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State Serial Burglar, Price Gauging Accusations and New York Giants Eatery in Top State News

Each week Patch highlights some of the top headlines from around Essex County

 

Maplewood Asks State to Investigate PSE&G

The Maplewood Township Committee recently adopted a resolution recommending the state Board of Public Utilities and the state Legislature…

The Cedar Grove Board of Education finalized and approved a contract with the district's teacher's union during its public meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27.…

Second Bloomfield Gas Station Accused of Price Gouging

Another Bloomfield gas station is being sued by the state for price gouging following Hurricane Sandy.  Jenny’s Shell Station, at 461 Bloomfield Ave., was…

Verona Teen Charged With Eluding Police

A 17-year-old Verona youth was arrested Thanksgiving night when he sped off as police attempted to stop his car for speeding, Cedar…

Newark Man Arrested in Raid

A 23-year-old city man was among nine people arrested on narcotics charges following an early-morning raid in Orange Thursday...

Thursday's morning commute into Manhattan was "grueling," said David Kellyn, a West Orange resident who commutes from South Orange. A line of…

Serial Burglar Suspected in 150 Burglaries Across North Jersey

A man suspected in more than 150 commercial burglaries in four New Jersey counties over the last two years has been caught on surveillance...

Winning Lottery Tickets Sold in Nutley, Montclair, West Orange

Lottery tickets purchased in New Jersey for last night’s record-breaking Powerball drawing are not among the two winners for the more than half-billion dollar prize, but dozens of Garden State venues did sell winning tickets for smaller yet substantial  amounts...

Maplewood Jitney Returns to Regular Schedule

The Maplewood Jitney has returned to its original, pre-Hurricane Sandy schedule, according to an email alert sent by the Township on Wednesday…

More than 50 Deerfield parents filled the new middle school auditorium to discuss concerns over an overcrowded elementary school at Monday's…

New York Giants Open Downtown Newark Eatery

Halsey Street in Newark has made way for Elbow Room, a restaurant that got its start in comfort food concoctions right across the Hudson River, thanks…

Paper Mill Comes Alive With 'The Sound of Music'

Despite its utter lack of thematic connection to the holiday season, The Sound of Music always feels like a good fit when the sleigh bells start to ring. Paper…

West Caldwell Woman Creates Scholarship Fund in Memory of Brother

Joseph “Joe” Wilczewski was an all-American kid who loved the Caldwells where he was born and raised, according to his sister Erin Ruoff. That’s…

Livingston Settles With Library Construction Companies

On Monday, the Livingston Town Council unanimously passed a resolution that settled a lawsuit between the township and Integrated Construction…

Managing Montclair’s nearly quarter billion dollars of debt is the goal for the current administration, Mayor Robert Jackson says, and the key toward lowering…

Pizza Delivery Man Carjacked at Gunpoint in Bloomfield

A pizza delivery man was carjacked at gunpoint the night before Thanksgiving in the south end of Bloomfield...

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