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2 hrs ago | The Item
A vice principal hired at top salary a year ago as part of a team that was supposed to put an end to the ongoing problems at School 6 was fired on Friday, city education officials confirmed.
3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
NEWARK - A Newark man has pleaded guilty to setting a pickup truck on fire on New Year's Eve 2012, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office announced today.
5 hrs ago | The Item
There will be a contested race in the November general election for three open seats on the Millburn Board of Education.
Nia Pierce from East Orange wowed the audience with the performance that placed her as Gold Medalist for Music Instrumental Contemporary on the harp.
Almost 20 months after contributing to a fatal car crash that killed two people, including 30-year-old Montclair resident and EMT Keith Chipepo, James Sterling of Elizabeth, also known as James Megget, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated manslaughter on Thursday, July 17. In November of 2012, Sterling drove his Chrysler Pacifica SUV into an ... (more)
There was a fatal fire overnight at a home on the border of Essex Fells and Verona.
Woman killed in northern New Jersey house fire A woman found inside a burning northern New Jersey home has died from her injuries.
Essex County prosecutors say firefighters responded to the Fells Road home around 2:35 a.m. Sunday.
Michael Franklin, 44, was shot multiple times at the intersection of Muhammad Ali Avenue and Kipp Street around 4 p.m., said Thomas Fennelly, a chief assistant prosecutor with the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.
TRENTON, NJ Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a former top official of the East Orange Water Commission pleaded guilty today to conspiring to manipulate testing of the agency's water supply to falsify results and report lower levels of a regulated contaminant in the drinking water supplied to customers.
The West Essex Community Response Team is among six Essex County teams to benefit from an $11,000 grant for equipment and supplies, officials announced this week.
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.
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.
News reports are claiming that Muhammed Ali Brown, who was arrested in West Orange on July 18, is a reported terrorist.
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.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 04:50 pm
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