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Dracula at The Baird

Sat, October 20, 7:30 PM

The Baird Theatre on Three, South Orange

Dracula at The Baird

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 7:30pm 10/20/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Dracula at The Baird

DRACULA

by Steven Dietz

From the Novel by Bram Stoker

October 12-14, 19-21, 26&27, 2018
Fri & Sat 7:30PM Sun 4:00PM

Directed by Nicholas J. Clarey
Stage Manager Felicity D. Selby
Brought to you in part through the generosity of Dawilla Madsen

Tickets on sale now

Online: Adult $18-23 ~ Student (under 18 or ...

5 Mead St. 3rd Floor South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sat, October 20, 7:30 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

Solid Gold with Bobby Valli

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 7:30pm 10/21/2018 12:00am America/New_York Solid Gold with Bobby Valli

Bobby Valli, is originally from Newark, New Jersey, and the younger brother of Frankie Valli of The Four Seasons. Singing, writing, producing and performing since the age of 15, he has recorded his own original work for several major record labels including Columbia and Metromedia.

Bobby’s television appearances include Upbeat, Scene 70 and The Jerry Blavitt Show. Recently Bobby's ...

440 Parsonage Hill Rd Short Hills, NJ 07078-1161
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Sun, October 21, 3:00 PM

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit

Cafe Q, Meeting Place for LGBTQ Teens, at ...

Arts & Entertainment Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 3:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Cafe Q, Meeting Place for LGBTQ Teens, at Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit

Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit has announced the opening of Café Q, a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, on Sunday, October 21st. LGBTQ teens from Summit and surrounding towns are invited to drop in to meet, listen to music, enjoy some snacks, and just hang out in a safe and comfortable environment.

The brainchild of Beth Hatikvah president Cindy Wetter, ...

36 Chatham Road Summit, NJ 07901
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Tue, October 23, 2:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

Normal Aging and the Brain Program at Millburn ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 2:00pm 10/23/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Normal Aging and the Brain Program at Millburn Library

​The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to have a program discussing the aging process and the brain on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 2:00pm.

Come learn about the differences between normal aging and symptoms that may need further evaluation with Dr Anjali Patel, Memory and Cognitive Neurologist at Overlook Medical Center.

Registration​ is recommended but not required.

This program ...

200 Glen Ave Millburn, NJ 07041
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Tue, October 23, 6:00 PM

Best in Class Education Center: Suite 200, South Orange

Progress Reports are Out! Open House

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 6:00pm 10/23/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Progress Reports are Out! Open House

Whether you are feeling satisfied or dissatisfied with your child’s progress report now is a great time to explore affordable enrichment and tutoring options in math or English with Best in Class Education Center: South Orange.

Offering affordable academic enrichment and tutoring for children in kindergarten through high school. Small group enrichment classes, private tutoring, and ...

71 Valley Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, October 25, 7:00 PM

Seton Hall University, South Orange

Rabbi Dr. David Fox Sandmel Lecture

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 7:00pm 10/25/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Rabbi Dr. David Fox Sandmel Lecture

Rabbi Dr. David Fox Sandmel will present “Come Let Us Reason Together: Jewish Responses to the Catholic Church’s New Teachings on Judaism” at the 25th Monsignor John M. Oesterreicher Memorial Lecture on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

A scholar of Jewish-Christian relations and interfaith activist, Rabbi David Fox Sandmel, Ph.D. has served as Director of Interreligious ...

400 South Orange Ave South Orange, NJ 07052
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Thu, October 25, 8:00 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

Latin Night at Par440

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 8:00pm 10/26/2018 12:00am America/New_York Latin Night at Par440

Vamos at Par440 on Thursdays for a premier Latin Night experience! Party the night away with DJ Jozy dropping the hits that you can’t get enough of. Experience the ultimate pre-weekend night out with hip-hop, reggaeton, Latin-trap and more! Once you get a taste of our party, you and your friends won’t think twice on where you should be on Thursday nights.

440 Parsonage Hill Rd. Short Hills, NJ 07078
Dracula at The Baird

Fri, October 26, 7:30 PM

The Baird Theatre on Three, South Orange

Dracula at The Baird

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 7:30pm 10/26/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Dracula at The Baird

DRACULA

by Steven Dietz

From the Novel by Bram Stoker

October 12-14, 19-21, 26&27, 2018
Fri & Sat 7:30PM Sun 4:00PM

Directed by Nicholas J. Clarey
Stage Manager Felicity D. Selby
Brought to you in part through the generosity of Dawilla Madsen

Tickets on sale now

Online: Adult $18-23 ~ Student (under 18 or ...

5 Mead St. 3rd Floor South Orange, NJ 07079

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AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 21

On this week’s AtlantiCast, see who has the cleanest hands in health care, find out how Atlantic Health System is training the next generation of health care professionals, Overlook Medical Center joins the robot revolution and much more!

 

School Facilities: SOMA Students Deserve a Safe, Healthy Learning Environment

October 19, 2018

Our children deserve a safe and healthy learning environment. Of course, most people would say they agree. Yet for far too long, our district has neglected routine maintenance and repairs that have only gotten worse with time, and driven up the costs for current and future generations.

As a homeowner, I don’t wait to repair a leaky roof until the ceiling caves in. Yet that’s ...

Challenges and Opportunities in the Current SOMSD Superintendent Search

At the second of two updates on the superintendent search for the South Orange-Maplewood School District, Dr. William Librera highlighted some of the critical characteristics the community needs in its next educational leader.

“When you have a community with a growing population — and it’s got going to stop — and you have a community where there is a very active ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Stolen Liquor from O'Reilly's Bar and Cash Theft at Maplewood M.S. Event Reported

October 17, 2018

September 24, 2018; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Richmond Ave was entered and a wallet was stolen.

September 24, 2018; Motor vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Rutgers St was stolen.  The vehicle was later recovered in Newark.

September 25, 2018; Motor vehicle Theft; Sometime over the previous ...

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Presents Medal of Honor to Maplewood Girl, Age 10

October 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Sonia Zenobi, age 10, was recently honored by the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) with the Medal of Honor for saving her mother’s life last year when Zenobi was just nine.

The Medal of Honor is a Lifesaving Award given by Girl Scouts of the United States of America to a Girl Scout who has saved or attempted to save a human life under circumstances that ...

Experts on Aging and Disability Come Together at JESPY House Symposium

SOUTH ORANGE,NJ - JESPY House, a non-profit organization in South Orange that works to advance independence among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), recently held a two-day symposium, “Aging in Place: Innovative Strategies to Support Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities," at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC).

According to ...

Elect Annemarie Maini and Javier Farfan to SOMA Board of Education on November 6

October 13, 2018

To the Editor:

We write in support of the Board of Education candidacy of incumbent Annemarie Maini and first-time candidate Javier Farfan. As two of only three educators in the race, they appear to us as the most qualified to provide governance and oversight of our school district.

We are educators ourselves, and we value educational experience on the Board. While we don’t expect ...

Vote for Annemarie Maini on November 6 for SOMA Board of Education

To the Editor:

We write to enthusiastically endorse Annemarie Maini for reelection to the Board of Education in Maplewood and South Orange. This year, our older son is entering Kindergarten at Clinton Elementary, so we are beginning the exciting journey in our school system. Over the past year, as Kindergarten was approaching, we have become more aware of the challenges that our school system ...

$4M Grant Awarded to Rutgers to Bolster Mental Health Services in Newark

October 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A $4 million federal grant will allow Rutgers’ University Behavioral Health Care’s (UBHC) outpatient program in Newark to offer more services to those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

The grant was received from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It will fund the UBHC’s behavioral health outpatient ...

Improvements Underway at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and accessibility of the entrance at the intersection of Beaufort Avenue and Homestead Drive, are ...

Reporter Killed by Car in Randolph Exited Ride Before Reaching Home, say Police

October 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – A local news reporter who died Oct. 14 after being struck by a car in Randolph got out of an Uber or other rideshare vehicle before reaching her Randolph residence, police said today.

The woman, Lindsay Ireland, 26, had been at a Hopatcong restaurant with family members earlier in the evening, according to Randolph police. They said she and her relatives called the car ...

One Suspect Nabbed, One on the Loose After Home Depot Robbery in Union

UNION, NJ – A shoplifting incident at the Home Depot on Route 22 turned into a wild foot pursuit and search for an armed suspect through the swamp and woods near Kawameeh Middle School Tuesday evening. The search required the assistance of a Union County K-9 unit, the County Police and a State Police helicopter team.

Union police report that at just after 6 p.m. Tuesday, two ...

The #METOO Movement: One Year Later

October 20, 2018

THE #METOO MOVEMENT: ONE YEAR LATER
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:30pm, SOMS, Little Theater

More than just a hashtag, the #MeToo Movement has become a global phenomenon. What has happened in the months since this powerful movement took the world by storm? JOANNE LIPMAN, author of That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together, will be in ...

Statewide Conference will Convene over 550 Leaders from Non-Profits, Business and Philanthropy

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey.

This ...

LGBTQ Youth Invited to Café Q at Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit

Congregation Beth Hatikvah in Summit has announced the opening of Café Q, a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, on Sunday, October 21.

LGBTQ teens from Summit and surrounding towns are invited to drop in to meet, listen to music, enjoy some snacks, and just hang out in a safe and comfortable environment. The brainchild of Beth Hatikvah president Cindy Wetter, Café Q ...