Weathers siblings win awards at fishing derbies

Weathers siblings win awards at fishing derbies

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Kaila Weathers, of Orange, caught the first fish in the girls category and caught the most fish in the girls 6-10 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. She caught her first fish at 6:02 p.m. and caught four fish. Presenting her with […]

Belleville angler takes home prize at Essex County Fishing Derby

Belleville angler takes home prize at Essex County Fishing Derby

CALDWELL / ESSEX FELLS, NJ — Zander Ruglio, center, of Belleville, caught the most fish in the boys 11-15 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Grover Cleveland Park on Thursday, May 19. He caught three fish. Presenting him with the award are Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Kahron Smothers from the […]

Fishing derbies to be held for children in Essex County parks

Fishing derbies to be held for children in Essex County parks

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites the public to participate in its 2022 fishing derbies. The free events will be held in seven locations in the Essex County Parks system. “Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy the historic Essex County […]

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 […]

Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series returns for 2021

Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series returns for 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2021 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series will bring a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the Essex County Park System. This year’s free series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts throughout the county, and two cultural festivals. […]

Let’s go fishing in Essex County this June

Let’s go fishing in Essex County this June

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invite the public to participate in Essex County’s 2021 fishing derbies. The free events will be held in six locations in the Essex County Park System. “Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity […]

Strut your mutt this October

Strut your mutt 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. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, pre-registration of all entries is required; there will be no in-person registration on the day of the parades. To register, visit […]