Jonathan Productions 96 Parker Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Since 1988, Jonathan Productions has provided entertainment services for all kinds of events in the Tri-State area, from…More weddings and graduations to birthday parties and bar/bat mitzvahs. Call for more information.
LaChaney's Dance & Music Academy 1747 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 Founded by Rutgers graduate and professional dancer, LaShonda Chaney, LaChaney's Dance & Music Academy is a studio…More located on Springfield Avenue. LaChaney's offers jazz, hip hop, tap, ballet, aerobics, pilates and instruction services for children and adults in a fun, inclusive and educational environment. The Academy also offers piano, drum, guitar and vocal lessons.
Katherine McGlynn Photography 145 Dunnell Rd, Maplewood, NJ07040 Katherine McGlynn's specialty is weddings and special events, where she uses what she calls her "unobtrusive…More photojournalist style" to capture the moment in a "candid, natural" way. A graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art, she opened her Maplewood studio in 1997 after working professionally in New York for 15 years. See her Web site for examples of her work.
Scott's Deli 290 Elmwood Ave, Maplewood, NJ07040 This new deli in town is run by Scott Clawson, a Columbia High School graduate, who is a proud supporter of…More firefighters, Elks and vets. Patronized by many neighborhood contractors, the "Home of the FAMOUS Sloppy Joe" offers breakfast, sandwich platters, eight kinds of subs (including veggie), cheese steaks and daily specials. It also offers catering services for schools, firemen and football parties.
Maplewood's public middle school has been praised in online reviews for its music program and annual musical. Besides…More its students' solid scores on state and federal tests, the school also has unique programs such as the HUB, a free after-school program offering mental health counseling, skills-building groups and academic support.
Annually, about a third of the student body is invited to take the SATs early by Johns Hopkins Talent Search. For its efforts to foster community in the student body, the school was awarded a Community of Caring School Grant. In 2009, Maplewood Middle School graduate Jeffrey Truppo became the principal.