What you might have missed this week in South Orange and Maplewood:


Essex County will have its next food distribution event on July 16.


Summer Saturdays in South Orange will include sidewalk sales and outdoor dining.

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The South Orange Maplewood Board of Education will have streaming board retreats on July 13 and July 15.


The New Columbia HS Principal has started his position.


The Maplewood Township Committee passed an ordinance on first read approving Accessory Dwelling Units.


Parents' input is needed for the SOMSD Return to School Survey.


 Paper Mill Playhouse Remembered Nick Cordero, Broadway actor and Paper Mill veteran


Both Maplewood and South Orange painted Black Lives Matter on Valley Street.


A streaming South Orange Town Hall talked about redevelopment and reopening.


Gov. Murphy mandated masks outside and in.


A new group, the MAPSO Youth Coalition, is calling out a "broken system."


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