2019 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series

2019 Essex County SummerMusic Concert Series

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2019 Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity to enjoy the parks. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts in […]

Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan locally

Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan locally

NEWARK, NJ — The Eid ul Fitr grounds filled with hundreds of worshippers. Muslims were celebrating the end of Ramadan, the 30 days of fasting during the daylight hours. Prayers were said throughout the day when Muslims gathered in their homes, in houses of prayer called masjids, as well as outdoors. It was reported that […]

County honors five area senior citizens with Legends Awards

County honors five area senior citizens with Legends Awards

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Tuesday, May 7, in Cedar Grove, as May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to Stephanie Gerstein from […]

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will hold the 2019 Fishing Derbies in six locations in the Essex County Park System. “Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy the historic Essex County Park System in a different and fun way. You’ll have […]

County SummerMusic Concert Series returns

County SummerMusic Concert Series returns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2018 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 to enjoy the parks. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts […]

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The county’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be held in various locations in the Essex County Park System. Each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be […]

DiVincenzo gives State of the County Address

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 14th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 27, in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2016, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex County and announced […]

Rev. Ron Christian Sports Complex opens for community

Rev. Ron Christian Sports Complex opens for community

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and the Weequahic Park Sports Authority scheduled the ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening for the new Rev. Ronald B. Christian Sports and Recreation Complex, inside the park just off Elizabeth Avenue in Newark, on Wednesday, July 20, at noon. And friends and members of Christian’s family said […]

Maplewood anglers take top honors

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County held a fishing derby on Saturday, May 21, in Weequahic Park. Prizes were given to participants who caught the most fish in each category. The winners in the boys’ age 11 to 15 category were Julian Knight of Maplewood and Anthony Weston and Lauren Bell, both from Hillside. They each […]