Pedestrian killed in West Orange accident with bus

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and West Orange Police Chief James Abbott announced May 26 that the West Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident. At approximately 9:31 a.m. on May 26, Dilma Khan, 82, of West […]

Chamber recognizes those who contribute to township

Chamber recognizes those who contribute to township

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Regal Bank was honored as the Business of the Year at the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner at the Crestmont Country Club on May 18. Capping off an evening of delicious food, excellent networking and heartfelt tributes to the various award recipients, Tina Parsons, the bank’s branch manager, […]

Following car chase, Newark man arrested for Maplewood robbery

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood police officers Munoz and Dolias observed two vehicles driving erratically on Boyden Avenue at approximately 1 a.m. on May 25. One vehicle was a dark-colored SUV and the other was a light-colored sedan. Officers were able to check the plate of the sedan and discovered that the vehicle, a 2015 Toyota […]

NJAW to undertake water main rehabilitation project in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In June, New Jersey American Water is expected to begin conducting 2016 water system improvements in Maplewood Township. This will include cleaning and lining the water mains. The project is scheduled for run from June through November. Between the months of May and September, NJAW’s contractor will be cleaning and lining water […]

East Orange crime is down and Orange’s is up, as Essex County numbers remain shocking

EAST ORANGE / ORANGE, NJ — Late last month, the New Jersey State Police released the official 2014 Uniform Crime Report for the state of New Jersey. This annual report is based on crime statistics submitted to the state Uniform Crime Reporting System by every New Jersey law enforcement agency. The report, which is released […]