PSE&G encourages customers to reduce electrical hazards

NEWARK, NJ — As the weather gets warmer and people prepare swimming pools, sprinkler systems and other summer activities, PSE&G reminds customers to pay attention to common hazards that could cause electrocution. May is National Electrical Safety Month. “Safety is always our top priority. We hope people enjoy all of the comforts and convenience of […]

NJ Transit police to conduct emergency response drill on Newark Light Rail

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Transit Police Department’s Office of Emergency Management, together with federal, state, county and local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, May 12, near the Newark Light Rail Atlantic Street station beginning at 8 a.m. The drill, which will gauge responses to a simulated transportation incident, will take […]

Free Essex County job fair

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Department of Economic Development, Training & Employment will hold a job fair, featuring more than 150 employers and service providers for the public on Thursday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Essex County College Gymnasium, 303 University Ave. in Newark. Members of the public who […]

County honors residents at Jewish Heritage Celebration

County honors residents at Jewish Heritage Celebration

NEWARK, NJ — The annual Essex County Annual Jewish Heritage Celebration on Monday, April 30, recognized the influence and positive impact that Jewish people have had, and continue to have, on the economy and culture of Essex County. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Star of Essex Awards to Joel Bloom, […]

NJ Transit adjusts weekday schedules

NJ Transit adjusts weekday schedules

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit continues installation of positive train control equipment on its rail fleet. To accommodate this critical safety upgrade, weekday rail schedules are being adjusted to allow for hardware components to be installed on locomotives and cab cars. Beginning Monday, June 4, some trains will be temporarily discontinued or have changes of […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, April 16, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug […]

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The county’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be held in various locations in the Essex County Park System. Each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be […]

County to partner with nine local charitable organizations

County to partner with nine local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced Friday, April 13, that Essex County was participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]