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Mon, July 13, 7:15 PM

South Orange

The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

Government

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http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2521

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, July 13, 7:15 PM

South Orange

The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/13/2020 7:15pm 07/13/2020 8:00pm America/New_York The Board of Trustees Meeting- Executive Session

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2521

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, July 13, 8:00 PM

South Orange

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

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/13/2020 8:00pm 07/13/2020 10:00pm America/New_York The Regular Meeting of The Board of Trustees- Public Session

To join the meeting please click the link to the right. You must register prior to the event by clicking the link to the right and filling out the information. Event number (access code):129 930 9037 Attendee Password: sovhbot. To Join by phone dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number (access code):129 930 9037. To Submit your question to the Board of Trustees, please email BOTquestion@southorange.org ...

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14

South Orange

Branch Pickup

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/14/2020 12:00am 07/15/2020 12:00am America/New_York Branch Pickup

DPW will collect branches for residents that scheduled a pickup with the Department. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2643

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Tue, July 14, 5:30 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/14/2020 5:30pm 07/14/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Community Relations Committee Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2783

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14, 7:00 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

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Join by phone Tap to call in from a mobile device (attendees only) +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll Meeting number (access code): 129 898 6655 Meeting password: crcsov2020 http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2790

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Community Relations Committee Meeting

Government

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Tue, July 14, 8:00 PM

Maplewood

Planning Board Meeting

Government

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https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/planning-board/events/44814

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, July 15, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

CEED Meeting

Government

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, July 15, 8:30 AM

South Orange

South Orange Village Center Alliance ...

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Meeting ID: 891 5293 9323 Password: 319246/ Call in: 1 929 205 6099 US Meeting ID: 891 5293 9323 Password: 319246 http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2688

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, July 15, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Design Review Board Meeting

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http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2417

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, July 15, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Design Review Board Meeting

Government

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http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2417

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, July 15, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Recreation Advisory Committee

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/15/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Recreation Advisory Committee

https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/recreation-advisory-committee/events/45634

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2020 7:30pm 07/16/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2712

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Development Committee Meeting

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http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2724

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Development Committee Meeting

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Public Safety Committee Meeting

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, July 16, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/16/2020 7:30pm 07/16/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

To join the meeting please click the link to the right. You must register prior to the event by clicking the link to the right and filling out the information. Event number (access code): 129 968 1172 Attendee Password: facade. To Join by phone dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number (access code): 129 968 1172. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2712

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Sat, July 18, 10:00 AM

Maplewood

Talk to The Township Committee

Government

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Saturday, July 18th - 10am to noon Maplewood Community Pool 187 Burnett Avenue

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

October 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief in Maplewood and South Orange

October 15, 2020

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, Oct. 10-15

October 23, 2020

October 10, 2020; Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours an unsecured vehicle parked on Dunnell Rd was entered and an ID and credit cards stolen.

October 10, 2020; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 3 a.m. a vehicle left unsecured with the keys in it was stolen from Dunnell Rd.

October 12, 2020; Theft; At approximately 3 p.m., two tires that had been delivered to a ...

Arrest Made in Stolen Auto Case

On October 21, 2020 Detectives from South Orange Police Department located a stolen Volvo that was taken from a residence on Centre Street on October 20th. The vehicle was parked on Stratford Place in Newark.  

After a brief surveillance, Detectives observed an individual enter the driver's door. Before the subject was able to start the stolen Volvo, Jamari Hall, a 23-year-old ...

Spooky Clothes and Masks Can be Part of Halloween Celebration in South Orange

October 23, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In case you hadn’t heard, Halloween is next week and there’s an election around the corner after that.

To make it easy to celebrate while keeping socially distanced, South Orange is hosting events for families. If you want to dress up for them, Sadie’s on Valley Street is offering seasonal clothing and masks. The boutique specializes in ...

Kings in Maplewood Village in Danger of Closing

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Kings Food Market in Maplewood Village is in danger of closing. Its parent company, KB US Holdings, Inc., is filing for Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

A press release from the company said that “following a comprehensive sale process and auction conducted under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy ...

Elissa Malespina Puts Children First

October 15, 2020

Elissa Malespina knows what is needed in the school district because she taught here for nine years at Columbia HS and South Orange Middle School, where I was her colleague. She is a nationally recognized Librarian, Technology trainer and winner of the prestigious BAMMY Award, which is given to raise the profile and voices of many undervalued and unrecognized people who are making a ...

Essex County Coronavirus Testing Sites, Oct. 23-30

October 22, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The upcoming schedule of coronavirus testing sites sponsored by Essex County has been released. The tests are being offered to Essex County residents free of charge. To make an appointment, please visit www.EssexCovid.org or call 973-877-8456.

Upcoming testing locations are as follows:

Friday, October 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Essex County ...

Montclair Special Needs Students Return to Schools Without Teachers; Educators Blast District for Unpreparedness

MONTCLAIR, NJ — When Montclair's most vulnerable special needs students arrived to school on Friday, they were greeted by substitute teachers. Educators had made a unanimous decision the night prior not to return until district officials outlined safety precautions.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools in March, school districts across New Jersey have been given ...

TAPinto Westfield Nationally Recognized as LION’s Solo Publisher of the Year

October 23, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — TAPinto Westfield won national recognition as the Local Independent Online News Publishers Solo Publisher of the Year at the annual LION awards ceremony held on Thursday, Oct. 22. 

The award recognizes one small publisher in the country who provides excellent coverage of their community over a prolonged period of time. This is the second ...

Stephen N. Adubato, Founder of North Ward Center and Robert Treat Academy, Dies

Stephen N. Adubato Sr., who rose to prominence as a North Ward leader in Newark in the 1960s and remained a towering figure in Newark civic life for the next five decades, has died at his home surrounded by family. He was 87.

Adubato founded The North Ward Center in 1970 and went on to found the highly successful Robert Treat Academy in 1997, one of the first charter schools in the ...

Tri-County Scholarship Fund to Honor Morristown Medical Center President Trish O'Keefe at Virtual Gala

October 23, 2020

MENDHAM, NJ – Tri-County Scholarship Fund (TCSF) will host its 39th Annual Awards Celebration on Monday, October 26, 2020, as a free, live-streaming event, honoring three New Jersey leaders, including Morristown Medical Center President, Trish O’Keefe. All of the honorees believe in and support the TCSF mission to provide partial scholarships for many of the state’s most ...

Adults Coming Together to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse

LIVINGSTON, NJ – The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is participating in the Five Days of Action, Oct. 26-30, 2020. The Five Days of Action is a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse. 

The Y encourages adults and organizations in the community to play a vital role in making the local community a safer place for ...

IRS fights fraud aimed at charities, joins international awareness week

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is combating fraud by once again joining organizations around the world to highlight the third annual International Charity Fraud Awareness Week, Oct. 19-23.

International Charity Fraud Awareness Week (ICFAW) brings together everyone involved in the charity and not-for-profit sectors to raise awareness of and share good practices for tackling ...