Mayapple Trail Runs bring avid runners to the South Mountain Reservation

Mayapple Trail Runs bring avid runners to the South Mountain Reservation

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 11th annual Mayapple Trail Runs were held Oct. 16 in the South Mountain Reservation. The races were organized by the volunteers of the South Mountain Conservancy with the support of the Essex County Parks Department. The USA Track and Field–sanctioned races provided an informal but supportive trail race environment for […]

Essex County announces winners of annual photography contest

Essex County announces winners of annual photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the eight winners in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography Contest and thank all the contestants for sharing what they experienced in our […]

‘Strut Your Mutt’ in Essex County this October

‘Strut Your Mutt’ in Essex County this October

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County dog owners are invited to display their creativity and participate in Strut Your Mutt, Essex County’s annual canine halloween costume parade and contest. This year, three parades have been scheduled. Participation is free. The costume parades and contests will be held as follows: Saturday, Oct. 23, with registration at […]

Nutley residents receive awards in Essex art show

Nutley residents receive awards in Essex art show

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley residents Michael Zaccheo and Anthony J. Andolino received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. Zaccheo was awarded first place in the professional watercolor category for “Spring Snow” and Andolino was awarded first place in the nonprofessional mixed media category for “Calle Flora.”  The artists were recognized […]

$5.2 million renovation completed at Hendricks Field Golf Course

$5.2 million renovation completed at Hendricks Field Golf Course

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced Sept. 25 that a $5.2 million project to renovate and upgrade Hendricks Field Golf Course in Belleville has been completed. The improvements have completely transformed Hendricks Field Golf Course into a championship-caliber facility, according to the county. “Hendricks Field Golf Course is a hidden […]

Maplewood and South Orange residents receive awards in Essex art show

Maplewood and South Orange residents receive awards in Essex art show

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Maplewood resident Jill Vondervor-Frank and South Orange residents Karen Boss, Pearl Feder, Gail Gardella and Cindy Wolf received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.  Vondervor-Frank received an honorable mention in the professional watercolor category for “Hudson Sunrise.” Boss received an honorable mention in the […]

East Orange and Newark residents receive awards in Essex art show

East Orange and Newark residents receive awards in Essex art show

EAST ORANGE / NEWARK, NJ — East Orange resident Carol Jenkins and Newark resident Theodore Lawton received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. Jenkins was awarded first place in the professional drawing category for “Zentangle Turtle.” Lawton was awarded first place in the professional acrylic category for an untitled piece.  […]

West Orange resident receives awards in Essex senior citizens art show

West Orange resident receives awards in Essex senior citizens art show

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., left, announced that West Orange resident Susan Silberner, center, received an award in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. Silberner was awarded second place in the nonprofessional pastels category for “Monet’s Bridge.” The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on […]

Bloomfield and Glen Ridge residents receive awards in Essex art show

Bloomfield and Glen Ridge residents receive awards in Essex art show

BLOOMFIELD / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Glen Ridge residents Roberta Polton and Judyann Affronti, and Bloomfield residents Joan E. Park and Elizabeth Pugh received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.  Polton was awarded second place in the nonprofessional mixed media category for “Cape May Point Treasures.” Affronti was awarded second […]

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