Siders, Joshua and Wright win BOE seats

Siders, Joshua and Wright win BOE seats

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In a heated election season that saw seven candidates running for just three open seats on the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education, voters decided Nov. 5 to elect challengers Erin Siders and Thair Joshua, along with incumbent Johanna Wright, who will be entering her third term in office.  All […]

7 vie for 3 Board of Ed seats

Two incumbents, five challengers discuss the issues facing SOMA schools

7 vie for 3 Board of Ed seats

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Seven people are running for three open seats on the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education in the Nov. 5 election; two are incumbents and five are challengers. On the ballot for the third time will be Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad and Johanna Wright, and the challengers are Sharon Tanenbaum Kraus, Carey […]

Candidates discuss their reasons for running at HNA debate

Candidates discuss their reasons for running at HNA debate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The seven candidates with their names on the ballot for the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education continued campaigning Thursday, Oct. 17, participating in a debate at the DeHart Community Center hosted by the Hilton Neighborhood Association. They answered questions about how to make the South Orange-Maplewood School District better and asked for […]

Baird Community Center to close for renovation

Baird Community Center to close for renovation

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Baird Community Center will close at the end of the business day on Oct. 10 in preparation for a major renovation of the building. The offices of the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs and the South Orange Parking Authority, currently located in the Baird, will be relocating. Both offices […]

Issue with software obfuscates completion of election results on county clerk’s website

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — An issue with the software that displays election results on the Essex County Clerk’s Office website is incorrectly showing viewers how many districts have completely reported in their votes. According to the website on Nov. 9, 548 districts out of 550 in Essex County are reported in; the two missing districts […]

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