Driver Entrapped in Automobile Accident in Maplewood

August 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  A car overturned at the intersection of Laurel Avenue and Oregon Street at 2.00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, with Maplewood fire and police personnel reporting to the scene.

The car was traveling on Laurel Avenue when it was hit on the driver’s side by the second car. As a result, the driver was entrapped in the car and semi-conscious when the fire and police ...

Multiple Overnight Burglaries in Maplewood Reported; Police Ask for Public's Help to Identify Person of Interest

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Police Department is currently investigating a number of overnight burglaries that occurred near Maplewood Middle School, in the neighborhood known "Golf Island," according to a press release from Maplewood police.

According to a press release, during one of the burglaries on Maple Avenue, a homeowner confronted the suspect in his dining room at ...

Car Overturns on Boyden Avenue on Tuesday Night

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A car overturned on Boyden Avenue just north of Midland Boulevard at around 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday night, with Maplewood fire and police personnel reporting to the scene.

The car was traveling on Boyden Avenue when it hit two parked cars, and then flipped over. There were four occupants in the car, all of whom were transported to the hospital, according to police at the ...

Essex County Leaders Pushing for Cap in Police and Fire Salaries

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County officials announced on Monday that they are pushing for Governor Murphy to enact a salary cap for police and firefighters. This initiative is touted as a means to control the rise in property taxes.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. sent a letter on Monday to Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig J.

Two Members of the Maplewood Police Force Administered Oath of Office at Township Committee Meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Before an overflow crowd, two members of the police force who received promotions in Juy were administered the Oath of Office at Tuesday's Township Committee (TC) meeting.

Captain Albert Frederick Sally was promoted to the newly created position of Deputy Chief of Police, and Sergeant Kevin Peter Kisch was promoted to the position of Captain.

Immediately ...

Maplewood Celebrates National Night Out Before Rain Storm {PHOTOS}

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Residents came to DeHart Park for National Night Out in Maplewood on Tuesday night until about 7 p.m., when rain and thunderstorms caused the rest of the event to be cancelled.

South Orange's National Night Out event on Flood's Hill was canceled as well due to the inclement weather.

National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships, and ...

It's National Night Out in South Orange and Maplewood on Tuesday, Aug. 7

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ  - It's National Night Out in many communities and there are events planned in both South Orange and Maplewood for Tuesday, August 7.

National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships, and provides public safety tips and information, according to their website.


South Orange will hold its Ninth Annual National ...

Free 'Movies in the Park' on July 18 and August 23 in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Free "Movies in the Park" are planned for Wednesday, July 18, and Thursday, August 23, a program hosted by the Maplewood Police Department in conjunction with the Maplewood Recreation Department, the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs, SOMA Film Festival and SOMA Municipal Alliance.

The movie on July 18 will be The Incredibles, shown in Dehart Park, ...

Bill by Pascrell and Menendez to Monitor Cancer in Firefighters Signed into Law

PATERSON, NJ – A law requiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national cancer registry for firefighters to monitor and study the relationship between career-long exposure to dangerous fumes and toxins and the incidence of cancer in firefighters so to develop better protective gear and prevention techniques has been signed into law by President Donald ...

House Fire in Maplewood on Saturday Night Leaves Home Uninhabitable

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A multi-family home on Lindsley Avenue was the scene of a fire on Saturday night, July 7, with mutual aid required from neighboring towns, including South Orange.

At about 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, Maplewood police and fire departments responded to a report of a structure fire and a possible occupant trapped inside on Lindsley Avenue, according to a press release ...

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