Bloomfield/East Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (center) announced on Tuesday, July 21st that the lacrosse and soccer field and lawn bowling green in Essex County Watsessing Park were resurfaced with a new synthetic grass surface. The project is part of the County Executive’s ongoing initiative to update recreation facilities to ensure they meet the needs of the community. Cutting a ceremonial ribbon with the County Executive on the lacrosse and soccer field are (from left) Essex County Public Works Director and County Engineer Sanjeev Varghese, Deputy County Engineer Willie Derricotte, Glen Ridge Administrator Michael Zicchelli, Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante, Freeholder President Brendan Gill, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, Glen Ridge Councilman Rich Law, Bloomfield Administrator Matt Watkins, Glen Ridge Recreation Director David Cowan and Bill Collins from the Essex County Sheriff’s Office. (Photo courtesy of Essex County)