County to partner with nine local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced Friday, April 13, that Essex County was participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]

CASA holds 2nd ‘Homeward Bound’ event in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Braving the elements in bright red T-shirts and even brighter smiles, a group of more than 100 volunteers gathered for the Homeward Bound Walk hosted by the CASA for Children of Essex County under the Clipper Pavilion of the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange on Sunday, Oct. 15. Based […]

‘Connect to Wellness’ for National Recovery Month

WEST ORANGE, NJ — “Connect to Wellness” with FAMILYConnections on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Clipper Pavilion on Cherry Street in West Orange to celebrate National Recovery Month. This free festival includes activities such as arts and crafts, children’s activities, yoga, meditation, Zumba and more. For more information, contact Nancy […]

CASA hosts Homeward Bound Walk

WEST ORANGE, NJ — CASA for Children of Essex County will host its second Homeward Bound Walk on Sunday, Oct. 15, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Clipper Pavilion on Cherry Lane in the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. Gather your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and dogs to walk in support of […]

Whalen takes top angler prize

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., right, congratulates Ben Whalen of Maplewood for catching the most fish in the boys’ under 5 category during the South Mountain Recreation Complex Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 17. Ben was among three boys who caught two fish.

Celebrate July at S. Mtn.

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs has a month-long schedule of free activities to celebrate July as National Parks and Recreation Month. On Monday evenings, July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, there will be yoga for adults at 6:30 p.m. Classes are suitable for beginners and […]

Essex County clerk holds outreach events

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin will hold several outreach events throughout the summer. They will be held as follows: Saturday, July 1, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at West Orange Park & Ride, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange; Wednesday, July 5, from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Nutley Parks […]

Building Tomorrows 5K

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Arc of Essex County’s 19th annual Building Tomorrows 5K Run, Family Walk and Fun Fest will be Saturday, April 29, at the Clipper Pavilion in West Orange in the South Mountain Recreation Complex, the first time the event is being held there. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., the 5K […]