Root, root, root for the home team Villagers

South Orange team takes on Flemington Neshanock at Cameron Field using baseball rules from the 1860s

Root, root, root for the home team Villagers

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Villagers certainly didn’t let the fear of striking out hold them back on Saturday, Sept. 15, as the team faced the Flemington Neshanock at historic Cameron Field in a 19th-century baseball game, played with the sport’s rules from 1864. The afternoon was part game, part exhibition and part […]

Two Towns Triathlon a big success

Two Towns Triathlon a big success

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Two Towns Triathlon for Kids took place Saturday, Sept. 8. Children ages 7 through 14 participated in a route that included a swim in the South Orange pool, a bike ride through Meadowland Park and the West Montrose neighborhood, and a run around the Duck Pond. The route distances were […]

19th-century baseball game in South Orange

19th-century baseball game in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Department of Recreation is presenting a 19th-century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15, starting at noon on Cameron Field in South Orange. Part game, part show, part history lesson and all fun, the Flemington Neshanock team will play against local volunteers in barehanded baseball, wearing period uniforms and […]

South Orange Rec presents 19th century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15

South Orange Rec presents 19th century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The South Orange Department of Recreation is presenting a 19th century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Cameron Field, starting at noon. Part game, part show, part history lesson, and all fun, the Flemington, NJ Neshanock team will play against local volunteers in bare-handed baseball, wearing period uniforms and using […]

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The awards were announced at the Arts Council’s 52nd annual meeting, held at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. “The New Jersey […]

Public hearing on naming the SO tennis courts

Public hearing on naming the SO tennis courts

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing Monday, June 25, at its 7:15 p.m. meeting at SOPAC to discuss naming the South Orange tennis courts outside the Baird the “Kenneth Allen Graham Tennis Courts.” Community members wishing to speak will be limited to two minutes to speak. […]

‘Spring Into Action’ at the Baird

‘Spring Into Action’ at the Baird

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., community seniors and active older adults are invited to the Baird Community Center, 5 Mead St. in South Orange, for a day of leisure activities including art, fitness, learning and more. The event will include a continental breakfast and lunch and […]

Four artists form colorful show at village’s Pierro Gallery

Four artists form colorful show at village’s Pierro Gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange’s Pierro Gallery will present the exhibit “Color Theory,” which opens Nov. 2 and features the work of four artists whose work bursts with color. Santiago Cohen, Robert Forman, Jan Huling and Deb Mell will display their work at the gallery through Dec. 2; throughout the month, gallery visitors will […]

‘Cut Loose’ and let your hair down at the Pierro Gallery

‘Cut Loose’ and let your hair down at the Pierro Gallery

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A new group of artists will be on display for the next month at South Orange’s Pierro Gallery. The exhibit, titled “Cut Loose,” features work by artists from South Orange and Maplewood in addition to others from Brooklyn and the New York City area. According to the gallery’s description, the exhibition […]

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