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West Orange Urges Residents to Stay Indoors for Snowstorm

January 4, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Office of Emergency Management calls on residents to hunker down and stay indoors and avoid driving during the state’s first major snowstorm.

West Orange Public Schools, West Orange courts, West Orange Public Library and the West Orange Jitney are closed for the day.

Additionally, high winds and ice-cold temperatures will make it harder for the ...

Dog Dies in Structure Fire on Hazel Avenue in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Construction officials deemed a two-and-a-half-story, wood-frame, private dwelling on Hazel Avenue in West Orange inhabitable after the West Orange Fire Department (WOFD) responded to and knocked down a structure fire at that location at approximately 3:21 p.m. on Tuesday.

Crews attempted resuscitation on an unresponsive dog that was located and removed from the ...

West Orange Woman and Orange Man Arrested for Theft of Amazon Packages

NEWARK, NJ — Two 21-year-old individuals were arrested this week for the theft of an Amazon delivery van’s packages on Dec. 17, according to Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose.

Just before 3:30 p.m. on that date, police responded to the intersection of Dickerson and North 5th streets on a call of a robbery, according to Ambrose. The Amazon delivery van driver, ...

West Orange Police Pursue Suspect into Montclair, Causing School Lockdowns

MONTCLAIR, NJ —Three Montclair schools were placed on lockdown Monday afternoon after a suspect was pursued by West Orange police until the actor exited the vehicle through the passenger door and fled on foot in the area of Cedar Avenue near south-end businesses.

West Orange police pursued a vehicle that had been speeding and also ran a stop sign on High Street. According ...

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