Freeholders honor OHA, OHDC; proclaim April as National Fair Housing Month

Freeholders honor OHA, OHDC; proclaim April as National Fair Housing Month

ORANGE, NJ — During its meeting on Wednesday, April 10, at Bloomfield Town Hall, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the Orange Housing Authority and the Orange Housing Development Corporation and proclaimed April as National Fair Housing Month. The commendation was sponsored by Freeholder President Brendan Gill. The Orange Housing Authority and the […]

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Board of Chosen Freeholders recently announced that the 2019 Essex County budget will include an allocation of $750,000 to create a Legal Services Fund to provide representation to ICE detainees at the Essex County Correctional Facility. “We are pleased to join with the […]

Freeholder’s primary is turning into fashion forward event

Freeholder’s primary is turning into fashion forward event

IRVINGTON, NJ — Newly sworn-in Essex County Freeholder Romaine Graham’s campaign to win the Democratic Party primary on Tuesday, June 4, is shaping up to be a fashion forward campaign, thanks to the custom-designed hooded sweatshirts Mayor Tony Vauss and the rest of her Team Irvington Strong social and political organization teammates have been wearing, […]

County officials and construction trades unions sign labor agreement

County officials and construction trades unions sign labor agreement

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined with Essex County Schools of Technology to sign a project labor agreement with local construction trades unions on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The agreement ensures that union workers will be hired to work on the renovation and expansion of the Essex County West Caldwell School of […]

Freeholders approve resolution reducing the speed limit on PVW

Freeholders approve resolution reducing the speed limit on PVW

WEST ORANGE, NJ — During its Wednesday, Dec. 19, meeting at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution consenting to the reduction of the speed limit on Pleasant Valley Way within the vicinity of West Orange High School and Kelly Elementary School. This resolution coincides […]

Gill elected as freeholder president

Gill elected as freeholder president

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — During annual reorganization meeting of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Jan. 2, Brendan Gill was unanimously elected as freeholder president. Gill, who succeeds Freeholder Britnee Timberlake as president, had served as freeholder vice president since 2015. “It’s an honor and privilege to be sworn in as the president […]