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Winchester Gardens, Maplewood

Tax Planning: Preparing for What Lies Ahead

Business & Finance Government

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2018 7:00pm 01/24/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Tax Planning: Preparing for What Lies Ahead

How will tax legislation affect you and your business? What can you do to prepare for it? Have your questions answered at our evening presentation by Glenn B. Mechanick, Director of Tax Services, CPA, MST. Enjoy light refreshments; network with business professionals; and take away a fresh understanding of the tax laws and how they will impact you.

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333 Elmwood Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Warm and Fuzzy

Thanksgiving is a little over a week away and if you are anything like us you may be stressing over what to wear on the big day. Whether you are cooking for your whole family, friends or letting someone else do all the work we have just what you need to help you look and feel warm and fuzzy.

Men you would look swagger in one of our retro cashmere sweaters and ladies we have new flannel ...

A year later...

This week is a big one at Sadie's. Sunday November 4th we will be celebrating our one year anniversary and what a fun year it has been. We have worked with many amazing local charities hosting various events from fashion shows to bake sales, hired sales associates from Seton Hall and in the summer Columbia High graduates. This amazing community has made our first year a huge success, and ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 22

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn how Atlantic Health System is accelerating the pace of medical breakthroughs in the fight against cancer, AHS and the New York Jets make a crucial catch, meet New Jersey’s only cardiac “Shock Team,” find out some key warning signs to know if you have Thyroid Cancer and much more!

 

Christopher Trzaska For South Orange Maplewood BOE

November 4, 2018

As residents of Maplewood since 2005, my wife Janet and I have had the great fortune of seeing our children Christopher and Katie (a senior and freshman at Columbia High School, respectively) grow and thrive in the district for the past 11 years. As an active participant in their pursuits and their schools, I have gained more than a decade of personal experience and knowledge, which today ...

Creativity: A STEAM-Powered Curriculum Provides a Better Educational Toolkit

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”
— Albert Einstein

When deciding to run for one of three spots on the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education, I wanted to see three things addressed in our school district — Transparency, ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Man's Backpack Stolen on Academy Street; Arrest Made

November 12, 2018

October 29, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the early morning hours a van was stolen from a residence on VanNess Ter.

October 30, 2018; Theft; At approximately 9:45 PM a male walking on Academy St was approached by an unknown male who stole his backpack. Officers responded to the area and were able to locate the male and backpack. The male, identified as 18 year old ...

South Orange Police Blotter: Arrest Made in Car Burglaries; Attempted Burglary on Foster Court

South Orange Police Blotter as of Nov. 9

Warrant Arrest - Masiah Bynum, a 20 year old South Orange resident was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at approximately 1:30 p.m. for two outstanding arrest warrants out of Pemberton Township. Detectives, who were familiar with Bynum and previously aware of the active warrants observed him walking along Irvington Avenue. Detectives ...

Construction Continues in Maplewood Village Through Friday; Parts of Maplewood Avenue to be Closed to Vehicles on Wednesday

November 13, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - An extensive roadway construction project is underway in Maplewood Village, with repairs and improvements being made to sidewalks and roads. 

According to an update from the Township of Maplewood, the milling stage has been completed, and Maplewood Avenue will be closed to vehicles for paving and striping on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The paving is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., ...

Slow Food Northern New Jersey to Hold Special 'Terra Madre Day' Indoor Farmers Market in Maplewood on Dec. 9

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Sunday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Slow Food Northern New Jersey will be hosting a special indoor farmers market at The Woodland (60 Woodland Rd.) in Maplewood in honor of "Terra Madre Day."

According to Slow Food Northern New Jersey's website, this newly added market is to recognize Terra Madre Day, which is officially Dec. 10, and ...

Thank You from Board of Education Candidate Bruno Navarro

November 7, 2018

When I sat in the hallway outside the Essex County Clerk’s Office in July, trying to think of a three-word slogan for my Board of Education run, the words “Transparency, Accountability, Dignity” quickly came to mind.

Over the course of the next few months, I sat in living rooms, coffee shops and schoolyards across South Orange and Maplewood — and even a ...

Vote for Maini and Farfan for SOMSD Board of Education

Dear Editor,

I am writing to endorse Annemarie Maini and Javier Farfan for the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education.

For the past 10 months, I have had the pleasure of serving on the Board with Annemarie Maini, and in the last few months have had the opportunity to get to know Javier Farfan. I wholeheartedly and without reservation support both for seats on the SOMSD Board of ...

Atlantic View

Morristown Medical Center Becomes First Hospital to Implement BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has become the first hospital to implement the BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System, a unique tissue-sparing, CO2 laser-driven system which enables physicians to conduct complex surgeries in space-restricted areas of the body with greater accuracy and precision than ever before.

While flexible fiber-based CO2 surgery has long ...

Woman Identified in Fatal NJ Transit Train Strike in Montclair on Tuesday

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 28-year-old Montclair woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident in Montclair involving a NJ Transit train headed for New York Penn Station, Tuesday morning.

Joan Juengling was identified as the victim, stated NJ Transit spokesperson, Lisa Torbic, 

Juengling was struck by the NJ Transit train near Watchung Station, however, details have ...

Trespasser Fatally Injured by NJ Transit Train in Montclair on Tuesday

MONTCLAIR, NJ - NJ Transit officials suspended service on the Montclair-Boonton line in both directions for nearly an hour, early Tuesday morning. The cause was the fatal strike of a trespasser, officials confirm.

The train was traveling to New York Penn Station from Montclair State University at 4:55 a.m., when the person was struck, said NJ Transit spokesperson Jim ...

Missing 15 Year Old From Mountain Lakes Last Seen in Philadelphia; Could Be in Ohio

November 11, 2018

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ -- Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes, has been seen in Philadelphia, PA, on the corner of Race and 5th Streets, at approximately 3 p.m. the afternoon of November 3.

Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

Still Missing: 15 Year Old From Mountain Lakes Last Seen in Philadelphia, Police Say

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes, has been seen in Philadelphia, PA, on the corner of Race and 5th Streets, at about 3 p.m., the afternoon of November 3.

Thomas Kolding, who lives with his parents in Mountain Lakes is still missing, said Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp. In a press release, the ...

NJAWBO Annual Holiday Dinner & Expo for Women Business Owners November 29 at The Bethwood in Totowa

November 13, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners (and those who would like to do business with them) to celebrate the season; network with ...

Vendors wanted for JESPY House Holiday Craft Fair

JESPY House is looking for vendors to participate in a Holiday Craft Fair that will take place Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 11am-3pm. It will be held at the Judi House, 110 Irvington Avenue, South Orange, NJ.

Vendors selling various products are needed. The cost is $15.00 per table. JESPY asks that vendors be willing to gift 5% of their profits back to JESPY House. A portion of JESPY's ...

Create New Holiday Memories with Sound, Light, Model Trains and Family Fun in Union

A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club.

The centerpiece of this festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located in a mixed-use area of Union County’s Lenape Park off Route 22 East in Union ...