Shamrock Tournament coming this March

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey Devils Youth Hockey Club will be hosting its Shamrock Tournament on Thursday, March 15, through Sunday, March 18, at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The NJ Devils Youth Hockey Club is a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to teach youth hockey, good sportsmanship and to […]

Teen figure skater finds her ‘happy place’ at Codey Arena

Teen figure skater finds her ‘happy place’ at Codey Arena

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The day after the 2018 Winter Olympics held its opening ceremonies in Pyeongchang, South Korea, a group of skaters took to the ice at West Orange’s Codey Arena for the Essex County Winter Skating Extravaganza, an exhibition that showed off the figure skating, speedskating and synchronized skating talents of athletes of […]

County to hold spring and summer camps for children

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County invites children of all ages to participate in spring and summer camp opportunities at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena and the Essex County Environmental Center. These affordable programs provide the campers with a fun and enriching experience while school is on recess. Turtle Back Zoo has several week-long camp […]

Skating exhibition to be held at Codey Arena

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County will hold a Winter Olympic Games skating exhibition at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange, on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. This free exhibition will feature speed skating, figure skating, hockey and special guest NJ Devil. There will also be public skating sessions from […]

County modernizes Rink 1 at Codey Arena

County modernizes Rink 1 at Codey Arena

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, Nov. 9, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced that a $2.8 million project to modernize Rink 1 at Codey Arena is complete. The new refrigeration system will enable the arena to operate more efficiently and will provide a better ice skating surface. This is the first major renovation […]

County enacts Code Blue procedures

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated because of cold weather in the forecast. The Code Blue will be in effect from Friday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 11, at 8 a.m. “Providing our homeless residents with a warm place to stay during extreme weather conditions is […]

12th annual Senior Wellness Day to be Sept. 26

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 12th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. This free event is sponsored by AAA and ShopRite. “We are planning a fun-filled day of activities and will be providing a great […]

County to modernize Codey Arena’s Rink 1

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced May 2 that a $2.8 million project to modernize Rink 1 in Codey Arena is under way. The new refrigeration system will enable the arena to operate more efficiently and will provide a better ice skating surface. This is the first major renovation of […]

County recognizes exceptional women for Women’s History Month

County recognizes exceptional women for Women’s History Month

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County hosted its annual Women’s History Month Program at the Hall of Records in Newark on Wednesday, March 22. During the ceremony, the 2017 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Award was presented to Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; Carmen Morales, […]