Essex County

“Essex county is located in northeast New Jersey. Essex county has 126.21 square miles of land area and 3.42 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Essex county population is 783,969, which has shrunk 1.22% since 2000.” USA.com

Hundreds of Newark airport workers joined union leaders and federal, state and local elected officials Monday for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march and rally to demand higher wages. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, former mayor and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), the state Assembly’s …

A woman was struck and killed by a fleeing driver along South Orange Avenue in Newark on Sunday, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said. The hit and run incident occurred around 1 a.m. near the intersection with North Munn Avenue, Katherine Carter, a spokeswoman for …

With four simple words, Natalie Fonville described the apocalyptic terror her family faced 10 days ago. “It was raining fire,” she said. The torrential embers were being scattered by 50-mph gusts from a vacant building across South 14th Street in Newark. It was 3:30 in …

MONTCLAIR — Chanel is a 1-year-old cat in the care of PAWS Montclair. Found living in a feral colony, she jumped into the car of her rescuer. Chanel is fine with other cats, but could also be an only-pet. Described by volunteers as “sweet and …

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