Summersgill, Lembrich butt heads over township policy

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Township Committee candidate Mike Summersgill believes his recent removal from the Maplewood Pool Advisory Committee directly relates to his run for office, a claim contradictory to the Township Committee’s stated reason. Prior to voting 4-0 for Summersgill’s removal from the pool committee at its May 2 meeting, the Township Committee stressed […]

CHS students present ‘Verve’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Columbia High School Art 4 and AP Studio Art classes from this past school year will present their work in an exhibition, “Verve,” at the CHS Domareki Gallery, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood. The exhibit will run from June 3 to 16 and will also be a part of the South […]

‘Stroke is a Serious Matter’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A part of Stroke Awareness Month, the Rho Gamma Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present “Stroke is a Serious Matter” on Thursday, May 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the South Orange Public Library, 65 Scotland Road in South Orange. In this presentation, Dr. Ana Arias will […]

Get ready for a middle school dance June 10

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood and South Orange are full of opportunities to engage and enhance children’s lives — sports, art and music opportunities abound. However, most of these activities are either solitary or competitive; many are focused on younger children and they are often are segregated by gender. As children get older […]

Schnall edges out Saeed in BOT election

Trustees-elect look forward to work together for solutions

Schnall edges out Saeed in BOT election

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — While the weeks preceding the South Orange Board of Trustees election held May 9 were rather quiet and orderly, the days following the election were anything but. While election night results clearly showed that challenger Karen Hilton and incumbent Walter Clarke had won two of the three open seats on the […]

Try out for Maplewood Manta Rays

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Manta Rays Diving Team will hold tryouts on Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. each day, at the diving tank at the Maplewood Community Pool, 187 Boyden Ave. Divers must be dressed to dive with suit and towel. No diving experience is required; all […]

Art and music at the Maplewood library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This Saturday, May 20, visit the Maplewood Memorial Library at 51 Baker St. from 3 to 4 p.m. for an art and music reception. Works are on exhibit by abstract artist Aida Jones, who will deliver an artist talk. Live music will be performed by acoustic musician Steve Jones. Refreshments will be […]

Memorial Park Conservancy to hold first volunteer meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The recently formed Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy will hold an organizational meeting on Wednesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at The Woodland Parlor Room, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. During this working meeting, the group will gather input and form committees to work on the key areas of fundraising, public programs, marketing […]

Annual July 4 art project returns to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s July 4 celebration welcomes participants in the annual art project. Instead of putting a picture on the backstop as has been done in the past three years, the backstop will be used as structural support for a 3D globe, made using PVC pipe perpendicular to the fence. On the fence will […]