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3 hrs ago | Patch.com
A 28-year-old Newark man has been identified as the shooter in a double homicide earlier this week that killed two city residents, including an innocent bystander, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said.
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7 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton
The Yankees confirmed that she died Thursday night in New Jersey's Essex County.
8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
"A tale of Two Histories" will be celebrated during the 11th Annual Tour de Elizabeth - the 350th Anniversary of the founding of Elizabethtown, and the 11th Anniversary of the bicycling event known as the Tour de Elizabeth.
13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced the indictment of a former East Orange firefighter on charges that he stole more than $400,000 from a relief fund for widows and orphans.
19 hrs ago | Patch.com
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. was scheduled to present the Cedar Grove Ambulance and Rescue Squad with a $1,000 donation on Friday, March 7, at 11 a.m. The contribution, collected by the employees of the Essex County Hospital Center, is a display of the appreciation and gratitude to the Rescue Squad for providing life-saving and ... (more)
"Goddess on Earth: Women of Essex County," a multi-media installation by photographer Lisa Levart, will open with a reception on Saturday, March 8, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm at Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road in West Orange.
A Newark man was arrested and charged for the Feb. 24 killing of the owner of a Madison construction company.
NEWARK - The Essex County Republican party announced today they will back Brian Goldberg to unseat Sen. Cory Booker in his 2014 re-election bid.
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The Belleville Police Department will soon have some new sport utility vehicles.
She's been on this page before. The right human just hasn't come along. Meet Sunkist again, the "March" kitty of the Montclair Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., Montclair .
A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of March that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment.
A Newark man who pleaded guilty to the aggravated manslaughter of a 91-year-old World War II vet was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison.
Bloomfield police officers Hector Cartagena, left, and Michael McCracken, right, were accused of abusing time off for military leave.
Actress, singer and activist Suzzanne Douglas and Nehassaiu deGannes star in a benefit reading of Stay With Me by Belgian playwright Olivier Coyette at Luna Stage on Sunday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Stay With Me, the moving story of a mother and daughter and their journey throughout the years has been translated by Awoye Timpo.
Three more firefighters will be added to the rolls of the Kearny Fire Department later this year - assuming they make it through their training.
The Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW Center for Women in Livingston is offering a workshop for women entitled, Returning to the Workplace: Opportunities and Issues on Wednesday evening, March 12 at 7:15 p.m. Lauren Markon, MS, ED, Professional Career Counselor of Livingston will teach participants how to transfer "at home skills" onto a workable resume, ... (more)