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

Maude  BELLEVILLE — Maude is an adult female cat in the care of Dap’s Animals. According to Diane Afonso of the rescue organization, she appears to have been used as a bait animal in dog fights prior to being rescued as a stray. She was …

photo courtesy of the New Jersey Historical Society  NEWARK — A photo by William Cone taken in 1935 shows Court Lunch on 35 Chestnut St. in Newark. The four-stool luncheonette was located 1½ blocks from Broad Street and is now the site of townhouses and …

Olivia Mastrangelo of Summit, Kanchan Railkar of Wayne and Susannah Crowell of West Orange work on their project, Separation of Mixtures in Microfluidic Devices.  WEST ORANGE — Each year the New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology at Rutgers University welcomes rising high school …

A United Airlines flight to Germany returned to Newark shortly after takeoff. Associated Press  NEWARK — A United Airlines flight to Germany returned safely to Newark-Liberty International Airport shortly after takeoff when the crew suspected a problem with the aircraft’s cabin pressure, an airline spokesman …

Cory Booker Senate primary night in Newark Cory Booker speaks to supporters in Newark on the night of the Democratic primary for Senate. His struggling startup, Waywire, lost another big-name member. (John Munson/The Star-Ledger) NEWARK — The exodus from Cory Booker’s struggling startup, Waywire, continued …

Central Ward councilman Darrin SharifJohn Munson/The Star-Ledger  NEWARK — After weeks of rumors, Central Ward Councilman Darrin Sharif confirmed Friday night he will run for mayor of Newark in the city’s 2014 election. Sharif represents one of the city’s most politically dynamic wards and in …

NEWARK — Federal officials in New Jersey say five people have pleaded guilty in one of the largest international counterfeit goods operations ever charged. The U.S. Attorney’s office says the defendants were part of a massive ring that attempted to smuggle $325 million in counterfeit …

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