Latest News

About 50% of Visiting South Orange Students Refuse Photo With Speaker Ryan
Updated 9:41 a.m. with a quote from a student who chose to participate in the photo with Speaker Ryan. About half the students in a group…
Quacktastic Fun in Store at 19th Annual Memorial Day Maplewood Duck Race
From the South Mountain YMCA: We’re looking forward to a fantastic day in Maplewood & South Orange this Memorial Day starting with the parade, followed…
Why They Run — South Orange-Maplewood Women Discuss Running for Office
“If nobody’s asked any woman in this room to run, I’m asking you now — run!” This statement, from Maplewood Democratic Committee Vice Chair Garnet…
Cornbread ‘Farm to Soul’ on Springfield Avenue is Hiring, Projected to Open July 15
The long-awaited Cornbread “Farm to Soul” restaurant on Springfield Avenue is inching ever closer to serving up delicious, healthful and soulful food with a new projected…
Maplewood Police Seize Man Wanted for Out-of-State Murder
Maplewood Police caught a man wanted for a homicide in Georgia after locating him outside an address on Burnett Avenue on Tuesday. Police learned that 36-year-old Joseph Priester,…
Donate Books to Help SOMSD Libraries Reflect Students’ Diversity
The following is from the South Orange-Maplewood School District The South Orange-Maplewood School District is currently holding a book drive to help SOMSD libraries reflect the…