Proposed County Budget, Paper Mill Opens Bistro and Bar and Newark's First Walmart in Top County News
Each week Patch highlights some of the top headlines from around Essex County.
Millburn Mayor Sandra Haimoff praised Rep. Leonard Lance, NJ-07 for organizing the meeting with mayors from Union and Essex counties to discuss the Rahway River Basin feasibility study.
Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools Superintendent James Heinegg said Monday the district is taking both short and long-term measures to improve security in the wake of a mass shooting at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school in December.
The Board of Governors of the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) today announced the appointment of Mark Packer as its new Executive Director. Packer will assume his official duties at SOPAC on March 1, 2013.
Tests done in preparation for the dredging of Edgemont Park pond found higher than expected soil contamination levels, forcing planners to scrap an extensive improvement plan.
Democratic Assemblyman Ralph Caputo's plan would also install red emergency lights outside schools.
The Maplewood Township Committee has appointed Deputy Chief Michael Dingelstedt to be the new Fire Chief, according to a news release from the township on Monday.
The Paper Mill Playhouse has opened the doors to its own bar and bistro for guests to enjoy before or after plays — or just for another dining option steps away from downtown Millburn.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is donating $1 million towards the construction of a two-mile, rubberized walking path in Branch Brook Park, county officials announced last week.
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo says Essex on sound fiscal footing with $31 million surplus
Former Mayor Fred Profeta proposes to help fund new pocket park near Jefferson School.
A hearing for a proposed three-story mixed retail and residential building will continue at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10.
Mayor Cory Booker (center) teamed up with Mr. and Mrs. Incredible last week to celebrate the upcoming arrival of Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove at Prudential Center. The Mayor and the Incredibles hosted a special fitness event for children from The Leaguers Head Start program.
When Paul Stille read a plea in a local paper for someone to repair a windmill damaged by Superstorm Sandy, he knew he was the right man for the job.
The cherished windmill has stood outside the Vandermolen’s North Caldwell home for more than 20 years and was nearly destroyed by the historic October storm.
Plans for Newark’s first Walmart store are in their final stages, according to sources quoted by The Wall Street Journal Wednesday.