Million Moms Chalk, Turtleback Zoo Turns 50 and Verona Man Missing Top County News
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West Orange council president's Wednesday trial reset for Jan. 16 at 5 p.m., according to Municipal Court Administrator Jean DePoe.
Two teenage girls were victims of a hit and run on New Year's Eve, according to West Caldwell Police.
A 22-year-old West Orange man was fatally shot early Monday morning, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Samuel A. DeMaio.
This "local gem" marks half a century of education and entertainment.
New Jersey may soon be dishing out more severe penalties to child-pornography offenders, when State Senator Kevin O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic) introduces a bill to the State Senate.
One Million Moms for Gun Control has brought their messages to the streets and sidewalks of South Orange and Maplewood, chalking slogans on sidewalks aroun the community.
Cryan's Beef and Ale House, the popular South Orange bar and restaurant that was a South Orange mainstay for 30 years, announced it had closed its doors effective Jan. 1, according to a recent Twitter posting.
A 21-year-old Newark man was arrested Dec. 29 in Bloomfield for impersonating a police officer and carrying an arsenal of guns and bullets — including hollow-point bullets — in his car, according to police.
A Verona man, last heard from by his Montclair parents on Dec. 12, has been reported missing, according to police.
Police say two SUVS were taken from one North Caldwell driveway, a Mercedes-Benz that was left running was stolen in West Caldwell.