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41st Annual SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Service and March of Remembrance Held on Sunday

April 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The 41st Annual SOMA Interfaith Holocaust Service and March of Remembrance was held on Sunday, April 15. The march assembled in Spiotta Park on Maplewood Avenue in Maplewood, and was called to order with the blowing of the shofar.

Local elected officials who attended included Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca, Maplewood Township Committee member Dean Dafis, and ...

Has a Ring to It: St. John's Church in Summit Hosts Third Annual Handbell Festival Concert Apr. 29

SUMMIT, NJ - 12 choirs, 100 ringers, and 1,300 bells can mean just one thing -- the St. John’s Lutheran Church's Handbell Festival is set to take place in the Hiltop City. The third annual edition will take place Sunday afternoon, April 29 at 4:30 p.m.

The choirs will gather and separate into two groups to sight-read and polish their music. Nine choirs will ...

Maplewood Spring Egg Hunt is on as Scheduled this Sunday, March 25

Updated at 10 p.m. on March 23

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Despite the recent snow, Maplewood's Spring Egg Hunt is on as scheduled this Sunday, March 25, from noon to 2 p.m. in Memorial Park.

"Bring your rain boots [it’s pretty mushy out there] and a basket or bag," stated an email from the Maplewood Recreation Department, which also advised arriving on time as the egg hunt ...

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Morning, Noon, and Night at St. James's Gate in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin at 8 a.m. this Saturday, March 17, at St. James's Gate and continue until last call late that night.

A special St. Patrick's Day menu will be served, which has traditional Irish dishes like shepherds pie, Irish stew and fish and chips.

There will be plenty of live music, with bagpipers playing throughout the ...

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Two South Orange Residents to Be Honored by Temple B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills

April 19, 2018

South Orange residents Charles Oransky and Fredric Smith will be honored by Temple B'nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, at a gala celebration commemorating the synagogue’s 170th anniversary, May 10. The evening's theme, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, pays tribute to the temple's past presidents, the Interfaith Hospitality Network’s founding organizers and the ...