Essex County News

January 20, 2019

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Singapore-born American conductor, George Mathew, founder and Artistic Director of Music for Life International, has emerged as one of the leading forces in the classical music world bringing symphonic music to focus on global humanitarian issues and crises at the beginning of the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - According to the Millburn Police department, an assault occured at Oscar's Deli in downtown Millburn on Thursday. Lt. Blazinski of the Millburn Police Department confirmed to TAPinto Millburn Thhursday afternoon that the specific incident happened and that it took place at the ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ  – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura are asking that residents do not park on county roads from Saturday, Jan. 19, to Sunday, Jan. 20. Keeping the roads open will make it easier to remove snow and enable public works crews to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A solitary note from a piano rang through 276 Delavan Ave. when a potential buyer mistakenly pressed down on one key. The instrument sat among broken lamps and damp books in a corner of the dark living room. It was one of many remnants leftover from the previous owner that was ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated through Tuesday, Jan. 22, due to extreme cold weather and cold in the forecast, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced on Thursday. When a Code Blue is declared, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy pledged to work with federal lawmakers to solve Newark’s lead issue as Mayor Ras Baraka demanded President Donald Trump fix the nation’s failing water infrastructure instead of funding a border wall. Murphy's promise came yesterday in his State of the State address.

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NEWARK, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating an apparent suicide that occurred in the Bloomfield Police Department overnight. The preliminary investigation indicates that retired Newark Police Lt. Patrick Montella shot himself in the Bloomfield Headquarters while being ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A developer who has renovated several properties in Newark announced new plans for an adaptive reuse project in the city’s Downtown. Paramount Assets purchased two properties at 30-32 and 36-40 Clinton Street that will add to the city’s “Billion Dollar Triangle,” an area that is ...

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NEWARK, NJ - One of the Wilmington 10 who fought to desegregate schools in North Carolina will be the keynote speaker on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Essex County College’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial.   Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jr., who was falsely accused and convicted in connection with a ...

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MAPLEWOOD, MILLBURN, AND WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to revitalize the forest ecology in Essex County’s forest areas, the county’s Deer Management Program will begin on Jan. 15 and continue through March. This year, the program has been modified so that culling will occur on Tuesdays in South ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police have located a suspect accused of attempting to give an 11-year-old girl a ride, officials say. The investigation concluded with police determining that it was a misunderstanding after an Uber driver began circling the area looking for a scheduled pickup and ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated through Monday, Jan. 14, due to extreme cold weather in the forecast, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced on Thursday. When a Code Blue is declared, a ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – Millburn Police determined the 76-year-old woman, whose body was discovered Tuesday night near the Short Hills train station, was the victim of a hit and run. As reported previously, the body of a woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road Tuesday ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors Office confirmed to TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills on Wednesday that a body of a 76-year-old woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time investigators are ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — After hearing through NJ 101.5 evening radio host Steve Trevelise that his “oldest and dearest friend” Robbo Pisani, a fire captain with the North Hudson Fire Department, was struggling with kidney failure, West Orange resident Melissa Kohlman was so moved that she volunteered her ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Although more than 700 sea turtles have been stranded this winter in the Northeast region of the United States, hundreds of which did not survive, 13 sea turtles are currently recuperating from the cold at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s Sea Turtle Recovery, New Jersey’s only ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently featured on “CBS News” during a segment about the recent change in the alimony tax law. Under the new federal law as of Jan. 1, alimony is no longer ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph Scarpelli and the Greenutley committee will host the townships first ever 'Winter Nutley Farmers Market' on Feb. 10. Food crafters and makers of handmade products are welcome to apply. The market will be hled on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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NEWARK, NJ - In an early afternoon ceremony on Jan. 2, 2019 at the Donald M. Payne School of Technology, Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and County Surrogate Alturrick Kenney were sworn in to begin their terms. Joining the three on stage were several ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair High School staff were on alert after a student reported seeing a homeless man smoking a cigarette in the auditorium lobby. The incident took place around 6:45 a.m. on Friday, school district officials reported to parents. Montclair High School Principal Anthony M.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — International activist Marley Dias, a freshman at West Orange High School (WOHS), was recently named to “Time” magazine's list of "Top 25 Most Influential Teens of 2018” in addition to being previously named to “Ebony 100's” Power 100 list as a Community Crusader. Dias, who at ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Newark's downtown skyline is beginning to blossom with high-rise, mixed-use residential buildings that have been years in the making.  Some historic properties, like the old United Women's Garment Workers' building at 869 Broad St., was transformed into 37 luxury rentals in 2018.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The speed limit on Pleasant Valley Way within the vicinity of West Orange High School (WOHS) and Kelly Elementary School will be reduced from 30 miles per hour (mph) to 25 mph in accordance with a resolution recently adopted unanimously by the Essex County Board of Chosen ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Winter is upon us, but you can still catch a glimpse of certain birds that call Newark home despite the cold. New Jersey Audubon, a nonprofit that promotes environmental awareness, will be leading a free bird watching event on Jan. 3, 2019, in Weequahic Park. Adults and youngsters ...

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NEWARK, NJ - During a visit on Dec. 19, to Saint James AME Church in Newark, which also has a location in South Orange, Gov. Phil Murphy praised its senior pastor as a "megatalent" with a passion for criminal justice reform. That's why, the governor said, he nominated the Rev. Dr. Ronald ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Essex County College will be one seven two-year schools in the nation to participate in a new program that could send students to space camp at a NASA center.   To qualify for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program, students majoring in STEM fields will have to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -  An officer-involved shooting that took place on Saturday morning in the vicinity of Court and 3rd Streets in Elizabeth is under investigation said, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II. According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ECPO), at approximately ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Santa made a pit stop in Livingston just before Christmas to spread holiday cheer and visit babies in the Saint Barnabas Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Check out this photo gallery of the infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. All photos courtesy of ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  The woman who was appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy to oversee University Hospital will be the new acting president of the embattled agency after its former leader resigned. University Hospital’s Board of Directors passed a resolution on Thursday appointing Judith Persichilli to the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – The majority of the board members of the Downtown Millburn Development Alliance (DMDA) voted Wednesday night to dissolve the organization during a regularly scheduled board meeting. The unexpected announcement comes only a month after the Millburn Township Committee approved the ...

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