McGehee, Summersgill aim for sole open spot on TC

Candidates call for TC diversity — though different kinds

McGehee, Summersgill aim for sole open spot on TC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — At one point during Maplewood Senior Share’s recent Township Committee candidates forum, one resident asked Republican Mike Summersgill and Democrat Frank McGehee to pledge that whoever wins will work to keep his opponent involved in local issues. Both candidates offer a lot to the town, the resident said, adding that it would […]

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 […]

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 […]

Final TC debate in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The final candidates forum for one seat on the Maplewood Township Committee will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15, beginning at 9:45 a.m. at Les Saisons, 304 Elmwood Ave. in Maplewood. The debate, sponsored by the Maplewood Senior Share, will be followed by a light brunch at 11:15 a.m. Republican Mike Summersgill […]

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 […]

Maplewood candidates debate the issues

Maplewood candidates debate the issues

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two candidates running for the sole open seat on the Maplewood Township Committee participated in a candidates’ forum at DeHart Community Center last night, Sept. 22. The forum was hosted by the Hilton Neighborhood Association and moderated by Carol Buchanan. Running for the TC are Democrat Frank McGehee and Republican Michael […]

Grodman fills Brownlee’s vacated TC seat

Former Maplewood Democratic Committee chairman takes TC post, will resume at MDC in 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — At its Sept. 6 meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee appointed former Committeeman Ian Grodman to fill the seat recently vacated by Marlon K. Brownlee. The committee voted 4-0 in favor of Committeeman Greg Lembrich’s motion to have Grodman serve out the rest of Brownlee’s term, which ends Dec. 31. The committee made […]