Participate in Maplewood’s July 4 art project

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — If there ever was one activity that epitomized Maplewood’s Fourth of July as a communitywide endeavor in the best spirit of Maplewood, it would have to be the art project. The 2016 iteration of this Fourth of July tradition, the art project spearheaded by John Kaufman will be mounted on the big […]

Celebrate Flag Day with a Durand-Hedden House presentation

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The American flag carries great meaning, at home and throughout the world. The oldest and largest flag company in the United States, Annin Flagmakers, which dates back to 1847, has its headquarters in Roseland. It is known for its custom hand-sewn flags and not only produces the American flag, but those of […]

Maplewood adds car show to July 4 festivities

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This year’s Maplewood July 4 celebration will include the township’s first car show on Monday, July 4, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Memorial Park. Car owners can enter their vehicles free online at www.maplewoodcivic.org. Trophies will be awarded. Cool cars, movie cars, celebrity cars, antique cars, collector cars, muscle cars, […]

Authorities investigate dead body found in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino have announced that authorities are investigating the recovery of a body in Maplewood earlier this morning, May 30. Shortly before 4 a.m., Maplewood police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Wyoming Avenue and Hickory Drive on a report […]

DeLuca remarks on the value of Memorial Day

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca released the following remarks on commemorating Memorial Day: “On behalf of my colleagues on the Maplewood Township Committee — Nancy Adams, Marlon Brownlee, India Larrier and Greg Lembrich — I wish you a safe and peaceful Memorial Day. Thank you Maplewood Memorial Post 10120 Veterans of Foreign Wars […]

Maplewood library wins large grant to support ESL classes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Memorial Library recently received its largest grant in history: $72,053 from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Adult Literacy and Community Library Partnership Pilot Program to fund English as a second language instruction. The library is now using the grant to partner with the Essex and Passaic […]

Maplewood anglers take top honors

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County held a fishing derby on Saturday, May 21, in Weequahic Park. Prizes were given to participants who caught the most fish in each category. The winners in the boys’ age 11 to 15 category were Julian Knight of Maplewood and Anthony Weston and Lauren Bell, both from Hillside. They each […]