Two Towns 5K Turkey Trot returns Nov. 19

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Runners of all ages are invited to join the Two Towns 5K Turkey Trot & Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, Nov. 19, through South Mountain Reservation. The run will be a scenic one. The route is Crest Drive in the Maplewood part of the reservation, a roadway and paved pedestrian path on […]

Seth Boyden School inaugurates outdoor classroom

Seth Boyden School inaugurates outdoor classroom

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — After two decades of gradually transforming its backyard into a vibrant outdoor learning center, Seth Boyden Elementary School in Maplewood inaugurated the final and most highly anticipated phase of the project: an open-air classroom bordered by an art nook, a performance area and a large habitat garden — a space that the […]

Four Essex County schools achieve sustainability certification in 2016

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced Sept. 6 that 83 schools achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2016, though many others are working toward it. The 83 schools come from 24 different school districts across 13 New Jersey counties. In two years, 118 schools have achieved Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. […]

Take part in a hands-on drip-irrigation demonstration

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood School District is partnering with re:Yard and the Seth Boyden Demonstration School green team on Saturday, April 2, from 9 to 11 a.m. to present a hands-on drip-irrigation demonstration event at Seth Boyden’s school garden, Strawberry Fields. This event is free and open to the public. To jumpstart sustainable […]

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