Blood drive at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — There will be a blood drive at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. This drive is being sponsored by the American Red Cross, U.S. Army Recruiters and the township health department. All presenting donors will receive a $5 Dunkin Donuts gift card. […]

CCR to celebrate 20 years in the community

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will celebrate its 20th anniversary at its annual dinner on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at The Woodland in Maplewood. Great food, live music, a fun auction and more will make this evening — “Celebrating Integration: Many Voices-One Community” — special. More details will […]

Attend a free dance performance at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Dancing at The Woodland featuring members of the NYC based Lydia Johnson Dance Company will offer a free performance to the public on Sunday, July 17, at 7 p.m. The Woodland is located at 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Performing on the open floor of The Woodland’s great hall, dancers will present […]

Summersgill holds campaign kickoff at Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — More than 50 people of all ages filled the Woodland for Mike Summersgill’s campaign kickoff rally, which included karaoke, face painting and an ice cream truck. Summersgill joined local children on stage and tried to keep up with Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” — a potential campaign mantra for a Republican running […]

Two towns work to become age-friendly

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange and Maplewood will jointly host a community forum to discuss “SOMA – Becoming Age-Friendly Communities.” This event, funded by the Grotta Fund for Senior Care, will address services for older adults and will serve as a springboard for ideas about how the two towns can address the changing needs of […]

Tatum discusses creating a racially healthy community at CCR event

Tatum discusses creating a racially healthy community at CCR event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race hosted the 20th of its annual “Conversations on Race” at The Woodland in Maplewood on May 11. This year’s event featured the return of race-relations expert Beverly Daniel Tatum, nearly 20 years after her first time in South Orange-Maplewood, and she revisited many of the […]

The Cucumbers come together for Rent Party show

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Cucumbers will perform a reunion show at Rent Party on Friday, May 13, with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. The Cucumbers go on at 9:45 p.m. Prior to that, Bern and the Brights will go on at 7:45 p.m. and The Thousand Pities […]

Township Committee passes $41.88 million budget 5-0

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — At its April 19 meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee adopted a $41.88 million municipal budget for 2016. This budget includes $568,115 more than the 2015 budget, which has manifested in a 1.96-percent tax increase. The committee voted unanimously to pass the $41,881,775 budget, which will result in a tax increase of $81.98 […]

Positive, purposeful and proactive leadership in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Leadership Development Initiative held a successful inaugural event recently called “Empowering Your Leadership Voice” at The Woodland in Maplewood. At the event, Maplewood resident John Harvey, owner of T2Partners LLC, helped participants with personal empowerment. “In this busy, task-oriented world we could use some inspiration. Personal leadership is about creating […]