Essex County to commemorate Memorial Day

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, May 26, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. will host a wreath laying ceremony in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park to commemorate Memorial Day. Opened in September 2009, the 2.7-acre park and the Essex County Armed Forces Memorial are dedicated to the men and women who have served as members in […]

Get quacking for Maplewood’s annual Memorial Day Duck Race

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Memorial Day is just around the corner; that means the annual Duck Race is just around the bend. South Mountain YMCA will run the annual event on Memorial Day, May 29, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Maplewood Memorial Park. To purchase duck spots in the six heats planned, visit, or visit […]

DeLuca remarks on the value of Memorial Day

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca released the following remarks on commemorating Memorial Day: “On behalf of my colleagues on the Maplewood Township Committee — Nancy Adams, Marlon Brownlee, India Larrier and Greg Lembrich — I wish you a safe and peaceful Memorial Day. Thank you Maplewood Memorial Post 10120 Veterans of Foreign Wars […]

Washington Elementary School honors veterans

Washington Elementary School honors veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School recently held its 14th annual flag salute ceremony in honor of veterans in anticipation of Memorial Day. The ceremony began with students walking into the assembly with the veterans, who have family members attending Washington. The flag salute was led by Student council representative Ezra Simon, who read […]

WSOU to air special music, public affairs programming for Memorial Day weekend

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, will air special programming for the Memorial Day weekend. Highlights include flashbacks of classic metal songs and an interview with political commentator and celebrated Washington insider Cokie Roberts. WSOU kicked off Memorial Day this morning, May 27, with weekend-long “30 […]

South Orange pool to open Memorial Day weekend

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Community Pool will open on Saturday, May 28, for Memorial Day weekend, with hours from noon to 8 p.m. The pool will then be open weekends-only until Saturday, June 25, when regular season hours begin. For a complete schedule, please see the pool’s Web page at Swim […]

Street closures for Memorial Day Service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange will be holding its annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30. In order to accommodate the event, Main Street will be closed between Northfield and Mt. Pleasant avenues between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Limited access will be allowed for patrons of businesses between Northfield and Lindsley avenues. Signs […]