Repairing the damage caused by Tropical Storm Ida in the reservation

Repairing the damage caused by Tropical Storm Ida in the reservation

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The South Mountain Conservancy recently expressed gratitude to the many volunteers who went through the South Mountain Reservation in search of damaged trails to report. With their feedback, the conservancy was able to compile a prioritized list of all major erosion problems caused by Tropical Storm Ida. The Hobble Falls culvert […]

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule for county roads has been announced. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There […]

Computer and Electronics Recycling Day in Essex County

Computer and Electronics Recycling Day in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County residents are invited to participate in the county’s Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority, on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Essex County Public Works, 99 W. Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Recycling computer hardware and […]

Dispose of household hazardous waste in Essex County

Dispose of household hazardous waste in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County encourages county residents to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works Department, 99 W. Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. The event is sponsored by the county and the Essex County […]

County executive announces project labor agreements for three major construction projects

County executive announces project labor agreements for three major construction projects

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced three project labor agreements with local construction trades unions on Wednesday, Aug. 18. The agreements ensure that union workers will be hired to work on the modernization and expansion of the Essex County Newark Tech school building in Newark, the construction of the new […]

County announces plans for new public works, sheriff’s department building

County announces plans for new public works, sheriff’s department building

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced plans to construct a 40,000-square-foot facility for the Essex County Department of Public Works and Essex County Sheriff’s Department on Grove Avenue in Cedar Grove. The building will be used to house vehicles, store equipment and supplies, and provide up-to-date workspace for the […]

Recycle computers and unwanted electronics in Essex County

Recycle computers and unwanted electronics in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County’s Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority, will be Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Essex County Public Works, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. Items being accepted are computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, scanners, telecom […]

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule for county roads begins at the end of October. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into […]

County electronics recycling event expanded to two days

County electronics recycling event expanded to two days

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County residents are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority. The event was expanded to two days because it was canceled in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. The recycling event will be Friday, […]

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County residents are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority. The event was expanded to three days because of the Jewish holiday Sukkot and due to the fact that it was canceled in the spring […]

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