Essex County hosts gingerbread house contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The public is invited to participate in the 2016 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center. The contest is free and there are four categories in which participants can compete. The deadline to register is Saturday, Dec. 3, and all entries must be delivered on Saturday, […]

County announces eight winners in photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Eight local residents received awards in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories and were recognized on Saturday, Sept. 24, during the annual Fall Family Festival at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography […]

4-H youth prepare for annual fair

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County 4-H members are gearing up for the annual 4-H fair, held in conjunction with the Essex County annual Fall Fest celebrations. Attend the event on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each year 4-H youth from across the county […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

ARC of Essex County opens group home in Roseland

ARC of Essex County opens group home in Roseland

ROSELAND, NJ — ARC of Essex County officially opened a group home for disabled, low-income adults in Roseland on Thursday, Aug. 4. The renovation of and programming for the residence was spearheaded by The ARC of Essex County, with the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development providing funds from its HOME program to […]

Explore the world through a ham radio

ROSELAND, NJ — The Roseland Amateur Radio Club, established in 1946, will celebrate its 70th anniversary on May 14 with a QSO party. The QSO party is a traditional event when ham radio operators attempt to contact many other radio operators nationally and throughout the world. Friends, guests and local residents are invited to attend […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]