Essex County to finance $120M to replace lead water pipes in Newark

Essex County to finance $120M to replace lead water pipes in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — On Aug. 26, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Gov. Phil Murphy announced a partnership to fund the complete replacement of lead pipes in the city’s water distribution system. According to the agreement, the Essex County Improvement Authority will assist Newark in financing $120 million, which […]

County dedicates ‘Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters’

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County dedicated the Essex County Sheriff’s Patrol Building in Newark as the “Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters” in honor of the late Sheriff’s Chief Kevin J. Ryan. Ryan, who also served as a NJ State Assemblyman and School Board member with the Essex County Schools of Technology, died June […]

Essex County honors Latinos for their contributions to the community

Essex County honors Latinos for their contributions to the community

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the county’s annual Latino Heritage Celebration on Friday, Sept. 16, in the Essex County Hall of Records in Newark. With an array of colorful flags representing 22 Latino countries as the backdrop, DiVincenzo led a spirited celebration to pay homage to the rich culture and […]