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No Cause For Alarm: Seton Hall University Testing Emergency Siren on Tuesday, Sept. 25

September 19, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Seton Hall University (SHU) will conduct a live test of its emergency siren and PirateAlert systems this Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 11:55 a.m., according to a statement from SHU.

The siren is centrally located on the highest point on SHU campus, and will sound a wail tone that is followed by a recorded message with instructions to seek shelter.  A steady tone will sound ...

Heay Rain Causes Flooded Roads in South Orange on Tuesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - West Third Street between The Mews and Gaslight Commons flooded after heavy rain on Tuesday afternoon, causing South Orange police to secure the area.

South Orange Village President Sheena Collum wrote on her Facebook page at about 2:30 p.m.,: “South Orange residents please be advised to stay off the roads if you can as we are experiencing flooding in lower areas of ...

Step Back in Time: Photos from Saturday's 19th Century Baseball Game in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Those catching a glimpse of the noon baseball game on Cameron Field this past Saturday, might have felt like they were stepping back in time, since this game was played as it would have been played in the 1800s.

The South Orange Department of Recreation presented the 19th century baseball game which had the South Orange Villagers facing the Neshanock Base ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died on Tuesday Identified as Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have ...

Maplewood's Canines Get a Dip in the Pool for a Second Year

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - It was a little cool and cloudy for a day at the pool, but Maplewood's dogs did not seem to mind as they swam and ran around at the second annual Dog Days of Summer event at the Maplewood Community Pool on Saturday.

One family who was there with their Golden Retriever, Piper, said said they have been looking forward to the day as Piper loves to swim and catch balls.

Register Now for the South Orange Community Campout

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange's annual campout is back on Friday, September 14, when residents can pitch tents and brave the great outdoors locally in New Waterlands Park.

The campout is free, but campsites must be reserved in advance and there must be at least one responsible adult (who is a South Orange resident and stays for the entire event) in charge of every campsite and its ...

Dog Days of Summer Returns to the Maplewood Community Pool this Saturday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - For the second year, the Maplewood Recreation Department is ending the pool season with a free "Dog Days of Summer" event for the town's canine residents.

This Saturday, Sept. 8, the dogs of Maplewood are invited to swim in the pool from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Event organizers noted that "this event is for dogs to swim, not humans," and ...

Sunday Music in Maplewood: Porchfest and the U.S. Army Field Band & Chorus

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  Sunday was filled with music in Maplewood, with the Hilton neighborhood's second annual Porchfest and a performance by the U.S. Army Field Band and Chorus in Memorial Park.

More than 30 homes participated in Porchfest, with live performances taking place on porches and driveways, with styles ranging from jazz to blues to singalongs. 

The U.S. Army Field ...

Last South Orange Moonlit Movie of the Summer is this Wednesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - This Wednesday, August 29, is the last Moonlit Movie of the summer. The South Orange Summer Night season closes with a showing of Despicable Me 3 (rated PG) at 8 p.m. on Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.

Programs will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.


Rescheduled South Orange Summer Nights Concert is Wednesday, Aug. 8

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Last Wednesday's South Orange Summer Nights Concert, which was postponed due to inclement weather that night, is on for Wednesday night, August 8.


The concert is on Flood's Hill from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and features Stuff Bros and Marry the Sea.


The Moonlit Movies series starts on Wednesday, August 15, with a showing of Coco. More ...


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