Essex County News

April 23, 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Vice President Wayne Richardson are partnering with the Community FoodBank of New Jersey to present an Emergency Food Distribution Event to help families negatively impacted by the ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Monday showed an increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 140 with13 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 64 with four deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for Essex ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Three additional testing dates have been scheduled for the COVID-19 testing site at Weequahic Park in Newark.  Appointments will be scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with 250 tests available each day, according to a joint statement ...

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VERONA/CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County's daily update on Thursday showed an increase in coronavirus cases for both Cedar Grove and Verona.  Cases in Cedar Grove number 109 with 10 deaths reported, while cases in Verona number 50 with three deaths reported.   The number of positive cases for Essex ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Three additional testing dates have been scheduled for the COVID-19 testing site at Weequahic Park in Newark.  Appointments will be scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with 250 tests available each day, according to a joint statement ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – A COVID-19 testing site will open in Essex County on Thursday, according to a joint statement by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, J, Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Vice President Wayne Richardson.  The site at Weequahic Park in Newark will be open through ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Will there be a COVID-19 testing site in Cedar Grove?  That was a question residents were asking when some noticed activity at the parking lot of the Essex County Department of Public Works building on Saturday.  As of right now, the answer is no. Posts on Facebook community ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Essex County announced additional steps to limit interaction and promote social distancing.  “In order to flatten the curve of the Coronavirus, we must do all we can to limit public interaction and promote social distancing. Limiting access to our public buildings and parks will go ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Are you a senior citizen in Essex County who likes to write?  Share your stories with other residents of Essex County.   The Essex County Division of Senior Services has officially begun accepting submissions for the 2020 Essex County Legacies Writing Contest. Local residents ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo kicks off on Friday.  The public can attend November 22-24 and Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 and then daily from Dec. 6 to Dec. 31. from 5 to 9 p.m. each night.  The Holiday Lights Spectacular will be closed on ...

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West Orange, NJ – Cedar Grove public schools will be participating in the Essex County Pooled Government Equipment Leasing Program.  Cedar Grove will join with the  municipalities of Irvington, Roseland and West Caldwell and the public school districts in Belleville and Livingston to purchase ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be held Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Essex County Fleet Maintenance Facility, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There are some materials that should be removed from our regular waste stream because ...

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