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Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival to Feature Talk and Signing with Keith Hernandez

April 22, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Legendary first baseman Keith Hernandez will be having a talk and signing in honor of his memoir, I'm Keith Hernandez, at The Woodland (60 Woodland Avenue, Maplewood) from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, according to a press release from the Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival.

Hernandez will be in conversation with longtime NY1 personality Budd ...

Nine Columbia H.S. Students Sign National Letters of Intent on Spring Signing Day

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Nine Columbia High School (CHS) students have confirmed their continued commitment to athletic competition by signing early National Letters of Intent on April 19, stated Larry Busichio, Director of Athletics and Student Activities at CHS.

The students and the schools they will play for are as follows:

Briana Reckling (South Carolina: Track)
Catherine Jordan (NAPS ...

Bill to Prohibit Children Under 12 From Tackle Football Advances in State Assembly

TRENTON, NJ -   A bill proposed which would prohibit children under the age of 12 from participating in tackle football in the New Jersey Assembly is beginning the path through the New Jersey Legislature. The Bill  (A-3760) has been proposed by and is similar, but not identical, to bills proposed in New York, Maryland, Illinois and California, according to its sponsor, Valerie ...

South Orange Boys Win 8th Grade Suburban League Championship

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange 8th grade boys basketball team went from "worst to first," winning the Suburban Essex League championship on March 9, according to an update from the South Orange Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs (SODRCA).

The update from SODRCA stated, "For a team that went winless (0-14) last season, winning the Suburban League Boys 8th ...

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South Orange Fencer and Origin Athlete Victoria Pevzner Captures Silver Medal in Poland

April 21, 2018

11 year-old fencer Victoria Pevzner placed second in the U-13 Girls’ Foil event at 2018 Challenge Wratislavia, an international youth fencing tournament in Wroclaw, Poland, March 22-26, 2018.

The 13 year-old and under’ girls foil event included over 180 competitors from the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine and ...