Maplewood Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Machete-toting man attacks teen he thought was thief, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD -- A 61-year-old man is accused of assaulting a 15-year-old boy with machete in Maplewood after he mistakenly believed the teen stole his money, police said Wednesday. Officers were initially dispatched to a report of a man with a machete Friday around 7 p.m. near Valley Street and Hixon Place, Black said.

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  2. Authorities probe killing in Maplewood, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Police activity was focused on Broadview Avenue earlier on Wednesday. Prosecutor's office spokeswoman Katherine Carter identified the victim only as a male.

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  3. Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    A page from Javaka Steptoe's "Radiant Child" about the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. This won the Caldecott Medal this year and Steptoe is the closing speaker at the book festival.

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  4. N.J. identity theft scheme netted more than 20 victims, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- A Maplewood man was arrested and accused of redirecting mail from "numerous" people to his address in an identity theft scheme, prosecutors said Thursday. Aniol Sejour, 30, was charged with identity theft and trafficking in personal financial information after the U.S. Postal Inspection Service discovered the scam, said Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray.

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  5. Fugitive wanted in Georgia gas station killing arrested in N.J., cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD -- A fugitive wanted for fatally shooting a man in the head at a Georgia gas station was captured in Maplewood, authorities said Wednesday. Joseph Priester, 36, is accused of murder and other offenses after he allegedly shot Genaro Rojas Martinez , 39, in the head at point blank range outside the Texaco station in Smyrna, Georgia May 15, according to FOX 5 Atlanta.

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  6. Police break up fight, large crowd of teens at Maplewood parkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD -- Police were called to break up a crowd of more than 100 teens who gathered at a Maplewood park after leaving a nearby street festival, prompting at least one fight, officials said. Mayor Victor DeLuca, who was at the park during the incident, said the teens migrated from Maplewood's annual May Festival to DeHart Park after the festival ended around 5 p.m. DeLuca said he saw one altercation involving only a few of the teens.

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  7. Woman struck by car at bus stop, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD -- A woman waiting for a bus Saturday morning in Maplewood was struck by a vehicle that rode up onto the sidewalk, police said.

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  8. 3rd defendant severed from trial for murder of army veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | NJ.com

    TRENTON - One of three men expected to stand trial next week for the 2011 murder of an army vet has been severed from the case following complications surrounding a key witness's testimony. Dardar Paye fought for the U.S. military in the 1990s, serving tours in Iraq and Kosovo.

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  9. The Jersey diner is unique to the Garden State | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Say what you will about the Garden State - our taxes hover near the stratosphere, our roads and our bridges are broken, our politicians' motives are often dubious - there's one art form at which we excel. "Diners are a beautiful thing," says Pete Kikianis, owner of the Park Wood Diner in Maplewood.

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  10. Newark East Side (3) at Columbia (9) - SoftballRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | NJ.com

    Ellie Mischel allowed one hit, three runs with zero earned runs, struck out seven and walked four for Columbia in a 9-3 win over Newark East Side in Maplewood. Sydney Rednik went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI for Columbia.

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  11. 'Jennifer's story' must be rectified; Landscaping machines are a hazard | FeedbackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Jennifer Sullivan, a 26-year-old woman with autism was thriving in New Hampshire facility until Return Home NJ required people with developmental disabilities in out of state facilities to transferred back to New Jersey. During an interview at the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship her mother Joan Sullivan stated that Jennifer is not receiving the care she needs in New Jersey and since the law was overturned she has be working to get her back into a facility that can meet her needs .

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  12. 'Natasha, Pierre,' 'Hello, Dolly,' lead the Tony nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," a sung-through musical that dramatizes a 70-page melodrama at the center of Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace," has earned a leading 12 Tony Award nominations. The Tonys will be handed out June 8 in a telecast on CBS.

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  13. Columbia (4) at Newark Academy (3), Essex County Tournament, First Round - Boys LacrosseRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | NJ.com

    Jack Snyder, Nate Perrello, and Spencer Josloff each had a goal for ninth-seeded Newark Academy in a loss to eighth-seeded Columbia in the first round of the Essex County Tournament in Maplewood.

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  14. Coalition names N.J. town 'Quiet Hero' for leaf blower banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | NJ.com

    MAPLEWOOD -- A New Jersey town is being commended for its effort to cut summertime noise pollution by banning commercial landscapers from using gas-powered leaf blowers. Noise Free America , a coalition that aims to "promote quiet" in communities across the country, announced last week it granted the Maplewood town committee a "Quiet Hero" award for the ordinance it passed last month limiting the use of the noisy equipment each May through September.

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  15. Activists march in N.J. for climate action on 100th day of Trump presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD -- Demands for action to fight climate change rang out Saturday on Springfield Avenue as activists marked the 100th day of a presidency they say has been strikingly hostile to the environment. The rally of approximately 150 people was a sister march to the People's Climate March in Washington, D.C., and hundreds of similar protests around the world in support of strong environmental regulations and investment in clean energy.

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  16. Crew team grabs man who jumped from N.J. bridge, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    HARRISON -- Members of the Nutley crew team and police officers rescued a man who plunged into the Passaic River Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Officers responded to a call around 5 p.m. that a man was on the Bridge Street bridge and appeared that he was going to jump, according to Lt.

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  17. Baseball coach forced out amid bullying complaints is back in the dugoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | NJ.com

    Nearly nine months after not being rehired for the head coaching job at Columbia High , Joseph Fischetti is back on the baseball field as an assistant coach for Newark East Side according to reports from Maplewoodian.com . East Side athletic director Adrian Bosolasco confirmed the hire to Maplewoodian, while East Side coach Steve Campos told the website: "I'm happy to have him here, the kids love him ... Columbia's loss is East Side's gain."

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  18. Newark Unity Slate dominates school board race; 3 new faces to join the boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Three new faces, backed by an alliance of political and charter school heavyweights, will officially join the Newark School Advisory Board . The Newark Unity Slate , endorsed by political leaders, charter school groups and Mayor Ras Baraka swept Tuesday's elections, earning nearly half of the votes among the 15-candidate field, according to preliminary results from the Essex County Clerk's Office .

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  19. Maplewood writer speaks at hometown bookstore WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Maplewood young adult author Barry Lyga has written a gripping novel about a teen, who killed his baby sister when he was a preschooler. Lyga reads from his very well written young adult novel Wednesday, April 26, at words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood at 7:30 p.m. "She has disappeared, vanished, eliminated, eradicated.

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  20. The 10 hottest and coldest real estate markets in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | NJ.com

    The Associated Press looked at Trulia and Realtor.com data on hundreds of New Jersey zip codes, comparing prices, housing inventory and average days on market between February 2016 and February 2017. It found that prices are rising while housing inventory is at a 20-year low.

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