Take the Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey

Take the Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. invites Essex County residents to participate in an Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey. The results of the survey will help the Essex County Public Health Office identify health issues affecting the Essex County community and create a public health plan to raise awareness […]

Omicron variant fears heighten blood shortage nationwide

Omicron variant fears heighten blood shortage nationwide

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey Blood Services has announced a blood emergency due in large part to fears of the omicron variant and the holiday season. Currently, the region’s blood supply stands at a one- to two-day level, well below the ideal inventory of five to seven days. Blood centers across the country are and […]

Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour returns

Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour returns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — After a hiatus last year because of the pandemic, this year’s Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour includes 10 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s Castle and the Walther House at […]

Cedar Grove doctor has medical license suspended

Cedar Grove doctor has medical license suspended

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced Oct. 19 that the State Board of Medical Examiners has temporarily suspended the license of an Essex County physician amid allegations that he has been traveling to dozens of offices in New Jersey and neighboring states, where he performed invasive aesthetic procedures with inadequate […]

Cedar Grove playground renamed in honor of Nutley mayor’s father

Cedar Grove playground renamed in honor of Nutley mayor’s father

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. recently dedicated the playground in Cedar Grove Park as the Thomas J. Tucci Sr. Playground. Tucci was a Cedar Grove resident who had a lifetime of involvement promoting youth recreation activities and upgrading public athletic facilities. “Mr. Tucci was a role model and father […]

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 […]

Dispose of household hazardous waste in Essex County

Dispose of household hazardous waste in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County encourages county residents to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works Department, 99 W. Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. The event is sponsored by the county and the Essex County […]