HNA meets July 20

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — “Information Please” is the subject of the Hilton Neighborhood Association’s Thursday, July 20, meeting at 7:30 p.m. at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. Police Chief Robert Cimino will hold a question-and-answer session about residents’ concerns and police programs. Cathy Rowe will discuss new senior discount cards and transportation. Susan […]

Teenagers compete in sailing race to fight glioblastoma

Mault family kicks off 2nd phase of ‘Sailing for a Solution’

Teenagers compete in sailing race to fight glioblastoma

By Michael Bonaccorso / Correspondent WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jack Ryan Mault and his cousin Kieran Norton, both 15 years old, never had the chance to meet their grandmother or uncle. As such, while the Maults are a tight-knit family that is never short on family stories, tradition and commitment, they are committed to helping […]

Men plead not guilty in Maplewood triple homicide

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The two men who have been charged in the Jan. 29 triple homicide in Maplewood pleaded not guilty to the murder charges in Superior Court on June 12. Lavell Davis, 37, and Jimmy Mays Jr., 34, appeared separately before Judge Ronald Wigler in Newark on an 11-count indictment that charges each man […]

Son charged in death of Maplewood Man

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino announced June 7 that authorities had made an arrest in connection with that morning’s killing of Wesley Reason, 53, inside his Maplewood home on Broadview Avenue. The victim’s son, Alexander Taylor Reason, 19, has been charged with murder and […]

Police investigate homicide in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino announced June 7 that the Maplewood Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a homicide. At approximately 2:30 a.m. on June 7, Wesley Reason, 53, of Maplewood sustained fatal injuries when he […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

Maplewood police receive ‘Fair and Impartial Policing’ instructor certifications

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In recent years government officials, community leaders and police executives have engaged in a national discussion involving policing, bias and the critical need to enhance police-community relations by enhancing public trust and legitimacy for law enforcement agencies. Within New Jersey the goal to improve police-community relations has been advanced by the N.J. […]

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