North Jersey Pride is back with month of events

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — North Jersey Pride, the nonprofit dedicated to promoting quality, acceptance, and respect for LGBTQ youth and families in New Jersey, returns to Memorial Park in Maplewood on Sunday, June 12, with an outstanding lineup of national and local talent, featuring rising star singer/songwriter Parson James, Samantha Marie Ware and RANGE A Cappella. Scott […]

Maplewood salon partners with NCJW to pamper clients

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Eleven clients from the NCJW/Essex Center for Women were pampered at the award-winning Anthony Garubo Salon in Maplewood on Monday, May 16, according to a recent release. Usually closed on Mondays, the salon opened its doors and donated its time and talent to help empower the center’s clients with a new look. […]

Get your July 4 wristband

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This year’s Maplewood July 4 celebration marks a switch from tags to wristbands for admission, which are expected to shorten entry lines and ease movement. Celebrants have the option to purchase wristbands online with the ability to choose which time to see the circus show. Wristbands are required for entry and can […]

Dead body in Maplewood found to be result of hit and run

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino announced today, June 3, that the male discovered on Wyoming Avenue and Hickory Drive on May 30 at approximately 4 a.m. appears to have been struck by a motor vehicle, resulting in his death. His name is not being […]

Maplewood Farmers Market enters 22nd year

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Farmers Market will be held at the Indiana Street municipal parking lot adjacent to Springfield Avenue every Monday from 2 to 7 p.m. Opening market day will be June 6 and the market season will conclude Nov. 21. Join the community for a great season filled with Jersey Fresh fruits […]

Man captured beating woman in nanny cam video is convicted

MILLBURN, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced June 1 that an Essex County jury has convicted Shawn Custis, 45, of Newark of aggravated assault, criminal restraint, burglary, robbery, theft and endangering the welfare of a child following a six-week trial before Essex County Criminal Division Judge Ronald Wigler. Custis was acquitted […]

Pollan family to share food wisdom at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Corky, Lori, Dana and Tracy Pollan — actress and wife of actor Michael J. Fox — will be at Words Bookstore on Monday, June 6, at 12:30 p.m. to celebrate the paperback release of their cookbook, “The Pollan Family Table.” The Pollan family will be signing copies of their book as well […]

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 […]