Worthwhile residents to receive 2016 Maple Leaf Awards

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 15, Joanne Beckerich, Linda and Gordon Barnes, and Virginia Kurshan will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for their extraordinary volunteer and community service, according to a recent press release. “Whether the volunteer work of this year’s recipients has been given for service to maintain and […]

Resident to perform in concert

Resident to perform in concert

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Amelia String Quartet will be performing in a concert at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield this Saturday. The group will play the music of two contemporary composers, Michael DeMaio and Victoria Romano. The name of the group comes from one of its founding members, Glen Ridge resident Amelia DeSalvio, a […]

Road closure on Valley Street

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Valley Street  between Tuscan Road and Millburn Avenue in Maplewood will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, April 29, according to a release from Maplewood Township, received at 11:15 a.m. on April 29. Springfield Avenue traffic between Prospect Street and Millburn Avenue will be affected by the detour as […]

Suburban Essex Chamber of Chamber reorganizes for 2016

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce formally installed its 2016 Executive Board and Trustees on Feb. 26, at the Chandelier in Belleville. The board members are Mark A. Wenczel; Donna Plotnick, trustee; Michael Zippo, trustee; Michael Bush, trustee; James Galione, trustee; Josephine OBrien, treasurer; Gerry Generazio, trustee; Cecelia Polizzi, VP programs; […]