Metal Pickup

DPW will pickup large bulk metal recyclables for residents who have scheduled and paid for this service. There is a six item limit. Complete the online form and payment a minimum of 48 hours prior to this pickup date to be included on this collection date. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2863
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DPW will pickup large bulk metal recyclables for residents who have scheduled and paid for this service. There is a six item limit. Complete the online form and payment a minimum of 48 hours prior to this pickup date to be included on this collection date. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2863

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10 Easy Tricks for Making the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

March 6, 2021

For a quick and easy lunch or weeknight dinner, grilled cheese has it all — easy, cheesy, gooey comfort food at its finest. Press it in a sandwich press or indoor grill, toast it in a hot pan or pop it into the oven and it’s ready in minutes.

But don’t stop there. Level up your sandwich-making game with these tips for making the best grilled cheese ever:

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As a Parent, Failure is … an Option

The tagline for the 1995 Tom Hanks movie Apollo 13 (slightly overrated, in my humble opinion) included the phrase, “Failure is not an option.”  That may certainly have been true for the Apollo crew, as failure likely meant death.  However, the phrase has sadly been used in situations that it should not, especially when it comes to parenting.  I cannot tell you how many ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers Named Among World’s Best Hospitals and Best Hospitals for Infection Prevention by Newsweek

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center have been named among the World’s Best Hospitals by Newsweek for the third consecutive year of the publication’s ranking. In addition, both Morristown and Overlook are ranked among the Best Hospitals for Infection Prevention in 2021.

The World’s Best Hospitals 2021 ranking is based on ...

COVID19: Vitamin D and the Sunshine at the End of the Tunnel

As a pediatric orthopaedist, I regularly discuss bone health with my patients, expounding on the multitude of benefits of vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is a cheap, easily available nutrient that impacts bone quality and is known to boost immunity, which is especially relevant as we try to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What is profoundly interesting is ...

Black History Month Guest Column: My Village – South Orange, Then and Now

February 27, 2021

The year was 1981. Ronald Reagan was in office. The country was facing a recession. MTV was bursting onto the scene with a hot new visual music medium and a group called the Sugar Hill Gang was introducing the world to hip hop with their smash hit, “Rapper’s Delight.” 

For my family, it was the year my parents made one of the biggest sacrifices and best decisions of ...

Changing Your Self Image Can Change Your Life

What slows down our personal and professional growth? What holds us back from reaching out, making connections, having conversations, and building relationships? Most importantly, what keeps us back from Standing Out? What makes it difficult for us to reach out and talk to people?

I know for myself it was always the hidden self-image that I had. This poor self-image held me back from being the ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, February 16-25

February 28, 2021

February 17, 2021; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 12:45 p.m., a vehicle left parked and running on Jacoby Street was stolen.

February 21, 2021; Shoplifting; at 6:45 p.m., officers responded to Wawa on a report of a male placing candy inside his bag. The male, later identified as Terrell White age 46 of Newark, was detained. He was charged on a summons for ...

Longtime Arts Advocate Set to Lead Newark Symphony Hall Board of Directors

March 6, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Symphony Hall’s (NSH) 19-member board of directors will be headed by a new chairperson. 

As New Jersey’s largest Black-led arts and entertainment venue, officials from the symphony hall announced on Thursday that Newark’s Arts and Cultural Affairs Director fayemi shakur was elected to chair of the board. As board chair, shakur is aimed to ...

Newark High School Student Wins Top Design in Contest Sponsored by State Education Officials

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark high school student stood out among 25 competitors throughout the state to take home the win for a design contest sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Education. 

As part of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month programming, Neshawn Perkins, a ninth-grade student at Newark Vocational High School won the CTE logo design contest, the New Jersey ...

Camden Mayor Frank Moran to Resign at the End of April

March 7, 2021

CAMDEN, NJ — Camden Mayor Frank Moran will resign at the end of April, according to three sources familiar with the situation.

City spokesman Vincent Basara later confirmed the news, clarifying that his resignation was not due to health reasons despite initial reports. 

The 52-year-old Moran will leave the post after one term to spend more time with his family, ...

With ‘Impulse’ Art, Bob Zuckerman Brings Lighted Seesaws to Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — When Bob Zuckerman was appointed to lead Downtown Westfield Corporation last year, he said he wanted to make the downtown “sparkle and shine.”

And shining it is, at least in the North Avenue parking lot of the Westfield Train Station, where 15 lighted seesaws have been set up as part of a playful art installation — Impulse — aimed at attracting ...

MAPSO Installs Free Pop-Up Professional Headshot Studio for Women

March 5, 2021

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Department of Community Services, South Orange Village, and Joy Yagid Photography LLC are teaming up for Women’s History Month to offer free professional headshots to ALL Women who need them, including those who identify within the LGBTQ+ Community. According to LinkedIn, people who include headshots receive 21 times more profile views and nine times more ...

South Orange Teams with Seton Hall University and Essex County for New Community Care & Justice Program, Seeks Input

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Village has announced the launch of the “Community Care & Justice” pilot program and encourages stakeholders to join on Sunday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. for a town hall to solicit feedback.

Initiated by Village President Sheena Collum, the Community Care & Justice (CC&J) initiative is a collaboration between the South Orange ...

JESPY’s Therapeutic Services Help Adults Live Meaningful Lives

SOUTH ORANGE — Many adults strive to live healthy and productive lives. For some, an essential tool in the process is having access to counseling services. At JESPY House, a non-profit that supports adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, the range of services provided through its Clinical and Behavioral Supports department include a multitude of essential services for ...