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Essex County Historic Holiday House Tours Slated for Dec. 7-8
November 30, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The fifth annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour has been expanded to include 17 sites. The sites will...
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Visits West Caldwell Tech Campus
November 29, 2013
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited the Essex County West Caldwell Tech school, which h...
Essex County Sheriff's Department Organizes 25th Annual Food Drive
November 27, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura and his staff in the Sheriff's Office delivered turkeys, traditional holid...
County Announces Plans to Install Pedestrian Bridges and Walkway at Orange Reservoir
November 26, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Two new pedestrian bridges will be installed as part of improvements planned for the Orange Reservoir. Essex Cou...
Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns to Turtle Back Zoo Nov. 29
November 24, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The 2013 Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular returns to Turtle Back Zoo on Friday, Nov. 29. The seventh ...
Upgrades to Eagle Rock Reservation Pathways Completed
November 21, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Recent upgrades to the walkways in Eagle Rock Reservation along Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange have been comp...
Kids in the Kitchen Club at the Essex County Environmental Center
November 20, 2013
ROSELAND, NJ - “Kids in the Kitchen Club” is a group for eight to twelve years olds who meet at the Essex County E...
Essex County Department of Corrections Award Ceremony Held
November 17, 2013
NEWARK, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. hosted the Essex County Department of Corrections Awards Ceremo...
Livingston Man Pleads Guilty to Inside Trading
November 14, 2013
NEWARK, NJ. – Livingston resident Lawrence Grum, 49, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Katherine S. Hayden in Newark federa...
Essex County Environmental Center Invites the Public to Enter Annual Gingerbread House Contest
November 13, 2013
ROSELAND, NJ - The Essex County Environmental Center has announced their 2013 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest. T...
West Caldwell’s Robert Davison Celebrates New Mental Health Housing Complex in Montclair
November 13, 2013
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Mental Health Association of Essex County Executive Director Robert Davison joined with area officials las...
Frank Schott Memorial Blood Drive set for Nov. 24 at the Shillelagh Club
November 10, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Sunday, Nov. 24, the seventh annual Frank Schott Memorial Blood Drive will be held at the Shillelagh Club, 648 Pr...
Children Welcome at 4-H Environmental Kids Club at the Essex County Environmental Center, Roseland
November 5, 2013
ROSELAND, NJ - Tuesday, Nov. 12, children in grades 2 through 6 are invited to gather at 4pm at the Essex County Enviro...
Turtle Back Zoo Celebrates Over 500,000 Visitors in 2013
November 4, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Donald Mitchell and Jennifer Rodriguez from Avenel, along with their daughters 3-year-old Soli and 4-year-old L...
Essex County Democratic Chairman Passes Away at 87
October 30, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Philip Thigpen, 87, Essex County Democratic Chairman and Elected Register of Deeds, passed away on Oct. 29. Thig...
North Jersey Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Meets With Essex County Executive
October 27, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Wednesday, October 25, Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo met with members of the Montclair and North Jersey A...
What's Happening at the Essex County Environmental Center
October 21, 2013
ROSELAND, NJ - The Essex County Environmental Center, located at 621 Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland, is offering a variety of programs ...
Turtle Back Zoo Hosting “Howl-O-Ween” Trick-or-Treating
October 20, 2013
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo is inviting children to come dressed in their costumes on Halloween afternoon and evening to par...
WEST ORANGE, NJ - For residents of Essex County towns that live on roads managed by Essex County, your leaf pickup schedule may ...
Three Arrested in West Essex Cocaine Investigation
October 12, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Ara Manookian, age 43, of Verona, Kyle J. McTeer, age 35, of Montclair and Robert Perez, age 33, of Newark, were arr...
Saturday, Essex County Residents Invited to Set “The Worlds’ Largest Print” Guinness Record
October 10, 2013
Update as of 9:10 a.m. FRIDAY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER FORECASTS, THE EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY OCT. 19 ESSEX ...
Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo and Governor Chris Christie Dedicate Governor Brendan Byrne Statue in Newark
October 5, 2013
WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Thursday, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. dedicated a bronze statue to former Governo...
Saint Barnabas Holds 13th Annual Miracle Walk for NICU
October 4, 2013
VERONA, NJ – The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Saint Barnabas Medical Center recently held its 13th annual Miracle...
Governor Christie Joins Essex County Executive Joe DiVicenzo in Cedar Grove Public Works Building Groundbreaking
September 25, 2013
CEDAR GROVE, NJ - On Friday, Sept. 20, Governor Chris Christie joined Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. for the groundb...
Essex County Jewish Seniors Enjoy Apples and Honey Presentation as Part of JCHC’S Creative Living Series
September 22, 2013
WEST ORANGE, N.J., September 18, 2013 – In celebration of the Jewish High Holy Days, the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of...