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29 min ago | Observer

Facing a new gun charge

A Kearny man, who two years ago accidentally shot himself in the jaw with a Smith & Wesson .38 revolver, was arrested last week in Newark on weapons charges.

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Related Topix: Kearny, NJ, Newark, NJ, Drugs

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Alternative Press

Fundraiser Set for Paralyzed Union Township Police Office Dave Cuozzo

In December 2013, Union Township Police Officer Dave Cuozzo's life nearly ended from a rare viral infection that has no cure.

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Related Topix: Madison, NJ, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Police investigating apparent murder at Newark apartment building

NEWARK - Authorities are investigating an apparent homicide that took place at an apartment in the city's South Ward this afternoon, according to authorities.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Medicine, NewarkBeth Israel Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Observer

Charge upgraded to murder

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has upgraded charges against a Belleville man to murder in an alleged assault on his roommate.

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Related Topix: Belleville, NJ, Newark, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Two juveniles arrested in Verona Park on drug and stolen property charges

A sign for Verona Park as seen Tuesday, Aug. 19. Earlier that morning, two juveniles were arrested in the park.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Embattled Meadowlands Hospital appoints a new CEO, former chief takes consulting role

Felicia Karsos has been named the new chief operating officer for Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, the board of director has announced.

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Related Topix: Secaucus, NJ, Nursing, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Newark, NJ

New Jersey Jewish News

NCJW helps kids stock up for fall

As in previous years, the children, from kindergarten through fifth grade, were able choose brand-new backpacks, school supplies, clothes, and personal care items in a department store-like setting created just for them.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, Bloomfield, NJ, Newark, NJ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hudson high schools ranked for academics and arts: How did your school score?

McNair Academic High School building on Coles Street in Jersey City, Monday, December 8, 2008.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, Standardized Testing, Education, Newark, NJ

NJ.com

N.J. Senate confirms eight Christie nominees to be judges in Essex County

TRENTON - The state Senate today confirmed eight judges to serve in the overloaded courthouses of Essex County, a turning point in a long stalemate with Gov. Chris Christie over who gets to sit on the bench in New Jersey's busiest county.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey, Newark, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Conviction overturned in 2008 crash that killed mother and 10-year-old son

NEWARK - Citing an error in the judge's response to a jury question at a January 2012 trial, a state appeals court has overturned the conviction of a man accused of causing a 2008 crash that killed a woman and her 10-year-old son.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Prison, East Orange, NJ

NorthJersey.com

N.J. Senate to vote on new Essex County judges

The New Jersey Senate's judiciary committee has released the nominations of eight Essex County superior court nominees following a lengthy stalemate with Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

The Jersey Journal

Playground finishes 2-year renovation of Essex County Park

WEST ORANGE - A two-year project to complete a county recreation center surrounding the Turtle Back Zoo finished last week with the official opening of a newly-constructed playground.

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Related Topix: West Orange, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Jersey Journal

Glimpse of History: Girl Scouting in Essex County

MONTCLAIR - Members of the Montclair-Glen Ridge Girl Scout Council appear to be working on some sort of craft project in this circa-1920 photo.

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Related Topix: Montclair, NJ, Essex Fells, NJ

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NJ.com

Christie, N.J. Democrats filling eight judicial vacancies, but 44 remain

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie and state Democrats reached a turning point last week in their long stalemate over who gets to be a judge in Essex County, home to New Jersey's busiest courthouses.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Bergen County, NJ

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Item

Police: Phone fraud on the rise in Montclair

The back of a Green Dot MoneyPak card contains a warning about potential scams, which cautions users to "never give their card information to anyone."

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Related Topix: Montclair, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Livingston Ranked in New Jersey Monthly's Top 20 List

New Jersey Monthly has announced the results of its 2014 survey of the state's Top Public High Schools with Livingston coming in at #16.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Best of 2007, Livingston, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Ringwood, NJ

The Alternative Press

Zufall Health Opens in West Orange

Zufall Health, a federally funded community health center, held its official ribbon cutting ceremony at their newest office located at 95 Northfield Avenue in West Orange.

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Related Topix: West Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ

Fri Aug 15, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Upgrades to Orange Park Gives Better Access to Seniors

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren and the Orange City Council announced infrastructure upgrades that will enhance public access to Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Belleville man charged with murder in stabbing death of roommate

Edwin Andujar, 49, was arrested and initially charged with the attempted murder of Thomas Parent, 59, on Aug. 7. On Thursday, the charges against Andujar were upgraded to murder and weapons offenses after Parent died from his injuries on Tuesday, said Essex County Prosecutor's Office spokeswoman Katherine Carter.

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Related Topix: Belleville, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Revaluation in Essex County to impact on Verona taxes

Verona residents will already face tax increases from the school district and municipal budgets, plus the special referendum passed by voters in March, but another hit is likely coming their way.

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Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Newark, NJ, Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ

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