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See Bloomfield Bakery's 4-Foot Christmas 'Cannoli Tree' (PHOTO)

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As Charlie Brown can attest, a "Christmas tree" can take many forms. Earlier this week, Rudy's Pastry Shop in Bloomfield brightened the internet with a photo of their four-foot, holiday cannoli tree. "Holy cannoli, that's a lot of goodness!" the shop declared on social media, descri

PATCH - 2018-12-18 15:06:00

'Storybook' Tudor Home For Sale In Bloomfield (PHOTOS)

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Take a peek inside this $587K home in Bloomfield with "Old-World charm and modern day amenities." Check out more photos and the full listing at the below link, via Realtor.com.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 12:00:00

East Orange Men Convicted of Robbery, Carjacking

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that two men were convicted by an Essex County jury of an armed carjacking. One of those men was also convicted of an armed robbery that occurred on the following day.

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-18 21:22:13


Hudson TV reporter Jeff Henig attended this morning’s CRASE training for WNY civilian employees. The Town has partnered with PMA Companies of Mt. Laurel to train employees how to react in emergency situations, such as those involving gunmen.

HUDSONTV.COM - 2018-12-18 16:23:33

Teen charged with third shooting, second murder in 8 months

TUPELO, Miss. — A Mississippi teen is jailed after officials arrested him for the drive-by shooting death of a 66-year-old woman. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson tells news outlets 17-year-old Latavious Betts is charged as an adult with murder and aggravated assault in Annie Walton’s Dec. 7 death.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-12-18 11:29:34

Essex County Girl, 11, Helps Save Mom From Gun-Wielding Man: PD

NEWARK, NJ — An 11-year-old Essex County girl and her mother escaped from a gun-wielding man who held them hostage in their home last weekend. The girl was able to help summon police to the scene, who eventually shot and killed the man holding them captive, authorities said.

PATCH - 2018-12-17 17:57:00

NJHMFA Celebrates Grand Opening of Rehabilitated Affordable Apartments for Families in Essex County

IRVINGTON, NJ – New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) executive staff joined local officials and developer CB Cubed, LLC today to mark the completion of a major renovation of the Berkeley Terrace Apartments, a 152-unit affordable rental complex for families.

NCSHA.ORG - 2018-12-18 07:00:00

New Jersey police may arrest drivers who have yet to return $188K that spilled out of truck onto highway

New Jersey police may arrest drivers who have yet to return $188K that spilled out of truck onto highway originally appeared on abcnews.go.com. It was the best of the Christmas spirit, and it was the worst of the Christmas spirit.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-18 21:55:03

The Mills At Jersey Gardens Holiday, Christmas Eve 2018 Hours

ELIZABETH, NJ — There is one week left to shop before Christmas. If you are heading to the mall check out the holiday shopping hours for the 2018 holiday season. The Mills At Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth has already announced it will be open on Christmas Eve for procrastinators. They'll also open ear

PATCH - 2018-12-17 22:08:00

Corrections officer charged with sexual assault of inmate

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 14 that Avril D. Richardson, 45, of Elizabeth, has been charged with second-degree sexual assault for engaging in sexual conduct with an inmate at Northern State Prison in Newark, where she was employed as a senior co

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-12-17 17:33:04

Retired Police Officer Intervenes in Suicide Attempt on Newark-Irvington Township Border

Irvington Township will handle the investigation into a reported suicide attempt that occurred in a parking lot of a restaurant that tightly sits on the border of Newark. According to preliminary reports, a retired police officer contacted Newark Police when he observed an armed man barricaded insid

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-18 09:43:51

Google to invest $1 bn in new New York campus

Google's parent company Alphabet on Monday said it was investing more than $1 billion to set up a new campus in New York City. In a blog post, Alphabet and Google CFO Ruth Porat said it would lease large office buildings in Manhattan's West Village neighbourhood which will become the centerpiece of

DAILY MAIL - 2018-12-17 12:40:00

Authorities name man shot dead by police during standoff

Essex officials have on Monday named the man police officers fatally wounded early Saturday morning after taking his ex-girlfriend hostage and holding her at gunpoint for several hours.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-17 16:59:38

WO senior citizen holiday party

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township will hold a senior citizen holiday party Thursday, Dec. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Manor Restaurant, 111 Prospect Ave. in West Orange. The event includes a sit-down luncheon, entertainment, live music, dancing, a cash bar and door prizes.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-12-17 16:42:44

Three men are acquitted in Paterson after-hours club murder

PATERSON — A jury on Monday acquitted three men on murder and weapons possession charges in the execution-style shooting of Jose Rodriguez outside an illegal after-hours club in March of 2014.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-17 21:10:00

Man finds valuable pearl in his oyster while eating lunch

EDGEWATER, NJ (CNN) – When it comes to luck, one New Jersey man must be feeling quite lucky after finding a valuable rare gem in his lunch. It happened at an oyster bar in New York City.

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-12-17 14:00:11

Hoboken water main break on Bloomfield St. may leave some residents without water

A water main break in Hoboken may leave some residents without water, but both Suez Water and the Hoboken Police Department will be distributing water to those who need it. “Repairs to a water main located on Bloomfield Street between 6th and 7th in #Hoboken are underway. Thank you for your patience

HUDSONCOUNTYVIEW.COM - 2018-12-17 11:15:37

Four $10K Mega Millions Tickets Sold in Essex, Hudson, Bergen and Monmouth Counties

James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were four third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Friday, Dec. 14th drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize.

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-17 17:52:20

Man Barricades Himself In Home, More Bomb Threats: Top News

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy second week of December and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Union County.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 20:00:00

Kate Hudson is named new WW ambassador, here's why some people aren't happy

She's an actress, author, designer, fitness-wear entrepreneur and a busy mother of three, and now Kate Hudson is taking on one more role: WW's latest ambassador. Just weeks after the star opened up to fans about her desire to get back to her "fighting weight" after giving birth to daughter Rani Rose

TODAY.COM - 2018-12-17 14:45:00