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Sat, September 29, 9:00 AM

South Mountain Reservation by dog park, South Orange

A Home for All 5k Run/Walk

Giving Back Health & Wellness Other Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2018 9:00am 09/29/2018 11:00am America/New_York A Home for All 5k Run/Walk

Join us for IHN's second annual A Home for all 5K Run/Walk. Bring your friends, family, and dogs, to run/walk for a cause! Your support of IHN will enable homeless families in Essex County to find shelter and housing stability. Please register at

Crest Drive South Orange, NJ 07079

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Maplewood Police Blotter - Three Thefts Reported from Unlocked Vehicles

September 21, 2018

September 4, 2018; Theft; At approximately 12:45 PM, a purse was reported stolen from an office building on Millburn Ave.

September 6, 2018; Bicycle Theft; A bicycle that was secured to a bike rack behind 160 Maplewood Ave, had it’s lock cut and was stolen at approximately 12:15 PM.  

September 7, 2018; Theft from Auto; An unsecured vehicle parked on Norfolk Ave was entered ...

South Orange Police Blotter - Auto Burglary and Bicycle Theft Reported

South Orange Police Blotter as of September 17

Burglary to Auto - A Valley Street resident reported that sometime between 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12 and 10:40 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, actor(s) unknown entered her vehicle and rummaged through the interior, though nothing seemed to be missing at this time.

Theft of Bicycle - A South Orange resident reported that sometime between 7:30 ...

Maplewood and South Orange Now Part of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities

September 21, 2018

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Maplewood and South Orange have been accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, according to a press release from SOMA Two Towns for All Ages.

"This certification recognizes our towns’ joint commitment to becoming more age-friendly and support residents as they age in place," stated the release.

Since South Orange and ...

Fun for All at South Orange's Fifth Annual PlayDay

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Avenue and surrounding streets in downtown South Orange were closed to vehicles on Sunday so the community could "play in the street" at the annual PlayDay event. 

Thousands came out to play games, listen to live music and watch performances on the main stage, learn more about community groups, try food from area restaurants, and shop with ...

7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...

Newark City Council Members are Mad They Didn't Get Front Row Seats at Sotomayor Event

September 22, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Some city council members took offense with people in charge at the Newark Public Library because they did not get good seats when U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor visited on Sunday.

The justice visited the library last weekend to promote her new children's books and spread the love of reading to youngsters. About 400 people attended the event in the James Brown ...

Protesters Demand Newark City Council to Oppose Essex County's ICE Contract

NEWARK, NJ - About a dozen protesters on Wednesday demanded Newark City Council pass a resolution to oppose Essex County’s agreement with the federal government to jail immigrants within the city’s borders.

City council says protesters should take their fight to the freeholders since the county has a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). And even though ...

Boy Scouts of America to Recognize Morristown Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Louis Brusco Jr., MD with 2018 Health and Medical Award for Outstanding Leadership for Youth

September 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America will recognize Louis Brusco Jr., MD, FCCM, Chief Medical Officer, Morristown Medical Center, with the 2018 Health and Medical Award for his service as an exemplary role model for the youth of the Morris County area.

Dr. Brusco was chosen for his outstanding services as evidenced by the interest and leadership they have demonstrated within the ...

Garden State Parkway’s Exact Change Lanes to Disappear from Major Toll Plazas Before End of Year

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

Maplewood Municipal Alliance to Meet on September 25

September 21, 2018

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Club Z Tutoring/Maplewood Opens for Business

Club Z! Tutoring of Maplewood, NJ Opens for Business: Offering  Tutoring and Test Prep to Local Families Now through October 31, 2018

Club Z! Tutoring of Maplewood, NJ, proudly serving families in Maplewood, Livingston, Florham Park, South Orange, Milburn, and Short Hills is celebrating its official grand opening with special offers, including free SAT or ACT test preparation programs.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with the Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders

All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family!

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ...