Hometown hero discusses new memoir

Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad drops by Words to discuss her path to winning bronze in 2016

Hometown hero discusses new memoir

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad returned to her hometown of Maplewood on just the second day of her book tour to rehash old times with the community and to discuss the trials she withstood to make Team USA in the 2016 Olympics. On July 25, Muhammad promoted her memoir “Proud” — which also has […]

NJ Fencing Alliance donates toys to those less fortunate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — During the past month, the families with fencers at New Jersey Fencing Alliance in Maplewood participated in a toy drive. The fencing club also hosted a beginners’ tournament on Dec. 10 and, in lieu of the entry fee, participants brought toys for the drive. The South Orange-Maplewood School District’s Parenting Center received […]