Summer concert series returns to Springfield Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s Springfield Avenue Gazebo Concert Series returns this summer on five Friday nights from July 20 through Aug. 17. Working in conjunction with HONK NYC, which “brings the tradition of global street band music and spectacle to audiences everywhere,” Maplewood’s Office of Cultural Affairs has created a series that represents a diverse […]

Maplewood TC honors SOMA women of action

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — At its March 6 meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee honored local women who have dutifully and honorably served the communities of Maplewood and South Orange. The committee also issued a proclamation in recognition of Women’s History Month. “In service to our towns these strong and principled women have volunteered […]

Two towns celebrate women’s history

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Women officials in South Orange and Maplewood, in partnership with business districts, have launched, 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. […]

Family traveling band to take Maplewood gazebo by storm

Family traveling band to take Maplewood gazebo by storm

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Local residents looking for family-friendly entertainment this weekend only have to go as far as the Hilton Branch Library, where Maplewood’s summer concert series will feature Chibi Kodama, a family band from Tennessee that includes five sisters and their parents. The July 22 show will take place at 11 a.m. under 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 […]

Honoring small business every day in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A small group of entrepreneurs are taking the opportunity of the holidays and the recently held Small Business Saturday to open a Holiday Pop-up Store at 1560 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood. The idea for the store was created by Lorna K. Johnson, founder of Global Linkages, and Lola Fasehun, founder and CEO […]

Health & HarvestFest in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Springfield Avenue Partnership and Maplewood Loves Wellness committee will hold their second Health & HarvestFest on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Library Branch area and gazebo grounds, 1688 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood. Presenting sponsors include Natalie Farrell from Weichert Realtors and St. Barnabas Medical […]

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 […]

MayFest returns to fill Springfield Avenue with even more fun

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — MayFest, Maplewood’s largest street fair, returns Memorial Day weekend on Sunday, May 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; the fair runs along Springfield Avenue from Indiana Street to Rutgers Street. This family-friendly event includes lots of activities for children — pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting and crafts, just to […]