SO police sergeant speaks at library

SO police sergeant speaks at library

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Police Sergeant Adrian Acevedo spoke at South Orange Public Library’s Thursday lecture series, eliciting interest and follow-up questions on a range of topics from the audience.

SOMSD holds ‘Code Red’ drills at SOMS, Clinton

SOMSD holds ‘Code Red’ drills at SOMS, Clinton

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The school district sent out the following message at 12:30 p.m. today, Nov. 2: “As you know, we conduct state-mandated emergency drills — both a fire drill and a security drill — every month, so that students and staff know what to do to protect themselves in various situations. […]

Construction work continues in South Orange

Construction work continues in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — This August, several roads in South Orange are scheduled to be repaved, according to releases from the village. On Aug. 13 and 15, Brentwood Drive, Inwood Lane and Speir Drive are scheduled, weather permitting, to be milled and paved. On Aug. 14 and 16, Cumberland Road and Briar Court are scheduled […]

Welcome to South Orange, drive 25!

Welcome to South Orange, drive 25!

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With very few exceptions, the speed limit throughout South Orange Village is 25 miles per hour, reminds a village press release. Along with barbecues, trips down the Shore and local ice cream runs, July and August mark the summer driving season. If you are driving in, or through South Orange, that […]

Lawson-Muhammad apologizes, intends to stay on BOE

Lawson-Muhammad apologizes, intends to stay on BOE

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — At the May 21 South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education meeting, member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad took time to address the incident that occurred when a South Orange police officer pulled her over for speeding. She apologized again for her behavior and reaffirmed her commitment to the school district and to serving the community. […]

BOE member in hot water after altercation with police

BOE member in hot water after altercation with police

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad is facing backlash after an altercation became public in which she argued with a South Orange police officer after being pulled over for speeding April 27. According to video footage of the incident, which the News-Record obtained along with a police report after […]

AK Foundation to host 6th annual Charity Golf Outing

AK Foundation to host 6th annual Charity Golf Outing

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Aspiring Kindness Foundation, which has raised more than $200,000 for first responders, emergency service providers and fire prevention and education programs, will hold its sixth annual Charity Golf Outing at the Forest Hill Field Club in Bloomfield on Monday, June 18. Reflecting the origins of the charity that was formed in […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, April 16, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug […]

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