SUMMIT, NJ - On Sunday, June 1, the Class of 2014 graduated at the 120th Kent Place School Commencement. Among the 74 members of the Class of 2014 is Maplewood resident Lara Brachman-Goldstein.
Kent Place School Graduates Maplewood Resident at 120th Commencement
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By CHARLES W. KIMSeptember 29, 2016
HOBOKEN, NJ – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the NJ Transit commuter train that crashed into the Hoboken terminal, killing a person on the platform and injuring another 108, “came in too fast.”
The commuter train on the Pascak Valley Line from Spring Valley, New York, entered the Hoboken Terminal at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, crashing through a concrete stop, sending at least ...
Updated at 1 p.m., Sept. 29
HOBOKEN, NJ – A NJ Transit train crashed into the platform at Hoboken Terminal during the morning commute, killing at least one person, injuring up to 100, and causing structural damage to the station, according to various media outlets.
Gov. Chris Christie stated that there was one confirmed death due to the accident.
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — After hearing nearly four hours of testimony, the Scotch Plains Planning Board on Monday evening, Sept. 26, unanimously approved a plan submitted by Bowcraft and ATA Developers giving them the go-ahead to redevelop the amusement park into a complex of 200 apartments and townhouses.
The 13-acre complex, located on Route 22 West in Scotch Plains, will ...
SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This weekend is a four-day one for many, with the South Orange-Maplewood School District schools closed on Monday, Oct. 3, and Tuesday, Oct. 4 for the Rosh Hashanah holiday.
Here's what's happening in the two towns this weekend:
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1
South Orange Train Station Centennial Celebration - It's a roaring twenties party from ...
MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- The most recent police blotter from Maplewood police reported that three burglaries occurred during the day on Monday, Sept. 19.
According to Maplewood police, at about 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 19, officers responded to an alarm activation at a home on Harvard Ave. When officers arrived, "they found that the home had been forcibly entered and jewelry was reportedly ...
Maplewood in Motion 5K and Kids Fun Run Oct. 16 to Benefit America's VetDogs and Bob Miller Oysterfest
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Oct. 16, the Maplewood Lions Club sponsors its 16th annual Maplewood in Motion 5K & Kids Fun Run.
The run is open to all, and organizers invite participants to "bring your family and friends to run, jog, and even walk through the beautiful, tree-lined certified 5K course throughout Maplewood. Strollers are welcome."
The Maplewood in Motion 5K ...
Student Requirement to Salute the U.S. Flag Passes First Reading at Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education Meeting
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education approved the first reading of a board policy requiring students to salute the U.S. flag and repeat the pledge of allegiance. The measure passed at the BOE’s monthly regular meeting Tuesday night, September 27.
The proposed policy, entitled “Opening Exercises/Ceremonies," if formally adopted, ...
October is the prime time to attend fall festivals within the North Jersey area. The weather is still warm to enjoy the outdoors with your entire family. Throughout the first weekend of October, you can travel across the state to attend events that celebrate the harvest season.
One of the more unique cultural experiences occurs every October when the Great Swamp Outdoor Education ...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- South Orange held its annual PlayDay event on Sunday, Sept. 25, which featured inflatable rides, games, a rock wall, food, and a plethora of free giveaways. By closing down the section of South Orange Ave. between Valley St. and Church St., the village allowed residents to mingle and enjoy the day as a community. PlayDay is South ...
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Reports of lewdness have recently appeared twice in the South Orange Police Blotter, with one incident on Sept. 18, and a second incident on Sept. 24.
According to South Orange police, on Sept., 18, a 22-year-old woman stated that at about 10 p.m., "she was walking east on Irvington Ave. when she observed a white male approximately 5'8" in height with ...