Eight seniors honored at Legacies Writing Contest award ceremony

Eight seniors honored at Legacies Writing Contest award ceremony

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. and the Division of Senior Services announced the four winners and four honorable mention recipients of the 2022 Essex County Senior Citizen Legacies Writing Contest during an awards luncheon at the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. The Legacies Writing Contest encourages […]

Irvington church to celebrate 46 years of service

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Deliverance Jesus Is Coming Church is celebrating 46 years of service to the Irvington community and Essex County with a series of events held at 815 Springfield Ave. in Irvington. The membership presents a weekend itinerary, beginning Friday, June 3, at 7 p.m. with an evening service featuring guest speaker Evangelist […]

Policy to address consequences of large number of bench warrants for low-level offenses

Policy to address consequences of large number of bench warrants for low-level offenses

TRENTON, NJ — On May 25, acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced a directive instructing that law enforcement agencies no longer place individuals with municipal court bench warrants with bail amounts of $500 or fewer under custodial arrest. Instead, those individuals — who are already generally released after arrest — will now be given […]

Essex County commemorates Memorial Day early at Veterans Memorial Park

Essex County commemorates Memorial Day early at Veterans Memorial Park

NEWARK, NJ — On Tuesday, May 24, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. hosted a Memorial Day ceremony at the Armed Forces Memorial in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park to commemorate Memorial Day. Laying a ceremonial wreath with the county executive were Deputy Chief of Staff William Payne; Commissioner Patricia Sebold; retired Navy and […]

Irvington angler is first boy to catch a fish at Irvington Park derby

Irvington angler is first boy to catch a fish at Irvington Park derby

IRVINGTON, NJ — Jamarion Robinson, of Irvington, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught the first fish at 6:01 p.m. Presenting him with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex […]

Local group cleans up Irvington Park

Local group cleans up Irvington Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Incorruptible Essex held a park cleanup event at Irvington Park on Saturday, May 21. The organization’s youths went around the park to collect trash and cigarette butts to kick off an online challenge, #fillthebottle. Organizers were able to educate parents and youths on the dangers and effects of tobacco to one’s health […]

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 […]

Irvington youth catches 3 fish at derby

Irvington youth catches 3 fish at derby

IRVINGTON, NJ — Zanayah Hardiman, of Irvington, caught the most fish in the girls 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. She caught three fish. Presenting her with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex County Parks […]

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 […]

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