December 7, 2013 at 3:56 AM
Essex County, NJ – On Monday, December 9, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will kick off his re-election for Essex County Executive. During the press conference, which will begin at 9:45 am, at Essex County College Gymnasium, West Market Street, Newark, NJ, it is anticipated that DiVincenzo will be joined by Democratic and Party and elected officials from the federal, state, county and local levels of government.
First elected in 2002 and seeking his fourth term, DiVincenzo is the fifth and longest serving County Executive in Essex County history. DiVincenzo has raised the County’s bond rating from junk status to AA2, revitalized each of the 22 Essex County parks, completed significant infrastructure upgrades that provide the County with a new Correctional Facility, Psychiatric Hospital Center and Government Complex, and has continued to provide essential services to assist residents during one of the nation’s most difficult economic eras.