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Maplewood Chamber Meeting: Confidence Workshop and Exec. Dir., Rene Conlon Departure

April 28, 2016

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Chamber of Commerce held its monthly breakfast meeting at St. James's Gate on Wednesday. The meeting featured a mini-workshop, Confidence ...

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Health & Wellness

Essex County Sponsors Drug Take Back Day, Apr. 30

April 27, 2016

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Essex County is sponsoring a prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, and as part of this,unused and expired prescription drugs may be dropped off at Maplewood ...

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Home & Garden

Maplewood Police Alert Residents to 'Water Company' Scams/Burglaries

April 24, 2016

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Police Department issued an advisory on Friday, April 22, about "water company" scams/burglaries. The advisory is as follows: Over the past few ...

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Real Estate

Montclair's Historic MC Hotel Breaks Ground

April 19, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair's first hotel since 1938 broke ground on Tuesday. Located on the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and Orange Road, the 151-room luxury boutique MC Hotel, is expected to ...

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Obituary for Francis W. Nee, Jr., Longtime Maplewood Resident

April 27, 2016

Francis "Frank" W. Nee Jr., 80, of Maplewood, NJ, died April 15, 2016.  He was born in Hartford, CT on Feb. 18, 1936. The funeral was private, with arrangements made ...

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Upcoming Events


Sat, April 30, 12:00 AM

Ashley Marketplace & Cafe, South Orange

Weekly Specials at Ashley Marketplace & Cafe

Food & Drink

Sat, April 30, 12:00 PM

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair

American Visions: 1870–1940, Works from the Bank ...

Arts & Entertainment


Sat, April 30, 12:00 PM

Memorial Park, Maplewood

Healthy Kids Day at the South Mountain YMCA

Health & Wellness

Letters to the Editor

SOMSD Removal of SLMS And District Strategic Plan

April 18, 2016

The following letter was sent to Superintendent Ramos and the South Orange Maplewood School Board, and reprinted here with permission. Superintendent Ramos, We are in receipt of an email ...

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Police Blotter

South Orange Police Blotter - April 27

April 27, 2016

South Orange Police Blotter as of April 27 Theft/arrest; Scott Cuskaden, a 44 year old Green Village, NJ,  resident was arrested on Monday, April 25, at approximately 5 p.m., after the ...

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Press Releases

It’s Been “One Fabulous Year” at Studio 509

April 29, 2016

This Maplewood fitness studio just turned one and is celebrating with a DJ Dance Party. Bethany Pettigrew, Guada Bas, and Holly Benge officially opened the doors of Studio 509 on April 6, 2015.

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Real Estate with Shannon

Market Report and Open Houses Sunday, May 1

Good news for those looking to sell their homes! South Orange and Maplewood are still experiencing a strong seller's market. Housing inventory is low while sale prices in South Orange have ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Have Your Slug and Eat it, Too

Experience has taught me that dogs can, and will eat anything that smells interesting, chew on whatever is chewable, and lick wherever they can reach because they are dogs and that is what they ...

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Dad in the Box

Driving Aloud

My sixteen-year-old twins are worried that I am going to yell at them in the car. Given that they are both new drivers with learner's permits, this a probably a reasonable assumption. But I ...

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Liz on Theatre

Philadelphia Offers Host of Quirky Theatrical Gems

PHILDELPHIA - When the American Theatre Critics Association met in Philadelphia during the month of April, there was plenty of food for thought and discussion revolving around some absorbing,

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