Two towns’ celebrate the impact women make

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The women of South Orange and Maplewood are coming together to celebrate Women’s History Month during the month of March, with Maplewood Committeewoman Nancy Adams and South Orange Village President Sheena Collum leading the charge. Kicking off with a cocktail hour at the South Mountain Tavern on Thursday, March […]

Woman’s Club donates $300K to library

Woman’s Club donates $300K to library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” Walter Cronkite once said these words and the Maplewood Woman’s Club has clearly taken them to heart, handing over a check for $300,000 to the Maplewood Memorial Library Foundation on Feb. 22. This check is […]

Learn about your house’s history

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Historic Preservation Commission will hold “About Your House: Tips on Its History and Care” on Saturday, March 10, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave. Members of the HPC will be on hand and Maplewood residents are encouraged to stop by and learn about […]

Tuscan students participate in Maplewood Library event

Tuscan students participate in Maplewood Library event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 3, students from Tuscan School, along with other elementary school students from the South Orange-Maplewood School District, participated in the Maplewood Memorial Library’s “Kids Speak Out” event. This event was to encourage students to “speak out” and express themselves through writing, art and music to celebrate Black History Month. […]

‘Birding for All Seasons in New Jersey’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Learn how birding leads to environmental stewardship on Monday, March 5, when Maplewood Garden Club hosts Tedor Whitman, executive director of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary in Short Hills, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. One of Whitman’s favorite topics is birds, birding and conservation; during […]

CCR honors Black History Month with authors

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join the Schools Committee of the Community Coalition on Race for a presentation followed by a question-and-answer session with the authors of “Tasting Freedom,” Daniel Biddle and Murray Dubin, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. The authors are passionate about sharing the life and […]

Community blood drive in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A community blood drive will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, bring ID, eat a meal before donation, and drink plenty of water before and after donation. Make an appointment by calling 201-251-3703 or […]

Friends of MML to hold three bag-of-book sales

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Friends of Maplewood Library are three upcoming bag-of-books sales on Saturday, Jan. 27, Feb. 3 and Feb. 10. The Jan. 27 sale will run from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St., and will feature books from all genres and items such as DVDs and CDs. The […]

Health screenings by Overlook at the Hilton Library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Overlook Van will visit the Maplewood library’s Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Ave., throughout the year to provide free health screenings, educational materials and individual counseling. Receive a body mass index screening and cervical health materials on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 2 to 4 p.m.; blood pressure and blood glucose screenings and […]

Free health screenings in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department will hold free health screenings throughout the year. Screenings will be held at Maplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley St. from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8 […]