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

WOODBRIDGE — Three people were injured in a shooting Friday night while in a vehicle on the New Jersey Turnpike, State Police said.  The three, who sustained non-life threatening injuries, were shot in the area of Interchange 14 in Newark, police said Saturday.  Authorities had initially reported that two people …

NEWARK — It’s almost here.  The long-anticipated opening of Barcade, a chain of craft beer bars featuring classic arcade games, will open its doors in Newark on Saturday, Aug. 26. “We’re very happy with the way it turned out and hopefully we’ll be a good addition,” Paul Kermizian, CEO …

CRANFORD — When Mamie Tarver has something to say, she sings. Or she references her Methodist faith. Occasionally, she says words that make her grandchildren blush.  “She’s remained as spunky as ever,” her granddaughter, Tiffany Basma, said as she visited Tarver on a recent Wednesday. “It …

Troy Chabrier (Courtesy of Newark PD) NEWARK — City police have arrested a 57-year-old man in connection with five burglaries in Newark’s Forest Hill neighborhood. Newark resident Troy Chabrier was charged Friday in one burglary on the 200 block of Grafton Avenue, three in the Forest Hill …

EAST ORANGE — From left, Christopher Tabourne, Mrs. James Clark and her daughter, Melissa, and Stacey D’Easmo, all residents of East Orange, take their turn on the merry-go-round on opening day at Lincoln E. Rowley Park in East Orange in 1965. MORE: Vintage photos around New …

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