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20 hrs ago | The Item

Weather service issues flash flood warning; Parkway flooded in Essex County

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for North Jersey until 6:15 tonight, and as of 5 p.m. all exits in both directions on the Garden State Parkway in Newark, East Orange and Bloomfield were under water, authorities reported.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ

Yesterday | TheAlternativePress.com

West Essex Winners in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Steve Van Zandt from North Caldwell, Joseph Mango from Roseland, and William Heina and Donald Hults from Fairfield were among the 31 Essex County artists who received awards in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.

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Related Topix: Steve Van Zandt, Caldwell, NJ, North Caldwell, NJ, Roseland, NJ, Fairfield, NJ

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Greater Newark Fresh Air Fund awakened camper's love of traveling

When he was in the sixth grade, the Greater Newark Fresh Air Fund helped David Chen take a one-day trip to the Bahamas.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Irvington, NJ, World News, The Bahamas, Hunterdon County, NJ

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

West Orange Shoprite to Hold Zumba Fundraiser Sept. 6 for Essex County Food Pantries

September is Hunger Awareness month and the West Orange Shoprite is hitting the ground dancing in an effort to raise money for Essex County food pantries.

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Related Topix: West Orange, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Essex County Executive Divincenzo Announces Winners in Annual Essex...

Cedar Grove, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that East Orange residents Lester Johnson and Rudy Martin were among the 31 Essex County artists who received awards in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.

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Related Topix: Cedar Grove, NJ, East Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

80 Golfers Help Raise Funds for East Orange General Hospital

An opportunity to help a worthwhile cause drew 80 golfers to East Orange General Hospital's Annual Golf Classic at the Maplewood Country Club on Monday, Aug. 25. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund the hospital's numerous essential programs and services.

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Related Topix: East Orange, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Police involved shooting related to pursuit from Belleville to Harrison

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office's Homicide Task Force and Professional Standards Bureau are investigating a police involved shooting related to a police chase that ended in Harrison this afternoon, officials said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Harrison, NJ, Belleville, NJ

NorthJersey.com

River meeting set for Aug. 28

Residents who live in municipalities along the Rahway River are urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with modifying the outlet structure in South Mountain Reservation's Orange Reservoir.

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Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Disasters, Flood, Cranford, NJ, Millburn, NJ, Maplewood, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Michael Tormey promoted to Senior Managing Director, Wealth Advisor at Peapack-Gladstone Bank

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the promotion of Michael Tormey to Senior Managing Director, Wealth Advisor.

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Related Topix: Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Iona College, Seton Hall University, Ringwood, NJ

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Item

West Milford resident named New Jersey Steel Association president

Earlier this month, the Bearfort Road resident and president of Sangle Consultants Inc. was named president of the New Jersey Steel Association.

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Related Topix: West Milford, NJ

Asbury Park Press

How local cops helped to ID suspect in four murdersHow local cops...

How local cops helped to ID suspect in four murders Man charged in slaying of Seton Hall Prep grad left behind evidence in Pt.Pleasant Beach Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1pj6w3z Ali Muhammad Brown pleads not guilty in the murder of Brendan Tevlin at the Essex County Court House in Newark, N.J., on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, University of Richmond

Asbury Park Press

RV offers legal help outside NY, NJ family courtsRV offers legal help ...

RV offers legal help outside NY, NJ family courts A new assistance program in New York and New Jersey seeks to help parents settle child support battles.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

NJ.com

Nurse, convicted murderer admit to conspiring to smuggle heroin into prison, prosecutor says

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray, pictured in this December 2013 photo, announced today that a nurse and a convicted murderer had pleaded guilty to conspiring to smuggle 50 decks of heroin into Northern State Prison in Newark.

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Related Topix: Drugs, State Prisons, Prison, Northern State Prison, Newark, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Montclair Seniors Recognized for Artistic Talent

Roseland, NJ Three senior citizens from Montclair were awarded for their contributions in the Essex County Senior Citizen Art Show.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Roseland, NJ, Montclair, NJ, Cedar Grove, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Essex officials ask judge to dismiss convicted murderer's lawsuit over medical care at jail

Members of the Essex County Sheriff's Department escort Virgil Suggs, 43, of Irvington, out of court after he received a life sentence from Superior Court Judge Carolyn Wright for the murder of Bronique McLeod, 24, of Newark in an Oct. 1, 2012 shooting.

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Related Topix: Prison, Irvington, NJ, Newark, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Livingston continues 'longstanding' tradition with new affordable group home

LIVINGSTON - A single-family home on Beacon Avenue doesn't look out of place in its neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Livingston, NJ, Newark, NJ, Montclair, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Arc of Essex Opens New Group Home in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ On Aug. 20, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVencenzo announced the opening of the ARC of Essex County's new group home for disabled, low-income adults in Livingston.

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NJ.com

Sheriff offers $10K rewards in 2 Newark homicides

NEWARK - County investigators are upping the ante in an attempt to identify perpetrators in two shooting homicides in the city's South Ward last week.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NJ.com

Newark watershed agency run as 'Mafia style' racketeering enterprise, lawsuit says

Linda Watkins-Brashear, pictured left, former executive director of the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp., is one of the defendants named in a class-action lawsuit filed in Essex County.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Masked robbers stole $3 and a cell phone before crashing into police cruiser, Elizabeth police say

ELIZABETH - A police chase culminated in the arrests of three Essex County men after the masked men stole $3 and a cell phone from a city resident sitting on his porch early Saturday morning, police said.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth, NJ

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