Saturday, April 6, 2013
Here's a roundup of the week's articles on Maplewood Patch
Maplewood Storekeeper Shot in Armed Robbery, Cops Say 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 …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Event brought together local women to discuss leadership, growing businesses and making connections.
Maplewood Village was the scene of an extraordinary gathering of women learning how to maximize their entrepreneurial endeavors and careers on Wednesday, at the inaugural Women's Summit held at Highland Place/Crane's. SLIPPA (Strategy Leadership Institute in Private & Public Affairs) and umojawa co-hosted the event, which brought together more than 60 women from around the state for a full day of innovative workshops and networking, aimed at preparing women to mobilize their skills, expertise, and leadership talents. "Today's summit was a success on every level," said Stephanie Jelley, CEO of umojawa. "umojawa's partnership with Dr. Tendai Ndoro of SLIPPA brought together a truly diverse group of women leaders on every level -- cultures…
Saturday, November 3, 2012
With power out, and piles of clothes growing, here's a list: Please add others in the comments
Laundry piles grow as locals remain without power. Here are a few local places to do laundry if you're in a pinch: Speed Wash 347 Valley St, South Orange, NJ 973-763-0207 Hours: Daily, 7am - 10pm 515 Irvington Avenue, Newark, NJ (973) 351-9488 (next to Fine Fare) Express Laundry World 1443 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ (973) 763-9274 · expresslaundryworld.com Sudzking Laundermat LLC 763 Irvington Avenue, Maplewood, NJ (973) 378-8840
Sunday, October 7, 2012
In case you missed them, these were the week's top stories.
Presidential Debate Schedule 2012 Tonight President Obama and Mitt Romney squared off for the first debate. Peanut Butter, Products Recall Comes to Target, Trader Joe's Recently Target and Trader Joe's issued a peanut butter and other products recall. If anyone has purchased the listed items, they should return or discard them as soon as possible. Man in Car Approaches Girls Near Columbia High School In what Maplewood Police described as an "unusual" incident, a man in a Mustang convertible approached four girls walking in the vicinity of Valley Street near Columbia High School on Wednesday afternoon. Police Catch Alleged Burglar in Foot Chase Maplewood Police arrested a 27-year-old Union man on Monday morning after they said the …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Here are a few of the stories that caught readers' attention this month on Maplewood Patch.
Kohl Angelo Passes Away The 12-year-old Maplewood boy fought a brave battle against a rare cancer. South Orange Men Charged in Maplewood Robbery The men arrested are charged with beating and robbing a South Orange man in Maplewood. Updated: Columbia HS College Picks by the Numbers The Class of 2012 will attend colleges all over the country. Check out the list! Three Arrested In Maplewood Assault, Robbery The investigation into an early-morning assault is ongoing. Pool Accidents Injure Teenagers Two teenagers injured in separate pool incidents over the first weekend in July. Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Union Home near Maplewood Fire officials evacuate Laurel Avenue home in early July after thermal imaging camera reveals basement fire. …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Bread, pastries, meat, BBQ, produce -- it's all here.
Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or 100 percent carnivore, the Maplewood Farmer’s Market offers a variety of fresh, locally grown produce, meat and bread every Monday from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. through the fall at the intersection of Indiana Street and Springfield Ave. One of this season’s top newcomers is Down to the Bone Barbecue & Company. The newly christened Stanhope, NJ-based restaurant is reporting a big bump in traffic since opening up shop in Maplewood. Emissary and chef Nick Thompson boasted some of the best barbecue in New Jersey. With freshly smoked ribs, chicken and pulled pork, Thompson serves up plates, sandwiches and more while discussing his eatery’s gourmet menu, huge portions, craft beer selection and lakeside dining. Green …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Locals celebrated with artwork, exercise and entertainment.
Maplewood celebrated the Fourth of July with the annual early morning July 4th 5k, as well as arts and crafts, games, food, the circus and more. The Township gave out medals to winners in everything from ice-cream eating to baking to foot racing. The results of the annual July 4th art project remain on display in Memorial Park. The day will culminate with music and the fireworks display in Memorial Park after sundown. Enjoy images from the day here and feel free to upload your own!
Monday, July 2, 2012
From dinosaurs to mess-making to story time, there will be no shortage of things to do at your local library this summer.
Both the South Orange and Maplewood Public Libraries are doing their best to keep you and your kids busy this summer with a variety of education clubs and events – even dinosaurs. Sign-ups for the Summer Reading Programs at the Maplewood Libraries are going on now. Both the Main Library and the Hilton Branch are offering prizes for reading or attending summer programs. Sign-ups for the South Orange Library have begun, and readers can join at any time. According to Halliday, 1,000 kids signed up last summer and together they read 9,550 books. “The goal this summer is to reach 10,000,” said Halliday. “We have so many things going on [this summer],” she said, that it is difficult to pick just one thing she is most excited about. Among the …
Monday, May 28, 2012
Maplewood's Memorial Day parade was a giant red, white and blue patchwork of community.
Maplewood celebrated Memorial Day with a procession of red, white and blue saluting neighbors lining the sidewalks in our own version of Main Street, USA. With the Columbia High School marching band leading the way, a virtual who’s who of Maplewood (and South Orange) paraded early Monday — scouts and schools, politicians and performers, the lifesavers and lifelong learners who make up this patchwork of community. “As I look out at this great crowd, I am a proud American and a proud Maplewoodian,” said Maplewood Mayor Victor De Luca. “Our community represents what is right about America ... Our ability to live together in unity and harmony exemplifies the very ideals of freedom and peace, which the nation’s fallen heroes fought and died for…
Monday, December 19, 2011
Advance Placement Studio Art students from Columbia High School, Arts High School in Newark and Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights show off their work.
From now through January 8, 2012, local art lovers can see what students in three local high schools are up to in their Advanced Placement in Studio Art classes in FRESH 4.0 at 1978 Maplewood Arts Center. Over 50 works of art created by students from Columbia High School in Maplewood/South Orange, Arts High School in Newark and Governor Livingston High School in Berekley Heights grace the walls of the gallery in Maplewood. In its fourth year, the annual show, curated this season by 1978 board member Onnie Strother, serves an important purpose. "The kids get to see what the other AP's are doing," says Strother. "It helps them get ideas for their portfolios." Strother would like next year's show to include even more students from more …