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FAIRFIELD - Tina Lunney was a woman on the brink of a breakdown, having gambled away her family's entire savings, cheated on her husband and deceived numerous collection agencies, all the while determined to keep up appearances in her upper-middle class community, defense and prosecuting attorneys in her murder trial agree.
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In early February, two bandits held up a Kearny delicatessen at gunpoint, tied up the clerk and two customers with zip ties, and escaped with approximately $5,000 in cash.
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Bloomfield BOE member Dan Anderson blogged this week about the increased emphasis on high stakes testing in public schools, saying the tests are unreliable indicators of quality and do not necessarily reflect higher quality teaching and learning.
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S.O.F I.A., an advocacy group for victims of domestic violence, will hold a candlelight vigil for Shanae Howard on Tuesday, May 21, in Montclair.
The Woodlands Cemetery in Newark, near where the body of Chad Butler was found in a burning car June 27, 2010.
Montclair's police chief told a room of concerned residents Tuesday night the only suspect in last week's shootings at Canterbury Park died in a suicide .
The following update comes courtesy Bloomfield High School Athletics. Serhiy Kralka repeated as Shot Put Champion at the Essex County Championship.
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray answers questions during a 2011 press conference about the arrests of Myriam Janvier and Venette Ovilde in the connection with the death of Ovilde's 8-year old daughter.
Maplewood store's creatively designed window display snags them a future visit from acclaimed author Khaled Hosseini.
Lisanne Renner, the historian for the Friends of Anderson Park, will present "Olmsted's Anderson Park and How it Helped Shape Montclair " at the Wednesday, May 22 meeting of the Cedar Grove Historical Society.
A Montclair man shot his girlfriend several times in the head before turning the gun on himself in a Montclair park Thursday night, according to Essex County Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray.
Montclair Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renee Baskerville has announced that the focus of a community meeting planned for Tuesday, May 21, has been changed in light of last week's murder-suicide in a neighborhood park involving a resident and his girlfriend.
The Belleville Township Council voted Tuesday night to reduce the tax levy portion of the nearly $63 million 2013-14 school budget by $760,000, a decrease that did not satisfy one council member.The amount trimmed means the average household tax increase drops from about $270 to approximately $110, officials said.
Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin announced incumbent Bob Manley retained his seat on the Verona Township Council by a lone vote in Tuesday's municipal elections, after seven provisional ballots were counted Thursday in Newark.
A Wayne resident recently received a Valor Award from the 200 Club of Essex County for risking his life to apprehend a man carrying a loaded gun after a traffic stop.
Wittler, a resident of West Caldwell, will provide support to clients who are self-directing their retirement plans in addition to administrative duties.