An evening of poetry in SO

An evening of poetry in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Award-winning poets Brenda Shaughnessy and Craig Teicher will launch the first season of Watershed Literary Events, sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs in South Orange, with a reading of their work on Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at the Skate House, near the South Orange Duck Pond in Meadowland […]

Two Towns Triathlon for Kids will be June 15

Two Towns Triathlon for Kids will be June 15

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The sixth annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids will be in South Orange on Saturday, June 15, beginning at 8 a.m. Entrants must be residents of South Orange or Maplewood between the ages of 7 and 14 as of June 15. Registration for this event may be done online here or […]

Annual SOMA baseball and softball parade this Saturday

Annual SOMA baseball and softball parade this Saturday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The annual parade celebrating the kickoff of the 2019 baseball and softball season for South Orange and Maplewood children will be Saturday, April 27. The parade, led by members of the Columbia High School marching band, will leave CHS’ Ritzer Field at 9 a.m. sharp and walk a route along Valley Street […]

Art is ‘uncorked’ at South Orange Village offices

Art is ‘uncorked’ at South Orange Village offices

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The exhibition space in the village offices’ hallway presents its second show featuring art made by local hands. “Lyman Dally: Imagination Uncorked” is on view through May 20 in the public hallway of the South Orange Village Hall Offices, 76 South Orange Ave., third floor. An artist’s reception will be held […]

Playing fields direly need repair

Two towns, school district partner to rehabilitate shared playing fields

Playing fields direly need repair

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The playing fields in both South Orange and Maplewood have fallen into disrepair over the years due to overuse and weather, and the two towns, along with the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education, are currently in the midst of a process to restore the fields to better playing conditions […]

Coat and toy drive in South Orange

Coat and toy drive in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The village is holding its first coat and toy drive through Dec. 7. Donate gently worn, clean coats and new, unwrapped toys at any of the following locations: the village clerk’s office at 76 South Orange Ave., Suite 302; South Orange Recreation & Cultural Affairs office at 5 Mead St.; or […]

SO dedicates tennis courts to Kenneth Graham

SO dedicates tennis courts to Kenneth Graham

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Sept. 29, South Orange dedicated its new tennis courts to Kenneth Graham, a lifelong South Orange resident who coached tennis in the community for several decades. The event featured the unveiling of two new signs, as well as a tennis tournament. “It was through the words and written testimony […]

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