East Orange Student Artists Honored at Hall of Records by Essex County Executive

March 28, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (in back in center) congratulates students from East Orange Community Charter School in East Orange who participated in the Art Educators of New Jersey Student Art Exhibit at the Essex County Hall of Records on Monday, March 20th. 

Students attending the ceremony were (in front) Akeem Langevine, Eden Tom-James, Eloghosa ...

Essex County Enacts Code Blue Through March 16; Essex County Parks System Closed Tuesday

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s “Code Blue” procedures are being activated from Monday at 5 p.m. to Thursday, March 16 at 8 a.m. due to extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast.

In addition, Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, the Environmental Center and Senior Centers within the Essex County Parks System will be closed on ...

14th Annual Essex County State of the County Address Last Night

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will present the 14th Annual State of the County Address February 27 at 7 p.m.

The address will share the accomplishments and plans for the future for Essex County. The county executive will discuss how work in the county affects the quality of life of all residents.

State of the County will be held at Essex ...

Congressman Payne, Jr. Hosted 'Constituent Conversation' in Maplewood on Thursday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., the representative for District 10 in New Jersey, held a “Constituent Conversation" at Maplewood Town Hall (574 Valley St.) on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m.  

At the town hall meeting, Payne took questions from constituents and shared his views on issues important to Maplewood residents and the ...

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. Reads Letter from Syrian Refugee in Bloomfield on House Floor

WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Donald Payne Jr. spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this week against President Donald Trump’s effort to bar Muslims and refugees.

As he addressed the House, he read a letter from Muhammad, a Syrian refugee who, along with his family, settled in Bloomfield in January prior to the signing of President Trump’s executive ...

Essex County Enacts Code Blue to Provide Shelter During Winter Weather

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s “Code Blue” procedures are being activated from 4 p.m. on Wednesday to 9 a.m. on Friday due to extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said providing the homeless residents with a warm place to stay during extreme weather conditions ...

12 Fire Departments Provide Mutual Aid for Major Fire in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A major fire erupted early Saturday morning at the Avalon apartment complex located at 200 Boyden Ave. in Maplewood. Overnight, approximately 130 firefighters responded to the scene, with fire companies from Livingston, West Orange, Fairfield, South Orange, Millburn, Montclair, Bloomfield, Union, Jersey City, East Orange, Nutley and ...

Timberlake President of Essex County Freeholders for Third Year

NEWARK, NJ - Britnee Timberlake was once again sworn in as President of the Essex County Board Of Chosen Freeholders at the Essex County Courthouse on Wednesday evening. 

Timberlake posted on social media, “Proud to serve Essex County residents and to be sworn in as the President of the Freeholder Board for the third year during my first term. Thank you to my colleagues ...

Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo Open Through Jan. 3

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular is back for the tenth year at Turtle Back Zoo (560 Northfield Ave., West Orange), stated Essex County Administrator Joseph DiVincenzo in a press release.

Admission is free, but visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, non-perishable pet food, new unwrapped toys, and new and gently used winter coats to help ...

Local Community Leader Shares Love of Dia de los Muertos

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Dia de los Muertos is celebrated on All Saints Day (Nov 1). All Saints Day is a traditional Christian minor holiday on which the faithful remember, collectively, family and loved ones who have died.

 All Saints Day is marked on the liturgical calendars of the Roman Catholic, Anglo-Catholic, and other Chrisitan denominations. When the Spanish brought Roman ...

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