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South Orange Police Blotter - Robbery on Ridgewood Rd. and Attempted Robbery on Grove Rd. Reported

June 28, 2017

South Orange Police Blotter as of June 28

Robbery - A Union resident reported that sometime between 11:00 pm, Saturday, June 24 and 12:02 a.m., Sunday, June 25, a large group of unknown actors (about 10 black males in their late teens) robbed him of his cell phone as he was walking on Ridgewood Rd. The victim stated that two of the actors punched him in face, took his phone and fled ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Woman Robbed While Walking on Maplewood Ave. Saturday Morning

June 24 - Robbery; At approximately 9:45 a.m., two males approached a 71 year old female who was walking on Maplewood Ave in the Area of Beach Pl. The males approached her from behind and demanded her purse.  They then pushed her to the ground and took the purse when she refused to give it to them.  Both males fled to an awaiting white vehicle which traveled North on ...

Annual XRootsFest Brought Music, Dance and More to Floods Hill on Saturday

June 28, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race hosted their annual XRootsFest on Floods Hill Saturday afternoon, June 24. The event featured a wide array of entertainment and learning opportunities for all.

Although the start of the event was delayed until 2 p.m., from the original start time of noon, due to inclement weather, the turnout was far larger ...

SOMA Film Festival Offers Free Kids Screenings at South Orange and Maplewood Libraries

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The SOMA Film Festival, in partnership with the South Orange and Maplewood public libraries, is offering a free screening this July of its successful “Kids Program."

The inaugural “Kids Program” screened to a sold-out Maplewood Theater in March at this years’ festival. According to festival organizers, the program had all ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, June 29, 10:30 AM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Tai-Chi for Seniors Summer Class at Millburn ...

Health & Wellness

Thu, July 6, 10:30 AM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Tai-Chi for Seniors Summer Class at Millburn ...

Health & Wellness

Fri, July 7, 2:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Millburn Library Presents its Summer Music Series

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, July 8, 10:00 AM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Bag-of-Books Sale - Friends of Maplewood Library

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

The Mommy’s Review - Nashville and Atlanta (Plus Chattanooga!) with Kids

My first and last visit to Nashville was about 15 or 16 years ago with my boyfriend (now husband), and I’ve been craving a return trip for a while, especially since I’m such a big fan of the Nashville TV show on ABC. Luckily, we were able to take the kids on a fun trip there recently, and we wound up flying into Nashville and turning our excursion into a mini-road trip with stops in ...

Nico Hischier, Devils' 1st Overall Draft Pick, Welcomed by Newark, Introduced at Press Conference

June 28, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils franchise has never had the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft, so of course Nico Hischier deserved to be treated like royalty Monday. 

And royal treatment he received, as Hischier, the Devils’ and NHL’s first pick in this year's draft, was welcomed by the city of Newark and introduced to the media in a press conference at ...

Victim of Cliff Fall in Cedar Grove as Paterson Firefighter, Go Fund Me Page Established for His Family

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The man who was killed on Monday after falling from a cliff in Mills Reservation has been identified as Paterson firefighter and Wayne resident Kerry Rivera according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.  

Rivera, 50, was riding with his brother around 9 a.m. on Monday when he lost control of his mountain bike and fell approximately 20 feet down a rocky ...

Suspects Identified in Sunday Morning Carjacking in Union

June 26, 2017

UNION, NJ – Two East Orange men accused of brandishing weapons and stealing a car outside a doughnut shop on Sunday morning face charges including armed robbery, carjacking and resisting arrest, police said.

The men, Shakeem Bryant, 21 and Joseph Kenjerry, 23, were arrested after crashing the stolen car into a parked Township of Union police vehicle, according to ...

Roxbury Man Wants Something Done About Unwanted Tossed Newspapers

ROXBURY, NJ - Thanks to the Internet, print newspapers have been declining for a decade. There’s at least one Roxbury resident who won’t miss a method used by the struggling industry to stay afloat: The free sample paper thrown on front yards.

That person is Emil Ruesch of Landing. He came last week to a Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting and spoke his mind.

“I’m here ...

Travel Ideas for Father's Day Weekend in New Jersey

June 15, 2017

TAPinto Travels

Father’s Day is Sunday and North Jersey is brimming with activities designed to honor all of the dads in our lives. Dad is guaranteed to love spending time with his family at any one of the area’s many festivals and fairs this coming weekend.

Tri-County Fair

Bring Dad to the fair this weekend and enjoy rides, carnival games, live music, and ...

Distinguished Poet Sylvia Kramer to Lead Poetry Workshop at the Ethical Culture Society

June 28, 2017

Distinguished Poet Sylvia Kramer to Lead Poetry Workshop at Ethical Culture Society (Maplewood, New Jersey—June 27, 2017) The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County is sponsoring a Fundraising Poetry Workshop on Saturday, July 15 at 2 pm. Society member Sylvia Kramer, distinguished author, poet, and lecturer, will gently and amusingly bring out the poet in all of us. Whether you love ...

Dr. Missak Haigentz, Researcher in Head and Neck and Lung Cancer, Appointed Chief of Hematology and Oncology, Morristown Medical Center

Dr. Haigentz’s Newly Reported Studies at ASCO Show Promise for Head and Neck, Lung Cancer Patients and Cancer Patients with HIV

Nationally renowned head and neck and lung cancer researcher Missak Haigentz, MD, has joined Atlantic Health System Cancer Care as chief of hematology and oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of Atlantic Hematology and Oncology for ...

The Millburn Library Presents its Summer Music Series

Come join the Millburn Library as we present our Summer Music Series for 2017. We will have a great selection of musical performers on the first Friday of July and August at 2pm in our auditorium.

On Friday, July 7, we are presenting Broadway Love Songs by the New Jersey Music Society. This will include music of your favorite Broadway Shows, including Rodgers and Hammerstein, Kern, ...