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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Demarest Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Jessica Barton has been selected as the 2017 Bloomfield School District Teacher of the Year. A Bloomfield High School graduate, Class of 2000, Barton attended Demarest as a youngster. She received her certification at Fordham University and a master’s in special education at Montclair State University. She has […] The post Jessica Barton named Teacher of the Year in Bloomfield appeared first on Essex News Dail…
04.30 / 18:20
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A bill that will make the selling of dogs and cats from puppy mills/kitten mills illegal is being considered to become local law. Council will vote on Ordinance 2484 at the May 4th Mayor & Council meeting. Ordinance 2484 was proposed by Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey in a workshop discussion at the April 6th municipal meeting.…
04.30 / 17:10
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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Historic Preservation Commission unanimously approved a certificate of appropriateness for the proposed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church roof plans during its April 18 meeting, thus bringing the nearly 200-year-old historic building one step closer to restoration following the fire that severely damaged it on New Year’s Day 2016. Several […] The post HPC approves next step in St. Mark’s Church repairs appeared first on Essex News Daily…
04.30 / 15:54
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IRVINGTON, NJ — It was recently revealed that there is a $3.2 million deficit in Irvington’s Calendar Year 2017 Municipal Budget, and that more than $30,000 owed to former police Chief Michael Chase was unaccounted for — until he was inadvertently sent a W2 tax form for funds he said he never received. Irvington Finance […] The post $3.25M budget deficit may lead to layoffs and furloughs appeared first on Essex News Daily…
04.30 / 14:41
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MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The uplifting ambience was augmented by the pleasant weather on Sunday, April 23, as the South Orange-Maplewood community marched to remember Holocaust victims, honor survivors, and disseminate messages of unity and acceptance. While marches are a frequent occurrence across the country amid the current political climate, the South Orange-Maplewood Interfaith Holocaust Remembrance […] The post Towns cry ‘never again’ as united front appeared first on Essex News Daily…
04.30 / 13:29
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It’s official. With a high temperature of 91 on Saturday at Atlantic City International Airport, the first 90-degree day of the year is in the b…
An Atlantic County man serving time for dealing cocaine is among nearly 2,000 inmates scheduled to walk out of prison this year instead of 2025 because of a pardon by former President Barack…
Rowan University sophomore Nicole Cummings saved money this year by forgoing a meal…
Nearly 100 progressive Democratic candidates filed for county committee races in Middlesex County , along with a slate of contenders for state and county offices, who are aiming to shake up the status quo in a rare challenge to the… Read more → The post Progressive Democrats challenge establishment machine in Middlesex appeared first on…
04.30 / 06:14
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It wasn’t just warm…it was hot! And when the hot weather comes to Ocean City, the crowds are sure to follow. Saturday was no exception. Spurred on by days of warm weekend weather projections and the massive Bayfest celebration across the bridge in Somers Point, Ocean City appeared to be in mid-season form. The calendar said April, but the thermometer said June, with temperatures reaching the predicted 80 degree mark by noon and climbing throughout the afternoon. According to several wea…
04.30 / 03:55
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Pro Football: Former Shore Conference high school stars Garrett Sickels and Anthony Firkser sign with NFL…
04.30 / 02:00
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Former Rutgers standout Anthony Cioffi signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free…
04.30 / 02:00
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Third-round pick Davis Webb out to prove he belongs in NFL while taking advantage of chance to learn from Eli…
04.30 / 02:00
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After nine picks, and five trades, the Jets wrapped up an eventful and important draft on…
04.30 / 02:00
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HAMILTON >> A full game of blaming and finger-pointing has been triggered now that the Hamilton Township Board of Education has unanimously passed a 2017-18 annual budget that raises local property taxes while also cutting the middle school consumer science program and dozens of lunchroom and playground…
04.30 / 01:21
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Former Oakcrest High School and Penn State University linebacker Brandon Bell will sign as an undrafted free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals. Bell said Saturday that he has accepted the Bengals'…
ROXBURY TWP. - The Township Council has hired John Shepherd of North Huntingdon, Pa., to replace long-time Township Manager Christopher Raths, who is…
04.30 / 00:16
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ROXBURY TWP. - Roxbury High School, located in Succasunna, has invited the community to attend its annual "Festival of the Arts" from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May…
04.30 / 00:16
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The Roselle Park High School (RPHS) Marching Band will be holding its Annual Tricky Tray on Saturday, June 3rd, at the Union Elks Lodge. Doors open at 4 p.m. with the first drawing starting at 6 o’clock in the evening. The $15 admission includes one (1) sheet of tickets along with dessert and coffee/tea. Participants…
04.29 / 23:37
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Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said that police will be setting up sobriety checkpoints around Middlesex County as part of a program to ensure the safety of high school students during their prom and graduation ceremonies. The program is being operated… Read more → The post DWI checkpoints set for safe prom and graduation season appeared first on…
04.29 / 23:31
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