County recognizes exceptional senior citizen artists

County recognizes exceptional senior citizen artists

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 17 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists […]

Essex County towns vary broadly in N.J. municipality rankings

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Monthly recently released its rankings of all of New Jersey’s towns. Essex County towns run the gamut, with the some of the best and some of the worst, according to the magazine’s methodology. In compiling New Jersey Monthly’s 2017 Top 100 Towns list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent […]

Temple Sholom of West Essex eliminates religious school tuition

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — One of the goals set by the Temple Sholom executive board at the beginning of the year was to create a holistic and inclusive K-12 Jewish education. Since that time, the temple has hired a new religious school director, brought on young leaders for four age-specific youth groups and introduced a […]

Talented students earn spots at Paper Mill Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2017. Participants range in age from 10 to 18. Members of the competitive Conservatory who earned coveted spots in the Senior, Junior Plus and […]

Essex County clerk holds outreach events

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin will hold several outreach events throughout the summer. They will be held as follows: Saturday, July 1, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at West Orange Park & Ride, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange; Wednesday, July 5, from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Nutley Parks […]

Recycle your old tires with Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invites Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day on Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “We are always looking for new and innovative […]

Eight county seniors receive awards in Legacies Writing Contest

Eight county seniors receive awards in Legacies Writing Contest

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services recognized the writing talents of eight Essex County residents during the annual Essex County Senior Legacies Writing Contest celebration luncheon on Wednesday, May 24. The Legacies Writing Contest encourages Essex senior citizens to write essays about the […]

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 […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

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