Historic Homes, including Essex County Kip's Castle and Walther House at Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, will be Decorated for the Holidays and Open for the Public's Enjoyment Essex County, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to celebrate the holiday season and participate in the Seventh Annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 16 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour.
A 22-year-old man died following a late-night shooting near the intersection of Bergen Street and Clinton Avenue in Newark on Saturday night, authorities said. NEWARK - A 22-year-old man died following a late-night shooting near Newark police headquarters on Saturday night, authorities said.
Donald H. Sebastian, senior vice president for research and development at New Jersey Institute of Technology, has been one of the most vocal proponents of smart-gun technology. A nationally respected engineering university in downtown Newark set out to design a safer gun with high-tech electronic locks to prevent it from being fired by a thief or a child who found it accidentally.
Veronique Hakim, NJ Transit's executive director, agreed to end a ban on free rides for about 1,700 employees. It reversed a cost-saving measure in 2012 by Governor Christie.
In a photo taken Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, a plane departing from Newark Liberty International Airport lifts behind a stack of containers at the Port Newark Container Terminal in Newark, N.J. The nation's second-busiest port is undergoing a remodeling process to expand and provide an effective way of moving 40-ton containers arriving via ships.