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Protesters Demand Newark City Council to Oppose Essex County's ICE Contract

September 21, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - About a dozen protesters on Wednesday demanded Newark City Council pass a resolution to oppose Essex County’s agreement with the federal government to jail immigrants within the city’s borders.

City council says protesters should take their fight to the freeholders since the county has a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). And even though ...

Millburn's Paper Mill Playhouse Receives Grant to Spotlight Theater Access

SUMMIT, NJ - HomeTowne Television®, a nonprofit television channel based in Summit has received two grants from Investors Foundation that will fund a documentary detailing Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theater for Everyone' program and underwrite the production of a television program that showcases the good works of folks in the community. 

The grant of ...

Three Bloomfield Youths Among Four Arrested in Connection with Targeted Home Invasion Burglary In Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Three Bloomfield juveniles, and a 19 year old Newark woman, were charged with burglary, weapons possession, and conspiracy charges following a targeted home invasion in Nutley on Wednesday. A fifth person was charged with controlled substance possession.

The Nutley Police Department was answering a suspicious persons call on Ravine Ave. Upon arrival to the area, the police ...

East Orange Police Seek Public’s Help in Finding Missing Newark Child

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Police are asking the public to help them find an 8-year-old from Newark who was last seen in East Orange on Sunday. 

Niyad Robinson was last seen in the area of William and North Grove streets in East Orange around 3 p.m. on Sept. 16. He was wearing black pants, a white T-shirt and black shoes, East Orange police said. 

The 8-year-old is known to frequent ...

West Orange Man Admits to Distribution of Child Pornography

NEWARK, NJ — A comic book artist from West Orange admitted in federal court on Monday to distributing thousands of images and videos of child sexual abuse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito

Timothy Yates, 31, who was previously arrested and charged by complaint on April 4, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge Katharine Hayden in Newark to information charging him ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided.

State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

Four Arrested in Aug. 23 Millburn Medical Center Robbery

MILLBURN, NJ — Millburn Police confirmed the arrest of four people involved in the armed robbery of the Associates in Primary Care P.A. offices that took place on August 23.

According to The Millburn Police Department, Tommy Ware, 58, Terrell Keeling, 43, Terrence Worthy, 51, and Jessica Greene, 29, all  from Newark, have been charged with ...

Radio City Rockettes Coming To Millburn on Thursday, Sept. 13

MILLBURN, NJ - Before rehearsals begin for the 2018 Christmas Spectacular, the Radio City Rockettes will visit six local tri-state area libraries to engage with fans and families. One of their visits will be to the Millburn Free Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 3:30 p.m. The visits are free and open to the public.

During the one-hour visit to ...

New Entrance to Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to Open in Spring 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Construction on the new Turtle Back Zoo entrance started September 4.

The Education Center entrance will be the main entrance for the Zoo during construction. Temporary ticketing options may be available on select days.

The new Turtle Back Zoo entrance is set to open Spring 2019.

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Saint Barnabas Patient in Need of Living Kidney Donor

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor.

Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little Falls. He has three grandchildren that he would like to ...

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