County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

BELLEVILLE / IRVINGTON, NJ — New traffic signal equipment was recently installed at two intersections along Franklin Avenue in Belleville and two intersections along Springfield Avenue in Irvington. The improvements are part of a $6 million project to upgrade nine intersections throughout Essex County.  The two intersections in Belleville are the intersection of Franklin Avenue […]

Belleville Sons of the American Legion attend NJ convention

Belleville Sons of the American Legion attend NJ convention

BELLEVILLE, NJ — For the second year in a row, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 attended the American Legion Detachment of New Jersey Convention in Wildwood, representing Belleville and the county of Essex at this 60th statewide meeting of the organization. With 17 members in attendance at this four-day event, Belleville’s Sons […]

Three area high schoolers receive scholarships from Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce

Three area high schoolers receive scholarships from Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation has awarded scholarships to three members of the Class of 2022: Ryan O’Neil from Glen Ridge High School, Taylor Sconiers from Bloomfield High School and Cengiz Tetik from Belleville High School. O’Neil will be furthering his education at Lehigh University, Sconiers at Hampton University […]

First Tee program opens at Hendricks Field in Belleville

First Tee program opens at Hendricks Field in Belleville

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced the opening of The First Tee Learning Center at Hendricks Field Golf Course in Belleville on Wednesday, June 15. The new facility, designed specifically for youth, includes a three-hole practice course and 4,000-square-foot building that enables the program to operate year-round. The First Tee […]

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2022 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts […]

Cardinal ordains five new priests for Archdiocese of Newark

Cardinal ordains five new priests for Archdiocese of Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, ordained five men to the priesthood during the Rite of Ordination on May 28 in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. As their loved ones looked on, the five priests-to-be — Roberto Julio Moreno Andrión, Matthew Gonzalez, David Hinojosa, Peter Jacob Volz, and Ashton […]

Belleville youngster wins third place in recycling art contest

Belleville youngster wins third place in recycling art contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. congratulates Sabrina Palmer, of Belleville, for winning third place in the K-to-fourth-grade category in the second G’ART’bage Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center on Monday, May 23. The contest encouraged participants to create pieces of art using recycled or reused items. The artwork was […]

Officials, leaders in Essex County call for stricter gun laws following massacre

Officials, leaders in Essex County call for stricter gun laws following massacre

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The nation was again plunged into despair on May 24 when a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, injuring many others. This was the third-deadliest school shooting in a U.S. school, after the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007 and the Sandy Hook Elementary […]

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