Maplewood Pool membership fees to rise

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee members voiced agreement at their Feb. 6 meeting to raise Maplewood Community Pool membership rates in an effort to close a shortfall of approximately $40,000. The Maplewood Community Pool is run as a utility and is meant to be self-sufficient, but Maplewood Swimming Pool Advisory Committee member Jennifer […]

Maplewood to review applications for police chief

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — According to Mayor Vic DeLuca in a Feb. 10 email to the News-Record, two members of the Maplewood Police Department have applied for the position of police chief: acting Chief Jimmy DeVaul and Lt. Kevin Kisch. The Township Committee will interview each candidate on Saturday, March 3. On Monday, March 5, the […]

Talk to the Township Committee

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee will host an open meeting approximately once a month to allow residents to have discussions with their elected officials. The “Talk to the Township Committee” sessions run Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon in Maplewood. They will be held as follows: Feb. 17 at Walgreens, 1633 Springfield Ave.; […]

Adams and Lembrich to seek re-election

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Township Committeewoman Nancy Adams and Township Committeeman Greg Lembrich have announced that they will be running for re-election to the Maplewood Township Committee, and seeking the endorsement of the Maplewood Democratic Committee, in the 2018 election. According to a release from their campaign, Adams has taken the lead on such issues as […]

TC elects DeLuca mayor for 13th time

On Jan. 1, the Maplewood Township Committee held its first 2018 meeting, at which Mayor Vic DeLuca and Committeeman Dean Dafis were sworn in; the mayor delivered the State of the Township Address; and committee members were appointed to various boards. Dafis has the distinction of being Maplewood’s first openly gay committee member. At the […]

DeLuca delivers State of the Township Address

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — At the Jan. 1 Maplewood Township Committee meeting, Mayor Vic DeLuca, who was selected to be mayor for the 13th year, delivered the State of the Township Address. In it he thanked continuing committee members Frank McGehee, Greg Lembrich and Deputy Mayor Nancy Adams, departing member India Larrier and newly sworn-in member […]

‘Party with a Purpose’ raises $12,000 to celebrate Collum’s birthday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, Nov. 18, South Orange Village President Sheena Collum hosted her annual birthday party with the South Orange and Maplewood community and announced that more than $12,000 was raised by 200 donors in two weeks to tackle food insecurity at Columbia High School. “I think many of us often take […]

Maplewood, residents thank veterans

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Gratitude abounded for the sacrifices of those who have served in the armed forces during Maplewood’s annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Maplewood Municipal Building on Nov. 11. The event featured music from the Maplewood Concert Band, under the direction of Steve Kimmons, who is also a veteran of the U.S. Air […]

Democrats DeLuca and Dafis take 2 open TC seats

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — With 20 of 21 districts reporting in by 10 p.m. on election night, Maplewood voters have again made clear that they want an all-Democrat Township Committee. In a landslide election, Democratic incumbent Vic DeLuca and challenger Dean Dafis have been elected to the two open seats on the committee, beating out Republican […]

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