Thanksgiving Recycling Collection Rescheduled in South Orange

November 11, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The usual Thursday recycling collection in South Orange will be postponed from Thanksgiving, November 23, to Saturday, November 25, according to an update on the Township of South Orange website.

The change in day is for Thanksgiving week only, with collection returning to its normal Thursday schedule after the Thanksgiving holiday.

To prevent missed ...

Halloween Traditions Old and New in Maplewood and South Orange

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Halloween in Maplewood and South Orange is always memorable, from incredibly decorated homes to amazing costumes. Some residents have annual traditions, from what costumes they wear to what kinds of candy they give out to trick-or-treaters (everyone knows which houses have the "good candy"), and both towns have annual community celebrations ...

20 Homes with Amazing Halloween Decorations in SOMA {Updated}

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Halloween decorations are up at many SOMA houses, with yards covered in gravestones and giant spiders climbing up front porches. Below is a list of homes in South Orange and Maplewood with Halloween decorations you won't want to miss seeing.


The Giant Spider on Prospect (678 Prospect St., between Harvard St. and Tuscan ...

Sadie's Opens in South Orange: New Store has Mission to Give Back

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Sadie's, a new store, has opened at 65 Valley Street in South Orange, carrying a varied mix of items from men's and women's clothes to bags, jewelry and home goods. 

The store's owner, Catherine “Cat” Fisher, said that before opening she her husband Andrew Kit had to undergo extensive renovations to the space, including ...

Ribbon Cutting Held on Saturday at 255 Tuscan, New Apartment Complex in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Saturday, October 21, a ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the opening of 255 Tuscan, a new apartment complex on Tuscan Ave., near the corner of Boyden Ave.

The developer of 255 Tuscan is Maplewood resident Mark Carelli. The ribbon was cut by Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca, with Carelli's grandson Luke Achilarre's ...

Leaf Collection in South Orange and Maplewood Begins Week of Oct. 23

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Fall is here, and that means it is time for the annual process of raking leaves for collection. Here are the schedules for leaf removal in South Orange, Maplewood, and Essex County roads.


From the Village of South Orange website:

Leaf Season will begin on Monday, October 23 and go through December 6.

Leaves ...

'Gems of South Orange' Historical Home Tour Takes Visitors Back in Time

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The "Gems of South Orange" Historical House Tour on Saturday, October 14, gave visitors the chance to visit homes from a variety of time periods as they went inside eight homes built in four different centuries.

At each of the homes, a historic car was on display as well. Cars ranged from a '61 Coupe De Ville to a '84 Rolls-Royce. One of the cars ...

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Celebrate the Holidays with a Favorite Union County Tradition: the Annual Holiday Sound and Light Show

November 17, 2017

A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club.

The centerpiece of the festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale model train layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, conveniently located in a mixed-use area of Union County’s Lenape Park off Route 22 ...