New Location for Maplewood Farmer's Market this Season

May 20, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - When the Maplewood Farmers Market opens for its 23rd season on Monday, June 5, it will be in a new location. The market will be moving from the Indiana Street Municipal parking lot to 1848-1852 Springfield Avenue between Yale and Oberlin Streets, according to an update from the Township of Maplewood, which sponsors the market.

According to the update, advantages of ...

Community Helps Clean the Rahway River on South Orange River Day

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - River Day on Sunday, May 7, opened with a welcoming talk by Hadrien Coumans, co-Founder and co-Director of the Lenape Center. He is an adopted member of the White Turkey/Fugate Family of the Delaware Tribe of Indians, which is the largest tribe of Lenape Indians and currently resides in Oklahoma.

Hadrien told the audience that cleaning the river is very ...

Maplewood Garden Club Holds 80th Annual Plant Sale this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Garden Club's Annual Plant Sale begins on Thursday, May 11, and continues Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13 at the Maplewood Community Pool parking lot (187 Boyden Ave.).

This year is the 80th Annual Sale, which not only provides shoppers with the chance to purchase some of the best plants in the area, but also ...

SOMa Action Holds People’s Climate March on April 29 in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Hundreds came out to the People’s Climate March in Maplewood on Saturday, April 29, which was the same day that thousands marched in Washington, D.C. for the same cause. The march was sponsored by SOMa Action and organized in just a few days.

Lily Hawkins, one of the main organizers of the march, said that the cause is especially important to her because of her children.

Meet the 'South Orange 2017' Candidates for Board of Trustees: Walter Clarke, Karen Hilton, and Stephen Schnall

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Walter Clarke, Karen Hilton, and Stephen Schnall, running together as "South Orange 2017" will share "Line B" on the ballot for three open positions on the South Orange Board of Trustees in the upcoming municipal election on May 9.

While Clarke and Schnall are returning incumbents for the Board of Trustees, Karen Hilton is a new candidate. Both ...

Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is May 6 in Cedar Grove

Newark, NJ – The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the County of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, will be held on May 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove.

“There are some materials that should be removed from our regular waste stream because of their hazardous nature. This collection day provides our ...

South Orange Trustees Welcome New Officer; Apologizes to Historical Preservation Commission

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Board of Trustees met on April 24 to swear in new officers, hear concerns about parking on Ward Place, and to apologize for the process by which Memorial Park was renamed Founders Park.


First on the agenda was the promotion of officer Doug Van Brunt to Sergeant for the South Orange Police Department (SOPD).

Jose Albino ...

Maplewood Celebrates Earth Day with River Cleanup and Tree Planting on Saturday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Despite the dreary weather on Saturday, volunteers of all ages came out to help clean the Rahway River, share a community picnic, and to plant an elm tree in Maplewood Memorial Park.

Robert Roe, Maplewood Health Officer, was managing many aspects of the day, from providing volunteers with large plastic garbage bags and plastic gloves for the river cleanup, to ...

Earth Day Rahway River Cleanup and Pot Luck Picnic in Maplewood Memorial Park on April 22

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The annual Rahway River Cleanup, organized by Maplewood is Green, will be held in Maplewood Memorial Park on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In addition to the river cleanup, this year there will also be a neighborhood picnic, and organizers invite everyone to "stop by for some nourishment and community."

Check-in tables will be at the ...

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