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

NEWARK — A 19-year-old man was charged with murder in the slaying of a cook, who was gunned down during a suspected robbery in Newark’s North Ward, authorities said Friday. Tyrie Bullock (Photo: ECPO)  Tyrie Bullock also faces charges of robbery, felony murder and weapons offenses …

BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield High School‘s 163rd Commencement Thursday evening started with a tradition – the graduating class, followed by administrators and teachers, marching several blocks from the school to Foley Field. As the graduates showed off their red robes, friends and members of the community lined the …

By Daniella Gordon Nearly half of New Jersey’s 500 police departments now use body-worn cameras, a dramatic increase in just the last couple of years. That number promises to further grow as funding is made available to expand the use of this technology. Indeed, Newark, …

BLOOMFIELD — Ebony is a 10-year-old cat in the care of A Purrfect World Rescue. Her family needs to find a new home for her as a child in the house has allergies that are worsening. Ebony, who has been described as “very friendly with children …

NEWARK — Columbia High School, from the South Orange and Maplewood School District, held its 2017 graduation on Thursday, at the Essex County College gym. A total of 432 graduating seniors received diplomas during the 4 p.m. ceremony, where Columbia Principal Elizabeth Aaron read each name …

WEST ORANGE –  Thousands of runners will again slop through the mud and over obstacles this weekend in South Mountain Reservation. The annual event, MuckFest MS New Jersey, has taken place on this site since 2013. The two-day event is part of an effort at 12 …

MILLBURN — Millburn High School held its 2017 commencement at the school athletic field on Thursday. Approximately 360 seniors wearing Millburn colors of white and royal blue, marched onto the athletic field eager to receive their diplomas. The ceremony started at 11 a.m. and featured speeches …

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