South Orange Resident Pens First Book of Poetry

August 4, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Dr. Victor Alcindor, long-time English Language Arts (ELA) teacher at West Orange High School (WOHS) and South Orange resident, has released his first published work, entitled “Stand Mute,” a series of poems with a recurring theme of abuse, stated a press release from Cynthia Cumming of the West Orange School District.

“I teach prose and poetry ...

The Curriculum at Millburn's Lightbridge Academy

The Rigamajig is definitely a fan favorite! The children are able to explore and build whatever their imaginations think up!

All of our classrooms at Lightbridge Academy are equipped with activities and toys in each learning center to cater to all different learning styles. We want to assure that every child is given the tools to reach their full potentials.

If you would like to learn more ...

Eugene Lieber Presents At Millburn Library: Brexit One Year Later

The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to present Eugene Lieber, who will be lecturing on Brexit and Other Ultra-Nationalistic Movements in Today's Europe, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00pm. His discussion will on focus on an unbiased look at Brexit, one year later: who is for it, and who is against it. His lecture will also concentrate on the significance of Brexit as part of a ...

Registration Open for Fall SeniorStudio Painting Classes in Maplewood

The Maplewood Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs will again be sponsoring the popular SeniorStudio studio art painting program. These classes are specifically designed for 60+ seniors residents with no arts experience, and new students are encouraged to sign up, but students of all skill levels are welcomed.

The 10-week curriculum includes eight painting classes, ...

Find Out More About Millburn's Lightbridge Academy During Open House Week Aug. 6 to Aug. 10

MILLBURN, NJ - The first thing you notice when you walk into Lightbridge Academy of Millburn is all the smiling faces -  not just from the kids, but from everyone who works with them, from the front office to the classroom.

The smiles all around are by design, said Lightbridge Academy's director, Elizabeth Freeman, adding that at the top of their job requirements when they ...

Eleven Candidates Enter Race for South Orange - Maplewood Board of Education

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Eleven people are running for three seats on the South Orange - Maplewood School District Board of Education (BOE) this November:

Marian Cutler
Shannon Cuttle
Javier Farfan
Felisha George
Narda Chisholm Greene
Avery Julien
Michael Laskowski 
Annemarie Maini
Bruno J. Navarro
Christopher Trzaska
James Wilkes

There are a total ...

South Orange-Maplewood BOE Candidate Statement — Bruno J. Navarro

More than 20 years of experience as a journalist — covering everything from education to municipal government, from business to technology, and everything in between — has provided me a unique skill set that includes a capacity to absorb varied viewpoints and factual evidence; it has also cultivated an innate, inquisitive nature. While I don't purport to have all the answers, I ...

New Location for Aug. 1 'Meet and Greet' With Interim Principal of Columbia High School

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The new interim principal of Columbia High School (CHS), Kalisha Morgan, sent an email to families on Wednesday stating that she is excited about the new position and that her "main priority is to ensure that all children are healthy, happy, and safe as well as challenged and stimulated intellectually, so that they may develop to their full ...

Lightbridge Academy of Millburn Holding Open House Week Aug. 6 to Aug. 10

It's Open House week at the Lightbridge Academy of Millburn from Aug. 6 to Aug. 10!

Stop by for a tour of our center and learn about our Infant, Toddler, Pre-K, and Back-up Care Programs from 6:30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.

Visit or call 973-218-1800 for more information.

Deadline to Run for South Orange Maplewood School Board is July 30

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The deadline for South Orange and Maplewood residents interested in running for a three-year term on the South Orange Maplewood School District Board of Education is July 30 at 4 p.m., when nominating petitions are due at the County Clerk’s office in Newark.

The three board members whose terms are expiring are Chris Sabin (currently 1st ...

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