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Seasonal Recipe: Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce

November 17, 2018

Apple cider adds a bit of warm spice to this easy Thanksgiving side dish.

Ingredients:

12 oz. fresh cranberries, about 3 ½ cups

1 cup granulated sugar

½ cup apple cider

Rinse berries and pick them over to remove any leaves or stems that might be mixed in.

Combine all ingredients in a small pot. Cook, stirring, over medium-high heat, until all of the berries ...

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 ...

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!

 

Post-Election Statement from Ileana A. Castillo, Independent Candidate for Maplewood Township Committee

November 14, 2018

Hello Maplewood, 

First of all, I want to extend a big Thank you to all the 1,175 voters who trusted me and put their faith in my candidacy. I will always be forever grateful that you believed in me and I wish I could hug and thank you all in person. 

As you know, I lost the election but I don’t consider this to be a failure. I see this as a wonderful experience where ...

Thank You from Board of Education Candidate Bruno Navarro

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 ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Apartment Burglary and Stolen Van Reported

November 16, 2018

November 6, 2018; Motor Vehicle Theft; During the overnight hours a commercial van was stolen from a business on Newark Way.

November 7, 2018; Theft; At approximately 5:15 PM a male reported that while playing basketball at Memorial Park, several items were removed from his backpack that was placed on the side of the court.

November 8, 2018; Burglary; During the evening hours, an ...

Maplewood Police Blotter - Teenager Arrested, Charged with Theft

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 ...

Dedication Ceremony Held for New Pocket Park in Maplewood Village

November 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - With three sets of hands on the scissors, the ribbon was cut on Saturday, dedicating the new pocket park on Baker Street in Maplewoood Village.

John James, President of the Maplewood Village Alliance (MVA), described the newly revitalized green space as “a pocket park," and stated that it is sponsored by the MVA, and funded by Allison Ziefert of Keller Williams ...

Maplewood Fire Department Dedicates New Engine and Holds First Annual Community Open House

 MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Fire Department held their first annual open house and dedicated their new engine on Saturday, Oct. 13.

The open house was a chance to welcome the community, exhibit equipment, and demonstrate life-saving equipment, including how the "Jaws of Life" can be used to rescue an entrapped person from a vehicle.

Maplewood Fire Chief Michael ...

Vote for Maini and Farfan for SOMSD Board of Education

November 5, 2018

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 ...

Vote for Maini and Farfan for SOMSD Board of Education

Dear Neighbors,

Three years ago, I endorsed Annemarie Maini for the Board of Education because—having worked with her for several years on Presidents’ Council—I knew that she was, even among a group of other smart, deeply committed, and engaged parent volunteers, unique: the one who always went the extra mile.

Annemarie proactively reached out to others to ...

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 ...

This is Why Traffic in Newark Was So Bad During The Snowstorm

November 18, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Why were the roads so bad Thursday night when an autumn storm dropped anywhere from two to four inches of snow in Newark? The city was helping the state clear highways, a city spokesman said.

“The crux of the problem was that virtually all of the entry and exit points to Newark - which are all state and federal highways - were shut down,” city spokesman ...

Jane Fonda Visits Newark, Calls for $15 Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers

NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways.

The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark today with advocacy groups and a state lawmaker to support a $15 minimum wage, ...

RWJBarnabas Health Receives Highest Patient Safety Scores to Date

November 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ­For the 14th consecutive time, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) has received an “A” Hospital Safety Score rating by the Leapfrog Group—making SBMC the only hospital in the state and one of only 42 in the country to earn an “A” in each report since the Leapfrog surveys began.

SBMC was also one of eight RWJBarnabas Health ...

Ever Wanted to Own Your Own Amusement Park? Bowcraft Rides Are for Sale

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets!

Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an online liquidation sale, you can purchase rides such as the Galleon, the Scrambler or ...

Community Meeting Nov. 19: Redevelopment Plan for Toomey's Automotive Site at 104 Baker Street

November 18, 2018

The Township of Maplewood will hold a community meeting to discuss the draft Redevelopment Plan for the Toomey's Automotive Site at 104 Baker Street. The meeting will be on Monday, November 19th at 7:30pm in the Parlor at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road, Maplewood.

In July 2018 the Maplewood Township Committee determined the former Toomey's automobile site at 104 Baker ...

Fairview Lake YMCA Invites Families in Tristate to Dec. 2 Open House

Families from across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania are invited to the 660-acre Fairview Lake YMCA Camps on Dec. 2 to explore traditional and specialized camp options — including a new extended outdoor adventure camp — available in the summer of 2019.

Children and parents can speak with staff and tour the property from 2-4 p.m. to learn about Fairview Lake YMCA’s two ...

Join Durand-Hedden this Sunday, November 18, for "Maplewood and Durand-Hedden Remember the Great War"

Maplewood and Durand-Hedden Remember the Great War
At the Centennial of the WWI Armistice, Sunday, Nov. 18, 1pm to 4pm

One hundred and one years ago, the United States declared war on Germany, joining the First World War, and the impact was felt in the small town of Maplewood, NJ. Join Durand-Hedden on November 18 from 1pm to 4pm as we learn more about the Great War.
 
Over 100 ...