Orange youngster catches a whopping 14 fish!

Orange youngster catches a whopping 14 fish!

IRVINGTON, NJ — Karter Rashford, of Orange, caught the most fish in the boys 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught 14 fish. Presenting him with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex County Parks […]

East Orange boy catches first fish as derby in Orange park

East Orange boy catches first fish as derby in Orange park

ORANGE, NJ — Jayden Robinson, of East Orange, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Tuesday, May 17. Presenting him with the award are Kahron Smothers, left, and Jackie Matthews, right, from the Essex County Parks Department. 

East Orange youth catches first fish among the girls

East Orange youth catches first fish among the girls

ORANGE, NJ — Zoey Doll, second from right, of East Orange, caught the first fish in the girls category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park on Tuesday, May 17. Zoey is joined by her sister, Kaitlynn. Presenting her with the award are Kahron Smothers, left, and Jackie Matthews, […]

Weathers siblings win awards at fishing derbies

Weathers siblings win awards at fishing derbies

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Kaila Weathers, of Orange, caught the first fish in the girls category and caught the most fish in the girls 6-10 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. She caught her first fish at 6:02 p.m. and caught four fish. Presenting her with […]

Orange Police Department mourns death of 34-year-old office

Orange Police Department mourns death of 34-year-old office

ORANGE, NJ — With great sadness, the Orange Police Department announced the death of 34-year-old Officer Rodolfo Diaz, who was born Oct. 1, 1987. The Orange Police Department was notified of his untimely death on May 19. Diaz began his journey with the Orange Police Department on March 29, 2021. He worked with the department […]

Youngster from East Orange wins prize at fishing derby

Youngster from East Orange wins prize at fishing derby

ORANGE, NJ — Milena Bagot, second from right, of East Orange, caught the most fish in the girls 0-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park on Tuesday, May 17. Milena, who is pictured with her brother, Kylon, caught one fish. Presenting her with the award are Kahron Smothers, […]

East Orange youth catches 16 fish at derby in Irvington

East Orange youth catches 16 fish at derby in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Ibn Shirley, of East Orange, caught the most fish in the boys 11-15 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught 16 fish. Presenting him with the award are Kahron Smothers, left, and Jackie Matthews, right, from the Essex County Parks Department.

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Two Hundred Club of Essex County held its 56th annual Valor Awards presentation at Nanina’s in the Park, Belleville, on May 10. Since 1966, the organization has provided assistance to dependents of Essex County police officers and firefighters, and New Jersey state troopers, who have lost their lives in the line […]

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