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32 min ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Verona resident holds on to 165 million year old dinosaur fossil

One hundred million years ago, the landscape of what is now Essex County looked vastly different than today, with exotic and now extinct creatures roaming around and no sign of humans.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Verona, NJ, Science, Paleontology, Montclair State University, Sussex County, NJ

4 hrs ago |

Montclair Resident Denise Hamilton to Perform at the Essex County Summer Music Concert Series

MONTCLAIR, NJ Montclair resident Denise Hamilton to perform at the 2014 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series on Tuesday, August 5. The event is scheduled to take place at 7pm in Essex County's Ivy Hill Park located on Mount Vernon Place in Newark.


Related Topix: Short, Music!, Pop/Rock, Montclair, NJ, August, Newark, NJ

6 hrs ago |

News Reports Claim Captured Felon Muhammed Ali Brown is Terrorist

News reports are claiming that Muhammed Ali Brown, who was arrested in West Orange on July 18, is a reported terrorist.


Related Topix: Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

10 hrs ago |

The Arc of Essex County Announces Uncorked and Uncapped - Wine, Beer and Food Fest

LIVINGSTON, NJ The Arc of Essex County has recently announced that their event, "Uncorked and Uncapped: Wine, Beer and Food Fest" will commence on Sept.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Livingston, NJ, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Livingston Weekly Court News, July 14 through July 20

Ryan Decker of Kearny was charged with attempted theft for attempting to steal a Kenmore Elite grill from 6 Bunyan Drive in Livingston and with conspiracy to commit theft for acting with an accomplice who police never identified.

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Related Topix: Kearny, NJ, Livingston, NJ, Newark, NJ

County Breaks Ground On 500 Car Parking Garage at South Mountain Recreation Complex

A new 500 car parking garage is coming to South Mountain Recreation Complex. On Tuesday, July 22, Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo broke ground for the new parking facility, which is expected to be completed by the Spring of 2015.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Wood-Ridge, NJ

The Newark Star-Ledger

Co-defendant in death of Seton Hall student sentenced

Essex County Assistant Prosecutor Romesh Sukhdeo, left, and Cynthia Moore, the sister of James Moore, center, comfort Mr. Moore, the father of murder victim Jessica Moore as he concludes giving his victims impact statement during the sentencing of Marcus Bascus, 23, of East Orange, Bascus was sentenced by Superior court Judge Robert Gardner to 15 ... (more)


Related Topix: East Orange, NJ, Seton Hall University

WRIC-TV Richmond

NJ man sentenced in fatal college party shooting

A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the fatal shooting of a New Jersey college student from Virginia.


Related Topix: Seton Hall University, East Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ

Millburn Board of Education vice president to run for re-election

Millburn Board of Education Vice President Regina Truitt will be running for a second term on the board in November.


Related Topix: Millburn, NJ, Education Etc.

Montclair Township Council listens in on noise complaints in municipal parks

In the days since this past weekend's Montclair High School All-Class Reunion, residents, municipal officials and event organizers find themselves searching for the best way to safely host large events in municipal parks.


Related Topix: Montclair, NJ, Chatham, NJ, Morris County, NJ

CBS Local

Newark Cop Indicted For Allegedly Pulling Gun In Road Rage Quarrel

A veteran Newark police officer was indicted Wednesday, on charges that he pulled a gun on a man driving with his wife and son after a traffic dispute this past winter.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Irvington, NJ, Union, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Essex County concerts continue with performances in Brookdale, Watsessing parks

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to attend the 2014 Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series.


Related Topix: Montclair, NJ, Oldies, The Duprees, Soul, The Commodores, Music, Entertainment

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Hoping for a home in Essex County: Ditchie

Ditchie was abandoned at the Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., Montclair when he was a baby.


Related Topix: Montclair, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Verona-Cedar Grove children invited to bike race at Hilltop

The Essex County Parks Department and the Hilltop Conservancy invite all cyclists, from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, to ride and race for prizes on a 0.6 mile course.


Related Topix: Cedar Grove, NJ, North Caldwell, NJ, Caldwell, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Family of Georgia man shot in park gets $1.5MFamily of Georgia man...

Family of Georgia man shot in park gets $1.5M The family of a Georgia man fatally shot in a NJ park by an officer has settled a suit.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ

Belleville councilwoman apologizes for racial remark

Most came in response to a public apology from First Ward Councilwoman Marie Strumolo Burke, for a racial slur that's been attributed to her, which she has denied saying.


Related Topix: Belleville, NJ

The Alternative Press

Butterflies at Essex County Environmental Center Through July 26

The popular Butterfly Tent Safari is open through Jul 26 at the Essex County Environmental Center located at 621b Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland.


Related Topix: Roseland, NJ

Verona Board of Education incumbent will not seek re-election

Incumbent Steve Spardel will not seek re-election for his expiring term, he told the Times Tuesday, July 22. Spardel was appointed by the board to replace Dawn DuBois after she resigned in September 2013, but he will not look to extend his stay further.


Related Topix: Verona, NJ

Thousands turn out for funeral for fallen Waldwick police officer Christopher Goodell [video]

A floral arrangement replica of the badge of Waldwick Officer Christopher Goodell is seen outside of St Luke's Church in Ho-Ho-Kus prior to his funeral.


Related Topix: Waldwick, NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ, West New York, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Homeless man sentenced in fatal attack on his father at Newark Penn Station

Darrel Tolbert, 27, formerly of Newark, was sentenced today to five years in prison for attacking his father in the area of Newark Penn Station last year and ultimately killing him.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Prison