SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Elks Lodge No. 1154 donated $2,000 to Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity, an interfaith network of 20 food pantries located throughout Essex County. This donation was funded with a Spotlight Grant, received from the Elks National Foundation. In the last three months, the lodge has donated a total of […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Elks treasurer Ron Housley, center, presents checks for $500 each to Kate Cahill, food pantry manager at Our Lady of Sorrows Food Pantry in South Orange, left, and Bev Mozone, food pantry coordinator at St. Joseph’s Food Pantry in Maplewood. A total of $841 was raised by generous donations […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County will discuss vegetable gardening on Saturday, July 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the South Orange Elks Rent Party Garden, 220 Prospect St. in South Orange. The session is open to all vegetable gardeners, beginner to advanced, and will focus on summer gardening […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In 2018, Maplewood saw a lot of growth, both in its culture and physically. In addition to new businesses and residents coming to town, Maplewood upgraded infrastructure, invested in safety and showed pride in its diversity. Maplewood made national news on June 7, when it installed New Jersey’s first permanent rainbow-striped crosswalks […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange Elks No. 1154 will hold its Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Competition on Sunday, Nov. 18, at noon at St. Joseph’s School gym, located at 240 Franklin St., Maplewood. Registration is from 11:45 a.m. to noon; the contest begins sharply at noon. The program is free to all contestants. The […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Elks 1154 recently made a donation to St. Joseph’s CYO Basketball in Maplewood for its new scoreboard. Pictured are, from left, CYO board member Ann Laskowski, Elks secretary Bob Donnelly, CYO Athletic Director Gerry O’Connor, CYO board member Patrick Aylward and Elks treasurer Ron Housley.
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Daniel Goldsmith, of South Orange, was honored at an Eagle Scout “Court of Honor” ceremony on Sunday, June 24, at which he attained the prestigious rank. For his Eagle Project, Goldsmith, a member of Troop 60, coordinated all of the volunteer collection efforts on Friday to Sunday nights between Nov. 17 […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Elks, represented by Ron Housley, Annemarie Conte and Michael G. Leonard, recently presented Troy Balog and members of the South Orange Rescue Squad a check for $1,000 in honor of their members Weyman Watson and Rudy Reynolds.
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — For nine years, Rent Party has been providing the South Orange-Maplewood community with “good music and cold beer at a reasonable price.” The nonprofit organization, founded by friends Chris Dickson and David Wagner, not only brings stellar live music to The Woodland in Maplewood one Friday each month, but fundraises for and […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 6, Joan Crystal, Cynthia Thompson and the Maplewood Garden Club will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for volunteer and community service. “This year’s Maple Leaf Award recipients include relatively long-time residents of Maplewood,” Maple Leaf Awards Chairwoman Mary Devon O’Brien said in a press release. […]