Police ID Suspect in Greenwood Avenue Shooting
Police are looking for a man they say shot a 20-year-old Montclair man in the chest in front of his Greenwood Avenue home two weeks ago.
Devon Marshall, 20, whose last known address is in Montclair, is wanted for shooting Jaylen Riley three times, including once in the chest, on May 31, according to Montclair Police Det./Lt. Angel Roman.
Superintendent of Schools Cami Anderson announced an initiative Thursday night intended to close the perceived rift between the city’s charter and traditional public schools and raise the quality of the entire public school system for all its nearly 40,000 students.
Pride Shines at Maplewood Festival as Booker Vows for Equality
The weeklong North Jersey Pride Festival culminated Sunday with a day-long festival at Memorial Park in Maplewood.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who announced Saturday he will seek U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg's seat, was among those who attended the event and told the crowd during a 10-minute speech that he will fight for equal rights.
Marylawn School of the Oranges has filed suit against the township of South Orange Village and the town's planning board alleging the Village is interfering with the school's attempts todemolish a building on its grounds.
Essex County Leaders Cross Party Lines to Support Christie
Five local Democratic mayors joined County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Sheriff Armando Fontoura and more than a dozen area pastors in endorsing Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday, emphasizing bipartisanship in Essex County.
Vehicle Burglary Spree Under Investigation in Millburn
Three car burglaries, two others thwarted by residents and a garage break-in over the weekend, police said.
Bloomfield Family Gets Hope and Support Through Local Charity
Ruben Lopez and his family’s lives were put in free-fall last year.
Their home and possessions were lost to a fire. But after months of struggle, Lopez, his wife and three children, Alexander, Daryl and Amy found hope through a local volunteer organization and a township grant program.
Belleville Students Celebrate Success of People With Disabilities
Belleville High School students were honored Tuesday for their projects that focused on "Famous People Who Had Disabilities Yet Still Managed to Find Success."
Freshman honors history student Chris Andrade spent hours producing a heartwarming five-minute film on people who found success while struggling with disabilities.
Former North Caldwell councilman and mayor Dick Nelson died Monday in his home.
Nelson, 87, of North Caldwell, was elected to the North Caldwell Borough Council in 1972 and served for 28 years as both councilman and mayor.