Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to host opioid community meeting

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, along with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and health care professionals, will host a community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15, to discuss the effects of the opioid crisis in this area. The meeting, which will be held at the Glen Ridge Congregational Church, 195 Ridgewood Ave. […]

County announces available services for those with disabilities

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Office of the Disabled announced that funding is available to help disabled consumers maintain their independence through the Personal Assistant Services Program. PASP is a consumer-directed program geared toward enhancing independence, flexibility and choice among people with disabilities in need of […]

Freemasons host annual Farmer’s Market pre-Thanksgiving Free Vegetable Giveaway

IRVINGTON, NJ — Omar Bilal Beasley and the members of Garden State Greater Grand Lodge Freemasons hosted the annual Farmer’s Market pre-Thanksgiving Vegetable Giveaway at the lodge on Sanford Avenue on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The vegetables were once again provided by the Essex County Department of Health and Human Affairs and Senior Services, but the […]