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Increasing VA Accountability & Economic Opportunity for Our Veterans This Memorial Day

May 22, 2015

Dear Friend, Memorial Day is a time when Americans pay tribute, honor and remember those who have served our country bravely and sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom and democracy. ...

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Police Blotter

South Orange Crime Blotter - May 19

May 22, 2015

May 13-18 - Theft, A Maplewood resident stated that sometime between May 13 and May 18 an unknown actor removed the rear wheel to his Trek bicycle which was secured at the main ...

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Guest Column

Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey and Assemblyman John F. McKeon Pledge Support in Upcoming Election

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Assemblymembers Mila M. Jasey and John F. McKeon, (D-Essex/Morris) both long-time Democratic leaders, have endorsed Nancy Adams and Jerry Ryan in the upcoming Democratic ...

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Real Estate Guest Column

Historic House Tour in Millburn/Short Hills

Local real estate brokers have joined to promote a public open house tour of nine luxury historic homes in Millburn and Short Hills on Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Towne Realty ...

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20 Hampton Rd, Chatham Twp, NJ: $1,795,000

  • South Orange/Maplewood
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 5.1
  • Price: $1,795,000.00

Featured Business Listing

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC

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Shooting and Burglaries Top Maplewood Blotter

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The following items were reported by the Maplewood Police Department:

August 15, 2013: Burglary; Around 1130 AM, a home on Schaefer Rd was observed by officers to have it’s front door open.  Upon further investigation it was discovered that the home had been burglarized.  Electronics and cash were reported missing by the home owner.

August 15, 2013: Burglary; During the afternoon hours a resident of Boyden Ave had their unlocked home entered while they were in the yard gardening.  Jewelry and a purse were reported to stolen.

August 18, 2013: Auto Theft; During the overnight hours a Dodge Caravan parked in the driveway of a Union Ave residence was stolen.

August 18, 2013: Aggravated Assault: At approximately 5 PM, several individuals witnessed a male wearing a hooded sweatshirt enter Maplecrest Park from Oakland Rd carrying what appeared to be a handgun.  The witnesses observed the male fire several shots in the direction of a group that was playing football in the park.  No one was reported injured from the incident.  The male then fled the park and was believed to have entered a white vehicle.

All incidents are currently under investigation by the Detective Bureau.  Residents are asked to practice good crime prevention techniques and secure their garages and automobiles when left unattended.