Essex County again votes blue in midterm elections

Essex County again votes blue in midterm elections

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In Essex County, residents overwhelmingly voted blue in county, state and national elections. County Clerk Christopher Durkin certified the election on Nov. 17; all Essex County results listed came from the clerk’s website on Nov. 17. On the national stage, Democratic incumbent Mikie Sherrill will get to keep her seat representing […]

Essex County residents have several choices to make on Election Day

Essex County residents have several choices to make on Election Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Nov. 8 midterm election will prove important for Essex County residents, both on the local and national level.  On the national stage, Democratic incumbent Mikie Sherrill is fighting to keep her seat representing the 11th Congressional District against two challengers, Republican Paul DeGroot and Libertarian Joseph Biasco. The 11th Congressional […]

Ortiz, Cruz receive 2022 Estrella del Condado de Essex Awards

Ortiz, Cruz receive 2022 Estrella del Condado de Essex Awards

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the county’s annual Latino Heritage Celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Newark. The celebration paid homage to the rich culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to the Spanish-speaking nations of Europe, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. During the […]

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 […]

The Brothers of Phi Beta Sigma’s Chi Sigma chapter welcome Vauss as new member

The Brothers of Phi Beta Sigma’s Chi Sigma chapter welcome Vauss as new member

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — More than 600 people attended the induction ceremony reception of Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss as a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity on Sept. 1. Vauss and his line brother Chris Porter became members of the spring 2022 line of Phi Beta Sigma’s Chi Sigma chapter.  Chapter President George Darby and […]

West Orange woman advocates for employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities

West Orange woman advocates for employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Cyndy Walsh Rintzler, director of ​vocational advocacy and quality assurance at Inroads To Opportunities, recently joined colleagues in Washington, D.C., to meet with the staffs of U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker to advocate for employment choice for individuals with disabilities. The purpose […]

NJ leaders speak out against reversal of Roe v. Wade

NJ leaders speak out against reversal of Roe v. Wade

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that upheld the constitutional right to abortion. In general, this decision was met with support from Republicans and outcry from Democrats. Those who support the decision say that this new ruling will save unborn […]

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