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Still Need to Register to Vote? Here's How to in South Orange and Maplewood

October 13, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Here's everything you need to know to register to vote in the two towns. Registration closes on Tuesday, Oct. 16, and Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6.


Information from the South Orange Village website

Register to Vote: The Village Clerk’s Office will be having a Late Night Voter Registration Drive on 
Oct. 16 from 4:30 ...

Owners of Buy Rite Wine & Liquor Make Donation to Founders Park Conservancy

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Priya and Sanjay Chawla, owners of Buy Rite Wine & Liquor (formerly A & D Liquors) recently donated $1,000 to the Founders Park Conservancy.

The donation, which was presented to Chris Black, Chair of the Conservancy, and Andrew Kit of the Academy Heights Neighborhood Association, at the South Orange Board of Trustees meeting, is for continued beautification and ...

Quick Chek in Maplewood Sells Winning Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Worth $166,000

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn on Friday, Sept. 28, making the ticket's owner the winner of the Jersey Cash 5 $166,600 Jackpot, according to a press release from NJ Lottery.

The winning ticket was sold at the Quick Chek location at 1545 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood, stated the NJ Lottery.

The winning numbers were: 18, 30, 35, 38 and 40 and the ...

SOMA Action Holds Rally in Maplewood on Monday: Part of National Walkout and Moment of Solidarity

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - More than 50 people gathered in Ricalton Square at 1 p.m. on Monday in support of Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, and all sexual assault survivors, as well as to express their opposition to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Organized by SOMA Action, the rally in Maplewood coincided with a nationwide walkout/ moment of solidarity ...

Second Annual South Orange Invitational Raises Over $60,000 for South Orange Rescue Squad

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - More than 80 golfers teed off in support of the South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS) at the Second Annual South Orange Invitational at the East Orange Golf course in Short Hills, on Sept. 17.

According to a press release from the SORS, South Orange Village Trustee Deborah Davis Ford and Chair of the Invitational announced last year that the South Orange Invitational ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Maplewood Township Committee Votes No on Fee for Disposable Shopping Bags

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - After a lengthy discussion at the Sept. 4 meeting of the Maplewood Township Committee, the members voted not to institute a fee of ten cents (three cents which would have gone to the store, and seven cents to the Township) for the use of disposable “checkout bags," which would have included both paper and plastic bags in an effort to reduce single-use ...


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