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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Kylie Meltzer, Ryan Hernandez, Teddy Cole and Kate Parker of Mountainside, students at Governor Livingston High School, are four of 35 students who will perform their original music at the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey's 10th Annual New Jersey Shouts Down Drugs, a statewide songwriting competition, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | News12.com
"Every day I pass the Passaic River on my way to school and I always see how polluted it is," says seventh-grader Gabriel Margaca.
11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
NEWARK - A Newark man admitted today to plotting with two other men to rob 14 stores at gunpoint over five months after restraining the employees.
13 hrs ago | Observer
The long-anticipated - and long-dreaded - big fix to the 80-year-old Pulaski Skyway will begin next month, according to the state Department of Transportation.
17 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Rachel Canning smiles during a hearing at the Morris County Courthouse, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Morristown, N.J. Canning, the New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home, has reunited with her parents.
19 hrs ago | Philly.com
Sister Mary George O'Reilly, 95, a former president of Rosemont College whose dedication to the school spanned 60 years, died Monday, March 10, of heart failure at Holy Child Center, Rosemont.
Urban Stages Frances Hill , Founding Artistic Director and producer Peter Napolitano present the World Premiere of Character Man.
Shattered glass and an alert neighbor helped police nab an 18-year-old man carrying an air gun in his waistband, said police.
A man accused of brutally attacking a northern New Jersey woman last summer as she watched cartoons with her 3-year-old - a beating captured on a hidden camera - has pleaded not guilty to several counts, including attempted murder.
A man accused of brutally attacking a northern New Jersey woman last summer as she watched cartoons with her 3-year-old -- a beating captured on a hidden camera -- has pleaded not guilty to several counts, including attempted murder.
Andre Mells, 27, was sentenced to 75 years in prison for the fatal shooting of Idris Denmark, 27, on a Newark street in 2011.
A West Orange woman who lost her diamond engagement ring at a Devils game in Newark received the gift of a lifetime when one thoughtful Freehold man found it and did the unlikely.
NEWARK, N.J. On March 10, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, announced. that an Essex County, N.J., doctor practicing family medicine in East Orange, N.J., admitted to receiving cash kickbacks for diagnostic testing referrals of his patients and failing to file tax returns on $1 million of income over a three-year period.
Two Essex County Parks Department employees pleaded guilty Monday to charges that they stole gasoline intended for county vehicles in order to fuel personal vehicles.
CRANBURY, N.J. Half a century ago, the legendary journalist Edward R. Murrow came to this pancake-flat town in central New Jersey to document the plight of migrant farmworkers for a television special called " Harvest of Shame ."
Frank Conzales, 39, of Maplewood, was taken into custody when officers responded to a report of someone following an elderly woman on West Third Street at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 1. During questioning police learned that Conzales had an outstanding arrest warrant out of Newark.