HNA to hold BOE candidates’ forum Oct. 18

HNA to hold BOE candidates’ forum Oct. 18

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association will hold a South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education candidates’ forum on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave., Maplewood. The candidates will respond to questions presented by the HNA; a question-and-answer session will follow. Everyone is welcome to this forum. Bring your […]

E. Baker, Mazzocchi, R. Baker win seats

With eight candidates running for SOMA BOE, 1 of 2 incumbents wins, 2 of 6 challengers win

E. Baker, Mazzocchi, R. Baker win seats

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The people have spoken and they have elected incumbent Elizabeth Baker, and challengers Anthony Mazzocchi and Robin Johnson Baker to the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education. Elizabeth Baker, who was coming to the end of her first term on the board, has served as board president for the last […]

BOE candidates introduce themselves at HNA forum

BOE candidates introduce themselves at HNA forum

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The eight candidates running for three open seats on the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education gathered at DeHart Community Center to discuss district concerns on Oct. 19 at the Meet the Candidates Forum, hosted by the Hilton Neighborhood Association and moderated by HNA President Carol Buchanan. Issues that received much attention included […]

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 […]

HNA helps you to meet the BOE candidates

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association will hold a “meet the Board of Education candidates night” on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. Learn about each candidate’s background, what sets them apart and what their top goals are. This meeting is free and open to […]

Eight remaining BOE candidates discuss issues at forum

Eight remaining BOE candidates discuss issues at forum

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Communication strategies, integration of elementary schools and adherence to Access and Equity policies were among the topics of discussion as South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education candidates debated at a community forum sponsored by South Orange Maplewood Cares about Schools at The Woodland in Maplewood on Sept. 27. This is […]

Calhoun withdraws from BOE race

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Lucas Calhoun of Maplewood announced that he will be withdrawing from the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education race, in which he was one of nine remaining candidates, with a former candidate, John Sarantakis, having already bowed out. This leaves eight candidates running for three open seats: incumbents Elizabeth Baker […]

Nine vie for three seats on SOMA BOE

2017 Board of Ed election sees diverse slate of candidates pledging to work to improve SOMSD

Nine vie for three seats on SOMA BOE

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This election season is shaping up to be an exciting one in South Orange and Maplewood with nine candidates running for three open seats on the SOMA Board of Education. BOE President Elizabeth Baker and member Donna Smith are both running to regain their seats, though BOE member Maureen […]