Midtown Direct Rep announces new partnership, moves to The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Midtown Direct Rep recently announced a new partnership with the township of Maplewood. Beginning with the 2016-17 season, MDR will present its staged readings and other productions as the resident theater company of The Woodland, located at 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. MDR’s newly named staged reading series, “Theater at The Woodland,” […]

Local divers to benefit from Olympian’s skill at camp

Maplewood divers to get a splash course in the sport

Local divers to benefit from Olympian’s skill at camp

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — For anyone who’s ever dreamed of diving off an Olympic Games platform as a competitor or talking to someone who has, Maplewood Community Pool will host the Scott Donie Dive Camp in August with Olympic silver medalist Scott Donie. Donie, who competed in both the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games, took home […]

Attend a free dance performance at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Dancing at The Woodland featuring members of the NYC based Lydia Johnson Dance Company will offer a free performance to the public on Sunday, July 17, at 7 p.m. The Woodland is located at 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Performing on the open floor of The Woodland’s great hall, dancers will present […]

Two Towns Triathlon returns

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The third annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids will be Saturday, June 18. This community event is sponsored by the South Orange and Maplewood departments of recreation and cultural affairs. Entrants must be residents of either South Orange or Maplewood and be between the ages of 7 and 14 […]

SeniorStudio, recreation dept. bring art to Maplewood elders

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Senior Citizens Residence on Irvington Avenue in Maplewood will soon be teeming with budding Picassos as the residence debuts SeniorStudio, a new arts program sponsored by Maplewood Township’s Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs. The program is being run in the building’s Community Room and will be open to any […]

Recreation Dept. hires Mancuso as interim director

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood is welcoming a new face to its Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs with the Township Committee’s appointment of Melissa Mancuso, the department’s interim director, at the March 1 committee meeting. Mancuso’s appointment follows the departure of Keith Knudsen, who held the position for four years and recently moved on to […]

Knudsen heads out after 4 successful years in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood is preparing to bid a fond farewell to Recreation and Cultural Affairs Director Keith Knudsen, whose final day in the township will be Feb. 24. After that, Knudsen will be moving on to head the Roxbury Parks and Recreation Department. According to Joseph Manning, Maplewood’s business administrator, he and Knudsen were scheduled […]

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