DiVincenzo presents 16th annual State of the County Address

DiVincenzo presents 16th annual State of the County Address

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 16th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 25, in the Essex County Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology in Newark. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2018, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex […]

Rev. Thelusca appointed special adviser to the provost at SHU

Rev. Thelusca appointed special adviser to the provost at SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Rev. Joseph V. Thelusca has been appointed to the newly created Seton Hall University position of special adviser to the provost. His primary duties will include working with The Career Center to assist undergraduates — including international students — in building their professional networks. A native of Haiti, Thelusca immigrated […]

Clark and Saunders pick up petitions to run for county seats

Clark and Saunders pick up petitions to run for county seats

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin confirmed that Carol Clark, a former Essex County freeholder and East Orange councilwoman, obtained nominating petitions for herself and Dwight Saunders, a former East Orange councilman and code enforcement director, Friday, Feb. 15, to run for two county positions in the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, […]

AOH Division 9 to hold annual dinner in W. Orange

AOH Division 9 to hold annual dinner in W. Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Michael L. Delahunty Division 9, in Montclair, will celebrate its 119th anniversary with a dinner and dance on Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. This year’s guests of honor are Ted Yurgel, James Horn and Barbara Lyons. Lyons is a […]

Candidates queue up for EO ward seats in primary

Candidates queue up for EO ward seats in primary

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Clerk’s Office is expecting a big turnout for nominating petitions this year. “Folks started picking up petitions early January,” said East Orange city clerk Cynthia Brown on Monday, Feb. 18. “Setting the stage for 2020 is a political question, one I can’t answer. There will be a […]

7th annual JLOSH ‘Kids For Kids’ on March 2

7th annual JLOSH ‘Kids For Kids’ on March 2

MILLBURN, NJ — Community groups are joining forces for the seventh year in Millburn this March for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. “Kids For Kids,” organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering and fun at […]

Former freeholder, code enforcement director to run for county seats

Former freeholder, code enforcement director to run for county seats

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Former Essex County Freeholder Carol Clark has joined forces with former code enforcement director Dwight Saunders to run for two countywide elected positions in the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, June 4. Both formerly served as council members. Clark intends to run for the office of county registrar and Saunders will […]

NAACP and ‘Essex 5’ members honored

NAACP and ‘Essex 5’ members honored

    ESSEX, NJ — Members of the “Essex 5” local civil rights and social and economic justice advocacy groups were honored by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. on Friday, Feb. 15, at the 16th annual Essex County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards ceremony in the Leroy F. Smith Public Safety Building. […]

County recognizes ‘Essex Five’ for Black History Month

County recognizes ‘Essex Five’ for Black History Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, Feb. 15, at the county’s 16th annual Black History Month celebration, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards to the NAACP Chapters in Essex County — Oranges-Maplewood, Newark, Montclair and Irvington — and the Urban League of Essex County. Known as […]