Our Stories: Graphics and Words

Graphics & Words w/Elly Lonon
Saturday, December 7   2 p.m.

Elly is a celebrated author of Amongst the Liberal Elite, a graphic novel featured in The New York Times, O Magazine, and more. Join Elly for an afternoon with your family and friends as you draw and doodle your story!

Art supplies sponsored by A Paper Hat.

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  1. Nancy Janow
  2. 973-762-0230
  3. njanow@sopl.org
Sat, December 07
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm
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Graphics & Words w/Elly Lonon
Saturday, December 7 2 p.m.

Elly is a celebrated author of Amongst the Liberal Elite, a graphic novel featured in The New York Times, O Magazine, and more. Join Elly for an afternoon with your family and friends as you draw and doodle your story!

Art supplies sponsored by A Paper Hat.

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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 ...

Business Owners Learn From Each Other with Maplewood Chamber of Commerce

January 25, 2020

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 ...

Special Meeting for Maplewood Library Board of Trustees

PUBLIC NOTICE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Maplewood Library Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 8 p.m. in the Durand Room at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, New Jersey. 

This meeting is a special meeting for the purpose of approving the architectural and engineering contracts for the submittal for the library ...

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SOPL Lecture Series - "Re-Integration"

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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 ...

Rutgers Names Holloway as University's First Black President

January 23, 2020

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 ...

Jon Bon Jovi Opens JBJ Soul Kitchen at Rutgers Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Jon Bon Jovi and wife, Dorothea, opened their first JBJ Soul Kitchen on a college campus at Rutgers University-Newark to address college students' struggles with food insecurity. 

The Rutgers University-Newark campus marks the third location in New Jersey for JBJ Soul Kitchens after a successful decade with two restaurants in Red ...

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

January 27, 2020

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 ...

IRS: Don’t be victim to ‘ghost’ tax return preparers

With the start of the 2020 tax filing season near, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to avoid unethical “ghost” tax return preparers.

According to the IRS, a ghost preparer does not sign a tax return they prepare. Unscrupulous ghost preparers will print the return and tell the taxpayer to sign and mail it to the IRS. For e-filed returns, the ghost will prepare but ...

The TBA Annual Women’s Interfaith Forum Addressed Diversity

On Wednesday, January 22,  2020, Temple B’nai Abraham’s Social Action Committee, in partnership with the Sisterhood—The Women’s Connection, sponsored the annual Women’s Interfaith Forum, celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy at the temple.  Since 1994, the Women’s Interfaith Forum has gathered women from greater Essex County’s ...