Storekeeper Shot, Promposals and more This Week in Maplewood

Here's a roundup of the week's articles on Maplewood Patch


A shopkeeper was shot in the torso in an alleged armed robbery Monday afternoon at the MS & K Confectionary Store on Prospect Street, according to Capt. John Perna of the Maplewood Police Department.


Police Release Photos of Shopkeeper Shooter

Maplewood Police released video surveillance pictures Friday morning and a description of the man wanted in the armed mid-day robbery and shooting of a Maplewood business owner on Monday.


When Harry Asked Willa: Promposals Are Latest HS Trend

Promposals are the latest thing in going to the prom for Columbia HS Students. Instead of making an arrangement by telephoning or even hovering near a beloved's locker, students at Columbia High School and all around the nation plan elaborate and surprising "proposals" for their prom dates.


UPDATED: Columbia HS Kudos: Where Are the Seniors Going to College?

South Orange and Maplewood kids are headed all over the globe. Add your (or your child's) college acceptances and decisions here.


Cops: Violent Crime Down Despite Shopkeeper Shooting

The Monday afternoon shooting of a beloved store owner in the Hilton neighborhood of Maplewood was a shock to residents, business owners and town officials. The incident has surprised and dismayed residents and local business owners, but many still believe the neighborhood is safer now than it used to be.


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