Village gathers for National Night Out

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange community gathered in Meadowland Park on Aug. 1 for National Night Out, an event meant to increase the public’s understanding of services provided by emergency responders and meant to strengthen the bond between responders and residents. Photos Courtesy of Sheena Collum

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 […]

Playin’ Around South Orange returns for 4th year

Masters in the musical and visual arts join forces for SOPAC-headed Playin’ Around SO initiative

Playin’ Around South Orange returns for 4th year

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and music and art were front and center as Playin’ Around South Orange returned for its fourth year, on Saturday, Aug. 27, bringing live music and art in the form of hand-painted pianos and outdoor performances to seven South Orange locations. The project, […]

SOMA residents celebrate varied cultures at XRootsFest

SOMA residents celebrate varied cultures at XRootsFest

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race celebrated its 20th anniversary in the two towns and the many cultures here with XRootsFest at Flood’s Hill on July 16. The festival included art performances featuring many different cultures, booths selling handmade crafts that reflected the heritages of the vendors, and a zone for […]

Community Coalition on Race presents XrootsFest on July 16

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race presents XRootsFest, an annual multicultural heritage festival that is one the most diverse and interactive events in the area. Returning for its third season — previously called the Cultural Heritage Festival — XRootsFest will take place at Flood’s Hill in South Orange’s Meadowland Park […]

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to play at South Orange park

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will perform a free summer concert at Flood’s Hill in Meadowland Park in South Orange on Wednesday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. The program features music from blockbuster films like “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter,” “Beauty and the Beast” and more, alongside classical favorites. This concert is sponsored […]

South Orange Village celebrates Memorial Day

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The annual South Orange Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 30, at 10:30 a.m. near Memorial Rock on the southwest end of the Duck Pond in Meadowland Park. All are invited to join the village in honoring those who have died in service of our country.