Essex County State of the County Address

african american 2017

15 Feb ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HOSTS 14th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss Receives the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award Horizon BCBSNJ Government Affairs Manager Sarah E. Jones Receives the Coretta Scott King Leadership Award

Newark, NJ – On Wednesday, February 15th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. hosted the 14th Annual African American History Month Celebration at the Essex County Hall of Records. During the ceremony, the County Executive presented the Annual Essex County Dr. Martin Luther King,...

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sea turtle recovery opening

10 Feb ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF SEA TURTLE RECOVERY CENTER AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Facility will Help Save and Rehabilitate Zoo’s Namesake Animals and Enhance Animal Protection Initiatives

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the opening of the Prudential Sea Turtle Recovery Center at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Friday, February 10th. The County is partnering with the non-profit Sea Turtle Recovery to operate the facility,...

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08 Feb ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS $5 MILLION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS AND EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANTS 13 Municipalities and 36 Non-Profit Organizations Receive Funding for Infrastructure Improvements, Community Programs and Building Renovations

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that about $5 million will be distributed to 13 Essex County municipalities and 36 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program Wednesday, February 8th. The...

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03 Feb ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO THANKS COMMUNITY FOR GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS MADE DURING ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY HOLIDAY LIGHTS SPECTACULAR More than 18 Tons of Non-Perishable Food, Toys and Winter Coats Are Collected to Assist the Needy

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that 81,798 people visited the 10th Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo and more than 18 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need....

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02 Feb

  ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HOSTS GROUNDHOG DAY CELEBRATON AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Groundhog Day Prediction by Essex Ed Means Six More Weeks of Winter West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (center) announced that Essex Ed, resident groundhog at Essex County’s...

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cedar grove park opening

11 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS BALANCED AND RESPONSIBLE BUDGET PROPOSAL FOR 2017 Executive Presents County Budget before Statutory January 15th Deadline for the 14th Consecutive Year

Newark, NJ – On Wednesday, January 11th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. presented a balanced and responsible 2017 budget of $715.3 million that stabilizes the County’s financial plan and addresses the challenges due to the ongoing national economic conditions. Layoffs have been avoided...

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10 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO OUTLINES PLANS FOR THE TENTH ANNUAL DEER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Culling Program will Continue in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. outlined plans for the 2017 Essex County Deer Management Program in Essex County South Mountain Reservation and Essex County Hilltop Reservation on Tuesday, January 10th. This is the 10th year of the program, which...

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03 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES 795,558 VISITORS CAME TO ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO IN 2016 New Annual Attendance Record Set for 12th Consecutive Year

 West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Essex County Turtle Back Zoo welcomed 795,558 visitors in 2016, which set a new annual attendance record for the 12th consecutive year. This was the second time in the Zoo’s history that...

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