Maplewood Fire Department revises emergency medical service protocols

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Fire Chief Michael Dingelstedt recently announced revised protocols for emergency medical services in response to concerns raised following the lengthy response time when an 8-year-old suffered a seizure on March 23. The Maplewood Fire Department completed a review of dispatching procedures and revised its operating procedures as described below. Dingelstedt consulted […]

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to play at South Orange park

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will perform a free summer concert at Flood’s Hill in Meadowland Park in South Orange on Wednesday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. The program features music from blockbuster films like “Star Wars,” “Harry Potter,” “Beauty and the Beast” and more, alongside classical favorites. This concert is sponsored […]

Man found dead in Maplewood is identified

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert J. Cimino announced on Monday, June 20, that the man found dead on Monday, May 30, in the vicinity of Hickory Drive and Wyoming Avenue in Maplewood has been identified as Samuel Smith Jr., 60, of Newark. Smith sustained fatal […]

South Mountain Hurricanes win U12 InterCounty League soccer title

South Mountain Hurricanes win U12 InterCounty League soccer title

MAPLEWOOD – The South Mountain Hurricanes defeated the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Avengers by the score of 4-1 to win the U12 InterCounty Youth Boys Soccer League championship on Saturday, June 18. This win capped off a second consecutive undefeated season. Overall the Hurricanes went 11-0 (8-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs). Dating […]

Maplewood fencer Jack Woods shines at major tournaments

Maplewood fencer Jack Woods shines at major tournaments

MAPLEWOOD – Maplewood’s international foil fencing champion Jack Woods continues to shine in major tournaments, despite competing in much older divisions. Most recently, Woods, 15, placed sixth in the senior men’s foil event at the New England Division of the USFA 2016 Pomme De Terre Individual tournament, held at the Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. […]

Michael A. Brown

   Michael A. Brown, 29 , passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Interment Glendale Cemetery. Visitation is on Tuesday 2-4 &7-9 p.m. Please express condolences at www.oboylefuneralhome.com    Born in […]

Walking Tour preserves South Orange’s history

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Andre Preoteasa, organizer of the recent South Orange Historic Walking Tour, presents a check from tour admissions to Karen Marlowe, president of the South Orange Historic and Preservation Society, beneficiary of tour proceeds. He is assisted by Hannah Preoteasa. Photo Courtesy of Joel Levin

Redwood Junior Girl Scout Troop 20091 builds signs for environmental center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Fifth-grade students in the Redwood Elementary School Junior Girl Scout Troop 20091 recently completed a months-long project that is likely to garner them a Bronze Award, the highest award a Junior can receive. In an effort to do something positive for the community, the troop responded to comments made last year […]

Get ready for Prospect’s annual rummage sale

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Preparations for Prospect Presbyterian Church’s annual rummage sale are now under way. Drop off times for donations for the week of June 26, are Tuesday through Thursday from 9:30 through 11:30 a.m. Beginning July 5, donations may be brought Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and on Tuesday […]