct. 6 forum held by the League of Women Voters of South Orange and Maplewood at the Maplewood Memorial Library. Democrat Frank McGehee and Republican Mike Summersgill […]

SOMA LWV to host Maplewood candidates debate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Maplewood-South Orange is sponsoring a debate for the two Maplewood Township Committee candidates on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library Meeting Room, 51 Baker St. Both candidates will present their views on issues important to the community, answering questions prepared by […]