Irvington angler is first boy to catch a fish at Irvington Park derby

Irvington angler is first boy to catch a fish at Irvington Park derby

IRVINGTON, NJ — Jamarion Robinson, of Irvington, caught the first fish in the boys category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught the first fish at 6:01 p.m. Presenting him with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex […]

Local group cleans up Irvington Park

Local group cleans up Irvington Park

IRVINGTON, NJ — Incorruptible Essex held a park cleanup event at Irvington Park on Saturday, May 21. The organization’s youths went around the park to collect trash and cigarette butts to kick off an online challenge, #fillthebottle. Organizers were able to educate parents and youths on the dangers and effects of tobacco to one’s health […]

Orange youngster catches a whopping 14 fish!

Orange youngster catches a whopping 14 fish!

IRVINGTON, NJ — Karter Rashford, of Orange, caught the most fish in the boys 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught 14 fish. Presenting him with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex County Parks […]

Irvington youth catches 3 fish at derby

Irvington youth catches 3 fish at derby

IRVINGTON, NJ — Zanayah Hardiman, of Irvington, caught the most fish in the girls 1-5 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. She caught three fish. Presenting her with the award are Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, left, and Jackie Matthews from the Essex County Parks […]

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 […]

East Orange youth catches 16 fish at derby in Irvington

East Orange youth catches 16 fish at derby in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Ibn Shirley, of East Orange, caught the most fish in the boys 11-15 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Irvington Park on Wednesday, May 18. He caught 16 fish. Presenting him with the award are Kahron Smothers, left, and Jackie Matthews, right, from the Essex County Parks Department.

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 […]

Irvington holds successful Breast Cancer Walk

Irvington holds successful Breast Cancer Walk

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Department of Health and Senior Services organized its 10th annual Breast Cancer Walk at Irvington Park on Saturday, Oct. 16, back after a hiatus last year due to COVID-19. COVID-19 testing and vaccines were also available for residents who wished to get tested or vaccinated. Walk participants were encouraged to […]

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 […]