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Winners Announced in Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show

August 28, 2014 at 10:55 PM

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - East Orange residents Lester Johnson and Rudy Martin were among the 31 Essex County artists who received awards in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show.

Johnson won first place in the professional sculpture category for "Ball in a Cage." Martin won second place in the professional oil category for "Gray Day Mood" and received an honorable mention in the professional watercolor category for "A New Father."

The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. This year, 100 entries were submitted for review. 

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Man From East Orange Convicted of Robbery

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Oranges and Maplewood NAACP Inauguration of Unit’s Officers and Committee Chairpersons

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