Eagle project enhances VA hospital entrance

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Officials at the VA hospital in East Orange unveiled a landscape beautification project the first week of November that was created as part of an Eagle Scout project, with the help of scouts from Troop 5 in Maplewood. Boy Scout Josh Heacock of Troop 5 recently organized and completed the work, […]

Maplewood couple is recognized

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood couple Joseph Britton and Rozalia Czaban will receive the Norman Tanzman Award at Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s 31st annual Harbor Lights Ball on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City. Czaban, the principal of Perth Amboy High School until her retirement in 2010, was graduated from William Paterson […]

Annual coat drive returns; donate to those in need

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The GenWealth Group of Maplewood is once again encouraging residents to drop off clean and gently used coats for men, women and children for donation to the 20th annual Jersey Cares Coat Drive, a program that will eventually distribute all donated coats to approximately 200 New Jersey-based nonprofits. Anyone interested in contributing coats […]

Enough is enough!

Maplewoodians demand township solve traffic issues around Prospect after recent incidents

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood residents have hit their breaking point with the township’s unsafe roadways. Residents addressed their concerns to the Maplewood Township Committee for more than an hour at the Nov. 4 meeting, asking for speed humps, increased police presence and stricter enforcement of road rules. Though most comments were directed at Prospect Street and […]

‘Best Downtown’ celebration

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Village Alliance has announced a special customer appreciation day on Saturday, Nov. 14, in celebration of being voted New Jersey’s favorite downtown. Maplewood was voted the No. 1 downtown in New Jersey in a bracket-style competition run by New Jersey Monthly and sponsored by Kings Supermarket. Up against some big […]

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