Morphmom "What's Next?" Conference in Maplewood

Mon, November 11
9:00 am — 2:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/11/2019 9:00am 11/11/2019 2:30pm America/New_York Morphmom "What's Next?" Conference in Maplewood

Join us to listen to and see eleven women speakers from Maplewood and the greater community. It is a day filled with panels where speakers share their journeys and the steps they took to get where they are today. Enjoy lunch, networking, inspiring stories and meet other like-minded women and immediately feel a part of a supportive community. This is a movement devoted to helping others discover ...

60 Woodland Road Maplewood, NJ 07040

The Woodland

60 Woodland Road
Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

November 9, 2019

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Atlantic Health System Nationally Recognized with 2019 Healthcare Impact Award

Modern Healthcare, one of the industry's leading sources of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, has recognized Atlantic Health System as one of the Best Website Campaigns of the year for the launch of their interactive mobile-first website.

The Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards are designed to recognize healthcare's best advertising, marketing, promotion and ...

Atlantic Health System Introduces Atlantic Visiting Nurse

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce that the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills (VNASH) and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, a division of Atlantic Health System, will join to create a new home health and hospice organization, Atlantic Visiting Nurse. Atlantic Visiting Nurse will support patients throughout the entire care continuum as they move from one setting to the next, ...

Leading a Sustainable Way Forward in Health Care

Carolyn Brown-Dancy, Director Environmental Health and Safety, Atlantic Health System, views the healthcare system’s mission of “Building Healthier Communities” as an opportunity to be a leader in sustainability. Her leadership commitment to create award-wining programs and implement programs to dramatically reduce waste and increase recycling ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

RWJBarnabas Health 'Running With the Devils 5K Run & Walk NJ Mascot Race' A Success

More than 2,000 runners and walkers and 200-plus volunteers enjoyed the beautiful fall weather and participated in the third annual RWJBarnabas Health Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange.

This annual event supports the commitment of both RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils to build healthier communities ...

Saving One Life, Preserving Another

When Maureen Zavocki, 33, had trouble getting pregnant, her doctors found an unexpected problem, but it was a discovery that might have saved her life; she had a tumor in one ovary.

Upon the recommendation of several clinicians and friends, she went straight to The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC).

“My fertility doctor recommended I see Dr. (Thad) Denehy at Saint ...

On the Other Side of the Border

November 8, 2019

The children kept hugging us. They just wanted hugs. They wanted to be seen, to be loved, to feel safe. It’s odd — we teach our children to not talk to strangers, and yet when we entered the Shelter de Leona Vicario they ran to us, grabbed our hands, and wanted to play. My Spanish is limited and their English was non-existent, but they kept telling us their names and ...

Why Narda Chisholm-Greene, Sharon Tanenbaum Kraus, and Carey Smith Will Not Attend Candidates Forum Hosted by PARES and SOMA Action

November 1, 2019

Together, Narda Chisholm-Greene, Carey Smith, and Sharon Tanenbaum Kraus will not be attending the Candi-Date event hosted by PARES and SOMA Action on November 3. 

While we individually understand the importance of campaign forums, debates, and events, we cannot in good conscience attend an event hosted by a group that has shown clear bias in this election and whose leaders and prominent ...


November 10, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The MAPSO String Ensemble, named for the many Maplewood and South Orange residents that make up the group, will perform a free afternoon concert featuring a program of light classical works at the Woodland in Maplewood, NJ on November 7, 2019 at 4:00 pm. The ensemble will be joined by several talented student musicians from the Columbia High School Virtuosi Ensemble for a portion ...

10 year old advocates for larger skate park in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — When Luke Spoerel identified a problem in his town, he took advantage of his civic opportunity and spoke up at the Nov. 6 Township Committee meeting. 

The Jefferson Elementary School student came prepared with photos on a presentation board and voiced his opinion during the public comments portion of the meeting, concerning the crowded Maplecrest Park ...

Thank You and Congratulations

November 7, 2019

First, I would like to thank everyone that took the time out of their schedules to vote in this important election, whether you supported my candidacy for the SOMA School Board or not. The first step towards making a change in our schools, and our communities, is by exercising one’s right to vote.

Second, I would like to congratulate the winners of the hard-fought campaign. Please, ...

Water Main Break Shuts Down Short Hills Mall

November 11, 2019

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Earlier today, the Mall at Short Hills was closed down when a water main break prompted the evacuation of shoppers and a cleanup effort to get the mall back on its feet.

According to Millburn Fire Chief Robert Echavarria, the shutdown stemmed from the after-effects of the break.

"We had a water main break that feeds to all the fire suppression to the mall," ...

Nonprofits, City Leaders Take Stock of Newark’s Racial Wealth Gap and How to Improve

NEWARK, NJ — Addressing a room full of the city’s business professionals and executives from the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka held nothing back as he joined in remarks at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice’s latest roundtable discussion on Newark’s racial wealth gap, Becoming a Model City. 

“We all know we have a lot of ...

Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald to Retire Under Terms of Lawsuit Settlement

November 9, 2019

PATERSON, NJ — Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald will retire from the department he has served for more than 25 years under the terms of a lawsuit settlement accepted by the Paterson City Council on Thursday.

Appointed to the top position in February 2018 by then Mayor Jane Williams Warren, Oswald was widely praised for his commitment to being visible in the community as well for ...

Basketball Coach Arrested For Alleged Child Sexual Assault

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 29-year-old Woodbridge man who serves as a basketball coach at a Red Bank-based private training club has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a child.

Corey J. Pinto, who serves as a coach at Hoops America, was arrested Wednesday and charged with 12 criminal counts including aggravated first-degree sexual assault, according to a press release issued by ...

NCJW/Essex Lunch & Learn - Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today

November 11, 2019

Who gets to come to the United States of America? Who will stay? How will they be treated? NCJW/Essex is sponsoring a Lunch and Learn program, Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today, on Monday, November 18, to discuss these important questions about the future of our country with a panel of immigration experts.

The expert panel examining the current state of immigration will ...

Veterans Day Ceremony at Maplewood Town Hall on Monday, Nov. 11

The Township of Maplewood’s 16th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony honoring all Maplewood Veterans and their families will be held on Monday, November 11th, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Maplewood Municipal Building, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood. The ceremony is held in the Committee Room off the main lobby.


Mayor De Luca and the Maplewood Township Committee invite all ...

18th Annual Preschool Open House 2019

The Community Coalition on Race's Schools Committee has invited all Interested parents to their 18th Annual Pre-School Open House. The event is scheduled for Monday, November 11th, from  7:00 to 8:30 pm at Montrose Early Childhood Center, 356 Clark St., South Orange NJ.

Here is the description of the evening, received from the Community Coalition on ...