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Maplewood Resident Arrested and Charged with Robbery in Cranford

October 14, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ - A Maplewood man has been arrested and charged with robbery and fraudulent use of a credit card, stated Cranford police. Maplewood police assisted with the arrest.

On Saturday, October 6, at 12:44 a.m., the Cranford Police Department responded to a reported robbery occurring on Jackson Drive in Cranford.

The 25-year-old victim, who was walking near his ...

Motor Vehicle Collision in South Orange; Injuries to One Person Reported

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Two motor vehicles collided at the intersection of North Wyoming Avenue and South Orange Avenue at about 7 p.m. on Thursday, according to an update from the Breaking News Network (BNN).

None of the occupants of the vehicles were entrapped, however one of the people involved in the collusion reported injuries.

South Orange police and fire, as well as the South Orange ...

Five Arrested in Connection with Robbery of Seton Hall University Student on South Orange Avenue

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -  A Seton Hall University student reported that at about 11:25 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, two people robbed her of her purse while she was walking with a friend on South Orange Avenue, near police headquarters, according to the South Orange Police Blotter.

The victim said that her friend chased the alleged robbers into Grove Park, where according to police, "they ...

County Identifies Victim in Fatal Pedestrian Incident in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The 51-year-old man who was struck and killed on South Orange Avenue on Friday evening has been identified as John Peebles of Newark, according to Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens, II.

At approximately 11:16 p.m., Peebles was walking eastbound on South Orange Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle. He was ...

Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Livingston Section of South Orange Avenue

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A pedestrian was killed late Friday night in Livingston in the area of South Orange Avenue and Peach Hill Road, according to police.

Livingston police added that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is handling the investigation of this incident and will provide more information as it becomes available.

Breaking News Network (BNN), which reports emergency ...

Where Angels Play: Maplewood and South Orange Firefighters Assist in Construction of Playground to Honor Brendan Tevlin

LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state, including from Maplewood and South Orange, are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette—the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years.

After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent ...

Heay Rain Causes Flooded Roads in South Orange on Tuesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - West Third Street between The Mews and Gaslight Commons flooded after heavy rain on Tuesday afternoon, causing South Orange police to secure the area.

South Orange Village President Sheena Collum wrote on her Facebook page at about 2:30 p.m.,: “South Orange residents please be advised to stay off the roads if you can as we are experiencing flooding in lower areas of ...

Early Morning Fire in Maplewood on Tuesday Leaves Building Uninhabitable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was a house fire at 10 Nelson Pl. in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, with Maplewood firefighters responding to a report of smoke at the home at about 3:20 a.m., according to a statement from Maplewood Fire Department Chief Michael R. Dingelstedt.

The first arriving engine reported heavy fire coming from the rear of the second floor, with Maplewood police officers ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died on Tuesday Identified as Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have ...

Seton Hall Student Dies After Fall From Parking Deck, University Says

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student has died after falling from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday, according to a letter to the school community from the University's Interim President, Mary J. Meehan Tuesday afternoon.

South Orange Police Officers responded to a 9-1-1 call at about 12:15 p.m., that an individual had fallen from the roof of the parking deck ...


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