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Wed, August 5, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

CEED Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2020 8:00am 08/05/2020 9:00am America/New_York CEED Meeting

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, August 5, 8:15 AM

Maplewood

Committee On Economic Development and ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2020 8:15am America/New_York Committee On Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Monthly Meeting

THIS IS A REMOTE MEETING    Meeting Information Meeting link: https://maplewoodnj.webex.com/maplewoodnj/j.php?MTID=m7c21f0f13e15d7a6b2... Meeting number: 716 220 112 Password: r2SM3UUe2sM Join by phone +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll Access code: 716 220 112

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, August 5, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Community Board on Police - Zoom Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2020 7:30pm 08/05/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Community Board on Police - Zoom Meeting

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, August 6, 8:00 AM

South Orange

Recreation, Arts, & Cultural Affairs Committee ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/06/2020 8:00am 08/06/2020 10:00am America/New_York Recreation, Arts, & Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sun, August 9, 4:00 PM

Maplewood

SOMA Action - Vanquish the Villains

Giving Back Government Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 08/09/2020 4:00pm 08/09/2020 5:00pm America/New_York SOMA Action - Vanquish the Villains

VANQUISH THE VILLAINS

COMMUNITY COMPETITION WITH SOMA ACTION

Local Social Action Group Hosts Virtual Campaign Kickoff to Help Flip the Senate

WHO: SOMA Action, the South Orange/Maplewood-based grassroots organization focused on driving progressive change, announces a fun and engaging event to encourage community participation leading up to the 2020 Presidential Election.

WHAT: A ...

Zoom Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Mon, August 10, 7:15 PM

South Orange

The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/10/2020 7:15pm 08/10/2020 8:00pm America/New_York The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, August 10, 8:00 PM

South Orange

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

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/10/2020 8:00pm 08/10/2020 10:00pm America/New_York The Regular Meeting of The Board of Trustees- Public Session

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, August 11, 5:30 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/11/2020 5:30pm 08/11/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Community Relations Committee Meeting

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, August 11, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/11/2020 7:30pm 08/11/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Community Relations Committee Meeting

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079

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5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Chili Into a Totally Different Meal

September 22, 2020

Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up.

Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas:

Serve it Cincinnati-style* over spaghetti with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Make it part of a “baked ...

Community Conversations: Take Charge of Your Health

September is National Preparedness Month, so now is the time to take charge of your health. On the next Atlantic Health System Community Conversation, Scott Lauter, MD, MBA, FACP, FHM, Chief Medical Officer, Atlantic Medical Group and Faith Goldman, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates - Branchburg share some crucial information and answer your questions about the screenings and examinations you should ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership. Upon completion of this expanded ...

Why we should not be picking and choosing which subjects are "important" during a pandemic

September 21, 2020

Removing Music, Art, PE, and Library from the K-2 schedule and making it so that “families will have the flexibility to complete courses at their own pace” is not an appropriate response to the concerns parents expressed about screen time for our youngest learners. My role if elected to the BOE is to make sure that students are receiving a “thorough and efficient ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, Sept. 9-14

September 21, 2020

September 9, 2020; Bicycle Thefts; During the daytime hours, two bicycles were stolen from the Dunnell Rd side of the train station.

September 11, 2020; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 7:15 p.m. an unsecured vehicle with the keys left in it was stolen from the driveway of a home on Sommer Ave.  It was later located in Newark.

September 14, 2020; At approximately 1:15 a.m., ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, Aug. 27 to Sept. 3

August 27, 2020 — Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours, two wallets were removed from an unsecured vehicle parked in the driveway of a Jacoby Street residence.

August 28, 2020 — Theft from Auto; At approximately 3 a.m. an unsecured vehicle parked on Plymouth Avenue was entered and cash and change removed.

 

August 28, 2020 — Theft; At ...

Input Sought for Irvington Ave. Redevelopment Plan Draft

September 22, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The most recent Redevelopment Plan Draft for the 270 & 299 Irvington Avenue Project has been posted on the South Orange website. Input is sought from the community on the draft of the plan.

"This draft as of 09/15/2020 incorporated comments that were submitted by the community via email, the online link, and at the ...

Mourners Gather in front of Maplewood Town Hall to Remember RBG

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — More than 150 people gathered on the steps of Maplewood Town Hall for a Shofar service to honor the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Members of the crowd brought out posters with phrases like “We Must Now Be Ruthless” and “Dissent is Patriotic” to celebrate Justice Ginsburg's life. The service was organized by SOMA Justice ...

Public School Enrollment Continues to Climb in Newark

September 23, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — After years of decreasing enrollment and a general lack of trust in its public schools, state data shows that Newark’s public schools have posted their fifth consecutive year of enrollment growth. 

Newark’s district and charter schools combined to serve nearly 54,000 students in the 2019-20 school year—an increase of over 1,800 students since the prior ...

Main Street Fire in West Orange Hospitalizes One, Claims Life of One Pet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A fire located in a second-floor apartment on Main Street afflicted two occupants with smoke inhalation, hospitalized another and claimed the life of a pet cat Tuesday evening.

According to the West Orange Fire Department, the blaze, which broke out shortly after 6 p.m, was doused “pretty quickly,” but a large amount of smoke throughout the building caused ...

Massive Ship Passes Under Bayonne Bridge, Marks New Era in Ocean Cargo Transport

September 19, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - The 1,200-foot-long CMA CGM Brazil  passed under the Bayonne Bridge on Saturday heading to the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal. The huge vessel was the largest container ship ever to call on the bi-state port, or any other port on the U.S. East Coast.

Although the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey successfully raised the Bayonne Bridge in 2019 to ...

NJ Asks You to Look Out for Drooling Deer

The Division's Office of Fish and Wildlife Health and Forensics is asking those who are out in the fields and woods of New Jersey at this time of year to be alert for deer that may be affected by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) and to report any suspected cases to the Division. 

Hemorrhagic Disease (HD) is a common viral disease in deer that is transmitted by biting ...

Homewatch CareGivers' In-House Testing Protects Staff and Clients

September 23, 2020

Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange began in-house COVID-19 testing of all staff and certified home health aides in July. They just completed two months of testing 100% of its workers. 

 “With caregivers essential to the elderly and those in need of assistance with personal safety and activities of daily living, keeping our clients and staff safe is our main ...

IRS reminds taxpayers of the home office deduction rules during Small Business Week

WASHINGTON — During Small Business Week, Sept. 22-24, the Internal Revenue Service wants individuals to consider taking the home office deduction if they qualify. The benefit may allow taxpayers working from home to deduct certain expenses on their tax return.  

The home office deduction is available to qualifying self-employed taxpayers, independent contractors and those working in ...

Maplewood Holds 2020 PHOTO Contest

Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture invites amateur and professional photographers of all ages to submit photographs that celebrate the life, residents, and scenery of Maplewood. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded, in addition there will be multiple winners of various categories including, but not limited to, topics and level of expertise.

Any resident can enter so long ...