Press Releases

January 17, 2019

Where else can kids be a meteorologist for a day, swim twice a week and learn about nature while getting exercise, having fun and making friends? Maplewood Kid's Camp! Maplewood Kid’s Camp is open for registration, and planning an unforgettable summer for kids in kindergarten through 4th ...

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Is your love sick of the same roses and candy for Valentine’s Day? Kitchen a la Mode wants to help you spice up your gift this year. Here are 10 unique ideas that are sure to get your valentine sweet on you. 1) Cut open your love with a new Chef's Knife. Beautiful design paired with ...

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The Walsh Gallery is honored to present "Strange Attractors,” a group exhibition conceived as an extension of a symposium hosted at New York City's CUE Art Foundation in November 2017. The exhibition is on view from Jan. 14 to March 8, 2019, with an opening reception on Friday, Jan. 25, 6 to 8 p.m.

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Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder announced on Monday that the Millburn Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal hit and run incident in Millburn that resulted in the death of 76-year-old ...

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Families from across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania are invited to the 660-acre Fairview Lake YMCA Camps on Jan. 20 to explore traditional and specialized camp options — including a new extended outdoor adventure camp — available in the summer of 2019. Children and parents can speak with ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker joined a group of 29 of their Democratic colleagues in introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019. The bill will ban the sale, transfer, manufacture, and importation of military-style assault weapons and high capacity ammunition ...

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My Branch Office – SOMA One has just announced Promotional Pricing offers for space rentals in their Downtown South Orange facility.  Use any of these offers and make the best possible deal to start your New Year right! OFFER 1 – 20% off all monthly desk plans for 2019! OFFER 2 - 50% off all ...

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Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced on Friday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking high school juniors to participate in the ECPO annual summer internship program. This five-week program is designed to teach high school students about careers in ...

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Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with Neiman Marcus that resolves allegations the chain failed to protect the personal information of shoppers who made in-store purchases using payment cards. A December 2013 hacking incident ...

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Auditions for the Seton Hall University Choir and Orchestra are open to the public starting Monday, Jan. 14 to Friday, Jan. 25. Anyone who is interested in exhibiting his or her musical talents can audition for the ensembles. The choirs and orchestra are both led by Jason Tramm, assistant ...

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P U B L I C   N O T I C E                                                                  January 5, 2019 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Maplewood Library Board of Trustees will meet at the   Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, New Jersey, in the Durand ...

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P U B L I C   N O T I C E                                                                  January 5, 2019   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the South Orange Maplewood Municipal Alliance will meet on   Tuesday, January 15, 2019, beginning at 5:00 p.m., at the Maplewood Municipal Building, ...

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Board Vacancies: Community Board on Police The Maplewood Township Committee announces openings on the Maplewood Community Board on Police.  There are two (2) openings and applications are being accepted for the following positions: One (I) adult member. One (1) youth member (age ...

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Charlie Hummel is a sophomore at Columbia High School, a Life Scout and member of Troop 5 Maplewood BSA.  Charlie’s goal for the coming year is to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. In order to do so, he must plan, develop and give leadership to others in a service project to benefit his community ...

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Redevelopment Plan for Toomey's Automotive Site at 104 Baker Street - Second Community Meeting – Thursday, January 10 The Township of Maplewood will hold a second community meeting to discuss the draft Redevelopment Plan for the Toomey's Automotive Site at 104 Baker Street. The meeting will be ...

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If you wait until spring to think about baseball and softball, it will be too late!  January is registration time for all children wanting to participate in SOM Baseball or the MSO Girls Softball program.  BASEBALL South Orange-Maplewood Baseball is administered by the South Orange Department ...

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The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and reduced ...

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The Strollers, Maplewood, NJ's premiere theater company, seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its production of "An Enemy of the People" by Arthur Miller, based on the work of Henrik Ibsen.  Audition dates: Monday, January 7, 7-10pm Tuesday, January 8, 7-10pm   Performance dates: Fri ...

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The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to offer a program on changing careers for working moms, presented by local career coach Tracey Gutierrez. This program will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 7:00pm.  Please register for this event. Are you looking for a career change that ...

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More than 125 children and their families from Foster and Adoptive Family Services (FAFS) joined JLOSH on December 15, to share in the holiday spirit. At the A Holiday Celebration for Every Child event, New Jersey Foster children had a chance to enjoy games and holiday-themed activities including ...

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The South Orange Middle School Select Choir was one of five schools selected to be a part of News 12 New Jersey’s “Sounds of the Season.” The 7th and 8th grade choir, under the direction of Jake Ezzo, traveled to the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, NJ on November 26th to record two ...

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In honor of the first annual JESPY Shout Out Awards, several JESPY clients recently presented SHOUT OUT Awards to their favorite South Orange businesses. Over the course of several days, the clients gave awards to fifty businesses in all. The stores included Stop and Shop, Spa Lady, 7-Eleven, ...

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On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, JESPY House Executive Director Audrey Winker along with several JESPY clients, parents, staff, and a Board Member, attended a NJ Transit Board Meeting at One Penn Plaza East in Newark. The issues of concern they presented to the Board related to Access Link’s very ...

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Children who are seriously ill or facing end-of-life care decisions spend long periods of time in the hospital and their families require new routines while their loved one is away from home. Liam’s Room, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing pediatric palliative care resources and ...

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The 2018 Grads Return Program expects to have close to 100 recent grads come back to Columbia High School (CHS) and relate their experiences in college, work, taking a gap year, dealing with anxiety and many other issues that kids in college face. Daytime sessions run all day at CHS with close ...

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NJ Transit provides updates to local officials, commits to better communication On Friday, December 14, South Orange and Maplewood officials joined Senator Richard Codey, Assemblyman John McKeon and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey in meeting with NJ Transit officials to discuss service improvements, ...

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A recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind on behalf of Alzheimer’s New Jersey® found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey residents with memory loss concerns (89%) visited a doctor to seek diagnosis. However, only about half (54%) of the physicians seen ...

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The Township of South Orange Village will be holding the annual free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs & Cats on January 12, 2019 at the South Orange Rescue Squad, located at 62 Sloan St. The clinic will run from 9 am to 11 am. Your dog or cat must have their rabies vaccination updated if ...

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Winter Market • Sunday, February 10, 2019 • Online Vendor Registration Greenutley and the Nutley Farmers Market invite you to our first ever Winter Market on Sunday, February 10, 2019 1:30-5:30pm at Vincent Methodist Church, 100 Vincent Place, Nutley! Our Winter Market will offer a variety of ...

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One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline. At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health Advancements—AHa!—to ...

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