Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. hosted the 10th Annual Essex County Irish Heritage Celebration on Monday,March 25th. During the afternoon ceremony, the County Executive presented
Mary Ellen Clyne, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara
Maass Medical Center in Belleville, with the 2013 Essex County Irishwoman of the Year Award. Charles McKenna, Chief Counsel to Governor Chris Christie, received the 2013 Essex County Irishman of the Year Award and. The Irish Heritage event recognizes the impact Irish men and women have made on the cultural, civic, political, law enforcement and economic history of Essex County.