10 No-Fuss Cocktails to Make at Home with 3 Ingredients or Less

April 15, 2021

A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us.

When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t require washing out the blender when we’re done.

With that in mind, here are 10 ...

Atlantic Health System Marks 13th Consecutive Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

In a year like no other, Atlantic Health System has overcome unprecedented challenges to deliver innovative, high-quality care while maintaining an award-winning workplace. For the 13th consecutive year, the integrated care delivery system has once again been named to Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number ...

Celebrating Donate Life Month

April 8, 2021

Springtime has now brought us a renewed spirit and hope as we look forward to the months ahead when we will begin to see each other again in person for community events and activities. Throughout the month of April, we are celebrating National Donate Life Month! This is our time to encourage family, friends and neighbors to register as organ and tissue donors and to honor those who have given the ...

Arrests are Made for Thefts in South Orange

April 13, 2021

Update, Theft Arrest: On October 18, 2020, a Seton Hall Student reported his cell phone and wallet stolen from his apartment. Prince Nesbitt-Hall was identified as the suspect and was apprehended on March 18, 2021. Nesbitt-Hall, an 18-year-old Newark resident, was also charged with possession of a stolen auto stemming from an incident on October 23, 2020 where he was observed ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, March 30 Through April 7

April 4, 2021; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 9:45 p.m. an unsecured vehicle left running at 7-11 on Irvington Avenue was stolen.

April 6, 2021; Recovered Stolen Vehicle; At approximately 2 a.m. a vehicle stolen out of Elizabeth was located by patrols on Wellesley Road.

April 7, 2021; Recovered Stolen Motorcycle; During the afternoon, a stolen motorcycle equipped with Lojack was ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, April 17, 8:00 AM

South Orange

Paper Shred Event



Mon, April 19, 7:00 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting



Tue, April 20

South Orange

Metal Pickup



Tue, April 20, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Planning & Economic Development Meeting


Support Karen Hilton and Her Team for Village Trustee

April 16, 2021

Dear Editor, 

We are writing to encourage our fellow South Orange residents to join us in voting on May 11 to re-elect Karen Hilton and elect her running mates Bill Haskins and Bobby Brown as Village Trustees.  

We have been fortunate to know Karen for nearly 20 years, as a friend and fellow volunteer. She is a tremendous asset to our community. While committed to working ...

New Redeveloper Will Head Project in Central Ward at Former Newark Bears Stadium Site

April 15, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – A project previously approved to spur redevelopment in the Central Ward will expand even further after the Newark City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution to designate a new developer for properties on Broad and Division streets. 

The developer, May Newark, LLC, plans to construct a mixed-use development in nine phases. The project will consist of approximately ...

Newark Police Talk Suicidal Man Down from Attempt to Jump Overpass

NEWARK, NJ — Three Newark police officers rescued a distraught man from jumping off the Route 78 overpass at West Runyon Street and Irvine Turner Boulevard Monday.

At around 10 a.m., 5th Precinct officers Darrell Fields, Abdul Aziz Yasin and Miguel Silva responded to a call of attempted suicide of a man who had positioned himself to jump off the overpass, Newark ...

What Do You Think of the New Jersey Bear Hunt?

April 17, 2021

Governor Murphy has declared that the bear hunt is over. Many representatives in the New Jersey State Senate and Assembly disagree with his position. Where does the public stand on the issue?

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ — In 2014 Pedals the black bear became famous for sauntering upright through suburbs in northwest New Jersey.  Occasionally seen dipping down to rest or ducking into ...

Family Looking for Answers in Barnegat Boy’s Death

BARNEGAT, NJ — The sudden passing of six-year-old Corey Micciolo, a Collin School first-grader, has his family looking for answers.

Corey’s parents, Breana Micciolo of Englishtown and Christopher Gregor of Barnegat, shared custody of the young child.

According to Corey’s obituary, he died Friday, April 2 at Southern Ocean County Medical Center.

The Barnegat Police ...

St. James' Gate Announces Day Game and Vaccination Specials

April 16, 2021

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Since the Boys of Summer are back, and vaccinations are widening, St. James' Gate on Maplewood Avenue is celebrating both with special prices and a reward:

There is nothing like a dog and pint to enjoy the game with, so every time the Mets or the Yanks play a day game, a hot dog and Bud Light draft are only $5. Feel like you're at an afternoon game even if you ...

Overlook Medical Center marks 2,000th COVID inpatient discharged

SUMMIT, NJ – APRIL 16, 2021 – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, this week discharged its 2,000th inpatient treated for COVID-19 back to recovery, marking a significant milestone after more than a year of the global pandemic.

For Overlook officials, the discharge, which occurred on Tuesday, April 13, helped to highlight the hospital’s journey throughout ...

'Pete 'n Keely' Streaming This Weekend From Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ — A fully staged, reimagined, digitally captured production of Pete 'N' Keely continues Paper Mill Playhouse's 2020-2021 season. Pete ’n’ Keely is a musical comedy about a divorced singing duo who reunite for a television special in 1968, packed with jazzy standards, torch songs, comedic showpieces, and tender sentiment.

 Like the ...