County announces plans to construct new community center in Irvington Park

County announces plans to construct new community center in Irvington Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced plans on Friday, Sept. 23, to construct a new 13,000-square-foot community center in Irvington Park. The structure is intended to create modern accommodations for residents to gather and experience the park in a new way, and provide additional space for community groups who regularly […]

Congrats to the winners of the 2022 Essex County Golf Tournament

Congrats to the winners of the 2022 Essex County Golf Tournament

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., center, congratulates the winners of the 2022 Essex County Golf Tournament. William Cannon, left, of Belleville, won the Amateur Division with a three-day score of 215. Tom McDonald, right, of West Caldwell, won the Super Seniors Division with a score of 227. Not pictured is […]

29 senior citizens receive recognition for their artistic talent in Essex County

29 senior citizens receive recognition for their artistic talent in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 29 area artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and […]

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County held its annual ceremony to honor the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the 21st anniversary of the attacks. At the ceremony at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, organizers read aloud the names of all 57 people from Essex County who died in the […]

Rice announces retirement after more than 3 decades in office representing Essex County residents

Rice announces retirement after more than 3 decades in office representing Essex County residents

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — State Sen. Ronald L. Rice, a former Newark West Ward councilman, announced Friday, Aug. 19, that he will retire from the State Senate at the end of August. Rice, whose retirement was first reported by Insider NJ, has reportedly been dealing with health issues; he is 76 years old. Rice has […]

Essex County Correctional Facility receives ACA accreditation for fourth consecutive time

Essex County Correctional Facility receives ACA accreditation for fourth consecutive time

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County announced Thursday, Aug. 11, that the Essex County Correctional Facility earned accreditation for the fourth consecutive time from the American Correctional Association, which sets the standards for correctional facilities and detention centers in the United States, American territories and some foreign countries.  The Essex County Correctional Facility scored a 100-percent […]

Essex County to replace Lakeside Avenue culvert over Wigwam Brook

Essex County to replace Lakeside Avenue culvert over Wigwam Brook

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced Monday, Aug. 8, that work has started to replace the Lakeside Avenue culvert over the Wigwam Brook in West Orange.  “Our communities depend on county roads and bridges to get to work, go to school and go about their daily routines. We are […]

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