South Orange LIbrary Discussion Group Free Lecture

For 30 years, the South Orange Library Discussion Group has provided free and open to the public lectures on a host of interesting and timely topics. Join on when Prof. Shawn Grain Carter, (Marketing/FIT) comes to speak on "The Generational Divide In American Politics!) Boomers, millennials and all other generations more than welcome. Refreshments will be served and the Library  is handicap accessible

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  1. Phyllis Kalb
  2. 973-762-0230
  3. PKalb@sopl.org
Thu, January 16
1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 01/16/2020 1:00pm 01/16/2020 2:00pm America/New_York South Orange LIbrary Discussion Group Free Lecture

For 30 years, the South Orange Library Discussion Group has provided free and open to the public lectures on a host of interesting and timely topics. Join on when Prof. Shawn Grain Carter, (Marketing/FIT) comes to speak on "The Generational Divide In American Politics!) Boomers, millennials and all other generations more than welcome. Refreshments will be served and the Library is handicap ...

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Les Marmitons Men’s Cooking Club Serves Up Friendship, 5-Course Dinners in NJ

January 18, 2020

Wearing white chef’s jackets and toques, about 30 men are bustling about the professional kitchen. Under the guidance of a professional chef, they work in teams — elbowing through the door with octopus lightly charred from an outdoor fire, pulling pork loin from a sous vide bath, chopping and dicing and plating and laughing.

Soon they’ll be chatting together around round ...

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!

 

 

Overlook Foundation Named to Prestigious National List of High Performers in Health Care Philanthropy

The Overlook Foundation, which supports the high-quality care of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, was recognized in the Community Hospital category of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s (AHP) 2019 High Performer’s list, a designation given to less than 100 philanthropic organizations throughout the United States and Canada.

The Overlook Foundation, ...

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 ...

Pascrell, Payne introduce Campus Fire Safety Education Act at Seton Hall, Remember Anniversary of Dormitory Fire

January 19, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10) visited Seton Hall University on Friday, Jan. 17, to mark today's 20th anniversary of the fire at Boland Hall on Jan. 19, 2000, and introduce their legislation, the Campus Fire Safety Education Act. 

Also speaking at the event were fire survivors Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons, ...

Civil Rights 'Foot Soldier' Talks to Entire South Orange Maplewood Fifth Grade

In preparation for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this coming Monday, the entire fifth grade of the South Orange Maplewood School District read the same memoir, and on Thursday got to hear directly from its author. Linda Blackmon Lowery wrote her illustrated memoir,Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March, about her experience as the youngest person ...

West Orange Alumna Nathalie Joachim Nominated for Grammy in World Music

January 19, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA — Nathalie Joachim, a 2001 graduate of West Orange High School (WOHS), has been nominated for a Grammy in the World Music Category for her album, “Famn D’Ayiti.”

The accomplished flutist, vocalist and composer was a standout on the WOHS marching band and attended Juilliard School of Music upon graduation, thus beginning her successful ...

Two Residents Perish in Nutley House Fire, Units from Multiple Towns Respond to Put Down Blaze

NUTLEY, NJ - Two Nutley residents died after a fire broke out in their home on Park Ave. Sat. Jan. 18, 2020. 

The fire broke out around noon. TAPinto Nutley was on the scene of the fire and first reported the news in the afternoon. 

Video: House Fire In Nutley, Multiple Units Respond

Units from Nutley, Bloomfield, Lyndhurst and Bellevile are on the scene. EMS units from Nutley ...

Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Authorizing Study of Raritan Valley Line One-Seat Ride Service to NYC

January 16, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — Legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean requiring NJ Transit to study the restoration of the Raritan Valley Line’s full-time direct rail service to New York Penn Station was signed into law.

"Raritan Valley Line commuters deserve a one-seat ride to Manhattan,” said Kean (R-21). “Restoring full-time, one-seat rides will increase ...

Jersey City Terrorists Likely Targeted Bayonne Jewish Community Center, Authorities Say

BAYONNE, NJ — The terrorists that killed four people, including Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, Googled the Bayonne Jewish Community Center, possibly considering it as a target, according to federal officials.

At a Monday press conference officials also revealed that not only did the vehicle the terrorists use have a very powerful explosive device, but also the material that ...

Winter Garden: Summit Arboretum Hosts Slate of January Activities

January 9, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum is starting the New Year with slate of events designed to connect folks of all ages with nature. Activities, dates and times include:

Full Moon Hike -- January 10, 7 - 8 p.m.

Come for a walk in the woods under the moonlight. On an easy stroll through the woodland trails, learn about how our senses work differently at night.  Afterwards, warm up ...

TryCAN Offers Recreational Activities to Youth with Special Needs

January 18, 2020












The South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs is a proud participant in TryCAN, a collaboration of communities that provide an array of recreational opportunities for youth with special needs.  There are no residency restrictions or non-resident fees, so youth from all participating ...

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps Kicks Off Annual Campaign with 'Spark the Fire'

NEWTON, NJ - Supporters, alumni, and staff of Fairview Lake YMCA Camps will gather on Sunday, Jan. 26 to “Spark the Fire” as they kick off this year’s Annual Support Campaign. 

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps has set a goal of raising $135,000 to help children and families attend summer camp, as well as year-round family camping events and school trips.

"This year, ...

Summer Camp Carnival and Reunion at South Mountain YMCA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — While the weather may not feel like summer, it’s not too early to start thinking about summer plans. Families can learn about the variety of summer day camps offered at the South Mountain YMCA on Friday, Jan. 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian and Trinity Church, 11 Irvington Ave., South Orange.

South Mountain Y’s Winter Carnival and Camp Reunion ...