A review of 2012 on Maplewood Patch, in pictures.
Natural disasters, crime scenes, town events: Maplewood Patch has been there to chronicle the action. Here is a roundup of some of the memorable photos of 2012. We thank you for allowing us to be there and letting us be your news source. We wish all of our readers a peaceful and happy 2013.
Here's a roundup of the most important stories this year on Maplewood Patch.
2012 was a year of continued extreme weather in Maplewood and environs, as Superstorm Sandy struck havoc in our area. It was also a year of tragic, untimely losses in our community and beyond, as the country grappled with the deep pain of the Newtown, CT school shooting. While crime declined overall in Maplewood, we did experience a grisly double homicide as well as a drug bust near Columbia High School, a kidnapping, and right before Christmas, a brazen daylight bank robbery. In happier news, a local middle schooler put Maplewood on the map with her star turn on The X Factor, and our little Village was featured on MSNBC. Here are the top stories of 2012 on Maplewood Patch. 1. Nothing in 2012 generated more views and feedback than …