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Wed, May 4, 5:00 PM

Maplewood Village, Maplewood

May 4th - Democracy Strikes Back

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Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 5:00pm 05/04/2022 7:00pm America/New_York May 4th - Democracy Strikes Back

DEMOCRACY STRIKES BACK!

SOMA Action Kicks Off Midterms Strategy to Help Save Democracy

WHO: SOMA Action, the South Orange/Maplewood-based grassroots organization focused on driving progressive change – plus some very special guests.

WHAT: SOMA Action launches its campaign to help win the most critical midterm elections of our lifetimes. To kick off the campaign, a meet-and-greet ...

Maplewood Village, corner of Highland and Maplewood Avenues Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 4, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Maplewood Community Board on Police

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Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Community Board on Police

Topic: Maplewood Community Board on Police Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/85031326299 Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592,,85031326299# or +13126266799,,85031326299# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 ...

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sat, May 7, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Essex County Hazardous Waste Event

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Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 8:30am 05/07/2022 4:00pm America/New_York Essex County Hazardous Waste Event

Special disposal event for hazardous waste. Please view attachment to review acceptable materials. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=4453

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, May 10, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

Code Enforcement Committee Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/10/2022 8:00am America/New_York Code Enforcement Committee Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/81624472570?pwd=cWs0dmdscWh1VnlpVkttQkI4Z3BOdz09 One tap mobile +19292056099 81624472570# *499684# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 816 2447 2570 Passcode: 499684

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Tue, May 10, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Planning Board Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/10/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

Meeting will be virtual. Check the Maplewood Website for further Details

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 11, 5:00 PM

Room 506, Newark

Essex County Board of County Commissioners' ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/11/2022 5:00pm 05/11/2022 7:00pm America/New_York Essex County Board of County Commissioners' Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING

In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, the Essex County Board of Commissioners' Meeting Announcement:

The next Essex County Board of County Commissioners Conference/Board Meeting will take place remotely this Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 5:00 P.M. The meeting is a "Conference/Board" meeting where formal action will occur. The meeting location ...

465 DR Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Newark, NJ 07102
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Wed, May 11, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Public Safety Committee Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/11/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Public Safety Committee Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/84243626691 Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592 84243626691# or +13126266799 84243626691# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: ...

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, May 12, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

CEED Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/12/2022 8:00am America/New_York CEED Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/86299104269?pwd=SHNrSUVYM01maWtzY1N1eUc1YVZYQT09 One tap mobile +19292056099,,86299104269#,,,,*970100# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 862 9910 4269 Passcode: 970100

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Tue, May 17, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Township Committee Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/17/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Township Committee Meeting

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/89191787103 Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592 89191787103# or +13126266799 89191787103# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: ...

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Fri, May 20, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Memorial Day- Municipal Offices Closed

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Add to My Calendar 05/20/2022 8:30am 05/20/2022 9:30am America/New_York Memorial Day- Municipal Offices Closed

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=4399

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sat, May 21, 8:00 AM

South Orange

Container Day- Bulk Item Disposal

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 8:00am 05/21/2022 1:30pm America/New_York Container Day- Bulk Item Disposal

South Orange residents may drop off large bulk household items at this event. Exclusions: electronics, hazardous waste, and construction material Commercial vehicles are not permitted to enter the facility (no Uhauls, Home Depot vehicles etc.) Proof of residency may be requested. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=4170

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sat, May 21, 9:00 AM

South Orange

Essex County Electronic Waste Event

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 9:00am 05/21/2022 3:00pm America/New_York Essex County Electronic Waste Event

Residents of Essex County can dispose of electronic waste. Please view the attachment for a list of acceptable materials. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=4454

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sun, May 22, 3:00 PM

South Orange

Watershed Literary Events presents: A Reading ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/22/2022 3:00pm 05/22/2022 4:30pm America/New_York Watershed Literary Events presents: A Reading with Theresa Burns, BJ Ward and Tamara Zbrizher

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=4470

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, May 23, 2:00 PM

Maplewood

Braven Health Health Screenings

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Add to My Calendar 05/23/2022 2:00pm America/New_York Braven Health Health Screenings

https://www.maplewoodnj.gov/about-us/township-calendar

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 25, 5:00 PM

Newark

Essex County Board of County Commissioners' ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/25/2022 5:00pm 05/25/2022 7:00pm America/New_York Essex County Board of County Commissioners' Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING

In compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, the Essex County Board of Commissioners' Meeting Announcement:

The next Essex County Board of County Commissioners Conference/Board Meeting will take place remotely this Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 5:00 P.M. The meeting is a "Conference/Board" meeting where formal action will occur. The meeting location ...

465 DR Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Newark, NJ 07102

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African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...

Homewatch CareGivers 0f South Orange: Investing in Training For Excellence

At Homewatch CareGivers we recognize the essential value of having a team of compassionate, trained, and skilled caregivers providing high quality home care to our clients. We are committed to giving ongoing resources to our certified home health aides, which expands their professional development. As an accredited agency, the NJ Commission on Accreditation for Home Care (CAHC) ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

Newark Resident, Former School Board Member Will Lead Essex County LGBTQ Affairs Office

May 15, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — A newly established Essex County Office of LGBTQ Affairs was announced Friday that will be led by Reginald Bledsoe, a Newark resident and former Newark Public Schools Board of Education member.

Bledsoe, who was appointed as the office's first director, will help support the LGBTQ community in Essex County and provide a platform to address issues, ...

Current Owners Find Pastor’s Remains in Church Basement After 186 Years 

St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to maintain the church, and it fell into a state of further disrepair and neglect. By spring 2015 diocesan trustees had ...

SOPAC Receives Grant from Investors Foundation for Arts Education Programs

May 16, 2022

The South Orange Performing Arts Center recently received a $5,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The grant will help further SOPAC’s Arts Education Programs, which invest in students and future artists by providing arts instruction in alignment with NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards for the Performing Arts, enhancing the arts curriculum in local school ...

North Jersey Jack & Jill: Senior Teens Donate over $21,000 to Wynona's House

On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation.  Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the organization’s mission and services and conducted a tour of the facility.  From ...

2018 Grammy Winner Performs at The Woodland In Maplewood

After six Grammy Nominations Jeff Lorber scored his first Grammy win in 2018, for best Contemporary instrumental album for his recording of “Prototype”.

Saturday, June 4, Smooth Jazz NJ and Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture bring Keyboard extraordinaire Jeff Lorber, Grammy Nominee Everette Harp (saxophone) with Grammy Nominee Paul Jackson Jr. that form the group “Jazz ...