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Turtle Back Zoo Breaks 10th Annual Attendance Record
December 16, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange's own Turtle Back Zoo broke its 10th consecutive attendance record on Dec. 12 as Essex County ...
'Warter Strong' Bone Marrow Registration Drive to be Held Dec. 21 for Livingston Resident
December 12, 2014
LIVINGSTON, NJ - The local community is pulling together at lightening speed in support of the “Warter Strong” Bone Marrow...
Local Children to Perform in Youth Orchestras of Essex County Winter Concert on December 14
December 10, 2014
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - On Sunday, December 14, at 3:00 p.m., 90 skilled young musicians from over 18 towns in Essex County will be perform...
A Casino in Newark? Why Not, Asks Essex County Executive
December 4, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo thinks that Newark would be the perfect city to host a casino, and he's le...
Essex County Sheriff's Office Food Drive Will Help Local Pantries
December 1, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Sheriff Armando Fontoura and the Essex County Sheriff's Office held their annual Food Drive to collect and donat...
Holiday Lights Spectacular Returns to Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange
November 21, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Annual Holiday Lights Spectacular returns to Turtle Back Zoo on Friday, Nov. 28, and the County says it will be ...
Essex County Vo-Tech School Fair Set for Nov. 15
November 14, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County Vocational Technical School District will hold an informational Fair on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10:0...
Sustainable Homes Gingerbread Contest and Exhibit Announced
November 9, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Registration is now open for Essex County Environmental Center's Sustainable Homes Gingerbread Contest and Exhib...
Fifth Annual Veteran's Day Ceremony Held in Military Park
November 7, 2014
NEWARK, NJ - The Fifth Annual Essex County Veteran's Day Ceremony was held in Newark's Military Park on Nov. 5 and recognized ...
Date Changes Announced in South Orange Avenue Closures
November 5, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Forecasted rain has delayed the construction closures slated for South Orange Avenue by one day to November 7, 8, an...
NJ Keep It Green Campaign and Essex County Leaders Meet to Urge Voters to Vote, “Yes,” On Public Question 2 for Clean Water, Parks, Farms, and Open Space
November 3, 2014
TRENTON, N.J. – Today, a news conference presented by NJ Keep It Green that highlighted one of over 1,100 parks made possible by...
NEWARK, NJ - West Essex area residents Annette DiBlasio and Louis LaSalle were recognized as ‘Stellas della Contea di Essex&rsqu...
County Announces South Orange Avenue Closures
October 30, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Avenue between Cherry Lane/Brookside Drive and Wyoming Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic ...
Participants Come to Roseland in Droves for Essex County Heart Walk
October 27, 2014
ROSELAND, NJ – The annual Essex County Heart Walk kicked off its festivities Sunday morning at the ADP Corporate Campus in Rosel...
West Orange Receives $351,000 in Community Development Block Grants
October 23, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange township and two West Orange non-profit community organizations were named as recipients along with 33 o...
West Orange, NJ – (Editor's note: This article was updated on Oct. 17). On Oct. 14, Essex County Executive Joe DiVi...
Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day Oct. 18
October 14, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18 from 9:00 am - 3:0...
Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Set for October 5
September 24, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County will hold its next Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Sunday, October 5 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm for...
Frelinghuysen To Tour Superfund Sites in Fairfield
September 22, 2014
FAIRFIELD, NJ - Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen and Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck will tour t...
Leonard Releases Official Statement
September 21, 2014
ROSELAND, NJ - Roseland Borough Councilman Richard Leonard (R) released his official campaign statement in his candidacy for Freeholde...
Essex County Senior Wellness Day to be Held at South Mountain Recreation Complex Sept. 23
September 15, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Senior citizens are getting the Star Treatment at South Mountain Recreation Complex, 560 Northfield Ave...
Assemblyman Talks Business Development, Sick Leave
September 10, 2014
CALDWELL, NJ - Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-33) spoke this week to an assembled group of area businessmen and women at the Essex County...
Turtle Back Zoo Breaks Attendance Records With 500,000 Visitors
September 7, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo has reached the half-million mark for visitors, and September has only begun. As of August 31, the Z...
"Essex County Remembers" Ceremony to be Held in West Orange September 11
September 4, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County will hold its annual 9/11 ceremony, "Essex County Remembers" at Essex County Eagle Rock Memor...
Essex County Executive and Sheriff Get Soaked at South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange
August 22, 2014
WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, Sheriff Armando Fontoura, and 25 members of DiVincenzo's staff took the A...