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. […]

Victims identified in Maplewood triple homicide

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino announced Jan. 30 that Maplewood Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating an incident in which three people were found dead in a Maplewood apartment on Sunday, Jan. 28. The victims have […]

Authorities investigate 3 homicides in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino announced that authorities are investigating an incident in which three people were found dead in a Maplewood apartment on Jan. 29. At approximately 11:45 a.m., the Maplewood Fire Department responded to an apartment on Van Ness Court to check […]

Maplewood police investigate aggravated assault

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department is currently investigating a reported aggravated assault with a knife that occurred on Jan. 25 and was reported to Maplewood police at approximately 10 p.m. The incident reportedly took place in the area of Coolidge Road and Irvington Avenue at approximately 7:45 p.m. The incident was initially reported […]

Maplewood police arrest two teens for assaulting classmate

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department is currently investigating the reported assault of a 16-year-old female student of Columbia High School; the assault reportedly happened on Jan. 18. According to police, the investigation indicates that the female victim was assaulted by two other juveniles on the sidewalk near the intersection of Valley Street and […]

Two towns unite to remember Dr. King

Community members from Maplewood and South Orange honor King’s legacy at annual CCR event

Two towns unite to remember Dr. King

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race united the two towns to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of love, equality and acceptance Jan. 16, with its 16th annual MLK Observance and Volunteer Fair. The event, previously held at religious institutions, was hosted by Columbia High School for the […]

Township Committee welcomes McGehee

TC members appointed to committees, liaison positions

Township Committee welcomes McGehee

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — At its Jan. 1 reorganization meeting, the Maplewood Township Committee welcomed Committeeman Frank McGehee, who was sworn in for a three-year term. McGehee joins Mayor Vic DeLuca, Deputy Mayor Nancy Adams, India Larrier and Greg Lembrich on the committee. “Collaborating with my fellow Township Committee members, I look forward to continuing the […]

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