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Police Search for Clues as Identity Released of 41-Year-Old Woman Fatally Stabbed in Montclair

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday, that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a female victim identified as Tameeka Johnson, 41, of Montclair.

Montclair Police discovered ...

Woman Identified in Fatal NJ Transit Train Strike in Montclair on Tuesday

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 28-year-old Montclair woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident in Montclair involving a NJ Transit train headed for New York Penn Station, Tuesday morning.

Joan Juengling was identified as the victim, stated NJ Transit spokesperson, Lisa Torbic, 

Juengling was struck by the NJ Transit train near Watchung Station, however, details have ...

Trespasser Fatally Injured by NJ Transit Train in Montclair on Tuesday

MONTCLAIR, NJ - NJ Transit officials suspended service on the Montclair-Boonton line in both directions for nearly an hour, early Tuesday morning. The cause was the fatal strike of a trespasser, officials confirm.

The train was traveling to New York Penn Station from Montclair State University at 4:55 a.m., when the person was struck, said NJ Transit spokesperson Jim ...

Woman Fatally Stabbed in Montclair on Monday, Police Confirm

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Law enforcement officials have confirmed the fatal stabbing of a woman in Montclair on Monday. The exact location and details surrounding the homicide have not yet been released.

However, eyewitnesses reported seeing police bring someone in a body bag out of a building located at 50 Greenwood Avenue sometime around 4 p.m.

Additional details have ...

Technology on Display During Student Fair at Essex Tech West Caldwell Campus

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus. Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations.

The district offers a full-service program that’s been recognized by publications such as ...

Mikie Sherrill and Local Veteran Highlighted at Essex County Veterans Day Observance

NEWARK, NJ – Congresswoman-Elect Mikie Sherrill, a Navy veteran, made her first public appearance since winning the election in New Jersey’s 11th District at the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance on Wednesday at Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark. During the ceremony, U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve Veteran William Squires was presented with ...

Attorney Charged with Killing Montclair Mother is Captured in Cuba

NEWARK, NJ - The Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 22, has been captured in Cuba, police officials announced on Wednesday. According to published reports, James Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.

During a press conference, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens announced, "Today, we ...

Democratic Candidate Wins Millburn Township Committee Election

MILLBURN, NJ - Democrat Tara Prupis edged out  Republican Jodi Rosenberg in a close race for Millburn Township Committee. According to the unofficial count, Prupis garnered 3,450 votes, 73 more than incumbent Deputy Mayor Rosenberg who had 3,377 votes.

The total count is based on reports from all 16 districts in Millburn. Official numbers will not be released until the ...

Baraka Says Newark Will Benefit Even If Amazon's HQ2 Goes Elsewhere

NEWARK, NJ - Mayor Ras Baraka said on Monday Newark has benefited from being in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters -- even if the corporate giant picks a different location.

“It's not over 'til the fat lady sings,” Baraka said today at an unrelated press conference for the opening of a new police precinct. “That's what they say, ...

Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled to Host Art Exhibition

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled, a not-for-profit social service provider, is hosting a fundraising gala and art exhibit entitled “Doorways To Infinite Possibility” on Nov. 4 at the JCC Gaelen Gallery East in West Orange.

The event will also serve as a celebration of the JSDD's future home in Livingston, and the capital campaign ...

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