Installation of footings to begin today at former post office site

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The site excavation for the 160 Maplewood Ave. site is substantially completed, and installation of the footings will begin today, July 18, according to a release from the township. The footings will consist of poured concrete supports around the perimeter of the building and within what will be the building’s footprint. Construction […]

South Orange has contracted with FSC Leak Detection

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange has contracted with FSC Computerized Water Main Leak Detection company to locate any leaks within the village’s water system, according to a recent release. They will be using sophisticated technology on fire hydrants and water valves in front of properties by attaching a series of computerized sound correlators and […]

Regal Bank receives silver award for community service

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The New Jersey Bankers Association’s Public Relations and Marketing Committee has selected Regal Bank to receive a silver award in the NJBankers 2015 Community Service Award Program, according to a recent release. NJBankers members submitted entries based on projects and activities provided to communities throughout the state in 2015. The committee asked […]

After Dallas, BPD puts 2 officers in each patrol car

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Police Department patrol cars will be carrying two officers until further notice, according to BPD Director Samuel DeMaio. The decision comes in response to a sniper’s killing of five law-enforcement officers, and the wounding of seven others, in Dallas last week. The suspect was himself killed by law-enforcement officers. DeMaio said to […]

Security seminar in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A free South Orange Security Seminar, hosted by Andre Preoteasa, will be held Thursday, July 28, at 8 p.m. at the Baird, 5 Mead St. in South Orange. The seminar will focus on home video security systems featuring a panel of experts, including representatives from the South Orange Police Department, a […]

Provident Bank supports Jewish Vocational Service’s mission with grant

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Provident Bank Foundation, which supports organizations that are dedicated to improving the lives of residents in the communities served by Provident Bank, recently awarded Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest with a $7,500 major grant in support of the Job Readiness and Computer Training program. The Job Readiness and Computer Training […]

Safety forums to address police tactics

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In the wake of the recent police-involved shootings in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn., and the killing of five Dallas police officers during a march organized to protest the those incidents, East Orange City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green and 5th Ward Councilwoman Alicia Holman have […]