Meadowland Park Conservancy celebrates its first year with improvement project

Meadowland Park Conservancy celebrates its first year with improvement project

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Two dozen volunteers of all ages gathered in brisk fall weather on Nov. 14 to mark the first anniversary of the Meadowland Park Conservancy’s existence and to install native plants around the recently renovated Skate House. Local gardening expert Joy Yagid and National Wildlife Federation naturalist and TV host David Mizejewski […]

Meadowland Park Conservancy to celebrate first birthday

Meadowland Park Conservancy to celebrate first birthday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The volunteer-led Meadowland Park Conservancy is approaching its first birthday, and an anniversary event is planned for Sunday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. In partnership with South Orange Village and the South Orange Environmental Commission, volunteers will help re-landscape the facade of the recently renovated Skate House next to the pond.  […]

MAPSO celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 is underway in Maplewood and South Orange, from Latin Restaurant Week and outdoor dance parties to documentary and feel-good films. South Orange Village President Sheena Collum described the festivities as “a perfect blend of music, dance, entertainment and education as we enjoy and honor the […]

Pam Bachorz named Villager of the Month for September 2021

Pam Bachorz named Villager of the Month for September 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Resident Pam Bachorz had been named the September 2021 Villager of the Month in South Orange in recognition of her commitment to recreational and athletic activities in South Orange, especially during the pandemic.  “I began volunteering for the baseball program as a team manager,” Bachorz said in a press release. “Then, […]

South Orange shows love to the Garden State

South Orange shows love to the Garden State

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On July 27, National New Jersey Day, the Meadowland Park Conservancy invited people to come to Flood’s Hill to enjoy Jersey-based music — lots of Bon Jovi — games provided by the South Mountain YMCA; NJ sloppy joe picnic boxes from Town Hall Deli; and the chance to make a giant […]

Meadowland Park Conservancy to celebrate National New Jersey Day

Meadowland Park Conservancy to celebrate National New Jersey Day

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Continuing its popular tradition of celebrating obscure national recognition days each month, the Meadowland Park Conservancy is celebrating National New Jersey Day on Tuesday, July 27, at 6 p.m. at Flood’s Hill in South Orange.  The event is free and open to anyone from the area who is proud to live […]

SOMA community celebrates Juneteenth

SOMA community celebrates Juneteenth

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange and Maplewood community came together at Flood’s Hill in the village to celebrate Juneteenth with a barbecue, beer garden and performances. Despite some light drizzle, the festive atmosphere couldn’t be dampened. Photos Courtesy of Sheena Collum

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