Our Devotion to the Denim Jacket Endures

Over the span of the last century, many workwear styles have evolved from being
strictly utilitarian and functional to becoming fashionable mainstays in their own right.
When we contemplate this, what immediately comes to mind is the 5-pocket jean,
originally designed by Levi Strauss in 1873. Originally worn by farmers and other
laymen, this garment, as we well know, has transcended into a ...

Maplewood Police Blotter

March 24, 2023

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - March 9, 2023:  Motor Vehicle Theft:  Maplewood Police received a walk-in citizen report from a resident of 200 Boyden Avenue that his Honda Accord was stolen sometime between 3/8/23 and 3/15/23.  The vehicle was recovered on 3/21/23 in Long Beach New York.  

March 22, 2023:  Theft by Deception Arrest:  On 3/22/23, Maplewood Police Detectives ...

South Orange Police Blotter

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The following Police Blotter was all posted on: March 20, 2023:

Robbery Arrest

On March 1, 2023, at approximately 6pm victim was walking east on Village Road when she was attached.  Male subject knocked victim to the ground and stole her backpack.  He fled on foot towards Ward Place and victim gave chase.  Suspect entered a waiting Audi on Montague Place ...

Upcoming Events


Thu, March 30
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Berkeley College, Woodland Park

Interior Design Insights: An Evening ...


Mon, April 03
All day

South Orange

Spring Cleanup


Fri, April 07
08:30 AM — 09:30 AM

South Orange

Good Friday- Municipal Offices Closed


Tue, April 18
07:00 PM — 08:00 PM

The Woodland, Maplewood

Ideas Festival: Filmmakers' Panel

Spiritual Leader Monsignor Gerard McCarren Named Rector and Dean of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology at Seton Hall University

March 27, 2023

March 27, 2023 – The Archdiocese of Newark and Seton Hall University announced that Monsignor Gerard McCarren, S.T.D., has been appointed Rector and Dean of Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology following a national search. Monsignor McCarren has served as Interim Rector and Dean since July 1, and prior to that time, he was Associate Professor of Systematic ...

Newark Seeks Construction Partners for ‘Equitable Housing’ Push

NEWARK, NJ — Can you swing a hammer like a pro? Rewire or plumb a long-vacant house? Perhaps you’ve got the know-how to hire and manage others with those valuable skills.

If so, you could be among the construction partners the City of Newark wants for its latest “equitable housing” initiative.

This goal of the program – which Mayor Ras J. Baraka created ...

River Day 2023 – We’re All In!

March 29, 2023

If you have ever participated in River Day, you know that what you might find in our branch of the Rahway will surprise you. Last year volunteers removed the usual trash; bottles, cans, and wrappers, as well as bicycles, street signs, banners, ladders, gutters, rugs, and even parts of a signature South Orange gas lamp– all things which should not be in a river – all in an attempt to ...

Friends of the Maplewood Library Spring Book Sale

Maplewood Library Friends' Spring Book Sale will take place at Library’s Adult Services location, 129 Boyden Avenue.
Donations will be accepted, and the sale will be held, on the Boyden Ave. side of the building.

Book Donations
Saturday, April 8, 10-2
Monday, April 10, 10-4
(Please do not bring donations any other times.)        

Book ...

SOMACC Hosts Membership Social

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange/Maplewood Chamber of Commerce will host a membership networking event on Thursday, March 30 at CODA in Maplewood at 5 PM. The event is open to all members and “future members”.

In addition to being a chance for Chamber members to catch up with one another, it will also be a chance for them to meet the Chamber’s new Executive ...