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Seton Hall University Student Dies After Fall From Parking Deck

September 11, 2018

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student has died from injuries sustained from falling off the campus' parking deck on Tuesday, according to a letter to the school community from the University's Interim President, Mary Meehan, on Tuesday afternoon. Meehan later identified the student as senior Julian M. Mislavsky, 23, of Morristown.

"We will have a memorial ...

Turtle Back Flamingo Exhibit Dedicated to West Orange Family

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The new Turtle Back Zoo Flamingo Exhibit, which was officially opened with a celebratory ribbon cutting on Wednesday, has been dedicated as the “Drill Family Flamingo Exhibit” in honor of the West Orange family’s long-time relationship with the zoo.

The Drill Family’s relationship with Turtle Back dates back 55 years, since building the zoo in ...

Essex County Zoo Opens Leopard Exhibit Featuring Two Species

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Snow leopards and Amur leopards are the centerpiece of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s newly reopened leopard exhibit, which officially reopened on Monday.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. was on hand Monday afternoon to cut the ribbon at the exhibit as part of his initiative to provide the highest standard of care and first-class conditions for ...

Two Montclair Residents Robbed at Gunpoint in Separate Incidents

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two Montclair residents were robbed at gunpoint in two separate incidents, as they walked through Montclair on Sunday, according to Montclair Police officials. 

At approximately 6:30 p.m., a 64-year-old Montclair man was approached by a dark-colored SUV as he walked along Virginia Avenue, according to Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police ...

Bus Returning From Newark Mayor’s Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Thirty-six passengers on a bus returning from an annual mayor’s picnic on Saturday were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, according to officials.

Mayor Ras Baraka's fourth annual family reunion picnic event was held at Black Bear Lake Country Club in Millstone. Around 5:30 ...

Economically Disadvantaged Children Shop Free at 10th NCJW/Essex Back2School Store

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston played host to more than 800 economically disadvantaged children from throughout Essex County last weekend as they shopped for school supplies at the National Council of Jewish Women Essex County (NCJW/Essex) chapter’s 10th annual Back2School Store (B2SS).

Thanks to more than 500 volunteers who served as ...

West Orange Town Hall Tests Positive for Elevated Levels of Legionella

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Water sources at West Orange Town Hall tested positive for elevated levels of Legionella bacteria, according to the township. It was discovered after a long-time township employee was recently hospitalized with a case of Legionnaires' Disease.

 

According to a notice prepared by the township, it has not been proven that the employee actually ...

Man Stabbed in Valley Section of West Orange

WEST ORANGE – A West Orange man was stabbed Sunday evening during an attack in The Valley section of the township, according to officials.

Police were called the 300 block of Valley Road around 5:45 p.m. on a report of an aggravated assault. The 28-year-old victim was stabbed during an attack by a group of individuals who later fled the scene, according to township spokeswoman Susan ...

Newark Lures Amazon With $1 Billion Payroll Tax Incentive

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters in Newark, according to one of two ordinances approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other locations vying for Amazon’s so-called HQ2.

“The City Council has brought Newark a ...

Montclair Police in Search of Stabbing Suspect

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the area of Miller Street on Monday at 10:49 p.m. The suspect is currently at large, according to police. 

Officers arrived to find that a 48-year-old Montclair man had been stabbed and already transported to the hospital by relatives. He was suffering from multiple stab ...

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