Memorial Day Colloquy: What We Honor and How We Honor It

Memorial Day Colloquy: What We Honor and How We Honor It

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Sun, May 27
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Memorial Day Colloquy: What We Honor and How We Honor It

516 Prospect St. Maplewood, NJ 07040

The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County

516 Prospect St.
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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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!


Challenges and Opportunities in the Current SOMSD Superintendent Search

October 11, 2018

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 ...

Cuttle for BOE Campaign Announces Upcoming Campaign Events and Candidate Office Hours

In addition to participating in upcoming debates, BOE candidate Shannon Cuttle is encouraging unmediated dialogue with all members of the SOMA community. Cuttle's campaign has two campaign events open to the public coming up: an Open House at Cedar Ridge Cafe on Thursday, October 11, 6 pm - 8 pm, and a Spooktacular Playdate at Grove Park in South Orange on Sunday, October 14, 11 am - 1 ...

One River School of Art + Design Holds Opening Reception for Theodore Sefcik

October 8, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Brooklyn artist Theodore Sefcik's exhibit Reason Given is currently on display at the One River School of Art + Design.

Originally from Millburn and a graduate of Millburn High School, Sefcik is an artist as well as a graphic designer.

Sefcik is known for his enigmatic animations, which combine the aesthetics of primitive computer graphics with early color ...

Art, Music and More at the 7th Annual Maplewood Art Walk & Music Fest {Photos}

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  The 7th Annual Maplewood Art Walk & Music Fest was held on Sunday, Sept. 30, in Maplewood Village, with streets closed to traffic during the event.

Artwork on display, and for sale, included fiber art, photography and up-cycled jewelry, at the juried show.

The event also featured kids activities and live music.

"The Mark Slade homes team was proud ...

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 ...

'Joker' Filming in Newark Will Close These Roads

October 7, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Filming for “Joker,” a movie that tells the backstory of the popular Batman villain, is coming to Newark in about a week.

Crews will be on hand from Oct. 13 to Oct. 16, and a number of road closures and parking restrictions are expected around Downtown during that time.

The movie is scheduled to be released next year and stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker.

Baraka Backs Booker: 'It is Trump That is Running America Into the Ground'

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka came out in support of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker after President Donald Trump said the former mayor “ran Newark, New Jersey into the ground.”

Booker, a Democrat, was Newark's mayor from 2006 to 2013. He is currently a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that has been questioning Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Piscataway Man Charged in Drag Racing Hit and Run Death of High School Vice-Principal

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Freddy S. Garcia Jr. of Piscataway has been charged with the hit and run death of a popular New Brunswick High School vice-principal. Garcia, 21, has been arrested for causing the death of a pedestrian, the 49-year old vice-principal of New Brunswick High School, who was struck and killed on Saturday night, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey ...

The #MeToo Movement: One Year Later

October 13, 2018

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:30pm, South Orange Middle School, 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) ...

Open to South Orange and Maplewood Residents: Water Quality Monitoring Training this Saturday in Cranford

Visual Assessment Training
Cranford Community Center, Community Room
220 Walnut Ave, Cranford, NJ
Saturday October 13, 10am to 1pm

Get involved in your community by monitoring water quality in your own town. This workshop will teach you streamside techniques for visual assessments. We will start in the classroom then go out to the Rahway River for field work and practice what ...

New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake Hosts Wig Giveaway Event for Women with Hair Loss

Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., Britnee N. Timberlake will host the “Covered with Compassion” Wig Giveaway for women who have hair loss due to diseases like cancer. The event will take place in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is co-sponsored by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, East Orange General Hospital, University Hospital, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (Montclair ...