Press Releases

November 15, 2018

Woolley Fuel celebrates its 10th year as a distribution location providing high quality biodiesel to consumers across New Jersey. Woolley Fuel was started in 1924 by two brothers Herbert and Norman W. Woolley Sr. Their desire was to start a coal company similar to their father’s and found ...

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For many individuals around the world, accessing high-quality medical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities means having to travel from their home country. For these “medical tourists,” the challenge of finding the right care quickly—before a visa or permit expires—can be ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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JESPY House is looking for vendors to participate in a Holiday Craft Fair that will take place Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 11am-3pm. It will be held at the Judi House, 110 Irvington Avenue, South Orange, NJ. Vendors selling various products are needed. The cost is $15.00 per table. JESPY ...

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A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club. The centerpiece of this festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located in ...

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The Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Reliant Credit Repair of New Jersey invite you to attend an informational session on credit restoration. The event will convene on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of East ...

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The Township of Maplewood’s 15th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony honoring all Maplewood Veterans and their families will be held on Sunday, November 11th, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Maplewood Municipal Building, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood. The ceremony is held in the Committee Room off the main ...

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2nd Annual “Winter Walk” in Millburn’s Taylor Park Please join the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce as it proudly presents the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk” in Taylor Park. The official lighting ceremony will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 24 at 4:00 p.m. starting with a ...

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Take a break from the kitchen duties this year! Par 440 will be offering a special prix fixe Thanksgiving Menu alongside our regularly available ones on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. Looking for a place to watch the game? We got you covered! We'll have all 3 games playing barside on our HDTVs. Feel ...

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Seton Hall University will be hosting a series of presentations and events that will explore technology, mindfulness, inspiration and purpose as part of the fourth annual SouthNEXT festival on Saturday, November 10 at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) and Sunday, November 11, beginning at ...

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The Township of Maplewood will hold a community meeting to discuss the draft Redevelopment Plan for the Toomey's Automotive Site at 104 Baker Street. The meeting will be on Monday, November 19th at 7:30pm in the Parlor at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road, Maplewood. In July 2018 the Maplewood ...

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If you and/or your family participate in programs and activities offered by the South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs, you will need to create a new account. If you and/or your family use any of the department services, please CLICK HERE and create a new account today. A ...

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Please join the launch of Winterhouse Projects with a show of paintings by Aya Ogasawara, Memory and Mirage, the first show by this emerging Japanese artist, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Maplewood Mercantile (145 Dunnell Rd., Maplewood). This is the first show for this promising Japanese artist, and ...

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The Monday evening before Thanksgiving, Nov. 19, St. Joseph Church (767 Prospect St., Maplewood) will hold a Thanksgiving Prayer Service for First Responders at 7 p.m. Fr. Jim Worth plans an interfaith service featuring the SOMA Youth Choir and the Adult Choir. Light reception to follow the ...

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From the South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA) "Village Vibe" If you've walked under the train viaduct covering South Orange Avenue recently, you may have noticed these beautiful new lanterns above the sidewalk on both the North and South sides. This is a project that we've been working ...

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The South Orange Chamber of Commerce will host a presentation "Nursing Homes: What you Need to Know to Keep Loved Ones Safe" at BCB Bank, 200 Valley Street, in South Orange at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14. Click Here for additional information.  

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The best business is doing good business! With that sentiment in mind, JESPY House is excited to announce its first annual JESPY House SHOUT OUT Awards. Presented in mid-November, JESPY clients will give these awards to the 50 businesses or business owners in South Orange who they feel are most ...

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Join us in shaping our shared future by visiting our new website, attending a community conversation, and engaging on our interactive map. The South Orange Master Plan is underway with the unveiling of a dedicated website meant to inform residents about the various elements of a plan, the ...

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The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation, a community for independent seniors in South Orange, celebrated the grand opening of its new multi-purpose community space and luxury apartments as well as the renovations to common areas throughout the building. The festivities took place on ...

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There are exercise, meditation, gardening, informational programs and lunch gatherings happening at the Maplewood Senior Center at 106 Burnett Avenue, and you are welcome to join us! Offering a robust schedule that includes multiple fitness classes, group trips, lunches and movies; we also ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in South Orange and Maplewood. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, and ...

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Credit rating agencies Moody’s and S&P recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance. Moody’s reaffirmed Atlantic Health ...

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 On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders proclaimed the month of October 2018 as Blindness Awareness Month in Essex County. The Commendation presented to the Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey was sponsored by At-Large Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill.

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The ladies of Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are hosting an author and arts night: Africa in the 1900’s with Author Annamaria Alfieri on November 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Maplewood Public Library, 1688 Springfield Ave., Maplewood, NJ. The author’s books reveal the ...

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Father Jim Worth invites all to St. Joseph Church for an hour of Musical Meditation for the Autumn Solace on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m., followed by a light reception. St. Joseph Church is located at 767 Prospect Street in Maplewood.

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In observance of October being breast cancer awareness month, firefighters have swapped out their typical uniform shirts for pink shirts. South Orange Firemen’s Mutual Benevolent Association Local 40 and 240 members are sporting pink on- duty tee shirts during the month of October 2018 to ...

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Week of November 5 If you have seen the paving project work on Maplewood Avenue, we hope you agree it looks fabulous!  Here’s a quick update on what to expect next week: Work at the intersection of Durand Road should be completed by Tuesday.    On Highland Avenue, the curbing bump out will ...

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Need a Painter? I’m about to tell you some critical questions you should ask a painting company. How do I know? Experience. I’ve had a roller and a paintbrush in my hand since I was 8 years old. Some may scoff at child labor, but hey, it was the 80’s. As I got older, I picked up paint jobs ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, announced on Wednesday it was named number 38 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ list – the fourth year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. This recognition ...

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SOMA Two Towns for all ages will host a senior housing forum on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd., Maplewood). Featuring local experts,the forum will cover a range of topics to help people stay in their homes and in our community. Who should come? People thinking ...

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