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  1. Mayors ask employers to give NJ Transit commuters a break during 'summer of hell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | The Jersey Journal

    Commuters disembark from two trains in Hoboken Terminal, where all Morris & Essex rush hour trains will be sent starting July 10. Mayors of some towns on the line asked employers to help commuters avoid rush hour travel. can plan to allow me the flexibility to meet my commuting challenges," he said.

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  2. Stealth Trump protesters tagging signs with cat earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | NJ.com

    SOUTH ORANGE - A posse of "ninjas" led by a local anonymous activist is defacing pedestrian street signs in the name of women's solidarity. The stealth "Pussies United" campaign struck South Orange, Maplewood and Millburn, adding little black cat ear stickers to the heads of stick figures on signs.

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  3. MSMA student's essay is a winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Laurel Doyle of Maplewood, a senior at Mount Saint Mary Academy, won first place in the Italian Teachers of New Jersey Essay Contest. Laurel won for her essay, "Changes in Family Dynamics: The Traditional Family Versus the Modern Family," which examined changes in the Italian family and the effects changes have within the Italian society.

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  4. Men plead not guilty in killing of 3 in MaplewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | NJ.com

    Lavelle Davis, 37, and Jimmy P. Mays Jr., 34, appeared separately before Judge Ronald D. Wigler in Newark on an 11-count indictment that charges each man with robbery, burglary and other offenses, in addition to murder and felony murder. State Public Defender Joseph E. Krakora and defense attorney Michael Robbins, who represent Davis and Mays, respectively, asked Wigler to enter not-guilty pleas on behalf of their clients.

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  5. How N.J. resident and 'War Paint' star Christine Ebersole conquered BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | The Jersey Journal

    If you've ever wondered how Tony Award-winning actress and longtime Maplewood resident Christine Ebersole keeps her voice in top-notch condition, it turns out to have something to with a bird. "I don't take lessons, and I don't warm up," says Ebersole, during a recent interview in her dressing room at the Nederlander Theater, where she's currently starring opposite Patti LuPone in the musical "War Paint," about the decades-long rivalry between cosmetics queens Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubenstein.

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  6. Book readers unite! Celebrating the written word in Maplewood and South OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Jersey Journal

    The inaugural Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival kicks off tonight with best-selling author Mary Roach' s keynote address and continues Saturday with 20 panels and conversations featuring more than 80 authors representing multiple literary genres. "The support from the community was overwhelming," Lasner said, noting that most of the authors live in New Jersey, about a quarter of them are local to Maplewood and South Orange.

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  7. Dolphin-loving N.J. woman back for 'Bachelor in Paradise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | The Jersey Journal

    Alexis Waters, the dolphin-loving "Bachelor" contestant from Secaucus who failed to make Nick Viall flip last season, will wade into the waters of romance once again on ABC's summer reality romp "Bachelor in Paradise." Because, despite what "The Bachelor" teaches us, there are plenty of fish in the sea.

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  8. Son charged with killing father at Maplewood homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD -- The 19-year-old son of a Maplewood man who was apparently beaten to death at the township home they shared has been arrested in the early Wednesday killing, prosecutors said. Alexander Taylor Reason was charged with murder in the slaying of his father , Wesley Reason, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino.

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

    Wednesday Jun 7 | 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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  10. Authorities probe killing in Maplewood, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | 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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  11. Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. '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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  20. '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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