Collum, DDF vie to be president

With less than a week until the election, candidates discuss their visions

Collum, DDF vie to be president

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents will vote Tuesday, May 14, for one of two candidates to be village president, choosing between incumbent Sheena Collum and current South Orange Trustee Deborah Davis Ford. Collum is running for her second term as village president, and Davis Ford has served on the Board of Trustees for 12 years. […]

9 candidates seek 3 open seats on BOT

BOT candidates discuss taxes, fire department and more

9 candidates seek 3 open seats on BOT

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents will vote for three new members of the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 14, choosing from nine candidates. The candidates are running on three slates: “SO Forward” with Matt Wonski, Stacey Trimble Borden and Ed Grossi; “Your Voice, Our Village” with Bob Zuckerman, Donna Coallier and Summer Jones; and […]

Maplewood firefighters receive awards recognizing their excellence

Maplewood firefighters receive awards recognizing their excellence

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Fire Department held its 2019 awards ceremony at the Feb. 19 Township Committee meeting, recognizing members of the department for their heroic and effective actions throughout 2018. The first award, the Administrative Award, was presented to several members of the department for their efforts in improving the training capabilities of […]

Maplewood firefighters continue good work in town

Maplewood firefighters continue good work in town

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Feb. 8 at 3:50 p.m., Maplewood Fire Department’s Platoon 1 responded to the department’s 10th emergency of the day. Arriving to a motor vehicle accident, MFD personnel found one patient trapped in the vehicle. Extrication operations began and, shortly thereafter, the patient was safely removed from the vehicle. The patient was […]

PROGRESS: Maplewood shows progress in 2018

PROGRESS: Maplewood shows progress in 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In 2018, Maplewood saw a lot of growth, both in its culture and physically. In addition to new businesses and residents coming to town, Maplewood upgraded infrastructure, invested in safety and showed pride in its diversity. Maplewood made national news on June 7, when it installed New Jersey’s first permanent rainbow-striped crosswalks […]

‘Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery’

‘Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Firefighters know the importance of home fire safety. That’s why the Maplewood Fire Department encourages participation in the semi-annual home fire safety program “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.” Sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs and Energizer brand batteries, the program urges you to adopt a simple life-saving habit: Change […]

MFD holds first-ever open house event

At inaugural open house, Maplewood Fire Department dedicates long-awaited new Fire Engine 32

MFD holds first-ever open house event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Fire Department celebrated Fire Prevention Month at its Dunnell Road headquarters on Saturday Oct. 13 with an open house, where residents could watch demonstrations and try on firefighting gear, culminating with the dedication of a long-awaited new fire engine. According to fire Chief Michael Dingelstedt, the new engine is replacing one […]

Maplewood Fire Dept. to host open house

Maplewood Fire Dept. to host open house

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Fire Department will hold an open house and new fire engine dedication on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Fire Headquarters, 105 Dunnell Road. All are welcome to attend and experience how the Maplewood Fire Department operates on a daily basis. Demonstrations on vehicle extrication utilizing the “Jaws […]

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