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Mon, July 13, 7:15 PM

South Orange

The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/13/2020 7:15pm 07/13/2020 8:00pm America/New_York The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2521

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, July 13, 7:15 PM

South Orange

The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/13/2020 7:15pm 07/13/2020 8:00pm America/New_York The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2521

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, July 13, 8:00 PM

South Orange

The Regular Meeting of The Board of Trustees- ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/13/2020 8:00pm 07/13/2020 10:00pm America/New_York The Regular Meeting of The Board of Trustees- Public Session

To join the meeting please click the link to the right. You must register prior to the event by clicking the link to the right and filling out the information. Event number (access code):129 930 9037 Attendee Password: sovhbot. To Join by phone dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number (access code):129 930 9037. To Submit your question to the Board of Trustees, please email BOTquestion@southorange.org ...

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14

South Orange

Branch Pickup

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/14/2020 12:00am 07/15/2020 12:00am America/New_York Branch Pickup

DPW will collect branches for residents that scheduled a pickup with the Department. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2643

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Tue, July 14, 5:30 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/14/2020 5:30pm 07/14/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Community Relations Committee Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2783

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14, 7:00 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

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Join by phone Tap to call in from a mobile device (attendees only) +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll Meeting number (access code): 129 898 6655 Meeting password: crcsov2020 http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2790

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14, 8:00 PM

Maplewood

Planning Board Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/14/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/planning-board/events/44814

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, July 15, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

CEED Meeting

Government

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, July 15, 8:30 AM

South Orange

South Orange Village Center Alliance ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/15/2020 8:30am 07/15/2020 10:00am America/New_York South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA)Meeting

Meeting ID: 891 5293 9323 Password: 319246/ Call in: 1 929 205 6099 US Meeting ID: 891 5293 9323 Password: 319246 http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2688

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, July 15, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Design Review Board Meeting

Government

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http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2417

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, July 15, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Design Review Board Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/15/2020 7:30pm 07/15/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Design Review Board Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2417

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, July 15, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Recreation Advisory Committee

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/15/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Recreation Advisory Committee

https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/recreation-advisory-committee/events/45634

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2020 7:30pm 07/16/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2712

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Development Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2020 7:30pm 07/16/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Development Committee Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2724

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Development Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2020 7:30pm 07/16/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Development Committee Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2724

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Public Safety Committee Meeting

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2020 7:30pm 07/16/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

To join the meeting please click the link to the right. You must register prior to the event by clicking the link to the right and filling out the information. Event number (access code): 129 968 1172 Attendee Password: facade. To Join by phone dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number (access code): 129 968 1172. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2712

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sat, July 18, 10:00 AM

Maplewood

Talk to The Township Committee

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/18/2020 10:00am 07/18/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Talk to The Township Committee

Saturday, July 18th - 10am to noon Maplewood Community Pool 187 Burnett Avenue

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Hot Toddy Recipes: 6 Variations on the Classic Holiday Cocktail

November 27, 2020

These days, enjoying a cocktail with friends can mean meeting outdoors. Want something that will warm everyone up as the evenings turn colder? Hot toddies to the rescue!

Hot toddies are traditionally made with whiskey or brandy, lemon, honey and hot water or tea. You can add different garnishes that will affect the flavor, such as apple slices, lemon wheels, star anise, cloves, a couple ...

A New (Old) Kind of Holiday

Everyone is worried about the holidays and while I’m sad I can’t see my extended family I am also looking forward to this year because it is like the holidays of my childhood.

Having moved 3 hours away from all of our family when I was entering first grade and my parents quickly realized that the stress of holiday travel stole all its magic we spent every holiday with my immediate ...

9 Months In...What Mothering in the Time of COVID Means

Last week I had the perfect summary of life for a working mom during COVID. Last Wednesday, was a rarity – I had the day off while kids and husband had to work. In pre-COVID days this was the holy grail, a day that I could spend getting a massage, binging watching something amazingly stupid on Netflix, reading, go to a movie or even just cleaning without someone messing it back up in 5 ...

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Worried about Memory Decline? Screening Can Ease Your Mind

Memory loss can be scary. People often ignore worrisome changes in thinking and behavior as they age, but it’s important to find out what is causing the changes. If you are among the 10% of seniors who develop Alzheimer’s disease, you can learn about treatments to slow its progression and manage symptoms.

As a cognitive neurologist who helped develop Atlantic Health ...

Still Much to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving, Despite Coronavirus

November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is a special day of the year when we pause to give thanks for the blessings that we have. This year, the holiday has to be different - it will be smaller and more somber, virtual and outdoors or indoors with few people and the windows open.

That’s how we can safely, still show appreciation and give thanks.

As we celebrate this day, I would like to take a moment to ...

Maplewood Policer Blotter, Oct. 29 to Nov. 15

November 21, 2020

October 29, 2020; Damage to Home; At approximately 10:45 a.m., officers responded to a home on Field Rd. on a report of a possible bullet hole in the house. Officers spoke with the resident who located a bullet fragment on her bathroom floor and an entry hole from the bullet. It is believed that the round entered the home sometime during the early morning hours and it is not believed ...

Bulk Item Collection Set in South Orange for December 17

November 27, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Village is offering a bulk item pickup day on Thursday, December 17.

South Orange DPW will collect household bulk items curbside, except for metal and electronics, for residents who schedule and pay for this service.

There is a limit of six items for this service, and the cost is $75 payable by check. Must be received in advance of ...

SOMA Coronavirus Leaders at Town Hall: New Cases are From Gatherings at Homes, 'Not Worth It to Have a Party'

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Experts and municipal officials in charge of running South Orange and Maplewood’s pandemic response gathered for a Zoom town hall Sunday night to educate residents on best practices and misconceptions as COVID-19 continues its spike.

Maplewood Mayor Frank McGehee warned that cases are skyrocketing as we head into Thanksgiving and the holiday ...

Man Survives After Being Hit By Train in Upper Montclair

November 27, 2020

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ — A pedestrian survived after being struck by a New Jersey Transit train on Wednesday, officials confirm.

A man was seriously injured, but is expected to survive, after he was hit by the oncoming train near the Bellevue Avenue Station in Upper Montclair. Sometime around 4:35 p.m., officials reported a trespasser strike.

According to NJ ...

Civilian Task Force Schedules Public Hearing on Addiction Treatment at Essex County Correctional Facility

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Correctional Facility Civilian Task Force will host a virtual public hearing on Saturday, December 5. The focus of this public hearing will be on addiction treatment and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) practices at the Essex County Correctional Facility.

Due to the increase in COVID-19 transmission in New Jersey and to promote social ...

NJ Scout Saddened But Undeterred After Park Project Vandalized With Swastika

November 25, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Boy Scout Troop is setting things right in a local park after a vandal or vandals defaced an Eagle Scout project with graffiti, including a swastika.

Dhillon Patel, 16, who is working with Boy Scout Troop 72, learned last week that trail markers he had put up in Tamaques Park were defaced. A photo provided to TAPinto Westfield shows a black swastika drawn on ...

Get Ready for Taxes: Steps to take now to make tax filing easier in 2021

November 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to take necessary actions this fall to help file federal tax returns timely and accurately in 2021.

This is the second in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. A special page, updated and available on IRS.gov, outlines steps taxpayers can take now to make tax filing easier in ...

Here’s how taxpayers can check if their charitable donation is tax deductible

The arrival of the holiday season is when many people think about how they can give back. Often taxpayers want to donate to a charity. The IRS has a tool that can help people figure out if giving to their favorite cause will also give them the gift of a tax deduction.

Tax Exempt Organization Search on IRS.gov allows users to search for tax-exempt charities. Taxpayers can use this tool to ...

ABLE accounts are a valuable benefit for taxpayers with disabilities

Living with a disability can come with additional expenses. Achieving a Better Life Experience accounts are authorized tax-advantaged 529A accounts that help disabled people pay qualified disability-related expenses. 

Here are some key things people should know about these accounts.

Annual contribution limit

The limit remains $15,000 in 2020.
Certain employed ABLE account ...