COVID-19 comes to Maplewood and South Orange

Two towns, entire state, close down everyday life to prevent spread of disease

COVID-19 comes to Maplewood and South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two towns are feeling the effects of COVID-19, the strain of coronavirus that was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11. School districts, many businesses and other organizations have closed and moved to online learning for at least two weeks. As of March […]

Neighborhood meeting shows plans for Irvington Ave. site

Neighborhood meeting shows plans for Irvington Ave. site

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange trustees Bob Zuckerman and Summer Jones, along with village President Sheena Collum, hosted a Feb. 5 neighborhood meeting at Congregation Beth El about the redevelopment project at 270 Irvington Ave., presenting the redevelopment process and possible design to area residents. Greer Patras, a planner with Topology in Newark, and […]

SOBOT honors DeLuca with proclamation

SOBOT honors DeLuca with proclamation

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees honored former Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca at its Jan. 13 meeting with a proclamation, on behalf of the board and South Orange community, thanking him for his tremendous service during his long and fruitful tenure as mayor of Maplewood. “Vic is a class act, great […]

SOMA celebrates women’s history

SOMA celebrates women’s history

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Women officials in Maplewood and South Orange, in partnership with the area business districts, have relaunched SOMAWomen.org, the official website of SOMA Celebrates Women’s History where the two towns can learn about upcoming events and businesses can post promotions and offerings. Normally, events take place throughout March to celebrate […]

‘SO Healthy’ campaign launches in the village

‘SO Healthy’ campaign launches in the village

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — To boost healthy community activities during the winter, the village of South Orange, South Orange Village Center Alliance and Seton Hall University are partnering to launch a “SO Healthy” campaign this quarter. The campaign seeks to encourage the community to team up and adopt consistent healthy habits during the first three […]

Zuckerman ascends to president of Downtown New Jersey

Zuckerman ascends to president of Downtown New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, NJ — South Orange’s Bob Zuckerman has ascended to the role of president at Downtown New Jersey, joining the organization’s new vice presidents, treasurer and secretary. “All of our new officers embody the spirit of downtown revitalization and bring talent, expertise, and energy to the table. We are very fortunate to have them […]

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