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Award-Winning Children’s Book Illustrator and Painter Exhibits at Gallery 103
The following is from Arts in SOMa and the Valley Gallery 103 in Maplewood is hosting an art exhibit of oil paintings by award-winning children’s book…
South Mountain Y Hosts Vacation Camp During Spring Break
The South Mountain YMCA will once again be hosting April Vacation Camp (yes, it occurs during the South Orange-Maplewood School District spring break April 10-14), open…
After Racial Incidents, Maplewood Leaders Promise Not to ‘Shy Away From Uncomfortable Issues’
Maplewood elected leaders had a broad ranging discussion at their regular Township Committee meeting last week addressing racial incidents that have rocked the community in…
South Orange-Maplewod Coalition on Race Outlines Response to Recent Racial Incidents
The South Orange Maplewood Community Coalition on Race has been at the center of conversations around race, diversity and equity in the towns for more…
Vanguard Theatre Company Presents ‘Broadway Buddy Cabaret’ at SOPAC May 1
The following is from Vanguard Theatre Company Broadway is coming to the South Orange Performing Arts center this May! On Monday, May 1, 25 Broadway…
Essex County Sheriff Fontoura Provides Advice on Preventing Car Break-Ins
The following is from the Essex County Sheriff’s Office: Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura has issued a reminder to local motorists that statistics reveal a…
Letter: Outreach on Renaming South Orange Park Insufficient
To the Editor, I find it most disheartening that the Village Trustees did not reach out to the South Orange Historic Preservation Commission, nor the…
Happy Spaces Contributes Uplifting Designs To Isaiah House in East Orange
The following is from Isaiah House: South Orange-based designer Kristen Beveridge, of KABWORKS Design, and Maplewood-based photographer Lisa Rayman-Goldfarb, have officially launched an exciting fundraiser and design…
South Orange-Maplewood District Hosts ‘Town Hall on Equity & Inclusion’ March 29
The South Orange-Maplewood School District will hold a town hall meeting to discuss, work through and move forward after several bias incidents in the schools and…