Gill files petitions for re-election bid

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Vice President Brendan Gill recently filed petition signatures in seeking re-election. Currently serving as freeholder at large, he represents the Essex County’s 22 municipalities. With strong grassroots support, he filed more than 300 signatures with Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin.   “As our President continues to support policies […]

County recognizes exceptional women for Women’s History Month

County recognizes exceptional women for Women’s History Month

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County hosted its annual Women’s History Month Program at the Hall of Records in Newark on Wednesday, March 22. During the ceremony, the 2017 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Award was presented to Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; Carmen Morales, […]

Timberlake is reelected president by Essex County Freeholders

Timberlake is reelected president by Essex County Freeholders

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Freeholder Britnee N. Timberlake of East Orange was re-elected president of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders during the board’s annual reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the Hall of Records. Timberlake was nominated by Freeholder Vice President Gill, Freeholder Lebby C. Jones of Irvington and Freeholder Cynthia D. […]

Maplewood health officer honored by Freeholders

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored Maplewood health officer Robert Roe during its meeting at Maplewood Town Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 26, for being named “Essex County Volunteer of the Year,” according to a December press release. Roe had received his award from the state of New Jersey Governor’s Council […]

Belleville deputy mayor honored by Freeholders

Belleville deputy mayor honored by Freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — Belleville Deputy Mayor Vincent Cozzarelli was honored by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders during its Italian Heritage Month celebration at the Hall of Records on Oct. 5. Cedar Grove Deputy Mayor Michael Maffucci, Essex County administrator Ralph Ciallella and former West Orange Deputy Mayor Michael Fabiano were also honored. Freeholder […]

South Orange Library celebrates 150 years of service

Villagers party with the library at sesquicentennial bash

South Orange Library celebrates 150 years of service

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — While “sesquicentennial” may be difficult to say, “Happy birthday, SOPL” was something even the youngest villagers were able to say Sept. 17, at the South Orange Public Library’s 150th Birthday Bash. Villagers of all ages joined library staff, village officials and other local government members to celebrate the library’s past 150 […]

Celebrate love, diversity, culture with the county freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — Join the Essex County freeholders on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Branch Brook Park,  the Prudential grove area off of Park Avenue in Newark, from noon to 6 p.m. for the Essex County Freeholder’s second African Caribbean Festival. This free event will celebrate, as Bob Marley said, “One love, one heart, let’s get […]

Construction projects under way in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Anyone traveling through Irvington recently could not have overlooked the sidewalk construction here; the demolition of the old unused Madison Avenue School building to make way for a new state-of-the-art replacement; the ongoing development of the old Irvington General Hospital site on Chancellor Avenue; and the continuing demolition of old, abandoned houses […]

Learn about the SUN initiative at the EOPL

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Freeholder Housing & Community Development Oversight Committee is partnering with several municipal libraries to co-host a program for Stabilizing Urban Neighborhoods representatives to present the SUN Initiative, a program that helps homeowners in foreclosure repurchase their homes with mortgages they can afford. The representatives will be at the […]

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