Essex County sheriff’s officers distribute turkeys and more to disadvantaged residents

Essex County sheriff’s officers distribute turkeys and more to disadvantaged residents

NEWARK, NJ — On Nov. 22, Essex County Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura and sheriff’s officers loaded many vehicles and delivered hundreds of turkeys and holiday meals with all the trimmings to schools, churches, pantries, battered women’s shelters and homeless shelters located throughout Essex County, as part of the Essex County Sheriff’s Thanksgiving Food Drive, which […]

Sheriff’s office: Recent rash of car break-ins

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, Oct. 11, Essex County Sheriff Armando B. Fontoura issued a public service safety announcement regarding recent car break-ins. According to Fontoura, on Monday, Oct. 10, there was a series of car break-ins with thefts of belongings at McLoone’s Boathouse and South Mountain Reservation in West Orange. In all instances, […]

Essex County to modernize Francis A. Byrne Golf Course in West Orange

Essex County to modernize Francis A. Byrne Golf Course in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on Friday, Sept. 30, that a project to modernize Francis A. Byrne Golf Course in West Orange was underway.  “Essex County Francis Byrne Golf Course is known for its historic features and beautiful vistas. The work we are doing will address long-standing issues […]

Essex County Sheriff’s Office holds awards ceremony

Essex County Sheriff’s Office holds awards ceremony

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff’s Office held a ceremony on Sept. 29 to present Medal of Honor, Officer of the Year and Unit Citation awards to officers who have gone above and beyond. At the ceremony, Sheriff Armando Fontoura awarded the Medal of Honor to the members of the Tactical Response Team, […]

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

Essex County remembers the Sept. 11 attacks 21 years later

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County held its annual ceremony to honor the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the 21st anniversary of the attacks. At the ceremony at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, organizers read aloud the names of all 57 people from Essex County who died in the […]

Essex County commemorates Memorial Day early at Veterans Memorial Park

Essex County commemorates Memorial Day early at Veterans Memorial Park

NEWARK, NJ — On Tuesday, May 24, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. hosted a Memorial Day ceremony at the Armed Forces Memorial in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park to commemorate Memorial Day. Laying a ceremonial wreath with the county executive were Deputy Chief of Staff William Payne; Commissioner Patricia Sebold; retired Navy and […]

Essex sheriff’s officers apprehend suspect wanted for strong-arm robbery in Harlem

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced May 17 that Essex County Sheriff’s Office detectives assisted the Manhattan Warrant Squad and Essex County Prosecutor’s Office in apprehending Corrie “Lloyd” Corny, a suspect wanted for allegedly attacking and strong-arm robbing an 86-year-old male in East Harlem on July 21, 2021. According to detectives, at […]

1 2 3 11