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The South Orange and Maplewood School District has seen an increase in graduation rates from 2012 to 2013, after a drop of more than six percent in the previous year, according to a recent report.
At Monday's Board of Education meeting, Superintendent John Alfieri said that on Dec. 5, a reporter for NBC made an unannounced visit to Mt.
Patch has put together some things you need to know for Thursday. Are you out of work and looking for a job? Neighbors Helping Neighbors will meet at the Cedar Grove Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Essex County Toastmasters will meet at the Verona Public Library at 7 p.m. Nellie & Bean in Verona will have cookies, wine and late-night shopping on ... (more)
Monica has long suffered from seizures, asthma and high blood pressure. She was recently diagnosed with tumors, which have kept her from working.
A Tuesday morning fire in Bloomfield left a 65-year-old woman dead and her son in critical condition at a Montclair hospital, according to Acting Essex County Carolyn Murray .
Essex County Prosecutor's Office spokeswoman Kathy Carter confirmed there was one fatality at a Haines Drive address but could not immediately offer further details.
While Caldwell-West Caldwell School District dipped slightly in 2013 and West Essex Regional School District's average edged up moderately, they both are far above the state average.
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. kicked off his re-election for Essex County Executive today during a spirited press conference at the gymnasium at Essex County College in Newark.
Councilman Joseph Chiusolo inquired how issues in a planned executive session could impact the next scheduled agenda and Township Attorney Thomas Scrivo said part of the session was about the legal issues of the case.
Khary Orr, a lifelong Newark resident, was gunned down nearly six years ago and his killer has not yet been found.
A man was arrested in Pennsylvania on Thursday and charged with the July murder of a 21-year-old Newark man, according to Anthony Ambrose, the Essex County prosecutor's chief of detectives.
TRENTON - Did Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno break state law by placing Republican Steve Lonegan's name at the top of the ballot in this year's special U.S. Senate election? Both the Essex County clerk and an independent candidate in the race say yes.
The West Orange School District had 142 incidents occur during the 2012-2013 school year, according to the New Jersey Department of Education's annual Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in the Schools report.