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Newark, New Jersey is located in Essex County. Zip codes in Newark, NJ include 07198, 07107, and 07199. The median home price in Newark is $169,900 which is roughly $80/per square foot. More Newark information.

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16 min ago | The Alternative Press

Roadside Memorial at Site of Fatal Route 22 Crash

Mourners have created a roadside memorial on Route 22 at the site where Erick Pires, 19, of Newark, and Andre Timoteo, 20, of Roselle, were killed on Saturday evening when the 2002 BMW that Pires was driving crashed into a tree and killed both men. The accident occurred along a wooded section of Route 22 between Westfield Road and Hawthorne Avenue.

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4 hrs ago | The Item

Nutley: Police blotter, Sept. 15

On Sept. 8, officers responded to Grant Avenue on an activated burglary alarm, where the front door was forced open.

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8 hrs ago | NJ.com

Newark man gets probation for seeking $45K in insurance after falsely reporting car stolen

NEWARK - A Newark man was sentenced today to three years of probation for trying to collect about $45,000 in insurance money by falsely reporting that his vehicle was stolen, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced. In a press release, Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Ronald Chillemi noted that, under state law, there is a presumption against any prison time for a person convicted of a third-degree crime who has not previously been convicted of an indictable offense.

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Two Men Killed In Union County Crash Identified

The two men killed in Saturday night's car crash on Route 22 in Scotch Plains have been identified as Erick Pires, 19, of Newark, and Andre Timoteo, 20, of Roselle.

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12 hrs ago | The Item

$190 million Passaic River cleanup settlement reached with Occidental Chemical

One of the nation's biggest chemical companies will pay $190 million to New Jersey for past cleanup efforts on the polluted Passaic River, state officials announced today. If approved by a judge, the settlement with Occidental Chemical Corporation of Dallas would end almost 10 years of litigation between the state and companies that inherited the liability of a major Passaic River polluter.

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17 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

Enrique Iglesias' New Tour with Pitbull Will Make Him the "Happiest Guy in the World" [From ABC News]

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull kick off their joint tour tonight in Newark, New Jersey, and Enrique says nothing will make him happier than performing his hits for his fans every night. "Just, like, being up onstage," Enrique tells ABC News Radio when asked what he's most looking forward to about this tour.

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19 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Noisy children, talkative neighbours and other annoyances for frequent fliers

Few would call airline travel an enjoyable experience. To be confined in the smallest, least ergonomic of spaces, breathing the same recycled air as hundreds of strangers for hours on end can drive even the most sane, even tempered individual a little batty.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Motor vehicle crash on Pulaski Skyway

A crash on the westbound Newark side of the Pulaski Skyway shut down traffic in both directions on the roadway this evening, according to Kearny police.

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Patch.com

Essex County College Instant Decision Day Set for Sept. 16

Instant Admission Day for the Fall II term at Essex County College will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at both the main Newark campus and West Essex campus .

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The Jersey Journal

Englewood carjacking suspect led police on high-speed chase, authorities say

Charges against 35-year-old Newark resident Latrey Evans are pending after he allegedly led two agencies on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle Saturday night. BLOOMFIELD - A Newark man driving a stolen car led police on a high-speed chase through several counties Saturday night before crashing into a concrete barrier on the Garden State Parkway, according to New Jersey State Police.

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The Jersey Journal

Health care data of 1 million N.J. patients compromised since 2009

Saint Barnabas Medical Center is one of 17 medical facilities that has experienced a patient data breach since 2009. About a month ago, Jersey City Medical Center patients were surprised to receive a letter informing them that the hospital had lost a compact disc loaded with unencrypted sensitive patient data.

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The Jersey Journal

Rutgers program helps vets learn green skills

The little purple ball of explosive flavor is called the Paul Robeson and it is not a grape tomato, but the result of a hybrid between grapes and tomatoes. "That little purple tomato they grew, man, that was delicious," said Otis Knight, who lives near a lot Newark where a group of veterans are being trained in the art of gardening.

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Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, September 13, 1898 : Priest granted patent

It was on this day, September 13, 1898, Reverend Hannibal Williston Goodwin of Newark, New Jersey patented celluloid photographic film. It's the stuff on which movies are made.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Study: 38 percent of NJ households struggleStudy: 38 percent of NJ...

Study: 38 percent of NJ households struggle Thirty-eight percent of New Jersey households can't afford basic necessities, according to a report released Sunday.

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RollingStone

Pitbull Reps His Roots and Starts the Party at His New Tour's Opening Night

Pitbull has declared himself Mr. Worldwide, but how about those ambassadorial skills? Though the 33-year-old rapper has become globally famous and wildly successful in the past five years of his 13-year career, he is not unaware of the disdain he can invoke in those who consider his gregarious, glossy club style too aggressive, rootless or gulp corny. But he also knows the charisma that draws the ire is his most valuable asset, and F night in Newark, New Jersey, at the U.S. kick-off of his tour with Enrique Iglesias, he sought to three-dimensionalize himself by filling in the blanks.

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NJ.com

Newark pedestrian killed on McCarter Highway

NEWARK - A man was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning while trying to cross a city road, officials said.

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The Jersey Journal

Hillside police arrest man linked to two carjackings in Irvington, Elizabeth, authorities say

Hillside police say a Newark man was arrested after he who crashed a car stolen in a carjacking, and then was founding carrying the wallet taken from a victim in a separate carjacking, HILLSIDE - Authorities say a 19-year-old Newark man, who was arrested early today after crashing a vehicle taken in a carjacking in Irvington, was also involved in a separate carjacking in Elizabeth. At 12:42 a.m., Sgt.

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TheBlaze.com

Radio Host Says the National Media Aren't Telling You About...

New York radio host Todd Pettengill is pointing to the alleged revenge killing of a 19-year-old man from Livingston, New Jersey, as evidence that "domestic terrorism is already here." Further, he argues, the "act of jihad" is not getting nearly enough media coverage.

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The Item

American Dream getting makeover of multicolored exterior

The project once known as Meadowlands Xanadu, which has sat dormant for five years, is once again looking like an active construction site. Cranes and heavy machinery can be seen moving piles of dirt around one section of the complex - a 22-acre location where Triple Five, the new developer of the long-delayed entertainment and retail complex, wants to build a water and amusement park.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Yale Grad Writes Tragic Book About His Roommate's Life And Drug-Related Murder

Robert Peace stood out from his friends at Yale University because he was a minority who came from a poor family in Newark, New Jersey, but that didn't stop him from excelling in academics and sports. After graduation, however, Peace's life took a mysterious and dark turn culminating in his drug-related murder at 30 years old.

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