County presents $5.4M in grants to 14 municipalities, 34 community organizations

County presents $5.4M in grants to 14 municipalities, 34 community organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently announced that approximately $5.4 million will be distributed to 14 Essex County municipalities and 34 community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and administered […]

‘Uncorked & Uncapped’ raises funds for Arc of Essex County

‘Uncorked & Uncapped’ raises funds for Arc of Essex County

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Arc of Essex County, a Livingston-based nonprofit that provides support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, hosted its sixth annual “Uncorked & Uncapped: Wine, Beer & Food Tasting Experience” at the Wilshire Grand Hotel. This year’s event included more than 135 wine, craft beer, spirits […]

Arc to hold ‘Uncorked and Uncapped’ fundraiser

Arc to hold ‘Uncorked and Uncapped’ fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Arc of Essex County, a nonprofit organization that provides support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, will host its sixth annual “Uncorked and Uncapped: Wine, Beer, and Food Tasting Experience” at The Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange on Thursday, Oct. 3. The event will feature […]

Support The Arc at golf outing in memory of Susan Wright

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The second Susan Wright Memorial Golf Outing will be Monday, Oct. 15, at Montclair Golf Club, 90 Rock Spring Road in West Orange. Proceeds will support The Arc of Essex County, with 25 percent going directly to the Special Young Adults day program. The rest will go where it is most […]

WOPD to hold special needs symposium

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department will hold a special needs symposium on Friday, April 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive in West Orange. The WOPD recently implemented Take Me Home, a registration and tracking program that helps law enforcement locate seniors, special-needs children and […]

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 […]

Building Tomorrows 5K

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Arc of Essex County’s 19th annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Family Walk and Fun Fest will be Saturday, April 29, at the Clipper Pavilion in West Orange in the South Mountain Recreation Complex, the first time the event is being held there. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., the 5K […]

Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

Get a discount to S. Mtn. Rec. Complex at fundraisers

Essex County Cares partners with 8 worthy nonprofits

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has partnered with eight national and state nonprofit organizations to raise awareness for their causes and generate interest in upcoming fundraising events. County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced March 27 that the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, The Arc of Essex County, Give the Kids Hope Foundation, […]

Help build better tomorrows with Arc

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 19th annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, April 29, at the Clipper Pavilion in the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The 5K will begin at 9 a.m., the family walk at 10:30 a.m. and the fun fest at 10:45 a.m. For entry fee information and complete […]

Seton Hall Prep to hold annual winter carnival

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join Seton Hall Prep on Sunday, Jan. 15, for the annual winter carnival featuring games, entertainment, prizes and more. The carnival will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Seton Hall Prep, 120 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The event is free for anyone with a developmental or physical disability. Contact […]