Historic House, Armed Robber and St. James Case Lead Month in Maplewood

Top stories in February.


Northfield: Historic House "Couldn't Be Saved"

Local realtor explains brother's decision to demolish the Dare House on Valley St.


HK Project Seeks Donations for Family of Deceased CHS Grad

HK Project coordinated a fundraising drive to help the family of a recently deceased Columbia High School alumna to bury their granddaughter.


Township to Purchase Woman's Club for $1 Million

Mayor made surprise announcement on "gamechanger" for Maplewood at Tuesday's Township Committee meeting.


St James's Gate Bartender Files Assault Complaint

James Meade, the filed his own complaint against the patron.


The Hezekiah Dare house, a historic house on Valley Street in Maplewood, was demolished on February 19 by its new owner.


Two Columbia High School students walking home from a basketball game on Parker Avenue the night of February 25 when they were robbed of a cell phone by two juveniles wielding a handgun, said Capt. John Perna of the Maplewood Police Department.


Man Involved in St. James's Gate Case Asks for Apology

Ethan Kresofsky, 24, appeared in court Thursday morning; trial date has not been determined.


Fire Damages Prospect Street Home

An early morning fire caused extensive damage to a Prospect Street home February 13, but no injuries to a family of seven, according to Deputy Chief Joseph Callaghan of the Maplewood Fire Department.


Drunk Teens Pass Out in Cold After Leaving Essex Fells Party

Two teenage boys were hospitalized the night of February 9 after they drank too much at a party in Essex Fells and apparently passed out in the cold, police officials said.


Neighbors Express Concern about Proposed Pocket Park

Several residents in the area where a new pocket park has been proposed spoke out against the plan at the Maplewood Township Committee meeting on February 5.


Judge Finds Probable Cause in St. James's Gate Assault Case

A municipal court judge ruled a complaint filed by a bartender of a popular Maplewood pub accusing a South Orange resident of assault should move forward.


PHOTO GALLERY: Maplewood Winter Storm Watch 2013

Patch and Maplewoodians post and share photos of the nor'easter, which occurred in early February.


A report of a prowler breaking into a Hudson Avenue garage in the early morning of February 13 led Maplewood Police on an unsuccessful foot chase through the neighborhood in pursuit of the man, said Capt. John Perna.


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