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Fri, September 28, 7:00 PM

Par 440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2018 7:00pm 09/29/2018 7:00pm America/New_York The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.

The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.moves to Par440 Restaurant & Lounge

Influenced by: Alexander O' Neal, Luther Vandross, Barry White, Marvin Gaye, Gerald Lever

E.R.I.C. is one of today's most versatile singer/songwriters in live entertainment. His dedication and commitment to good music are as equally dynamic as his voice. E.R.I.C.’s many active projects ...

440 Parsonage Hill Rd. Short Hills, NJ 07078
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Fri, September 28, 7:00 PM

Par 440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2018 7:00pm 09/29/2018 7:00pm America/New_York The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.

A Night of R&B/Soul / Retro-Soul / Urban Adult Contemporary Music

Influenced by: Alexander O' Neal, Luther Vandross, Barry White, Marvin Gaye, Gerald Levert

E.R.I.C. is one of today's most versatile talents in live entertainment. His dedication and commitment to good music are as equally dynamic as his voice. E.R.I.C.'s many active projects reflect his wide range of ...

440 Parsonage Hill Rd. Short Hills, NJ 07078-1161
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Sat, September 29, 12:00 PM

The Woodland, Maplewood

¡Hola Fest! NJ

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Add to My Calendar 09/29/2018 12:00pm 09/29/2018 6:00pm America/New_York ¡Hola Fest! NJ

Swivel your hips to salsa music. Move to the beats of cumbia from Colombia, bachata from the Dominican Republic and samba from Brazil. It’s all part of Maplewood’s first Hispanic Heritage festival, a community event that will entertain the entire family.

Somos SOMA Latinos, working with the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs and Cross Cultural Works, the organizers of Diwali ...

60 Woodland Rd. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sat, September 29, 9:00 PM

Par440 Restaurant & Bar, Short Hills

"Family Reunion" Featuring Michael & Anthony ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/29/2018 9:00pm 09/30/2018 12:00am America/New_York "Family Reunion" Featuring Michael & Anthony Priore

Michael & Anthony Priore are coming back with Family Reunion after 47 years to play their Motown Music from the 1960's & 1970's. Come and dance to the music like

What's Going on by Marvin Gaye
You Really Got a Hold On Me by Smokey Robinson & Miracles
Aint Too Proud to beg by The Temptations
Stop in the name of Love by The Supremes​​​​​​​
Please Mr Postman by ...

440 Parsonage Hill Rd. Short Hills, NJ 07078-1161
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Wed, October 3, 7:00 PM

Par 440 Restaurant & Lounge, Short Hills

The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/03/2018 7:00pm 10/04/2018 7:00pm America/New_York The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.

The Extra Rich In Class Dinner Show with E.R.I.C.moves to Par440 Restaurant & Lounge

Influenced by: Alexander O' Neal, Luther Vandross, Barry White, Marvin Gaye, Gerald Lever

E.R.I.C. is one of today's most versatile singer/songwriters in live entertainment. His dedication and commitment to good music are as equally dynamic as his voice. E.R.I.C.’s many active projects ...

440 Parsonage Hill Rd. Short Hills, NJ 07078

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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!

 

School Facilities: SOMA Students Deserve a Safe, Healthy Learning Environment

October 19, 2018

Our children deserve a safe and healthy learning environment. Of course, most people would say they agree. Yet for far too long, our district has neglected routine maintenance and repairs that have only gotten worse with time, and driven up the costs for current and future generations.

As a homeowner, I don’t wait to repair a leaky roof until the ceiling caves in. Yet that’s ...

Challenges and Opportunities in the Current SOMSD Superintendent Search

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 ...

South Orange Police Blotter - Multiple Burglaries to Autos Reported; Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Newark

October 23, 2018

South Orange Police Blotter as of October 23

Robbery - A Warwick Ave resident reported that at approximately 11:00 pm, Thursday, Oct. 18, while he was bringing groceries into his house, unknown actors struck him in the face and knocked him down. The actors (described by the victim as two, young black males) stole his wallet, which contained his driver's license, cash, credit cards and ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Stolen Liquor from O'Reilly's Bar and Cash Theft at Maplewood M.S. Event Reported

September 24, 2018; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Richmond Ave was entered and a wallet was stolen.

September 24, 2018; Motor vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Rutgers St was stolen.  The vehicle was later recovered in Newark.

September 25, 2018; Motor vehicle Theft; Sometime over the previous ...

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Presents Medal of Honor to Maplewood Girl, Age 10

October 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Sonia Zenobi, age 10, was recently honored by the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) with the Medal of Honor for saving her mother’s life last year when Zenobi was just nine.

The Medal of Honor is a Lifesaving Award given by Girl Scouts of the United States of America to a Girl Scout who has saved or attempted to save a human life under circumstances that ...

Experts on Aging and Disability Come Together at JESPY House Symposium

SOUTH ORANGE,NJ - JESPY House, a non-profit organization in South Orange that works to advance independence among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), recently held a two-day symposium, “Aging in Place: Innovative Strategies to Support Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities," at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC).

According to ...

My Life Took A Detour on the Way to the NFL

October 23, 2018

My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion.

On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to tackle Malcolm Brown. As soon as I hit the ground, I realized that I could not move because I ...

I'm Proud to Support Narda Chisholm-Greene and Mike Laskowski, Advocates for All

I am proud to endorse Narda Chisholm-Greene and her running mate Mike Laskowski for the Board of Education of the Maplewood and South Orange School District.  I believe the Board needs new members who will vote independently and make sound decisions that will lead our district to excel in all areas. Their slogan, Advocates for All, is meant to share their belief that every child in ...

No Tricks Here! Free, Online Halloween Treats for Kids

I love Halloween! It’s one of my favorite holidays, especially since there is so much to do, and it’s so much fun for the kids. I also love that you don’t have to spend a lot of money. Sure, you could go to the store and buy brand-new costumes and decorate your house like crazy, but it’s also a holiday you can do on a budget. Secondhand costumes purchased from Facebook ...

$4M Grant Awarded to Rutgers to Bolster Mental Health Services in Newark

October 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A $4 million federal grant will allow Rutgers’ University Behavioral Health Care’s (UBHC) outpatient program in Newark to offer more services to those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

The grant was received from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It will fund the UBHC’s behavioral health outpatient ...

Improvements Underway at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and accessibility of the entrance at the intersection of Beaufort Avenue and Homestead Drive, are ...

Reporter Killed by Car in Randolph Exited Ride Before Reaching Home, say Police

October 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – A local news reporter who died Oct. 14 after being struck by a car in Randolph got out of an Uber or other rideshare vehicle before reaching her Randolph residence, police said today.

The woman, Lindsay Ireland, 26, had been at a Hopatcong restaurant with family members earlier in the evening, according to Randolph police. They said she and her relatives called the car ...

One Suspect Nabbed, One on the Loose After Home Depot Robbery in Union

UNION, NJ – A shoplifting incident at the Home Depot on Route 22 turned into a wild foot pursuit and search for an armed suspect through the swamp and woods near Kawameeh Middle School Tuesday evening. The search required the assistance of a Union County K-9 unit, the County Police and a State Police helicopter team.

Union police report that at just after 6 p.m. Tuesday, two ...

Beetlejuice Showing at First Annual Halloween Night Movie in South Orange's Founders Park

October 23, 2018

The Founders Park Conservancy would like to invite you to our first annual Halloween Night Movie Night. We will be showing the 1980s classic, Beetlejuice, at 7:30 PM on Halloween night, October 31st, at Founders Park, Valley and Fifth Street in South Orange.

 

The event is free of charge. 

All you need to bring is a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.

The mission of the ...

The #METOO Movement: One Year Later

THE #METOO MOVEMENT: ONE YEAR LATER
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 7:30pm, SOMS, 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) About Working Together, will be in ...

Statewide Conference will Convene over 550 Leaders from Non-Profits, Business and Philanthropy

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey.

This ...