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Essex County Office of Emergency Management in West Orange Reopens Renovated Facility

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen,Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, and Blake Johnson from Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.'s office.  Credits: Glen Frieson

West Orange, NJ - On May 14 the Essex County Office of Emergency Management in West Orange, located at 560 Northfield Avenue in the rear of Essex County Arena, was reopened after renovations following Hurricane Irene in 2011.

According to the Essex County press release, "the Essex County Department of Public Works redesigned the OEM offices and area storm drains to address the potential for future floods and the Sheriff worked with FEMA and the NJ State Police to secure mitigation funds to fund the facility’s restoration".



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