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Sat, January 26, 10:00 AM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Bag-of-Books Sale - Friends of Maplewood Library

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Add to My Calendar 01/26/2019 10:00am 01/27/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Bag-of-Books Sale - Friends of Maplewood Library

Bag-of-Books Sale, Saturday and Sunday, January 26 and 27, 2019, from 10 to 5, Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, sponsored by the Friends of Maplewood Library. Entry to Sunday’s sale will be from the parking lot only. Fill a bag (supplied by Friends) with hardbacks, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs. Items can also be bought individually. Call 973-762-4136 for information.

51 Baker Street Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 24

On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the newest chairman of the American Hospital Association, learn about a breakthrough in heart surgery at Morristown Medical Center, celebrate a year of innovation at Atlantic Health System and see some tips to stay flu free.


Maplewood Police Blotter - 16-Year-Old Assaulted, Robbed in DeHart Park

February 15, 2019

February 4, 2019; Robbery; At approximately 5:45 PM, a 16 year old male was exiting Dehart Park when he was assault.  At least three males attacked him and took his phone, headphones and backpack before fleeing.  Officers responded to the area and located several individuals in the area.  Following the investigation on scene, two males, Daijon Williams age 19 of ...

South Orange Police Blotter

South Orange Police Blotter as of February 4

Burglary to Auto - An East Orange resident reported that sometime between 8:00 pm and 9:10 pm, Sunday Feb. 3, actor(s) unknown entered his vehicle, which was parked at a Prospect St. address and stole a floral suitcase with DJ equipment inside, a black LG Galaxy phone and his girlfriend's black purse which contained her ...

South Orange to Host 3 Town-Wide Master Plan Listening Sessions - Tonight's Meeting Cancelled Due to Weather

February 12, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Village President Sheena Collum has announced that tonight’s scheduled community conversation has been canceled due to weather. This meeting will be re-scheduled.

Tickets Now on Sale for the Third Annual Maplewood Chili Cookoff on Feb. 24

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Chili Cookoff is back for the third year on Sunday, Feb. 24, and tickets are on sale now to attend, or to register to enter a chili in the cookoff.

The 2019 Chili Cookoff will offer prizes for 1st through 5th place in two categories: meat and vegetarian, and have also added this year a kids category and a chef's choice award. 

The top ...

Fully Involved Car Fire Claims a Life in West Orange

February 17, 2019

WEST ORANGE — A person who became trapped in a vehicle engulfed in flames early Sunday morning was pronounced dead at the scene when West Orange police arrived just before 1 a.m., according to the township’s public information officer (PIO).

The PIO also noted that the victim was unidentified, and the vehicle was unrecognizable due to the fully involved car fire, which ...

Theodore McCarrick, Former Archbishop of Newark, Removed from Ministry by Pope Francis

NEWARK, NJ -- The Vatican announced on Saturday that Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, formerly the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, has been defrocked. It is believed to be the first time an American archbishop has been removed from the ministry following accusations of sexual abuse. 

According to the Catholic Standard, The Vatican announced that the 88-year-old ...

World War One Exhibit Running at Springfield Library Through Spring 2019

February 17, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - For local history buffs, the Springfield Public Library offers an absolute gem hidden in plain sight.

The Donald B. Palmer Museum is home to the collection of its namesake. Palmer, who was a long-time Springfield resident and eccentric collector, acquired various firearms, pieces of farming equipment, daily items and more. Thanks to the extensive number of items, the ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For' List for 11th Year Running

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System -- parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center -- once again has been named to Fortune’s '100 Best Companies to Work For', the 11th consecutive year Atlantic Health System has earned a spot on the prestigious annual list. The Morristown-based company, a leading provider of healthcare in New Jersey, was slotted in the 87th ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot for 11th Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

February 16, 2019

Proving that being extraordinary matters, Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, was once again named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 87 in its 11th consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

“Our culture of innovation, trust and respect drives our success,” said Brian Gragnolati, President ...

Seton Hall Announces Lineup for SOMA Film Festival

In a continued partnership of four years, SOMA Film Festival will host Seton Hall University College of Communication and the Arts in a program of Student Films that will screen at The Woodland on Sunday, 3/24 from 3 to 6 PM. 

"This partnership has proven to be a great way for our local film fest and local university to express our mutual appreciation of films. It is always a ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Only Hospital in New Jersey to Achieve America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ from Healthgrades

Award Places Hospitals in Top One and Two Percent of Hospitals in Nation for Clinical Performance

Atlantic Health System announced that Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in New Jersey to achieve the Healthgrades 2019 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award.™

Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in the state to be recognized as one of ‘America’s 50 ...