If a Tree Falls in Maplewood... Who Should Pay?

March 16, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - If a Maplewood Township tree’s limb falls on your car in a rain storm and causes hundreds of dollars in damage, does the Township pay for it?

Not always. Just ask Kathryn Carliner of Dunnell Road. 

Carliner, a five-year resident of the area, is disputing Town Hall’s rejection of her claim that a tree limb that crashed on to her Honda CRV’s hood last ...

Maplewood Resident One of Six Protesters to Plead ‘Not Guilty’ to Defiant Trespassing at Congressman’s Lance’s Office

WESTFIELD, NJ — Six people who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6 at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office, including Kristin Peck of Maplewood, pleaded “not guilty” to defiant trespassing Tuesday morning at Westfield Municipal Court.

Peck, who is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in ...

Maplewood Man Sentenced to 29 Years for Sexually Assaulting 7-Year-Old Girl

NEWARK, NJ - Gery Destra of Maplewood was sentenced to 29 years in New Jersey State Prison on Thursday, Jan. 25, for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl, stated Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino in a press release.

Destra was convicted in October, 2017, of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and child endangerment for offenses that occurred when the child was 6 ...

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