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Union County Offers Assistance Guide For Federal Workers Affected by Shutdown

County also announces drop off sites for diapers and feminine hygiene products; residents encouraged to make financial contributions to Community Food Bank of NJ. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders today announced an online assistance guide for Federal employees who are experiencing hardsh


Newark Gears Up for This Weekend's Expected Snowstorm

NEWARK, NJ - City residents will have to obey the "no parking when roads are snow covered" ordinance for this weekend's expected storm. “As you know, we are preparing the City of Newark for the impending snowstorm, predicted to begin tomorrow afternoon with snow and continuing through Saturday night


Jersey City and Newark events planned to honor MLK

Since 1971, the U.S. has annually honored the life of minister and activist Martin Luther King Jr. and his pursuit for equal rights on the third Monday of January. Here are some of the places in Hudson County where King’s memory will be honored.


Elizabeth Man Wanted for Hit-and-Run in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - Police are looking for an Elizabeth man that was involved in a hit and run that occurred in Newark. According to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, Police are looking for Nester Marin-Romaldo, 35, of Elizabeth f


UPDATE: Essex Prosecutor Releases Images of Suspects Arrested in East Orange-Newark Border Drug, Weapons Crackdown

The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has released the images of more than two dozen suspects who they say were picked up then arrested during an East-Orange Newark border raid that occurred this month in the county.


Free Tax Preparation Offered For East Orange Residents In 2019

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The City of East Orange, in partnership with United Way of Essex and West Hudson, East Orange General Hospital and the IRS' Volunteers in Tax Assistance program (VITA) will be offering free tax preparation to eligible East Orange residents for 2019.


Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Reveals Plans for Watsessing Park All Access Playground and Community Center in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced plans to build an all access playground, new community center and on-site parking lot in Essex County Watsessing Park on today at Bloomfield Town Hall.


See What Will be Closed in Newark on MLK Day

NEWARK, NJ - City hall will be closed and all non-emergency municipal services will be suspended on Jan. 21 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash should not be put out on Jan. 21 for pick up, and doing so could result in a fine. Garbage collection for Zone A that would occur on Jan.


Essex County Asks Residents Not to Park on County Roads During Snow Event

From Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura:. 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, January 19 to Sunday, January 20. Keeping


Michael B. Jordan surprises students at Newark high school

Famed actor and Newark native Michael B. Jordan surprised students at Barringer High School last week in hopes of inspiring them to pursue their dreams. Jordan, who is known for his role in the blockbuster film “Black Panther,” went to the school through luxury company Coach and The Future Project.


West Orange High School Sophomore Receives AFROTC Chief-of-Staff Flight Academy Private Pilot Scholarship

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School sophomore and Second Year AFJROTC Cadet/Captain Antoine Chapman has received the very prestigious AFJROTC Chief of Staff Flight Academy Private Pilot Scholarship. The scholarship is only offered to 150 cadets worldwide each year.


Gov. Phil Murphy declares state of emergency for New Jersey starting at noon

NEW JERSEY (WPVI) -- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday afternoon that he is issuing a State of Emergency for the entire state effective 12 p.m. Saturday ahead of the impending weekend storm.


All The January 2019 Events At The Secaucus Library

SECAUCUS, NJ — Registration is highly recommended for all of our library programs. To register, use the online calendar tab atsecaucuslibrary.org. Friday, January 18 7 p.m. I Love Lucy Trivia Night. How much do you remember about this ground-breaking sitcom? Join us for snacks, trivia and a chance t


Family, friends say goodbye to Paterson man who died after begging police for help

More than 100 friends and family members filled a Paterson church Friday to remember 27-year-old Jameek Lowery. Lowery died Jan. 7 shortly after he posted a video begging police officers for help, and asking them not to shoot him. Lowery had also taken ecstasy the night he asked for help, and offici


How a Newark native turned strays into 'Hero Dogs'

(St. Martin's Press, 336 pp, $28.99) One of my rescue dogs protects us from joggers, delivery drivers, any dog within a two-block radius, and that constant yet rarely discussed threat: parents pushing strollers. The other rescue dog, roughly the size of a pony, might be heroic if the situation warra


Newark Man Charged With Shoplifting: Millburn Police

MILLBURN, NJ - A 53-year-old Newark man was charged with shoplifting after reportedly leavng a store with three items he didn't pay for on Jan. 6, according to the Millburn Police Department.


Officer dragged down NJ street by teens accused of Applebees dine and dash: Police

CLIFTON, N.J. —- (WPIX) -- A police officer was dragged down a Clifton street Wednesday night by teens who’d just left an Applebees without paying, officials said. The group of two men and two women alleged dine and dashers left an Applebees around 6:30 p.m., police said. An employee managed to stop


Good old fun at Expo center this weekend

The Kids Fun Fair & Zoo has been in around for 40 years and will be back at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus this weekend, from tomorrow through Monday. When the Kids Fun Fair & Zoo was first founded by Robert W. Commerford, it began showing up at local county fairs with rides and costumed ch


Winter Storm Watch Issued for Linden until Sunday

LINDEN, NJ - A winter storm watch has been issued for Linden, and other areas in northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. According to the National Weather Service, heavy mixed precipitation is possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up


Code Blue in Effect, Union County Looks to Add Shelter in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ – With the proposed addition of a shelter to the roster of places the homeless can go during freezing temperatures, Union County government is looking out for its homeless population.