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 […]

July celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month

July celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs announced a monthlong schedule of free activities to celebrate July as National Parks and Recreation Month. The county executive invites the public to enjoy “Wellness on the Waterfront,” which includes yoga, concerts, movies, […]

Orange fisherwoman wins prize at Essex County derby

Orange fisherwoman wins prize at Essex County derby

ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Deputy Parks Director Kate Hartwyk, left, and program coordinator Jackie Matthews, right, present awards to, from left, Julia Harris from Florham Park and Makenna Moore from Orange, who caught the most fish in the girls ages 6-10 category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park in […]

Orange youngster catches 10 fish at county derby

Orange youngster catches 10 fish at county derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Orange’s Elizabeth Ildefonso, center, from Orange caught the most fish in the girls ages 1-5 category at the Essex County Fishing Derby at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Thursday, June 17. She caught 10 fish. Presenting the award are Caitlin Sharp, left, from Turtle Back Zoo and […]

South Orange angler catches first first at derby in West Orange

South Orange angler catches first first at derby in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — South Orange’s Gabriel Levine, center, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Thursday, June 17. He caught the first fish at 5:30 p.m. Presenting the award are Caitlin Sharp, left, from Turtle Back Zoo […]

West Orange boy catches first fish at Monte Irvin Park fishing derby

West Orange boy catches first fish at Monte Irvin Park fishing derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Anaz Emam, center, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park in Orange on Tuesday, June 15. He caught the first fish at 5:18 p.m. Presenting the award are Essex County Deputy Parks Director Kate Hartwyk, left, […]

West Orange brothers win prizes at county fishing derby

West Orange brothers win prizes at county fishing derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange resident Tristan Russo, center, caught the most fish in the boys ages 11-15 category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park in Orange on Tuesday, June 15. He caught seven fish. Presenting the award are Essex County Deputy Parks Director Kate Hartwyk, left, and program […]

Orange angler catches five fish in Monte Irvin Orange Park

Orange angler catches five fish in Monte Irvin Orange Park

ORANGE, NJ — Orange’s Dezmond Morgan, center, caught the most fish in the boys ages 1-5 category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Monte Irvin Orange Park in Orange on Tuesday, June 15. He caught five fish. Presenting the award are Essex County Deputy Parks Director Kate Hartwyk, left, and program coordinator Jackie Matthews, […]