Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Maplewood Police Department located at 1618 Springfield Ave in Maplewood NJ. Hours of collection are from 10:00am to 2:00pm. For more information visit www.dea.gov
From Alt Press: The Jersey Animal Coalition’s attorney entered a not guilty plea in
municipal court today on behalf of the shelter on each of the 51 health
code violations found during a joint local and state health inspection
The violations ranged from minor infractions such as improper storage
of cleaning materials to serious health risks including failure to
provide sick animals with basic veterinary care and to clean the shelter
and its grounds of fecal matter. Read more HERE.
Registration Extended Until Friday, April 25, 2014!
Monday, April 28th, 2014 Maplewood Loves Wellness together with Risa
Olinsky founder of Count on Yourself Coaching who is volunteering her
expertise, will offer a 2nd FREE community-walking program utilizing
pedometers. The pilot walking program ran last fall and was a huge
success. Pedometers for the program are made possible by a grant from
Overlook Medical Center, Atlantic Health System. Participation
in this program is open to 40 new adult Maplewood residents (18 or
older). If you would like to join in, please review and complete the
following application and submit to: Deputy Mayor, Kathleen Leventhal,
Township of Maplewood, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040 or fax to
973-761-4061 no later than Friday April 18th. For questions contact: email@example.com Overview of the program and participant’s pledge: If
chosen, I will do my best to participate in as much of this program as
possible. If I choose not to complete the 6 weeks, I will return the
pedometer to the Maplewood Township office. I will…
Complete an informed consent and personal goal-setting questionnaire at the start of the program.
an initial pedometer set-up time and orientation scheduled for Monday,
April 28th at either 1 PM or 7 PM. (If you are out of town on that day,
other arrangements are possible.)
Attend the educational presentations offered in Maplewood locations to the extent I can.
Participate in as many of the Maplewood group walking sessions within the 6-week period as possible.
Walk on my own as much as possible and keep a daily record of my steps as instructed.
Log and report my weekly steps to the coordinator by email or phone.
the pedometer is lost or damaged within the 6-week program, I agree to
notify the program leader and purchase a replacement ($20) in order to
complete my participation in the program. I understand that
participation in this program is voluntary and my success depends on my
level of commitment. Upon completing the program the pedometer is mine
To participate, please complete the application, and return by April 18th.Kathleen
M. Leventhal, Deputy Mayor says, “Discover how being part of a group
will motivate, inspire and help you stick to your goals”.
April 21, 2014; Suspicious Person; At approximately 940 PM, Officers
responded to a Revere Ave residence on a report of suspicious juveniles.
Several juveniles from Irvington and Newark were stopped fleeing the
area. The juveniles were found to be in possession
of a bicycle stolen from a Hilton Ave home and were arrested.
14, 2014; Theft of Motor Vehicle; Sometime over the previous few days a
Dodge Caravan was stolen from the parking lot of 50 Burnett Ave.
April 17, 2014; Bicycle Theft; During the morning hours a unlocked
garage on Boyden Parkway South was entered and a bicycle stolen.
an effort to beautify and improve the streetscape along Springfield
Avenue, the Township is considering installing up to four landscaped
medians in the road. The medians will be about 7 feet wide and have
landscaping and street trees. The intent is to beautify the corridor
and provide some traffic calming. These cones will be set up for about
The Township will then decide where or if to install them.
If they are installed, they will be done when Springfield Avenue is
repaved, which depending upon funding will be this year.
Pedestrian Foot Bridge behind Memorial Library closed for repairs
pedestrian foot bridge behind the Memorial Library going towards
Memorial Park will be closed for repairs for approximately 1 week
starting Monday, April 21, 2014. Signs are posted advising residents NOT
to use the bridge.