Essex County remembers on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Essex County remembers on 20th anniversary of 9/11

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center with a ceremony at Eagle Rock Reservation, at which the names of the 57 county residents who died in the attacks were read. Among the speakers were Deborah Calimano, a flight attendant with United Airlines; […]

Essex County to remember 9/11 in 20th-anniversary ceremony

Essex County to remember 9/11 in 20th-anniversary ceremony

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. invites the public to attend the annual “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony at the Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial that will mark the 20th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. In addition to coming to the […]

Fagan leads walking tour at the Eagle Rock Reservation

Fagan leads walking tour at the Eagle Rock Reservation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Township historian and author Joseph Fagan leads a history walking tour at the Eagle Rock Reservation on June 26. The free tours are open to the public and conducted under the auspices of the Essex County Department of Parks and Recreation. Fagan explained the history behind the 450-foot spiked […]

Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series returns for 2021

Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series returns for 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2021 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series will bring a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the Essex County Park System. This year’s free series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts throughout the county, and two cultural festivals. […]

‘Essex Remembers’ the many lives lost on 9/11

‘Essex Remembers’ the many lives lost on 9/11

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County’s “Essex Remembers” ceremony couldn’t draw the crowd it normally draws to the Eagle Rock Reservation this Sept. 11 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but the county was still able to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center. A livestream allowed those who normally […]

Essex County 9/11 remembrance ceremony to be livestreamed

Essex County 9/11 remembrance ceremony to be livestreamed

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony at the Essex County Eagle Rock Sept. 11th Memorial that will mark the 19th anniversary of the tragedies in New York; Washington, D.C.; and Pennsylvania, will be held remotely and livestreamed on the Essex County website and social media channels. Eagle Rock Reservation […]

13th annual deer management program begins in Essex County

13th annual deer management program begins in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. outlined plans for the 2020 Essex County Deer Management Program in South Mountain and Hilltop reservations. This is the 13th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. “Controlling the population by removing deer from […]

Essex County jury convicts serial killer on all counts

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury convicted serial killer Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 23, of Orange, on three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of three young women he killed between August and November 2016, and the kidnapping, sexual assault and attempted murder of a fourth woman, according to a Dec. 23 press release […]

Two historical markers installed at Eagle Rock Reservation

Two historical markers installed at Eagle Rock Reservation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Two new colorful historical markers were installed inside the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange on Oct. 8. The markers were placed side by side along the road near the entrance. They highlight the days of the long-gone Eagle Rock resort and the Eagle Rock Hill Climb, an auto race whose […]

1 2 3