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South Orange Police Blotter - Car Stolen from Parking Deck at 3rd and Valley; Arrest for 'Defiant Trespass' on Seton Hall Campus

February 15, 2017

Auto Theft - A Valley Street resident reported that between 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5 and 3:21 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, actor(s) unknown stole his vehicle (2011 Toyota) while it was parked in the residential parking deck located at 3rd and Valley.

Adult Arrest - Defiant Trespass - James Wise, a 19 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Early Morning Robbery at 7-Eleven

February 10 - Robbery; At approximately 2:25 a.m., a male entered the 7-Eleven on Irvington Ave. wearing a mask and brandishing a handgun. He demanded the money from the registers before fleeing in a red Jeep into Irvington. The vehicle was later recovered in Newark. No one was injured.

February 7 - Burglary; During the daytime hours, entry was forced to a home on ...

South Orange Village Center Alliance Holds Annual Meeting

February 18, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA) held its 2017 annual public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Boccone South in South Orange.

At this meeting, the SOVCA Board of Directors discussed the successful, and less successful, ventures of 2016, presented new event sponsorship opportunities for  2017, and opened the floor to residents and business ...

'Outdoor Movies Indoors' Begins this Sunday at The Woodland in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Feb. 19, the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the SOMA Film Festival will show the movie “Moonrise Kingdom” at 7 p.m. at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood.

This event, which is a part of Maplewood’s “Outdoor Movies Indoors," is free to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, ...

South Orange Declared Sanctuary City

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution on Monday, Feb. 13, affirming the town’s commitment to equal treatment for all residents regardless of immigration status, which ultimately resulted in a vote to specifically use the term “sanctuary city.”

The resolution states that no South Orange official will condition or deny service ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, February 21, 8:00 AM

Town Hall Deli, South Orange

Town Hall Deli Celebrates 90 Years with Special ...

Tue, February 21, 10:30 AM

Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, South Orange

Learning to Fly

Arts & Entertainment

Tue, February 21, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

The Real Story of the Tuskegee Airmen

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

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Wed, February 22, 8:00 AM

Town Hall Deli, South Orange

Town Hall Deli Celebrates 90 Years with Special ...

Make Your Bathroom Sparkle

Make Your Bathroom Sparkle

When preparing to sell your home, it's important to make your home look as clean and new as possible. Shining up the bathroom is a must! Here are a few pointers to help your bathroom sparkle.

Replace the caulk. A simple and inexpensive fix to moldy, dis-colored caulk is to scrape it off and re-apply. Keep in mind that old silicone caulk will prevent new ...

Montclair Drifters Women’s Organization Leave Coats on Parking Meters for Those in Need

February 21, 2017

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - Anyone in need of a warm winter coat was in luck in East Orange and Orange this past weekend, thanks to the generosity of a few thoughtful women.

East Orange First Lady Bibi Taylor, Orange First Lady Dr. Karma B. Warren and members of the Montclair Chapter of Drifters, Inc. sponsored a unique coat giveaway program modeled after a program originated in Nova Scotia.

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. Reads Letter from Syrian Refugee in Bloomfield on House Floor

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this week against President Donald Trump’s effort to bar Muslims and refugees.

As he address the House, he read a letter from Muhammad, a Syrian refugee who, along with his family, settled in Bloomfield in January prior to the signing of President Trump’s executive ...

Westfield Homeowner Says Official Warned Her ‘Wall of Love’ Must Go

February 21, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — A sign reading “love trumps hate” posted by homeowners Valerie Latona and David Contract on their fence on Rahway Avenue have been ripped down, spray-painted, slashed and shot with what appears to be an Airsoft gun. Now it's in its third iteration since November after damaged signs were replaced, it's accompanied by a “wall ...

Chatham Middle School Moms Appear on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' to Talk About Emphasis of Islam in Class

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham moms Libby Hilsenrath and Nancy Gayer made their case about the Chatham Middle School's 7th Grade "World Cultures and Geography" class on national television's "Tucker Carlson Tonight" show, which aired on the Fox News Channel 9 p.m. Monday night.

The Chatham residents told how they questioned the emphasis on Islam in the class at the ...

Jan Kaminsky of Maplewood Selected from Thousands to Join Disney Parks Moms Panel

February 6, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There's a little bit of Disney magic right here in SOMA since January, when local Maplewood mom Jan Kaminsky was chosen from thousands of applicants to be one of 12 new members of the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel.

As a Walt Disney World Resort specialist, Kaminsky will use her exceptional Disney vacation knowledge to help families plan and make the most out of ...

Roll Call Comedy Lab at Ricalton's Village Tavern on Feb. 22

February 21, 2017

The funniest night in South Orange returns on February 22 with Roll Call Comedy Lab at 8 p.m. at Ricalton's Village Tavern.

Join for a night of drinks, laughs and fun!

Roll Call Comedy Lab happens the third Wednesday each month at Ricalton's Village Tavern.

Getting Physical —Therapy, That Is: South Orange Rehabilitation and Wellness

South Orange Rehabilitation and Wellness Expands it’s Facilities to Better Serve the Community 

Acceptance of Physical Therapy Treatments has grown in recent years, due in part to the aging of the baby boomers, injuries from sports and activities, and the public’s interest drug-free remedies. 

To meet this increased demand, South Orange Rehabilitation and Wellness has ...

Jazz in the Loft: Frank Noviello

Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the SOPAC Loft. This performance features Jazz vocalist Frank Noviello. Cash bar available. 

Jazz in the Loft concerts are curated and hosted by Lee Boswell-May. 

Frank Noviello is a true Jazz ...