Film tells story of legendary restaurateur

Film tells story of legendary restaurateur

A screenplay written by a former Maplewood resident about a South Orange resident who transformed the restaurant business is making waves on the independent film circuit. Donald G. Boudreau’s screenplay, “The Restaurant Man,” was awarded Best Feature Script at the Swedish International Film Festival. It was also named an Official Selection at the NICE International […]

Maplewood Committee, mayor ask protestors to be respectful

MAPLEWOOD — The mayor and township committee are asking participants in public protests to refrain from engaging in hate speech or behavior that targets any specific group. “Recently, some protestors, who are exercising their First Amendment right to free speech have used language that is hurtful and unnerving to many of our neighbors,” the township […]

Coming to NJ: Black families share their stories

Coming to NJ: Black families share their stories

Four different people from four different places. Each shared their story about how their family came to New Jersey, and how they came to live in the South Orange Maplewood community. “Coming to Jersey: Black Families Share Their Stories” was presented on Feb. 11 at The Woodland Parlor. It was presented by the SOMA Community […]

Dueling rallies in Maplewood village

Dueling rallies in Maplewood village

A rally calling for a ceasefire in the war between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip was held Sunday in Maplewood’s Ricalton Square while a counter rally was held across the street. About 50 people supporting Palestinians attended the event organized by an organization called SOMA Collective for Palestine, which had previously held rallies […]

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