County congratulates senior artists in annual juried art show

County congratulates senior artists in annual juried art show

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 20 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show at an awards ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who […]

Orange kicks off school year with big plans, changes and projects

Orange kicks off school year with big plans, changes and projects

ORANGE, NJ — Cleveland Street School The first day of school of the 2018-2019 school year in the Orange School District went off without a hitch on Monday, Sept. 10, and, according to interim Superintendent of Schools Ron Lee, there have been positive changes to the district’s instruction, facilities, leadership and administration. “This school year […]

Essex County remembers 9/11

Essex County remembers 9/11

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seventeen years after the terror attacks at the World Trade Center, Essex County residents gathered at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange on Tuesday, Sept. 11, to commemorate the nearly 3,000 lives lost in 2001. With a foggy view of the New York City skyline, residents and elected officials read the […]

Boy Scouts to host Recruitment Night

ORANGE, NJ — The Boy Scouts of America, Northern New Jersey Council, will host a Recruitment Night with Boy Scout Troop 4749 and Cub Scout Pack 4749 for boys ages 6 and older on Friday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church, 336 Oakwood Ave., Orange, the Rev. Melvin E. […]

EOPD Violent Crime Task Force reestablished

EOPD Violent Crime Task Force reestablished

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange Mayor Ted Green promised to make public safety the top priority in his new administration and, on Friday, Aug. 31, he took another step in that direction when he, public safety liaison Jose Cordero and police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced the reactivation of the Police Division’s Violent Crimes Task […]

County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

County to hold 13th annual Senior Wellness Day

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The13th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, a free event for all county senior citizens, will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The Essex County Senior Wellness Day is free and open to all seniors residing in Essex […]

Operation Back-to-School hosted at Orange’s Central Playground

Operation Back-to-School hosted at Orange’s Central Playground

ORANGE, NJ — Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren, the recreation department and the Michelle Foundation hosted Operation Back to School at Central Playground on Saturday, Aug. 25, featuring live music, face painting, games, dancing, and food, drink, haircuts and backpacks filled with school supplies, all for free. Betty O’Bannion and her two granddaughters were there to […]