2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

2022 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series to take center stage

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2022 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, five concerts in Brookdale Park, 12 concerts […]

First fish honors go to Irvington youth at fishing derby

First fish honors go to Irvington youth at fishing derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Charles Tolson, of Irvington, 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, May 26. He caught the first fish at 6:01 p.m. Congratulating him are Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., left, and […]

Fisherwoman from Orange impresses with six fish at derby

Fisherwoman from Orange impresses with six fish at derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Kaila Weathers, of Orange, caught most fish in the girls 6-10 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Thursday, May 26. She caught six fish. Congratulating her are Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., left, and Essex County Deputy […]

Young angler from Glen Ridge catches a whopping five fish at derby

Young angler from Glen Ridge catches a whopping five fish at derby

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Will Schaller, of Glen Ridge, caught the most fish in the boys 6-10 age category at the Essex County Fishing Derby at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Thursday, May 26. The angler, who caught five fish, is joined by sister Noelle. Congratulating him are Essex County Executive […]

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 […]

Arc of Essex County 5K raises more than $50,000 for programming

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Arc of Essex County, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as Down syndrome and autism, gathered for its 24th annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run and Family Walk on Saturday, April 9, at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The […]

Essex County announces partnerships with local charitable organizations

Essex County announces partnerships with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on Thursday, April 7, that Essex County is participating in 10 partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arc of Essex County, New Jersey Children’s Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, Arthritis […]

Walk MS: rallying in West Orange to create a world free of multiple sclerosis

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host “Walk MS: West Orange” on Sunday, April 24, at the South Mountain Recreation Complex’s Clipper Pavilion, where an estimated 800 people are expected to raise more than $170,000. In 2022, Walk MS will be in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began […]

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