Summersgill and McGehee square off

Township Committee candidates argue over development, taxes, outsourcing, state funding, more

Summersgill and McGehee square off

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two candidates running for the sole open seat on the Maplewood Township Committee offered differing visions of how development should be handled during the Oct. 6 forum held by the League of Women Voters of South Orange and Maplewood at the Maplewood Memorial Library. Democrat Frank McGehee and Republican Mike Summersgill […]

Take advantage of the Overlook Van in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Find out if you are at risk for diabetes or high blood pressure with a free screening and obtain educational materials and individual counseling. The Overlook Van will be at the Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood, from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursdays, Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. […]

Celebrate Maplewood Memorial Park on Oct. 15

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Memorial Park has been designated as one of New Jersey’s Great Public Spaces by the NJ Chapter of the American Planning Association. According to the Association, “Memorial Park effortlessly blends the use and characteristics of a local park — where children meet and play — with high quality attractions that draw […]

TC candidates square off at HNA debate

Summersgill, McGehee offer differing opinions on taxes, small town party politics and more

TC candidates square off at HNA debate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Hilton Neighborhood Association enjoyed a large turnout on Thursday, Sept. 22, for its Maplewood Township Committee candidates’ forum. And, if that night is any indication, this is sure to be a lively campaign season. Running for the sole open seat on the committee — which was recently vacated by Marlon K. […]

SOMA LWV to host Maplewood candidates debate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The League of Women Voters of Maplewood-South Orange is sponsoring a debate for the two Maplewood Township Committee candidates on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library Meeting Room, 51 Baker St. Both candidates will present their views on issues important to the community, answering questions prepared by […]

Saving your seeds with the Maplewood Garden Club

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Shanyn Siegel will address the Maplewood Garden Club at its next meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. Did you know that the seeds inside ripe heirloom tomatoes are fully developed and can be saved and replanted next season? Even if you only have […]

Staying healthy in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Happy fall from the Maplewood Health Department! Maplewood will hold two flu clinics — one on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the other on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon — at Town Hall, 574 Valley St. The clinic is open to all residents, 18 […]

‘Made in the Shade’ with the MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Hear Claudia Thornton present “Made in the Shade” at the Maplewood Garden Club’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. How do we evaluate shade conditions and determine what actions are needed to grow a successful shade garden? Thornton, landscape architect, […]

Maplewood celebrates Olympic fencer Muhammad

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The township of Maplewood will be celebrating Ibtihaj Muhammad, who won a bronze medal in fencing at the Olympics in Rio, on Saturday, Sept. 10, with a motorcade along Springfield Avenue and a parade through Maplewood Village. The parade will end at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, where Muhammad will […]