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Tue, April 2, 4:00 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Ideas Festival: Devising Dastardly Plots with ...


Add to My Calendar 04/02/2019 4:00pm 04/02/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Ideas Festival: Devising Dastardly Plots with Christopher Healy

Maplewood Memorial Library’s 6th Annual Ideas Festival, celebrates the talent and creativity of our community.

Devising Dastardly Plots with Christopher Healy

Learn how little ideas can turn into big stories with Christopher Healy, best-selling author of A Dastardly Plot and The Hero’s Guide series. Kids ages 8-12 will learn how to craft stories from scratch in a ...

51 Baker St. Maplewood, NJ 07040

Wed, April 3, 7:00 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Ideas Festival: Dr. Khadijah Costley White


Add to My Calendar 04/03/2019 7:00pm 04/03/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Ideas Festival: Dr. Khadijah Costley White

Maplewood Memorial Library’s 6th Annual Ideas Festival, celebrates the talent and creativity of our community.

Dr. Khadijah Costley White: What Even Was the Tea Party? Right-Wing Activism, Media, and Politics Pre-Trump. White is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers and an activist and community organizer.

51 Baker St. Maplewood, NJ 07040

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How to Make Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Jam in Your Microwave

May 22, 2019

Strawberries and rhubarb are one of our favorite springtime combinations. Use them here to make a quick and easy spread.

This recipe makes a small batch — enough for two 8-oz. jars. If you keep them in your refrigerator, there’s no need to process them.

Microwave Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

2 cups fresh strawberries cut into ¼-inch slices

½ cup rhubarb chopped ...

Recidivism Rate in New Jersey One of the Lowest in the Nation

May 23, 2019

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of hosting a visit from the Canadian Parole Board Chairperson Jennifer Oades. We had the opportunity to discuss best practices, compare our different parole processes, and share some important common ground about our collective goal — striking a decisive balance between protecting our society through public safety supervision, while fostering the ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 27

Summary: On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the nurse who saves lives - even while on vacation, Newsweek names some Atlantic Health System medical centers among the world’s best, find out which vitamin can help protect your child’s bones and pets bring more than smiles to patients, hear the results of a surprising new study!


Man Arrested for Stealing Sheetrock from South Orange Police Station

May 23, 2019

Warrant Arrest

On May 23, at approximately 3 a.m. officers observed two individuals walking in the area of Longview Road where numerous reports of auto theft and auto burglaries have occurred over the last month. Both subjects gave conflicting stories as to where they were and where they were going. One male stated he was 17 years old so he was transported to South Orange PD where a ...

More than 100 Businesses Participate in Maplewood's Mayfest

May 23, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This year's MayFest was a success.

Individuals from Maplewood, South Orange and other surrounding towns came out to enjoy the food, festivities and fun.

"It's for the kids to have fun," said Erin Frost of Newark who came to the street fair with her nieces and nephews. "They love the train, funnel cakes, obstacle course, bounce house and ...

Here's What's Happening in South Orange and Maplewood for Memorial Day

Looking for something to do this Memorial Day weekend locally?

There will be a Memorial Day service in South Orange from 9 to 10 a.m., this Monday, May 27, near the Duck Pond at the Memorial Rock. The rock is located on the Ridgewood Road side of the park near the end by the middle school parking lot.

Maplewood is hosting a parade on Monday, May 27, which starts at 9 a.m. at the West Parker ...

Metastic Breast Cancer Advocacy in May

May 22, 2019

I cannot stop thinking about my dear friend and Maplewood resident, Monica Zealand Hill, who passed away on April 16 from metastatic breast cancer at the age of 35. She founded the #BeBoldandBehold platform and raised over $350k for MBC research during the 22 months she lived with this disease. She was an inspiration to many, and a loving wife, mom and advocate. I hope her ...

I’m Confident Deborah will be a Solid, Back to Basics, Good Manager and Leader

South Orange is a great place to live, but it does have problems. I view those problems as mainly ones of neglect of the basic civic and capital infrastructure of the village as it operates, which neglect causes daily frustrations for us all.

These are basic, bread and butter issues. The post office is one of them — everyone agrees the service is slow and unreliable, and packages ...

Activities, Prizes and Free Zoo Admission to Highlight Essex County Open House

May 23, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The public is invited to attend the 17 Annual Essex County Open House at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The carnival-like event combines games and activities to entertain and provide information to raise public awareness about the programs and services provided by Essex County.

“Our Annual Open House has become a ...

Newark Police Officer Indicted for Aggravated Manslaughter

Newark,NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Jovanny Crespo, 26, of Newark has been indicted by an Essex County Grand Jury on six counts in connection with the death of Gregory Griffin, who was fatally shot during a police pursuit.

The indictment was handed up today and Crespo was immediately taken into custody. He is being held at the Essex ...

Volunteers Collect 18 Tons of Trash From Streams and Lakefronts in Upper Raritan Watershed

May 21, 2019

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The one-day annual Stream Cleanup organized by Raritan Headwaters Association removed 18 tons of trash, litter and recyclables from almost 80 miles of river, stream and lakefront, the group reports.

Cleanup volunteers included individuals, families, scout troops, churches, businesses, civic groups, schools and environmental commissions.

More than 1,700 volunteers of ...

South Orange 7-Eleven Sells Winning Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Ticket

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The 7-Eleven convenience store on Valley Street sold a winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket from the Tuesday, May 14 drawing.

The winning numbers were 12, 13, 17, 23 and 29 and the XTRA number was 4, according to New Jersey Lottery.

The winning ticket matched all five numbers drawn and the winning prize is $353,354.

"Overnight, they [7-11] have become one more ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

May 12, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM - Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom reports that surf fishing in the mid-island region has been decent for bass and blues.  Peg Bucci of Manahawkin stopped by just before closing one day with a big bass from that area.  She reported, “I set up my first rod and was quickly bit off by a bluefish. I re-rigged and shortly after I hooked up with a good fish.

JESPY hosts the one-woman show "Rhonda Badonda: The Adventures of a Girl with a Pain in Her Brain"

May 23, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Not everyone’s brain thinks or processes things in the same way. Figuring out why can be a major part of the battle. Actress Rhonda S. Musak explores the journey in her one-woman show "Rhonda Badonda: The Adventures of a Girl with a Pain in Her Brain," which will be held Sunday, June 2, at 2 p.m., at South Orange Middle School, 70 N. Ridgewood Road, ...

Atlantic Health System Executive Leads Panel on Health Care Transformation

Four members of the Health Care Transformation Consortium participated on a panel of health care leaders who shared their expertise and innovative solutions to industry challenges as part of Modern Healthcare’s Healthcare Transformation Summit in Austin, TX (May 16-17).  The panel, moderated by Kevin Joyce, Vice President, Insurance Networks, Atlantic Health System also included Ryan ...

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Mileage                       5,784 miles
Fuel Economy            21.0/29.0 mpg City/Hwy
Exterior Color ...