Maplewood meeting to discuss Toomey’s redevelopment

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The township of Maplewood will hold a community meeting to discuss the draft redevelopment plan for the Toomey’s Automotive site, located at 104 Baker St. The meeting will be Monday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Parlor at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road, Maplewood. In July 2018 the Maplewood Township Committee […]

Senior housing forum in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages will present a senior housing forum on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood; the event will feature local speakers addressing important topics for residents who want to age in place, need help to stay in their […]

Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express to headline Rent Party

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express, plus special guests the Marco Ranieri Band, will play Rent Party at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, on Friday, Oct. 12. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets at “We’re excited to have singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet in […]

Maplewood and South Orange accepted into AARP Network

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two towns have been accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. This certification recognizes the two towns’ joint commitment to becoming more age-friendly and supporting residents as they age in place, according to SOMA Two Towns for All Ages. Joining the AARP Network gives SOMA access to […]

Maplewood hosts green business recycling roundtable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., Maplewood will host a business recycling roundtable open to all businesses in Maplewood at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Recycling requirements have become much more stringent this year due to the “National Sword” policy in China, which restricts the types and […]

CCR to discuss “Race and SOMA Latinx Community”

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This year, the Community Coalition on Race will be exploring the experiences of SOMA emerging affinity groups — such as Hispanic/Latinx, Asian and mixed race — in its Coffee House Discussions. At the first discussion, CCR hopes to explore the intersection of the multidimensional measures of race and the Hispanic/Latinx community on […]

Celebrate integration in the two towns with CCR

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange/Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will hold “Celebrating Integration: Local Businesses Are Community Champions” on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Honorees at the 2018 event include Yanick Ranieri, master chef and owner of Papillon 25 Restaurant & Bar, and Julie Pauly, […]

Blood drive at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Monday, Aug. 20, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the parlor at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Visit and enter Maplewood Health to schedule an appointment. All presenting donors will receive a $5 Dunkin Donuts gift card and a $5 […]