Township Committee introduces Toomey’s redevelopment plan

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Feb. 5, the Maplewood Township Committee unanimously voted to introduce an ordinance to adopt the redevelopment plan for 104 Baker St., the former site of Toomey’s Automotive. The redevelopment plan, created by planner Paul Grygiel of Phillips Preiss Grygiel Planning and Real Estate Consultants LLC, has gone through several revisions following […]

Two towns celebrate women’s history

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Women officials in South Orange and Maplewood, in partnership with business districts, have launched SOMAWomen.org, the official site of SOMA Celebrates Women’s History Month where residents from the two towns can learn about upcoming events and businesses can participate by submitting promotions and offerings for the month of March. […]

Yohannan to serve as MVA’s new district manager

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Village Alliance recently announced that Deb Yohannan will be its new district manager, replacing Julie Doran, who held the position for more than eight years. Yohannan has been working with Doran since 2013, assisting with town events and other administrative details; Yohannan comes to the position with knowledge of what […]

Twilight concerts in Memorial Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs in conjunction with the Maplewood Village Alliance has scheduled two late summer concerts in the Memorial Park amphitheater. Sunday, Aug. 13, will feature a performance of classical Indian music featuring a quartet of musicians playing traditional Indian instruments. This will be followed three weeks later on […]

Girls Night Out in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Girls Night Out in Maplewood Village is back this Thursday night, June 8, beginning at 6 p.m. in Maplewood Village with a fun night of shopping, dining, music, promotions and more. Mona Lisa Framing will be giving away free playful goodies and raffling off a basket valued at $350 filled to the […]

Township Committee welcomes McGehee

TC members appointed to committees, liaison positions

Township Committee welcomes McGehee

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — At its Jan. 1 reorganization meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee welcomed Committeeman Frank McGehee, who was sworn in for a three-year term. McGehee joins Mayor Vic DeLuca, Deputy Mayor Nancy Adams, India Larrier and Greg Lembrich on the committee. “Collaborating with my fellow Township Committee members, I look forward to continuing the […]

Maplewood to hold annual Halloween Parade

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Ghosts, goblins and witches will be roaming Maplewood Village along Maplewood Avenue at the annual Halloween Costume Contest sponsored by the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce and the Maplewood Village Alliance on Monday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 5 p.m. The festivities include trick or treating, music and dancing, and prizes for best […]

Art Walk & MusicFest returns to Maplewood Village

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Village Alliance will host the fifth annual Maplewood Art Walk & Music Fest on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Maplewood Village. This is a rain-or-shine event. In addition to live music by local bands, the event will feature more than 40 local fine artists displaying […]

MCC welcomes new executive director, gets tech-savvy

MCC welcomes new executive director, gets tech-savvy

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed a new executive director, who is expected to make big strides for the local business community. Lorraine Labonne-Storch, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Maplewood Village and a member of the MCC for the last 10 years, has taken over the role from […]