Essex County News

June 1, 2020

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Monday, June 1st that the 2020 Essex County Summer Music Concert Series and Fireworks displays have been cancelled because of the Coronavirus. “Our Summer Concert Series and Fireworks Spectaculars are much ...

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Jersey City, May 12, 2020- Yesterday, New Jersey Senate President Pro Tempore M. Teresa Ruiz and Senator Nicholas Scutari introduced Bill S-2480, which would allocate $35 million to support New Jersey’s undocumented taxpayers during this difficult time. The bill responds to the exclusion of ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Days after Governor Phil Murphy announced that New Jersey state parks, county parks and golf courses could reopen for passive recreation, Bloomfield residents flocked to Brookdale Park this past weekend to enjoy outdoor exercise. The Governor announced last Wednesday that an ...

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Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, is spearheading a salute to health care workers with support from Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose, Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz, who organized a similar event for health care workers, and other local police ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ-- Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. has announced today that he has tested positive for COVID-19.  DiVincenzo, who has been Essex County Executive since 2003, released the following statement;  “Today I learned that I tested positive for the Coronavirus. I decided ...

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Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Vice President Wayne Richardson announced that Essex County will be opening a drive-through testing site for Essex County residents who are symptomatic of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ-- According to the NJ Lottery, two New Jersey Lottery tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, Feb. 26, drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. One of those tickets was purchased with Powerplay, multiplying the prize ...

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Belleville, NJ -  Since its founding in 1869 as Newark German Hospital, what we now know as Clara Maass Medical Center has provided welcoming care for all types of people in all kinds of circumstances. Almost from the day it opened, the administrators and medical staff have seized opportunities to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – As part of their ongoing Leadership Series program, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy spoke on a variety of statewide and national issued on Monday evening, September 9 at Temple Ner Tamid on Broad Street in Bloomfield. In the third and final program at Temple Ner Tamid in 2019, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – In the ongoing, year-long effort to educate residents about the possible buildup of lead in older homes and methods to reduce exposure, Bloomfield Township Council hosted a Community Public Forum on Monday evening, August 19 at the Civic Center on Broad Street prior to the Regular ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – It was another milestone day in the Township of Bloomfield as Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver were on hand this morning for the grand opening ceremony of the all access playground, new community center and on-site parking lot in ...

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