Jump into the 2018 Maplewood Pool season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Community Pool is set to open Saturday, May 26, at noon. Join the Recreation Department as it kicks off summer and enjoy some food from Freeman’s Fish Market. If you have not registered for the pool yet, don’t wait! The pool has DJ nights, live music, story time, movie nights, […]

50th Maple Leaf Award recognizes community service

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 6, Joan Crystal, Cynthia Thompson and the Maplewood Garden Club will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for volunteer and community service. “This year’s Maple Leaf Award recipients include relatively long-time residents of Maplewood,” Maple Leaf Awards Chairwoman Mary Devon O’Brien said in a press release. […]

Essex County to commemorate Memorial Day

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, May 26, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. will host a wreath laying ceremony in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park to commemorate Memorial Day. Opened in September 2009, the 2.7-acre park and the Essex County Armed Forces Memorial are dedicated to the men and women who have served as members in […]

Get quacking for Maplewood’s annual Memorial Day Duck Race

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Memorial Day is just around the corner; that means the annual Duck Race is just around the bend. South Mountain YMCA will run the annual event on Memorial Day, May 29, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Maplewood Memorial Park. To purchase duck spots in the six heats planned, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/duck-race-2017-tickets-33442103231, or visit […]

DeLuca remarks on the value of Memorial Day

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca released the following remarks on commemorating Memorial Day: “On behalf of my colleagues on the Maplewood Township Committee — Nancy Adams, Marlon Brownlee, India Larrier and Greg Lembrich — I wish you a safe and peaceful Memorial Day. Thank you Maplewood Memorial Post 10120 Veterans of Foreign Wars […]

Washington Elementary School honors veterans

Washington Elementary School honors veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Washington Elementary School recently held its 14th annual flag salute ceremony in honor of veterans in anticipation of Memorial Day. The ceremony began with students walking into the assembly with the veterans, who have family members attending Washington. The flag salute was led by Student council representative Ezra Simon, who read […]

WSOU to air special music, public affairs programming for Memorial Day weekend

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — WSOU 89.5 FM, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, will air special programming for the Memorial Day weekend. Highlights include flashbacks of classic metal songs and an interview with political commentator and celebrated Washington insider Cokie Roberts. WSOU kicked off Memorial Day this morning, May 27, with weekend-long “30 […]