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Mon, May 17, 6:15 PM

South Orange

The Board of Trustees Annual Organization Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/17/2021 6:15pm 05/17/2021 10:00pm America/New_York The Board of Trustees Annual Organization Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3011

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, May 17, 7:00 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/17/2021 7:00pm 05/17/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Community Relations Committee Meeting

Meeting number: 129 898 6655 / Password: crcsov2020 http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3249

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, May 18, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Planning & Economic Development Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2021 8:30am 05/18/2021 10:00am America/New_York Planning & Economic Development Meeting

To join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll. Meeting number: 129 783 2944 Password: expand http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3201

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, May 18, 5:00 PM

South Orange

South Orange Parking Authority Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2021 5:00pm 05/18/2021 6:00pm America/New_York South Orange Parking Authority Meeting

Please contact the Parking Authority office at 973-378-7715 ext. 2037 for the Zoom Conference call information. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3213

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, May 18, 7:30 PM

South Orange Public Library, South Orange

South Orange Public Library Board Meeting

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2021 7:30pm 05/18/2021 9:00pm America/New_York South Orange Public Library Board Meeting

Meetings of the South Orange Public Library Board of Trustees are held online at 7:30pm unless otherwise noted.

65 Scotland Road South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, May 18, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Township Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Township Committee Meeting

For more information visit: https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/home/events/55256

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Tue, May 18, 7:30 PM

South Orange

South Orange Public Library Board Meeting

Government

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To join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll. Meeting number: 713 154 220 Password: dewey http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3297

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, May 19, 8:30 AM

South Orange

South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA) ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2021 8:30am 05/19/2021 10:00am America/New_York South Orange Village Center Alliance (SOVCA) Meeting

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Wed, May 19, 7:30 PM

South Orange

CANCELLED-Design Review Board Meeting

Government

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To join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 United States Meeting number: 179 796 8829 Password: cogitatio http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3116

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, May 19, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Design Review Board Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2021 7:30pm 05/19/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Design Review Board Meeting

To join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 United States Meeting number: 179 796 8829 Password: cogitatio http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3116

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, May 19, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Library Board of Trustees Meeting

For more information visit: https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/township-clerk/events/55801

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 19, 8:00 PM

Maplewood

Historic Preservation Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Committee Meeting

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Monthly: https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/meeting/tJApduCoqzIrHtWDHKHKzq9Z7qZKVAwjNd6U/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCsqjojGtGcsR2GRowIBoj4XfTwmFhcgrdquDfOKwtJc1rMYfN4GYReB9L-   Join Zoom Meeting https://twp-maplewood-nj-us.zoom.us/j/94419059141?pwd=ZXNJWUxaR1BHaFNvWU5rTGZxRzJKUT09   Meeting ID: ...

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 19, 8:00 PM

Maplewood

Historic Preservation Committee Meetings

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Committee Meetings

For more information visit: https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/township-clerk/events/55861

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, May 19, 8:00 PM

Maplewood

Historic Preservation Committee Meetings

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/19/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Committee Meetings

For more information visit: https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/township-clerk/events/55861

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, May 20, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Development Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/20/2021 7:30pm 05/20/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Development Committee Meeting

To join by phone: +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll. Meeting access code: 179 598 4214 Password: flower http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3273

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, May 20, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/20/2021 7:30pm 05/20/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=3066

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Fri, May 21, 10:30 AM

South Orange

DEI Anti-Asian Racism Training

Government

Add to My Calendar 05/21/2021 10:30am 05/21/2021 12:00pm America/New_York DEI Anti-Asian Racism Training

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT Repeats monthly (to Dec 17) Location: Virtual Join members from the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee for an interactive workshop on anti-Asian racism and explore history, race, bias, and identity. Develop strategies and learn more about campus resources that can help you become an upstander and ally. The DEI Anti-Asian Racism Training will help participants ...

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079

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New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

Community Conversations: AFib, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to have a stroke than the average person. In this Community Conversation, Atlantic Medical Group cardiologists Timothy Mahoney, MD, and Michael Katz, MD, answer your questions on managing AFib and reducing your risk of stroke. See all of Atlantic Health System's Community Conversations ...

Do or Do Not? Parenting the Star Wars Way

Two very important events occurred in 1977. One, I was born.  Two, Star Wars came out. I’ll let you contemplate which was more important, but I am willing to concede that my birth may not be number one.

Thirty-five years later when I found out that my wife was pregnant, one of the first things to enter my mind was...what order to show my child the Star Wars movies? I ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

Is Your A/C Summer-Ready? 12 Things to Check Before the First Heat Wave

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.

 

Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

The Best Natural Deodorants for the Toughest Workouts

Chances are, your wellness journey includes some heavy-hitting workouts, and a good deodorant is key to feeling confident after every session. Mainstream products can contain harmful ingredients that may actually be blocking some of your body’s natural processes as well as potentially causing health problems down the road. If you’re ready to switch to a more natural product but are ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Candidate Statement - Karen Hilton - LINE B TICKET

May 8, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — I’m running for another four years as Village Trustee and I hope you’ll vote for me and for my running mates, Bill Haskins and Bobby Brown on May 11th.  

South Orange has been my home for 25 years, along with my husband Jim of 29 years, we’ve raised our 4 children here. I have a Masters in Public Administration, and aside from toiling over ...

Candidate Statement - Bobby Brown - LINE B TICKET

BRAYNARD “BOBBY” BROWN

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ —  As a 13-year resident of South Orange, I am once again running for South Orange Trustee because I am committed to serving this community.

You may remember that I ran in the 2019 election along with eight other passionate candidates for three seats.  I did not find defeat a deterrent to working for this community.  I ...

Maplewood Police Blotter: Several Thefts of Unsecured Items

May 8, 2021

This blotter covers the period from April 18 – May 4, 2021.

April 22, 2021; Package Theft; At approximately 7:45 pm a vehicle left running and unsecured on the 1700 block of Springfield Ave was stolen.

April 25, 2021; Package Theft; Between 2-6 pm a package was stolen from the front of a home on Midland Blvd

April 27, 2021; Theft; At approximately 11:55 pm an ...

South Orange Police Blotter: Vehicle Stolen While Parked in Owners Driveway

May 3, 2021; Auto Theft; A University Court resident reports their Dodge Avenger, which was parked in their driveway, was stolen during the early morning hours.  Video surveillance from a camera on South Orange Avenue shows a couple of individuals walking back and forth in the area of South Orange Avenue and University Court.  The camera is too far to get any ...

Brown, Haskins and Hilton for Board of Trustees

May 4, 2021

Dear Editor, 

I am voting for Bobby Brown, Bill Haskins and Karen Hilton because it is a vote for good governance: openness, transparency, priority and goal setting, accountability.  

The Board of Trustees sets the priorities of our government, aligns our staff and budget against those priorities, and ensures that our professionals deliver on these priorities. The draft ...

Governor Murphy Taps Newark Councilmen for New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission

May 14, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. and Councilman-at-Large Luis Quintana were among 29 New Jersey residents named by Governor Phil Murphy to the New Jersey Puerto Rican Commission.

The commission, which was established under legislation signed into law by Governor Murphy in January 2020, will build upon the Murphy Administration’s efforts to promote ...

Newark Symphony Hall Gives First Look Into $50M Renovation Project

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Symphony Hall this week unveiled designs for its new exterior renovation, a project which began last year. 

The project is part of a three-phase, $50 million effort set to wrap on the venue’s 100th birthday in 2025. The design, from Trenton-based architectural firm Clarke Caton Hintz, includes a new marquee and streetscape.

Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

Do You Want to Become a Psychiatrist? New Jersey May Pay for Your Residency

WAYNE, NJ — For the last fourteen months, New Jerseyans have been in the midst of the worst global pandemic in most of our lifetimes. The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in NJ has just recently reached the 1 million mark. This is one out of every nine people in the state. Just over 25,000 have died due to complications from COVID, while all of us have been suffering under forced ...

Fire Safety Alert: Kidde Recalls Smoke Detectors for Failure to Sound Alarm in Fire

May 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The community is being alerted to a nationwide safety recall of certain Kidde smoke detectors for failing to sound off during smoke conditions or a fire.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission on May 6 announced the recall of some 225,000 Kidde smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms — Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060 and 2070, which have a TruSense logo or ...

Summer Food Service Program to Nourish New Jersey Children in Need

HILLSIDE, NJ—May 12, 2021 

Food insecure children and their families are most vulnerable during the summer months, when they lose access to the free school meals that they rely on. This year, as schools remain closed due to COVID-19, putting food on the table has been an even more urgent challenge for households struggling to make ends ...

Impact100 Essex Holds Membership Drive

May 10, 2021 - Impact100 Essex, a women’s giving collective that awards grants to nonprofits serving Essex County, is looking to expand its membership and is holding weekly virtual information sessions for prospective members. Now in its fifth year, the organization has awarded over $500,000 to local nonprofits focused on underserved communities in Essex County.

“Impact100 Essex ...