Cory Poole to be honored

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Men of Essex Inc. has selected track phenom Cory Poole of East Orange Campus High School STEM Academy to be the recipient of the 2017 “Essex Award.” The 59th Annual Essex Awards Dinner will be on Wednesday, May 17, at 7 p.m.. at Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 […]

Little hands make a big difference at JLOSH ‘Kids for Kids’ event

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 150 children and their parents, along with 50 members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills took part in the fifth annual “Kids for Kids,” which is a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in partnership with 10 […]

County recognizes distinguished senior citizens

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the county’s annual Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 10, in the Essex County Robert O’Toole Building in Cedar Grove Park. May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, DiVincenzo presented […]

Democratic gubernatorial candidate visits East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey Democratic Party 2017 gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy came through Essex County this week, making a tour ahead of the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, June 6, making stops in Irvington on Sunday, May 7, and East Orange on Monday, May 8. Murphy met with 2017 East Orange mayoral candidate […]

County to host open house for mental health awareness

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County will host its first Mental Health Awareness Month Open House at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The goal of the daylong event is to raise awareness about mental health, to educate the public about behaviors that increase the risk of developing mental illness and to break […]

EO councilwoman celebrates her uncle’s 100th birthday

EO councilwoman celebrates her uncle’s 100th birthday

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Former Essex County Freeholder and East Orange City Councilwoman Carol Clark recently celebrated the 100th birthday of her uncle, Jimmy Daniel, at the Summit Ridge Center senior citizens facility in West Orange. “We’re here to celebrate my Uncle Jimmy’s 100th birthday,” said Clark on Friday, April 28. “He’s part of the ‘greatest […]