Fatal pedestrian motor vehicle crash under investigation

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Newark Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian motor vehicle incident that resulted in the death of Adrian Bradford, 54, of Newark, according to a May 12 press release. At approximately 3 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, Bradford was walking in the middle of the […]

60-year-old woman struck, killed by car in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Orange Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident that resulted in the death of Dilonna Mauricio, 60, of Orange, according to an Oct. 2 press release from the ECPO. On Thursday, Oct. 1, at approximately 5:46 a.m., Mauricio was crossing […]

Young woman killed by hit-and-run driver

Young woman killed by hit-and-run driver

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of Johanne L. Barthelemy, 29, of Irvington, according to a Sept. 28 press release from the prosecutor’s office. In the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 28, […]

STOP for Nikhil wherever you are this year

STOP for Nikhil wherever you are this year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — September in West Orange usually sees hundreds of people gather at West Orange High School for the annual STOP for Nikhil 5K Run and 3K Walk organized by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, an event to honor Nikhil Badlani, a West Orange middle school student who died in a car crash in […]

Authorities investigate fatal pedestrian incident

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Newark Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian incident, according to an Aug. 17 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Saturday, Aug. 15, at approximately 11:43 p.m., Devere Rogers, 42, of Newark, was struck in the area of McCarter Highway […]

Redwood, Washington receive Safe Streets to School recognition

Redwood, Washington receive Safe Streets to School recognition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Following on the heels of Kelly Elementary School, Liberty Middle School and West Orange Township, Redwood and Washington elementary schools have received gold and bronze recognition, respectively, from the Safe Routes to School program. The recognition is given in partnership with transportation management agency EZ Ride and in cooperation with West […]

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

Bielski wins Civic Award for pedestrian safety work

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roz Moskovitz Bielski, a lifelong West Orange resident, recently received the Giblin Association Civic Award for her community work in pedestrian safety. Bielski, the more than 30-year owner of commercial real estate in the Pleasantdale area of town, formed the Pleasant Valley Way Civic Association in 2014 and has been a […]

Sheriff’s Office concludes Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

Sheriff’s Office concludes Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

NEWARK, NJ — Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced Nov. 20 the conclusion of the Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation throughout all of Essex County’s 22 municipalities. The sheriff said this initiative, funded by grants awarded by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety, was undertaken to prevent further deaths […]

West Orange Township, school district receive Safe Streets to School recognition

West Orange Township, school district receive Safe Streets to School recognition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township and the West Orange School District received Safe Routes to School recognition at the EZRide Luncheon, held Oct. 29 in Clark. “Congratulations to West Orange Township, the West Orange Board of Education and our Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board,” West Orange resident and PSAB member Lori Kapferer said. Kapferer […]

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