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Schedule Released for 2nd Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival June 8 and June 9

May 20, 2018

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Maplewood South Orange Book Festival has released the schedule for their second year, which begins with a reception benefit on Friday, June 8, and continues with a full day of programing for adults and children on Saturday, June 9.

There will be a children's area in the parking lot of the Woodland from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring more than 50 ...

Queen Latifah Delivers Keynote to Rutgers Newark Graduates

Newark, NJ—Queen Latifah returned to her hometown of Newark Monday to deliver the keynote address at Rutgers University—Newark, where she stressed the importance of diversity, remembering where you come from and civic responsibility.

At the commencement, where 2,977 students received degrees, Latifah was presented with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree not only ...

NJ autism rates continues to rise, Rutgers study shows

NEW BRUNSWICK - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.
 
In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ago.

“It is now clear that what we saw in 2016 was just a pause along the way.  It remains ...

NJ Autism Rates Continues to Rise, Rutgers Study Shows

NEW BRUNSWICK - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.
 
In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ago.

“It is now clear that what we saw in 2016 was just a pause along the way.  It remains ...

Meet Kendra Johnson, Montclair's First African-American Superintendent

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Kendra V. Johnson, J.D., Ph.D., has been selected as Montclair’s permanent Superintendent of schools after an extensive search, the Montclair Board of Education announced at a special meeting on April 11. She is the district’s first permanent superintendent in three years, and the first African-American superintendent in its 144-year ...

Mayor Jackson Reappoints Hertzog and Robinson to School Board and Announces Two New Board Members

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson has reappointed two familiar faces to the Montclair Board of Education and announced new appointees for the post. Laura Hertzog and Eve Robinson will be reappointed, while Latifah Jannah and Priscilla will fill the two vacated positions.

The notice from Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson is as follows:

Today I notified Board ...

First Class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University starts July 9

NUTLEY, NJ - The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, on Prism's On3 campus, will begin accepting applications for its first class. The first class of 55 students will begin July 9 in the new school that aims to address the shortage of physicians in New Jersey.

Along with opening the School of Medicine, Seton Hall University will relocate its ...

Montclair BOE Appoints Kendra V. Johnson, Superintendent

MONTCLAIR, NJ - In a 4-0 vote, Montclair Board appoints Dr. Kendra V. Johnson as the new Superintendent of Schools effective May 1, 2018. She will replace the current interim superintendent, Barbara Pinsak, who was appointed to the position in March 2017.

After a lengthy search process that included community input and two interim Superintendents, two of the three candidates in ...

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Host an International Exchange Student

May 20, 2018

EF High School Exchange Year announces annual search for student exchange host families in communities across the New Jersey

 

EF High School Exchange Year—a division of EF Education First, the World Leader in International Education—has kicked off its annual nationwide search for caring host families to welcome exchange students into their homes. Last year EF connected ...