Sellinger sworn in as 62nd U.S. attorney for NJ

NEWARK, NJ — On Dec. 16, Philip R. Sellinger took the oath of office as U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey. Sellinger was the co-managing partner of the New Jersey office of an international law firm, an office he founded in 2002. He previously served as co-chairperson of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice […]

AG announces initiatives to promote racial justice statewide

AG announces initiatives to promote racial justice statewide

TRENTON, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced on Dec. 16 an expansive package of initiatives to use the broad reach of the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety to promote racial justice throughout New Jersey. The package includes a number of significant policy changes, including rulemaking to root out discrimination […]

Impact100 Essex announces four finalists for $100,000 Impact Grant

Impact100 Essex announces four finalists for $100,000 Impact Grant

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Impact100 Essex has announced the four finalists for its 2021 Impact Grant. One of these finalists will be voted the recipient of a $100,000 grant during the organization’s annual meeting on Jan. 25.  The 2021 finalists are:  Butterfly Dreamz. Its project, the “Cocoon Club,” connects girls from marginalized communities to mentorship, […]

Essex County to hold holiday food distribution event on Dec. 21

Essex County to hold holiday food distribution event on Dec. 21

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Board of County Commissioners will present a holiday emergency food distribution event to help families negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. There will be 1,000 frozen turkeys distributed along with boxes of nonperishable food. The program is meant to benefit families […]

Essex County Correctional Facility policies, procedures to undergo independent review

Essex County Correctional Facility policies, procedures to undergo independent review

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, Dec. 6, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced a joint initiative with the Essex County Correctional Facility Civilian Task Force to review operating procedures at the Essex County Correctional Facility. The review will be undertaken by The Ambrose Group LLC, an independent management consulting organization led by […]

‘Jolly Holiday’ evokes nostalgia, the thrill of Broadway

‘Jolly Holiday’ evokes nostalgia, the thrill of Broadway

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – What do you get when you combine Disney’s classic, timeless songs with Broadway’s brightest stars and the holiday magic of the Paper Mill Playhouse? You get “Wow!” You get just what you would expect with this triple threat — an enchanting, entertaining evening, right in your own backyard. “A Jolly Holiday: […]

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raises $300,000 at annual gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children raised $300,000 — which is $50,000 more than its target goal — to fund partial tuition assistance scholarships for underprivileged students attending Archdiocese of Newark schools at its annual gala in West Orange’s Pleasantdale Chateau on Nov. 11. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, […]

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 […]

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