Essex County News

June 19, 2018

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante congratulate Pedro Ildefonso from Orange for catching the first fish in the boys’ 6-10 age category during the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — The weather held up to inspire hundreds of Essex County families to participate in the 13 annual Essex County Earth Day Celebration at the Essex County Environmental Center last weekend in Roseland, where residents had the opportunity to participate in hands-on educational games and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County will participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the Arthritis ...

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NEWARK, NJ - To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. hosted a ceremony on Wednesday attended by elected officials, community leaders and local students. "Dr. King was one of our nation's greatest ...

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NEWARK, NJ – At its 2018 African-American History Month Celebration on Wednesday at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders commemorated the heritage, culture, resilience, and spirit of the African-American community. Brendan Gill, board president and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – During this week’s annual reorganization meeting of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Brendan Gill of Montclair and Wayne Richardson of Newark were was unanimously elected as board president and vice president, respectively. Gill, who succeeds Freeholder Britnee ...

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Essex County, NJ – A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of January that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — This holiday season, the Livingston Mall partnered with foster homes and community organizations that help children in need to create a Holiday Wish Wall, where children were invited to write down holiday wish in hopes that shoppers might purchase a gift card and grant their ...

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NEWARK, NJ – During an Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Board meeting at Maplewood Town Hall  the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a Resolution “Establishing The County Of Essex Aspirational Goal Initiative To Increase The Participation Of A Diverse And Qualified Essex County ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Montclair Township officials have announced that Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, MD, has been named to serve on Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s transition team on the Healthcare Committee. During the course of the next two months, Dr. Baskerville will participate in making ...

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West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive DiVincenzo invites the public to spend part of their holiday season at the 11th Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. Free admission is being offered at The Holiday Lights Spectacular, which will be held as ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The maker of M&M candies may be coming back to Newark. The company that got its start in 1941 in Clinton Hill, is looking to open an office in downtown's Ironside Newark building. Mars Wrigley Confectionary US LLC has applied for 10-year, $31.5 million Grow New Jersey grant ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Monday morning, the Bloomfield, New Jersey, public school district website was hacked. The hackers posted a pro-ISIS video, which remained visible for around two hours. Similar attacks occurred nationwide. “The hacking attacks on the Bloomfield Public School District’s ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The world-premiere of the musical comedy The Honeymooners opened at the Paper Mill Playhouse on Thursday, September 28 and runs through Sunday, October 29. Inspired by the CBS television series of the same name, The Honeymooners features the classic characters from the original ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - New Jersey residents may want to check the weather to the track the path of Tropical Storm Jose. A forecast map that was issued this morning by the National Hurricane Center has the state on the outer edges of its possible path. Tropical Storm Jose could strengthen as it heads ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Students at Newark Boys Chorus School (NBCS) got their first look today at a new state-of-the-art Tech Hub Lab with a gala ribbon-cutting event held at the private middle school in downtown Newark. The lab is the culmination of months of hard work and planning that turned an empty ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mayor Michael Venezia signed a letter by the  United States Conference of Mayors  (USCM) urging Congress to quickly pass legislation to enable Dreamers to earn permanent residency in the United States. The letter is address to all member of Congress in both the House of ...

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Princeton, NJ — As Hurricane Harvey nears land, the American Red Cross is mounting a massive relief effort ahead of the most deadly and devastating hurricane forecast to strike the United States in more than a decade. Hurricane Harvey is slated for landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast with winds ...

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