Maplewood Garden Club Presents “Philadelphia, America’s Garden Capital”

Did you know that Philadelphia is the Garden Capital of America? Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, January 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, when Kathleen Salisbury, the director of Temple University’s Ambler Arboretum, presents “America’s Garden Capital.” She will lead us on a virtual tour of some of Philadelphia’s superb public gardens and share fascinating stories about each of them. These gardens are part of the Greater Philadelphia Gardens Organization, a consortium of Philadelphia-area gardens, and represent more than 30 gardens within 30 miles of the city, making Philadelphia the nation’s Garden Capital. Kathy’s talk follows a short business meeting and is free and open to all. No RSVP is required. http://www.maplewoodgardenclub.org / https://www.facebook.com/MaplewoodGardenClub / www.ambler.temple.edu/arboretum / www.americasgardencapital.org

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Did you know that Philadelphia is the Garden Capital of America? Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, January 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, when Kathleen Salisbury, the director of Temple University’s Ambler Arboretum, presents “America’s Garden Capital.” She will lead us on a virtual tour of some of Philadelphia’s ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Making the Most of Chinese New Year

January 24, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Holiday festivities always make for a great date night, but have you ever celebrated the Year of the Rat? The animal changes annually, but the fun and flavor of Chinese New Year is always a constant. 

Beginning on Jan. 25, the lunar new year comes with lots of red paper decorations, couplets (the ...

Helping Athletes Keep Their Hearts In The Game: AtlantiCast31

Morristown Medical Center's Sports Cardiology and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Program is excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Martinez! Learn how this innovative leader will help Atlantic Health System benefit athletes of all levels on the latest AtlantiCast!

 

Morristown Medical Center Raises the Roof on Cardiac Care, Completing Two-Story Expansion of New Jersey’s Leading Heart Hospital

Funded in Part by Generous Community Members, Expansion Will Help Meet Demand for Expert Heart Care

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, nationally recognized for heart care, today opened the second of two new 36-bed units for patients with heart disease, completing a two-story expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute.

The unit opened today will serve cardiac ...

Opening New Doors & Expanding Access to Care

Among the stories you'll see on the latest AtlantiCast...

Atlantic Health System is making it easier than ever for pediatric patients to access care and a new partnership will help expand health care options in Somerset County!

For more, visit www.AtlantiCast.org!

 

 

'Midwives' Poses Questions of Science, Faith and Healing

New Brunswick, NJ - The play based on Cris Bohjalian’s successful novel, “Midwives,”  is receiving a thoughtful, haunting production at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick.

The stirling cast brings each character to life during a stormy winter in Vermont. The first act takes place in a farmhouse bedroom,  where Charlotte (Monique Robinson) is expected to soon ...

'Goodnight Nobody' Explores Emotional Terrain

PRINCETON, NJ - Three long-time friends gather at a cabin in the woods in this startling original play by Rachel Bonds. Borrowing from the children’s story, “Goodnight Moon,” the play explores the fraught lives of those trying to reconnect.

We learn that Nan is an artist, who one summer had an affair in the cabin, with Mara, Reggie’s mother. That immediately sets up ...

RWJBarnabas Health Recognizes New Jersey's Maternal Health Awareness Day

RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH) marked Thursday, Jan. 23 across its system as the third annual statewide observance of Maternal Health Awareness Day.

In 2017, New Jersey became the first state in the nation to designate a day calling for action to raise public awareness about maternal health and promote maternal safety. In recognition of Maternal Health Awareness Day, facilities across RWJBH hosted ...

Milestones

Deborah and Fred Smith Anniversary

January 1, 2020

Deborah and Fred Smith of South Orange are Happily Celebrating another wedding anniversary. They wish everyone Joy in Celebrating a New Year and New Decade.

South Orange Police Blotter, January 1 through 15

January 17, 2020

Sometime during the day on January 2, 2020 a package was stolen from 22 Cottage Street apartment complex.  Detective Bureau investigating. 

On January 8, 2020, during the overnight hours a Longview Road resident reported his vehicle stolen from his driveway.  The vehicle had a tracking device and it was located in Newark. Detective Bureau investigating. 

On January ...

Village of South Orange Job Openings

January 27, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Many open positions are currently posted on the Village of South Orange website, all for spring and/or summer employment: For the South Orange Community Pool, the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs is seeking an assistant pool manager, as well as lifeguards, swim team coaches, and swim instructors. 

Other open positions include field and facilities ...

Business Owners Learn From Each Other with Maplewood Chamber of Commerce

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Home based business owners went to boot camp on Wednesday, courtesy of the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce. The Jan. 22 event brought together some 20 business owners to learn about topics such as public relations, and time management and working professionally from home. 

Julie Campbell has lived in Maplewood for almost 20 years. She owns a business coaching ...

Montclair Parents Call for Superintendent Parker's Resignation Following His Alleged Comments on Racist Teachers

January 23, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several Montclair parents and advocates have called for the immediate resignation of Superintendent Nathan Parker after he was alleged to have made remarks regarding employing racist teachers.

During the Montclair Board of Education meeting that took place on Wednesday, Parker apologized for his remarks which, according to parents, took place during an NAACP education committee ...

Essex County Announces Plan to Build New Office Building Next to Historic Hall of Records

NEWARK, NJ — The historic Essex County Hall of Records in Newark is getting a modern companion building, county officials announced today.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo announced that the county will build a new 150,000 square-foot office building in the juror's parking lot next to the Hall of Records. 

The building will provide space for 11 courtrooms for Tax ...

Bloomfield Continues Going Green with Purchase of Four Electric-Powered Chevy Bolts

January 27, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield has taken another important step in becoming more sustainable, recently purchasing and putting into use four new Chevy Bolts. These electric-powered vehicles were purchased with funding from the capital budget and the water utility fund. The cars will be used by construction code officials and water meter personnel. These functions of the township ...

Rutgers Names Holloway as University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has named Jonathan Holloway as its first black president.

The school's Board of Governors approved the hiring on Tuesday, Jan. 21. He will begin serving his presidency on July 1. According to Northwestern University's website, he has served as that school's Chief Academic Officer ...

N.J. Human Services Commissioner Johnson Statement on Today’s U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Trump Admin’s ‘Cruel and Unnecessary’ Public Charge Rule

January 27, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson released the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Trump Administration’s plan to expand the definition of a public charge, a move that will undermine the health and well-being of New Jersey families:

“All residents need access to nutrition, health care, and ...

South Mountain YMCA Invites Community to 'Light the Way'

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Supporters, members, and staff of the South Mountain YMCA are invited to help “Light the Way” for children and families on Friday, Feb. 7 as the Y kicks off this year’s Annual Support Campaign. 

The South Mountain Y has set a goal of raising $200,000 to help adults and children access quality programs in child care, health and wellness, summer camp, youth ...

Sadie’s to Host Galentine’s Day Event Honoring the Women Heart’s Foundation

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Local boutique Sadie’s will host a Galentine’s Day event to honor and fundraise for the Women’s Heart Foundation on Feb. 13, from 6-9 p.m. During the event, 10 percent of all purchases will go to the Women’s Heart Foundation.

The owner of Sadie’s, Cat Fisher, chooses a different charity every month to receive 1 percent of ...