North Arlington man charged with luring, sexually assaulting a minor in Essex County

North Arlington man charged with luring, sexually assaulting a minor in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Belleville Police Chief Mark Minichini announced Oct. 13 that a North Arlington man has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and luring a minor. Bradley O’Dell, 57, was taken into custody on Friday, Oct. 8, […]

SAL 105 in Belleville holds ‘A Night of Comedy’ to benefit CWF

SAL 105 in Belleville holds ‘A Night of Comedy’ to benefit CWF

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 of Belleville hosted “A Night of Comedy,” a comedy show run by the SAL state-level Detachment of New Jersey to benefit the Child Welfare Foundation. The comedy show, featuring four professional comedians, had more than 50 attendees. Following the show, Squadron 105 also made a […]

League of Women Voters endorses Essex–Hudson Greenway Project

League of Women Voters endorses Essex–Hudson Greenway Project

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex–Hudson Greenway Coalition, comprising the Open Space Institute, the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition, and September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance, has welcomed the endorsement of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey, as the latest statewide organization to come out in support of the greenway project. For […]

Essex County announces winners of annual photography contest

Essex County announces winners of annual photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the eight winners in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography Contest and thank all the contestants for sharing what they experienced in our […]

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule for county roads has been announced. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There […]

Cedar Grove, Belleville, North Caldwell residents win EC Golf Tournament

Cedar Grove, Belleville, North Caldwell residents win EC Golf Tournament

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., second from left, congratulates the winners of the 2021 Essex County Golf Tournament, from left, Cedar Grove resident Andrew Evangelista, Belleville resident William Cannon and North Caldwell resident Joseph Freda. Evangelista won the Seniors Division with a score of 235; Cannon won the Amateur Division […]

Essex County commissioners celebrate Italian American Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate Italian American Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Tuesday, Oct. 5, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its 2021 Italian Heritage Celebration via Zoom. The ceremony, which returned after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, is held to celebrate Italian culture and heritage, highlighting the contributions of Italian Americans in Essex County. Commissioner President Wayne L. Richardson […]

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