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Schools Announce Delayed Starts, Closures For Friday
The following school districts and schools have announced delayed starts and closures for Friday, Nov. 16 in the aftermath of Thursday's Nor'easter.WestchesterGreenburgh Central School District, two-hour delayIrvington Union Free School District, two-hour delayThe Masters School, two-hour delayPort
DEVELOPING ELIZABETH NJ: Elizabeth Bank Robbery Locksdown Area School
Police are on the scene of a bank robbery that has several schools locked down in Elizabeth at this time.The incident happened at the bank of America located in the 700 block of Newark Avenue at approximately 12:30 p.m. where a male suspect reportedly entered the bank and committed the robbery.The s
Crash On Garden State Parkway In Bloomfield Amid Snowstorm
On Thursday, Nov. 15, towns across Essex County saw the first snowfall of the winter season. Forecasters predicted the possibility of several inches of snow/rain and 55-mph winds, which created the potential for power outages and hazardous roads. (Read more about the forecast here)
NJ Transit: Weather causing 30-minute delays along all rail lines, some lines suspended
A passenger buys a ticket for an NJ Transit train at the Clifton train on Thursday, January 11, 2018.(Photo: Amy Newman/NorthJersey.com)
Elizabeth Man Indicted for Fatal Assault in Parking Lot
ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against a local man accused of assaulting a livery driver in the parking lot of an Elizabeth coffee shop earlier this year, causing injuries that ultimately resulted in his death, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K.
Corrections Officer From Lodi Who Thought He Was Pursuing Girl, 8, Gets Five Years In Fed Pen
Stephen Salamak, 39, must serve the full term handed down Thursday in U.S. District Court in Newark because there is no parole in the federal prison system.
Cranford Cancels 'Reimagining' Meeting, After School Activities
CRANFORD, NJ - Due to the inclement weather, all after-school activities and events scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15 have been canceled, according to the district website. The district said it will reschedule the Reimagining Cranford Public Schools meeting that was supposed to take place at Hillside
Elizabeth Officials Issue Traffic-Weather Alert
The city’s salt trucks have been out since 2 pm, however, due to the high volume of traffic during rush hour; it is impeding the process of salting.
Woman Dies After Vehicle is Hit by NJ Transit Train in New Providence
The female driver was brought to Morristown Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to reports by NJTPD. The identity of the woman has not been released.
N.J. kids stranded in schools, on buses late into the night in snowstorm chaos
Michael Buzzeo, a parent from Maplewood, walked from the South Orange train station to pick up his son from nearby Marshall Elementary School around 7 p.m.
Local school districts dismissing early due to storm
Newburgh City School District: Early DismissalNoon for South Middle school, heritage middle school and all campuses of the Newburgh free academy. 1 pm for Gams Middle Hill, Temple Hill and vails gate steam academy. 2 pm for Balmville, Fostertown, Gardnertown, Horizons, New Windsor and Pre-K at Gams.
2 Lanes Closed On Route 1 South In Linden
LINDEN, NJ — Linden Police are reporting two lanes closed on Route 1 South on Thursday afternoon, as of 3:40 p.m.
Woman allegedly used fake $50 bills to bet at Sands Casino
Katrina Davis, 27, of Newark, went on the fraudulent $1,300 betting spree over three days, Oct. 15, Oct. 17 and Nov. 8, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
South Orange-Maplewood Schools Cancel After School Activities
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The first blast of winter weather has canceled all after school activities in the South Orange-Maplewood School District Thursday, according to officials.
Newark Armed Robber Who Shot Victim in Elizabeth Gets Extended Term of 50 Years
Officials say Gary Jones, 45, of Newark was sentenced Thursday by state Superior Court Judge Daniel R. Lindemann, who also ruled that under New Jersey’s No Early Release Act, Jones must serve at least 85 percent of the entire 50-year term (42.5 years) before becoming eligible for parole.
Crashes Reported Across Essex County As Snow Storm Mounts
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — As forecasters' predictions of snow and ice across New Jersey came true on Thursday, another forecast also reared its ugly head: weather-related crashes.
NJIT student killed in Newark hit and run
The vehicle, possibly a red Jeep, drove away from the scene.
Millburn Cancels After School Activities Thursday
MILLBURN, NJ - While the Millburn School District will have regular dismissal today, all activities after school have been canceled, according tothe district website.
Reminder to Elizabeth Pet Owners - NJ State Law Says Pets Must Have Proper Shelter in Freezing Temperatures
NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets safe and avoid getting a fine by bringing your pets indoors any time the temperature drops.
Morris Knolls tops Elizabeth, advances to 1st state final in 49 years (PHOTOS)
There were plenty of emotions as the final horn sounded, however, with the Golden Eagles securing something the program hasn't seen in nearly 50 years. Morris Knolls will playWashington Townshipin the Group 4 final on Saturday and that trip to Kean University will mark the first time since 1969 that