Recognizing the trauma of human trafficking

SAYREVILLE, NJ — Trauma has been the 2017 focus of the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking, and the devastating effects of PTSD along with other health issues will be discussed at an all-day event at the Middlesex County Fire Academy on Friday, May 5. Barbara Amaya was just 12 when she was first trafficked; […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, May 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. Materials being collected at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day include pesticides and herbicides, paint thinners and solvents, oil-based […]

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 […]

County to celebrate Earth Day

ROSELAND, NJ — The county’s 12th annual Earth Day Celebration will be at the Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland, on Saturday, April 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly event offers residents the opportunity to participate in hands-on educational games and activities, canoe trips, bird walks, environmental […]

NJAW breaks ground on $65 million flood protection project

NJAW breaks ground on $65 million flood protection project

VOORHEES, NJ — New Jersey American Water is breaking ground today on a significant, long-term flood protection project at its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant. This $65 million investment will help ensure protection from the increased risk of flooding during extreme weather events, and maintain a sustainable water supply for more than 1 million people in […]

Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

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Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has partnered with eight national and state nonprofit organizations to raise awareness for their causes and generate interest in upcoming fundraising events. County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced March 27 that the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, The Arc of Essex County, Give the Kids Hope Foundation, […]

Luciano submits petition signatures for re-election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Leonard M. Luciano recently filed petition signatures seeking reelection to his third term. “I am humbled to serve as freeholder since 2011 representing the 11 North and West Essex communities,” Luciano said. “During my tenure, Essex County parks continue to blossom, our recreation and service programs for children, […]

Gill files petitions for re-election bid

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Vice President Brendan Gill recently filed petition signatures in seeking re-election. Currently serving as freeholder at large, he represents the Essex County’s 22 municipalities. With strong grassroots support, he filed more than 300 signatures with Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin.   “As our President continues to support policies […]

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