Newark youth wins prize at fishing derby in Verona Park

Photo Courtesy of Essex County

VERONA, NJ — Khalil Abdullah, of Newark, caught the most fish in the boys’ 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Verona Park on Wednesday, May 25, when he caught one fish. With him, from left, are his mother, Lalita Price; Essex County Executive Joseph N. Divincenzo Jr.; and Essex County Deputy Parks Director Kate Hartwyk.