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Heat Advisory from National Weather Service Continues Through 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17

July 16, 2018

NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' yesterday for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.

Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended ...

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory Through 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17

NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16 until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.

Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during ...

Street Renamed After Late Essex County Undersheriff

NEWARK, NJ - The late Essex County Undersheriff who may soon have the Market Street patrol building renamed after him also had a road dedicated in his namesake today.

Essex County Undersheriff Kevin Ryan often worked security at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, his brother said. A portion of Victoria Avenue in front of that church today was renamed to Kevin J. Ryan Way in honor of ...

Essex County College Taken Off Probation

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College was taken off probation by the region’s higher education accrediting agency.

The community college was put on probation last year by Middle States Commission of Higher Education for failing to meet guidelines pertaining to institutional resources and governance. Middle States also warned the college it was in jeopardy of losing accreditation in 2016 ...

Authorities Investigating Fatal Altercation at West Orange Bar

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and West Orange Police Chief James Abbott have announced that authorities are investigating an incident in which a 57-year-old male was fatally injured at a bar in West Orange on July 4, 2018. Shortly after 6:00 p.m., West Orange police officers were dispatched to a bar on White Street on a report of an unconscious ...

5 Facts About NJ City's Role In the Revolutionary War

Newark, NJ - City residents played a big part in all American wars and Newark also played its part in the throes of America’s creation.

The war lasted from 1775 to 1783, and Newark had a fighting spirit against the British at that time. The city hosted a rebellious minister and a visit by George Washington’s troops. Redcoats would also burn prominent buildings, homes ...

Men’s Shul Softball League Unites in Livingston to Support Parkland Community

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Men’s Shul Softball League, consisting of teams from temples throughout Livingston, West Orange, Short Hills and other neighboring communities in Essex and Morris counties, gathered in Livingston prior to regular play on Sunday morning in support of Make Our Schools Safe, an organization started by the parents of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School ...

Essex County Dedicates $100 million Schools of Technology campus in Newark

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County Schools of Technology opened its newest campus Monday on the grounds of the former United Hospital Center in Newark's West Ward.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo was joined by a host of local, state and federal officials to dedicate the Essex County Donald M. Payne, Sr. School of Technology, a $100 million, three-story, 320,000-square-foot ...

Comedian Artie Lange Sentenced for Possession of Heroin

Comedian Artie Lange Sentenced to Probation for Possession of Heroin

NEWARK, NJ  – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced that comedian Artie Lange, 50, of Hoboken was sentenced to probation by the Honorable Nancy Sivilli, Judge of the Superior Court, after pleading guilty to possession of heroin.

Back in December 2017, Lange pled guilty to possession of ...

Essex County Recognizes National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June 2

NEWARK, NJ – During a special presentation on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders proclaimed June 2, 2018, as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day” in Essex County.  The presentation took place at the Hall of Records in Newark, New Jersey.

District 4 Freeholder Leonard Luciano along with At-Large Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill ...

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