Police & Fire

October 23, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was an incident at Columbia High School about noon on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. At approximately 4:45 in the afternoon, Mr. Terry Woolard, Assistant Principal at CHS, forwarded the following letter from Dr. Gayle Carrick to the students' families.    "October 23, ...

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POLICE BLOTTER MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Lt. Christopher Black Maplewood Police Department, Midnight Patrol/Intelligence has shared the following information from the Police Blotter: October 4, 2019; Burglary; At 1230 am, Officers responded to Maple Chek on Springfield Ave on an alarm activation.  Upon ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — As part of the effort to maintain the streets in Maplewood Township, the Engineering Department undertakes projects every year to work on various roads. These improvements generally consist of new handicap ramps at the intersection of the streets and providing a new pavement surface ...

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  FREDON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – A New Jersey State Trooper from South Orange was part of a team who rescued a hiker and his dog after they became lost on a trail in a wooded area off of Yellow Frame Road in Fredon Township, Sussex County. On Monday, October 7, at 7:44 p.m., troopers from Sussex ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Fire Department opened their doors - some on their building and some on their trucks - to the public so that residents could see what the department does on a daily basis. The open house was held on Saturday, October 12.  The day included demonstrations of the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Police Department advises of the following road closures for today's Columbia High School Homecoming Parade. The annual homecoming parade starts today at approximately 1:30 p.m.  Road closures will begin at 1:15 PM at the following locations:  -Academy St from Beach St ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Police Department Blotter lists the following incidents in recent days at various locations in the Village.  In three of the incidents there have been arrests made by Detectives of the South Orange Police Department. ARREST- Burglary to Auto: Arrest update...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Fire Department will be holding its 2nd annual open house for fire prevention week on Saturday, October 12th from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Fire Headquarters located at 105 Dunnell Rd.  All are welcome to attend and experience how the Maplewood Fire Department operates on a ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Approximately 5 pm in the afternoon of October 9, Maplewood Police announced the missing juvenile had been found by Detectives of the Maplewood Police Department. They further stated that the person was found to be in "good health". They further requested that the earlier Trak alert ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Shortly before 5 pm on Monday, October 7 the Maplewood Fire department responded to a report of a smoke odor from the homeowner at 27 Kendall Avenue. Upon arrival they determined the odor was associated with an electrical condition and requested Public Service to the scene. this ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Thursday, September 26, the crossing guard at the intersection of south Orange Avenue and center Street was struck by a vehicle. He suffered some lacerations and was transported to the a hospital. The crossing guard has since been released from the hospital and it is reported he ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The South Orange Maplewood School District issued the followig email to all famileis of Columbia High School Students about 12:40 pm today:   "Dear Columbia High School Family, The purpose of this letter is to notify you that we have been informed of a possible suspicious ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The South Orange / Maplewood Community Coalition on Race held its latest in a series of “Coffee House Discussions” at the Woodland venue in Maplewood on September 19.  The topic concerned whether or not to call the police when seeing something suspicious or wrong in their ...

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