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Attorney General's Office to Investigate: Police Pursuit Ends in Fatality in Glen Ridge

May 10, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- A police chase resulted in a fatal car crash in Glen Ridge on Tuesday, law enforcement officials confirmed.

To quell the amount of car thefts in New Jersey, the Attorney General has stated that police officers can resume police pursuits, after years of halting to the practice. Following the crash, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that there was a police ...

Fatal Hit-and-Run Incident in Livingston Remains Under Investigation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of Angelica M. Garcia, 35, of Newark on Wednesday evening in Livingston remains under investigation as of Tuesday, according to Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II.

A police officer on patrol discovered a female pedestrian at the 300 block of South Orange ...

Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Incident on So. Orange Avenue in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — An unidentified female pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run incident just after midnight on Thursday morning in the area of South Orange Avenue and Goodhart Drive in Livingston, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ESPO).

Early reports indicate that the vehicle involved, possibly a white Ford Escape, fled the scene with damage ...

Essex County News: Devastating Fire Ravages Historical Building in Orange

ORANGE, NJ — The future of a historic, mixed-use building at 235 Main Street in Orange remains uncertain after a multiple-alarm fire destroyed the majority of the structure earlier this week. According to authorities, the cause of the fire is under investigation and is believed to have started in a first-floor business.

Fire units from several surrounding ...

West Orange Firefighters & Others Respond to Fire Ravaging Historical Building on Main Street in Orange

ORANGE, NJ -- A multiple-alarm fire destroyed a mix-use building at 235 Main Street in Orange Tuesday. The outer shell of the structure is still standing, but its future now remains uncertain. The cause of the fire is under investigation and is believed to have started in a first-floor business. Several surrounding towns including the West Orange Fire Department responded as mutual aid and ...

Denise Cafone of Fairfield Takes Oath as President of Municipal Clerks Association of New Jersey

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ -- The Essex County Municipal Clerks were in full force attending the Municipal Clerks Association of New Jersey’s 2022 (MCANJ) Education Conference in Atlantic City. 

“What made this conference so special for the Essex County Clerks,” said Association President Jennifer Kiernan, municipal clerk of Verona, “is that our veteran clerk, Denise Cafone ...

Palm Sunday Shooting in Bloomfield Leaves One Dead, Two Wounded

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Three people were shot, and one was killed, Sunday afternoon in Bloomfield on First Avenue between N. 13th St. and N. 15th Street. 

The incident preliminarily appeared to be an isolated targeted incident, police said.

Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia stated, "This afternoon we had a senseless tragedy that left one victim deceased, and two ...

Portal Bridge To Increase Rail Travel Between Newark, New York, Gets Go-Ahead For Construction

NEWARK, NJ — A new portal bridge that would expand rail travel between Newark and New York City is moving one step closer to becoming a reality.

Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Transit officials announced Thursday that the new Portal North Bridge project is set to begin with the issuance of a “Notice to Proceed.” The bridge is part of the larger Gateway Program, which is ...

Suspected Shoplifter Attacked Store Employee in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ — A suspected shoplifter fled the scene after attacking a store employee, police officials allege.

An East Orange man was arrested for allegedly attacking a store clerk in Montclair last week. Employees reported that the attack occurred during a shoplifting incident.

According to the Montclair Police officials, officers responded to The Wine Guys on Bloomfield ...

Residents Enjoy West Orange St. Patrick's Day Parade After COVID Hiatus

West Orange residents finally were able to enjoy the 69th St. Patrick's Day parade on sunny Sunday, March 13.

The "back to normal" tradition was joyous as 2022 Grand Marshal Mel Dangler and her Deputy Grand Marshals--Patrick Giblin, John DeMars, Bobby Lamb and Robert Swenson--led the parade.

 

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Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Cedar Grove Cub Scouts to Hold Fundraising Event June 17

May 16, 2022

The Cub Scouts of Pack 838, Cedar Grove, are hosting a slam-raiser fundraising event to raise money for their Pack.

On June 17, ISPW-Independent Superstars of Pro Wrestling, the best kept secret in independent wrestling will be bringing their amazing star studded event “Cedar Grove Showdown” to Cedar Grove High School - 90 Rugby Road, Cedar Grove NJ 07009 at 7:30 PM. This ...

Attorney General's Office to Investigate: Police Pursuit Ends in Fatality in Glen Ridge

May 10, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- A police chase resulted in a fatal car crash in Glen Ridge on Tuesday, law enforcement officials confirmed.

To quell the amount of car thefts in New Jersey, the Attorney General has stated that police officers can resume police pursuits, after years of halting to the practice. Following the crash, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that there was a police ...

Hawthorne 10-Year-Old Holds Epic Lemonade Sale to Raise $5,000 for Young Girl with Cancer

May 13, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - When 10-year-old Peyton Cohen decided to host a lemonade fundraiser for Natalie Ferguson, a 4-year-old battling brain cancer, Peyton had no idea how it would catch on, or that she could raise thousands of dollars in a single day. But word of the lemonade fundraiser spread throughout the town and brought an epic response.

“It was amazing! We had cars going all the way ...

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