HNA to meet July 19

HNA to meet July 19

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Detective Steve Gyimoty of the Maplewood Police Department will discuss the newly formed Community Service Unit at the Hilton Neighborhood Association’s meeting on Thursday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. The goal is to have a name and a face to go to if […]

County to mill, pave Valley St. in Maplewood

County to mill, pave Valley St. in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — From July 16 through 30, weather permitting, the Essex County Department of Public Works will be milling and paving sections of Valley Street in Maplewood from Hixon Place to the county line. The work will be done overnight, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., as part of the Essex County 2018 Roadway […]

Maplewood united through SAP art project

Public art initiative on Springfield Ave. highlights what makes Maplewood a special place to live

Maplewood united through SAP art project

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Art has moved from the inside of the 1978 Maplewood Arts Center to the outside with the introduction of the Springfield Avenue Partnership’s public art initiative into Maplewood’s business district, bringing a colorful mural to the side of the building and another down the street at the corner of Springfield Avenue and […]

Colin Quinn set to crack up SOPAC audience

Colin Quinn set to crack up SOPAC audience

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — From the old MTV days to “Saturday Night Live” to Comedy Central to Broadway, Colin Quinn is apparently refusing to leave the business. So, if you enjoyed his other one-man shows, or you just are at a place in your life where you are lost and you need intelligent laughs, come […]

Maplewoodians unite artists to protest family separations

Burstein, McGhee plan to expand project to other issues

Maplewoodians unite artists to protest family separations

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A haunting painting of President Donald Trump, with bright orange skin and disheveled blond hair, devouring a small child’s body brought two Maplewood residents together to launch a new website Saturday, June 23. The artwork, featuring the words “where are the children” in response to the Trump administration’s Zero Tolerance policy, sparked […]

Maplewood firefighters respond to house fire on Lindsley Ave.

Maplewood firefighters respond to house fire on Lindsley Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Fire Department battled a house fire on Saturday, July 7, that left a multi-family home uninhabitable, forcing the occupants to seek temporary shelter, according to a July 11 press release from the department. Firefighters responded to 24 Lindsley Ave. at 8:19 p.m. for the reported structure fire with possible occupant […]

SOMA seniors rave about Gogo Grandparent

SOMA seniors rave about Gogo Grandparent

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages has extended the Gogo Grandparent pilot car service program through July, giving a new option to senior citizens in South Orange and Maplewood looking for a ride. The program helps seniors who don’t use smartphones to access Uber or Lyft, ridesharing services that […]

Summer concert series returns to Springfield Ave.

Summer concert series returns to Springfield Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s Springfield Avenue Gazebo Concert Series returns this summer on five Friday nights from July 20 through Aug. 17. Working in conjunction with HONK NYC, which “brings the tradition of global street band music and spectacle to audiences everywhere,” Maplewood’s Office of Cultural Affairs has created a series that represents a diverse […]

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