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Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel Invites Public to Celebrate the Jewish New Year at Two Unique Services

September 24, 2016

Reform Synagogue will Hold an Informal Outdoor Service at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 2; Intergenerational Services on Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur Afternoons for Young Children, Parents and Caregivers

Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel (TSTI) the Reform synagogue in South Orange, invites those who wish to experience a more casual setting to start the Jewish New Year at its early erev Rosh Hashanah service on ...

Seton Hall University Invites the Public to Join in a Celebration at Seton Hall Weekend, Sept. 23-25

The public is invited to attend Seton Hall Weekend,Sept. 23 – 25, 2016.

“Seton Hall Weekend is a University tradition that celebrates our close ties enjoyed by students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and he surrounding community,” said Events Director, Jennifer O’Sheal, who organizes the weekend.

Activities include: music and theater performances, ...

Former NY Giant Charles Way, Wife Tahesha join Komen North Jersey to Fight Breast Cancer; Way Joins 2017 'Pink Tie Guys' Class

Susan G. Komen North Jersey recently announced that former New York Giants player Charles Way has committed to being a 2017 Pink Tie Guy. The Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Guys are partners in the Komen promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever. This exclusive group of gentleman are advocates of Komen North Jersey by helping to raise funds and spread the message about the ...

Benefit for C.H.O.W. Food Bank: PowerNet BizExpo on Thurs., Sept. 22

For this Thursday’s September 22 event benefiting the C.H.O.W. food bank for the second year, the independent networking group PowerNet has put together a small-business exposition called PowerNet BizExpo to enable business people to mingle with consumers from the area. (PowerNetNJ.com) (facebook.com/CHOWofLivingston)

The South Orange contingent will include Stanley Malbranch from ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, September 25, 11:00 AM

The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, Maplewood

Family Colloquy on Education: Community Event ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

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Sun, September 25, 2:00 PM

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit

Plein Air Workshop at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, September 25, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

The How and the Why

Arts & Entertainment

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Wed, September 28, 2:00 PM

South Orange Nj Transit Train Station- Parking Lot, South Orange

25th Annual South Orange Farmers Market

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Obituary: John T. Theroux of South Orange

September 11, 2016

John T. Theroux

Born in Clarksburg, WVA on May 14, 1921
Departed on Sep. 8, 2016 and resided in South Orange, NJ

John T. Theroux, 95, of South Orange, died peacefully on September 8, 2016, at Cape Cod Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was spending time at his summer home in Dennis.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Mass of the Resurrection at ...

Obituary: Elsie M. DeCroce of Maplewood

Elsie M. DeCroce

 

Born in Newark on Feb. 17, 1924
Departed on Aug. 26, 2016 and resided in Maplewood, NJ

Elsie M. DeCroce, 92, of Maplewood died at her son's home in Warren surrounded by her family on Friday, August 26, 2016. 

 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at The Jacob A. Holle Funeral Home, 2122 ...

South Orange Police Chief: A Message Regarding Recent Terrorist Activities

September 21, 2016

The following was posted on the South Orange Police Department's Facebook page.

A MESSAGE FROM OUR CHIEF REGARDING RECENT TERRORIST ACTIVITIES:

In light of recent incidents and the arrest of a subject believed to be responsible for bombings in NY & NJ, South Orange Police Department would like residents to know that the men and woman who serve our community each and every day will ...

4th & Valley Design Unveiling on Mon., Sept. 19

On Monday, September 19th, at 8 p.m., at the Baird Center (5 Mead St), Meridia Development will unveil their vision for a 100+ apartment structure to be built at 4th Street and Valley in South Orange.

The Academy Heights Neighborhood Association encourages residents who are concerned with development as it impacts residents, transit, architectural style, and general ...

South Orange Police Blotter - Arrest for Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer

September 24, 2016

South Orange Police Blotter as of September 24

Aggravated assault/weapons/arrest - Gabriel Hidalgo, a 37 year old East Orange resident, was arrested on September 16 at approximately 11:20 p.m. after officers were called to a South Orange Ave. residence regarding a subject armed with a knife that was attempting to gain entry into a private party. An attendee of the ...

South Orange Police Blotter - Attempted Robbery on Prospect. St.

South Orange Police Blotter as of September 22

Attempted Robbery - A 19 year old resident of South Orange stated that he was walking into his apartment complex on Prospect St. on Tuesday, September 20, at approximately 11 p.m. when two actors followed him inside the premises and demanded he turn over his wallet. The victim stated that one of the actors brandished a ...

It Is What It Is … Top Tips for Buying “As Is” Used Cars

Knock Knock …

A customer buys a pre-owned car in New Jersey “As Is,” and drives off the lot happy as a clam that she got a nice car for a great deal. Two weeks later, the “tire pressure” light comes on and the customer finds out she needs a new tire, caused by the dreaded “tire rot.” The customer returns to the dealership and cries foul, demanding ...

Why You Should Join A South Orange Neighborhood Association

Moving to a new area can be stressful, especially when you don't know anyone. Last weekend, South Orange reached out to new neighbors by hosting their annual Newcomer's Day. If you missed it, don't dismay. One of the first steps that new home owners can take to get involved is to join their local neighborhood association. 

Each neighborhood association is run by a president or ...

You’re Only as Old as You Dress

“Do you think this is too young for me?” asked a voice from behind me. I turned from the dressing room door where my teenage daughter was trying on clothes.

The “this” in question was a super-clingy, lycra mini dress in a black and purple animal print.

The “me” who was asking, was a 40-something year-old mom.

I was, quite literally, at a loss for ...

‘Bathing in Moonlight’ Recalls 1950s Cuba

PRINCETON, NJ – Although this  play by Nilo Cruz is set in 2015, reflecting both Cuba and Miami, the theme is closer to struggles at least 30 years earlier. 

A priest who falls in love would more likely become an Episcopalian or even a Unitarian. So this dichotomy makes the whole premise less than believable. It’s really “The Thornbirds” revisited.
Raul ...

In Your Community

Teen And Dad Join Team Atlantic Health System at Bike MS

Ryan Amalfitano, who turns 15 this weekend, plans to ride his bicycle 100 miles in two days.  He won't be alone ‑ he and his father, Chris Amalfitano, chair of the emergency department at Overlook Medical Center, are part of Team Atlantic Health System which is taking part in Bike MS, a nationwide fund-raising effort on Sept.17 and 18.

Their team and at least another 52 teams of ...

Livingston's Bane Haunted House Opens for the Halloween Season

September 25, 2016

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Halloween is just around the corner, and for those who get a thrill from being scared, Bane Haunted House has opened its doors, and will remain open through Halloween. According to Jennifer Condron, who owns the attraction with her husband John, Bane is one of the first such attractions in NJ to open this early.

Bane, which is ADA accessible, will be open on Sept.

Owner of Westfield ‘Watcher’ House Seeks to Tear it Down, Build Two New Homes, Neighbor Says

September 25, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — The owners of Westfield’s infamous “Watcher” house, 657 Boulevard, have filed a zoning application with the Westfield Planning Board to have the Dutch colonial torn down and replaced with two new homes, according to a Westfield resident who said she and other neighbors were advised of the plans in an official letter Saturday.

Neighbors were told ...