Essex County News

September 11, 2017

BELLEVILLE, NJ - Members of Belleville UNICO placed a wreath at the township's 9-11 Memorial Park today.    Photo: L-R Gene Antonio Treasurer, Eleanor Guarino, Dr. Manny Alfano President, Councilman Steve Rovell, Deputy Mayor Vincent Cozzarelli, Manny Alfano

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia welcomes the community to the annual September 11 Remembrance Ceremony tonight from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. The ceremony will take place on the township Green. The ceremony will include Mayor Michael Venezia, Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Director ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield's long neglected train station is getting a facelift due to the work and funding from the Bloomfield Center Alliance. The project, which is being done by professional contractors, will take up to five weeks. The most visible work during the initial phase of work will ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - If you drive by Cedar Grove High School you'll see the progress of the Cedar Grove Waves 9/11 Memorial Art Installation.  For the third year in a row, the lawn of CGHS will be covered with 2,977 flags that honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks.  Cedar Grove Waves organizer ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mayor Michael Venezia signed a letter by the  United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) urging Congress to quickly pass legislation to enable Dreamers to earn permanent residency in the United States. The letter is address to all member of Congress in both hte House of ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Tuesday marked the beginning of a new era for the City of Newark, as city and school officials welcomed students back to the first day of school and the imminent return of full local control to the district. Newark Public Schools Superintendent Christopher Cerf and Newark Mayor ...

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Essex County, NJ – A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of September that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N.

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – As the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, Cedar Grove resident and Board of Education member David Schoner is once again planning the Cedar Grove Waves art installation for  the front lawn of Cedar Grove High School. The Cedar Grove Waves project features a flag ...

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After years of standing empty and abandoned, the original site of Saint Michael’s Medical Center is finally getting a new lease on life. The 90,000 square-foot structure, located on Central Avenue in Newark’s Central ward, is to be turned into a mixed-use building, with plans to include six ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Construction is underway once again at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo for the new “Shores of Africa Penguin” Exhibit, where African penguins will join the giraffes, lions and hyenas to bring all of Turtle Back's animals from the largest continent into the same area. According ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – As the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, Cedar Grove resident and Board of Education member David Schoner is once again planning the Cedar Grove Waves art installation for the front lawn of Cedar Grove High School. The Cedar Grove Waves project features a flag ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ-  Former first lady Hillary Clinton will pay a visit to Watchung Booksellers to promote her new book on September 26 at 6pm. The former presidential candidate, who gained a majority vote in Montclair during the presidential election, is gearing up for a nine-stop book tour this ...

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Essex County Democratic Chairman Leroy Jones, Jr. announced today that the entire Essex County delegation of the state General Assembly, including those whose districts include parts of Newark, will back Assemblyman Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) to be Assembly Speaker for the next legislative ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive invites the public to a solemn ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001 at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange on Monday September 11 at 8 a.m. The ceremony will take place at 8 a.m. at the Eagle Rock 9/11 memorial.

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — The dog pictured above, Lexie, has been missing since July 29 and the family is seeking help in finding her.  She is 15 years old, approximately four-to-five pounds and needs medicine. According to the family, she was last seen on Philip Drive in Fairfield. The family is also ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Shake Shack Livingston, located at 280 Eisenhower Parkway, officially opened its doors to the public on Wednesday morning. In addition to its classic frozen custards, the burger stand is also known for its all-natural burgers, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, crispy crinkle-cut ...

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CEDAR GROVE,NJ - The lawn of Cedar Grove High School will once again be adorned with 2,977 flags in memory of the victims of the 9/11 attacks.   This will be the third annual Cedar Grove Waves art installation and organizer and Board of Education member David Schoner continues to enlarge the scope ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two owners left their two small dogs in a car  30 Plymouth St| PD on scene requesting FD to assist in gaining entry to a red Toyota Corolla with two animals inside in need of attention due to the heat A 27yoa male and  28yoa Female from Maryland were dining in Cuban Pete's and ...

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Synthetic marijuana is making its rounds again, as Newark police are reporting a day-long rash of incidents associated with the substance. More than 10 incidents were reported at various locations throughout the city yesterday, as calls came in regarding individuals suffering from a variety of ...

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  Teen musicians from School of Rock Montclair performed at Summerfest, an 11 day concert event that’s held annually in Milwaukee.  Teen musicians from School of Rock Montclairperformed at Summerfest, an 11 day concert event that’s held annually in Milwaukee and is billed as “the World’s ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A Bloomfield Police Officer was involved in a shooting on Greenbrook Drive this morning, according to town officials and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.  Leroy Frank, 60, was shot and killed by a Bloomfield police officer on Friday after he lunged with a knife at another ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nishuane Park in Montclair welcomed Jazz aficionados and fans of good music for the 8th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival presented by Jazz House Kids on Saturday. The event, which accoring to organizers has drawn over 10,000 people to the venue, showcases the talents of its students ...

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