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West Orange Woman Faces Charges After Being Accused of Stabbing Mail Carrier

December 11, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 50-year-old United States postal mail carrier sustained several lacerations to the face on Monday afternoon after a 41-year-old West Orange woman stabbed him in the face while he was delivering mail, according to West Orange police.

Medgyne Anglade, 41, faces charges of aggravated assault and weapons possession in this incident, which occurred on Hillside Avenue at ...

Maplewood Man Arrested, Charged with Burglary on Tuesday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Samuel Skeete, age 21, of Maplewood was arrested and charged with burglary and eluding, along with numerous outstanding warrants from multiple jurisdictions, according to a press release from Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul.

Maplewood police responded to a call at about 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, that there was a burglary in progress at a home on Park Avenue, between ...

Maplewood Man Arrested, Charged with Burglary on Tuesday

December 11, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Samuel Skeete, age 21, of Maplewood was arrested and charged with burglary and eluding, along with numerous outstanding warrants from multiple jurisdictions, according to a press release from Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul.

Maplewood police responded to a call at about 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, that there was a burglary in progress at a home on Park Avenue, between ...

Suspect in Armed Robbery in Millburn-Union Whole Foods Parking Lot Still at Large

UNION, NJ – An armed robbery in the parking lot of the Millburn-Union Whole Foods has police and Union County Crime Stoppers asking the public for help.

Police say that on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at about 8 p.m., a woman reported that as she was loading her bags in the trunk of her car at the Whole Foods at 2245 Springfield Ave., a man approached her, displayed a handgun and demanded ...

Columbia H.S.'s Eliot Dix Commits to Play Division 1 Baseball at Longwood University

December 11, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Columbia High School (CHS) senior Eliot Dix signed on the dotted line of his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Longwood University in Virginia.

Dix, who is a left-handed hitting shortstop and a top-1,000 recruit overall according to Perfect Game, earned
three All-Super Essex Conference selections, and was selected twice to play in ...

Ice Hockey: Columbia-Nutley Ties A.L. Johnson, 6-6

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Columbia-Nutley (C-N) ice hockey co-op team skated to a 6-6 tie against A.L. Johnson of Clark Friday night at Codey Arena.

Rocco Albanese scored two goals and assisted on one for Columbia-Nutley (2-0-2), which rallied from a 3-1 deficit after one period. Eli Verdun finished with a goal and two assists, Zach Fagin and Joe Melillo each had a goal and an assist and ...

Saint Barnabas Named Among 2018 "Most Wired" Hospitals

December 9, 2018

Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology for a Better Patient Experience

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston was one of eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities named to the “2018 Most Wired Hospitals” list.

The annual Healthcare’s Most Wired survey, overseen by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), is now in ...

Columbia H.S.'s Eliot Dix Commits to Play Division 1 Baseball at Longwood University

December 11, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Columbia High School (CHS) senior Eliot Dix signed on the dotted line of his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Longwood University in Virginia.

Dix, who is a left-handed hitting shortstop and a top-1,000 recruit overall according to Perfect Game, earned
three All-Super Essex Conference selections, and was selected twice to play in ...

Columbia H.S. Students Win Two Awards at the 4th Annual Ramapo College High School Film Festival

MAHWAH, NJ -  Film and animation students from Columbia High School (CHS) won two awards at Ramapo College of New Jersey's 4th Annual High School Film Festival.

The festival took place on Dec. 8, and included 36 original films submitted by students.

CHS students and graduates won the following awards:

Best Animation - CHS student Sofia Simoniello and CHS ...

Columbia H.S. Students Win Two Awards at the 4th Annual Ramapo College High School Film Festival

December 10, 2018

MAHWAH, NJ -  Film and animation students from Columbia High School (CHS) won two awards at Ramapo College of New Jersey's 4th Annual High School Film Festival.

The festival took place on Dec. 8, and included 36 original films submitted by students.

CHS students and graduates won the following awards:

Best Animation - CHS student Sofia Simoniello and CHS ...

Maplewood Celebrates Hanukkah in Ricalton Square

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – A lively group, mostly comprised of members of Congregation Beth Ephraim, gathered in Ricalton Square for the lighting of the candle on the fifth night of Hanukkah. The communal celebration of the holiday was attended by Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca, several members of the Maplewood Township Committee, as well as Ellen Davenport and Rosetta Weiser, Co-Chairs of Dickens ...

Indoor Farmers Market in Maplewood on Sunday for 'Terra Madre Day'

December 8, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day."

According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to recognize Terra Madre Day, which is officially Dec. 10, and ...

Ethics Complaint Says Newark Municipal Judge Had Woman Jailed for 23 Days Over Being 'Disrespectful'

December 5, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A municipal court judge in Newark faces ethics charges over allegedly incarcerating a woman who he said was "disrespectful" during a court appearance that involved a landlord-tenant dispute.

The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct last month filed the complaint against Newark Municipal Court Judge Marvin Adames. The complaints says Adames ultimately had the woman ...

USPS® Suspends Regular Mail Delivery for National Day of Mourning on Dec. 5

December 3, 2018

President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected.

A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity will be suspended.  Limited package delivery service will be ...

Indoor Farmers Market in Maplewood on Sunday for 'Terra Madre Day'

December 8, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day."

According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to recognize Terra Madre Day, which is officially Dec. 10, and ...

Indoor Farmers Market in Maplewood on Sunday for 'Terra Madre Day'

December 8, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day."

According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to recognize Terra Madre Day, which is officially Dec. 10, and ...

Leaf Collection in South Orange and Maplewood Ending Soon

November 29, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Leaf collection is underway in South Orange and Maplewood, with final collections ending Dec. 5 in South Orange, and either the week of Dec. 3 or Dec. 10 in Maplewood, depending on the zone. The last leaf collection on Essex County roads is scheduled for Dec. 24 to Dec. 28.

Here's what you need to know for leaf collection in the two towns, ...

Maplewood Celebrates Hanukkah in Ricalton Square

December 9, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – A lively group, mostly comprised of members of Congregation Beth Ephraim, gathered in Ricalton Square for the lighting of the candle on the fifth night of Hanukkah. The communal celebration of the holiday was attended by Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca, several members of the Maplewood Township Committee, as well as Ellen Davenport and Rosetta Weiser, Co-Chairs of Dickens ...

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Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 23

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.

 

South Orange Police Blotter: Apartment Burglary; Donations Stolen from Collection Bins at Our Lady of Sorrows

December 4, 2018

South Orange Police Blotter as of Dec. 4

Adult Arrest - Justin Armstrong, a 27 year old Newark resident was arrested on Friday, Nov. 30, at approximately 9:00 pm for receiving stolen property and active arrest warrants. An SOPD detective observed a subject riding a bicycle that matched the description of a bicycle (blue Schwinn) that had been reported stolen on Nov. 28 ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Shoplifting, Package and Bike Thefts Reported

November 13, 2018; Theft from Auto; An unsecured vehicle parked in a lot on Springfield Ave between 7:45 and 8:45 PM, was entered and a tablet and lottery tickets were stolen.

November 13, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 5:30 PM a male exited the Walgreens with several containers of baby formula and fled without paying for the items.

November 17, 2018; Shoplifting; At approximately 8:30 ...

Maplewood Celebrates Hanukkah in Ricalton Square

December 9, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – A lively group, mostly comprised of members of Congregation Beth Ephraim, gathered in Ricalton Square for the lighting of the candle on the fifth night of Hanukkah. The communal celebration of the holiday was attended by Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca, several members of the Maplewood Township Committee, as well as Ellen Davenport and Rosetta Weiser, Co-Chairs of Dickens ...

Indoor Farmers Market in Maplewood on Sunday for 'Terra Madre Day'

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day."

According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to recognize Terra Madre Day, which is officially Dec. 10, and ...

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Thu, December 13, 8:00 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

Latin Night at Par440

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

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Sat, December 15, 10:00 AM

Lightbridge Academy, Millburn

Breakfast and Photos with Santa at Millburn's ...

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Thu, December 20, 8:00 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

Latin Night at Par440

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Fri, December 21, 7:00 PM

Par 440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.

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West Orange Woman Faces Charges After Being Accused of Stabbing Mail Carrier

December 11, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 50-year-old United States postal mail carrier sustained several lacerations to the face on Monday afternoon after a 41-year-old West Orange woman stabbed him in the face while he was delivering mail, according to West Orange police.

Medgyne Anglade, 41, faces charges of aggravated assault and weapons possession in this incident, which occurred on Hillside Avenue at ...

Advocacy Group Asks Federal Judge To Expand Newark's Lead Filter Program

NEWARK, NJ - The group that is suing Newark over elevated levels of lead has asked a federal judge to make the city extend its filter distribution program to the East Ward, according to court documents.

The city treats its water at two different locations: the Pequannock and Wanaque plants. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and other city officials have routinely said East Ward residents do not ...

Duck Donuts Set to Open in Clark Friday

December 6, 2018

CLARK, NJ — After a long wait and much anticipation, Duck Donuts is opening their doors to the public on Friday, Dec. 7.  The Clark store is the fifth location in New Jersey.

The Duck Donuts experience starts with a warm made-to-order vanilla cake donut. After leaving the fryer, donut enthusiasts get to create their own donut combination by choosing from a variety of ...

Bill Would Deny NJ Tuition Aid to Students Convicted of Hazing

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean.

The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee.

More than 200 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States since 1838, and 40 students have died ...

Impact100 Essex Selects Four Local Finalist Nominees for 2018 Grant Award

December 10, 2018

Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award on Dec. 5. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.

“We received 49 applications for inspiring and worthy projects this year. Through our grant selection ...

Local Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Host Africa in the 1900's at the Maplewood Library

On Tuesday, November 13, the Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated hosted Africa in the 1900’s featuring author Annamaria Alfieri and an African Art display at the Maplewood Public Library. This program was aligned with the Sorority Global Impact and Arts program. We had 34 guests at our event.

The author’s books are set in Colonial Africa in the ...

Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity For Third Year in a Row

Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list– the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. As a leading provider of health care in New Jersey with more than 16,500 team members, Atlantic Health System ...