Archive for April, 2013

Maplewood South Orange Columbia High School Earns Silver Medal: Top 4% in Nation, Top 10% in New Jersey

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Superintendent, Principal Respond to CHS Ranking, Silver Medal US News and World Reports released state and national rankings: CHS earned a silver medal By Marcia Worth Columbia High School was awarded a Silver Medal as one of the Best High Schools in the Country, according to U.S. News and World Reports. In their annual Best […]

Greenwood Gardens Reopens as Park in Short Hills

Friday, April 26th, 2013

According to WILLIAM GRIMES, NYT April 25th, 2013, Stewart Hartshorn–yes that one the school and street is named after, came to out with a fortune in hand from the sales of spring-roller window shades, bought land in Millburn Township in the 1870s, envisioning “a harmonious community for people who appreciated nature.” (for article: NYT). Like […]

Report: Columbia High Ranked 36th in New Jersey

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Report: Columbia High Ranked 36th in New Jersey, 757 in Country U.S. News and World Reports Best High Schools is released: Columbia received a silver medal By Marcia Worth April 24, 2013 Columbia High School is ranked number 36 in New Jersey in this year’s U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools ranking released […]

Maplewood Pool Registration

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Maplewood Pool Maplewood Residents: Don’t miss out on your chance to take advantage of the Early Bird Rates for the Community Pool! The last day to register for the pool with the Early Bird Rates is May 3rd! You can register for the pool a few different ways: – online at – over the […]

How to Buy a Home

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Homebuyer assistance via The Mortgage Reports.

Area Cherry Blossom Festival Events

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Cherry Blossom Festival Begins this Weekend The Essex County events will be held throughout the month at Branch Brook Park in Newark. April 4, 2013 The 37th annual Cherry Blossom Festival begins this weekend with a series of events being held throughout the month. The festival is held at Branch Brook Park, home to the […]

Montclair’s Spies Like Us Home to Go On Sale Soon!

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Former Russian Spies’ Montclair Home Soon Up for Sale The residence on Marquette Road has sat vacant since 2010, and upkeep has been irregular. By Mike D’Onofrio The Montclair home that until three years ago served as the headquarters for two Russians spies will soon be up for sale. The two-story home at 31 Marquette […]