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4 min ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Roseland, NJ

4 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

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.

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8 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

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.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NJ.com

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.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Prison

The Jersey Journal

Six men plead not guilty in killing of Newark pizza deliveryman

NEWARK - With the victim's family and friends looking on in the courtroom, six men pleaded not guilty today to charges in the September 2013 robbery and fatal shooting of a Newark pizza deliveryman.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Violent Crime

The Jersey Journal

Pa. woman arrested on drug charges in Newark after traffic stop

NEWARK - A 26-year-old Pennsylvania woman who admitted she was in possession of drugs was arrested following a traffic stop Monday night in Newark, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Newark, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Clifton cop mistakenly shoots himself during Bloomfield dog attack

A Clifton police detective accidentally shot himself in the hand after a Bloomfield dog charged at him Monday, Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray stated in a press release.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield, NJ, Belleville, NJ

Patch.com

Beer, Wine Tasting Arrives in Livingston with Uncorked and Uncapped

Cheers! Beer and wine snobs, and foodies alike have the chance to indulge at the upcoming beer, wine and food fest Uncorked and Uncapped , which will take place Sept.

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Related Topix: Livingston, NJ

Patch.com

Newark Man Accused of Falsely Reporting Stolen Car to Collect Insurance

An Essex County man pleaded guilty Monday to trying to obtain about $45,000 from an insurance company by falsely reporting the vehicle had been stolen, the Attorney General's Office said.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

The Verona Board of Education will have one vacancy in the Nov. 4 annual school election.

The Verona Board of Education will have one vacancy in the Nov. 4 annual school election.

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NorthJersey.com

Two Essex County teens charged in Passaic with receiving stolen property after chase

Police arrested two teenagers following a motorcycle and foot chase Monday morning that briefly crossed over the Clifton border and back into Passaic, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, Family, Teenagers, Clifton, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Cop accidentally shoots himself when dog attacksCop accidentally...

Cop accidentally shoots himself when dog attacks Authorities say a NJ police officer shot himself when a dog apparently attacked him.

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SFGate

Man, teen charged with murder in Newark slaying

Murder charges have been filed against a Newark man and a teenage boy accused in the fatal shooting of a city man last month.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, East Orange, NJ

The Item

Charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child.

A Millburn school district custodian has been arrested and charged with three counts of sexual assault and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

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The Jersey Journal

Bloomfield cops look to dismiss official misconduct charges related to 2012 arrest

NEWARK - Two Bloomfield police officers are looking to dismiss official misconduct and related charges against them in connection with the June 2012 arrest of a man on the Garden State Parkway.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield, NJ, Englishtown, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Glimpse of History: Chowing down in the great outdoors near Belleville

BELLEVILLE - In this undated photo, five men are seen having a meal at their campsite on the banks of the Passaic River near Belleville.

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Related Topix: Belleville, NJ, Roseland, NJ, Newark, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Huge Demonstration Planned to Protest Ted Nugent's Montclair Performance. Say No to Hate.

He's a decent guitar player, but a vile human being. That's why I am hesitant to inform you that singer, rock musician, Ted Nugent, will be performing at the Wellmont Theater this Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ted Nugent, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barbara Boxer, Montclair, NJ

NJ.com

For Baraka, Christie's help likely solution to Newark's budget crisis

Newark mayor-elect Ras Baraka, Gov. Chris Christie and County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. met in May to discuss crime, education and the city's budget.

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

The Jersey Journal

Montclair's Peter Edge takes over as head of Homeland Security Investigations for ICE

Peter Edge, who was raised in Montclair, took over as the head of Homeland Security Investigations for U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement in May. NEWARK - Peter Edge started out in law enforcement as an undercover narcotics investigator, jumping fences to chase down drug dealers in Newark during the mid-to-late 1980s when crack cocaine had ... (more)

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Related Topix: Montclair, NJ, Drugs, Newark, NJ, Economics News, Bitcoin

The Jersey Journal

Newark man awarded $785K verdict for false arrest in murder case

A Newark man has been awarded $785,000 after jurors found that a detective falsely arrested him for a woman's murder in 2009.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Prison

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