27 Jun ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HOSTS ESSEX COUNTY LGBTQ PRIDE MONTH CELEBRATION Star of Essex County Awards are Presented to Rutgers Tyler Clementi Center Director Maren Greathouse, RAIN Foundation Founder Elaine Helms and Rutgers School of Nursing François-Xavier Bagnoud Center Director of the Health Care Services Peter Oates

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Advisory Board hosted the Essex County LGBTQ Pride Month Celebration on Wednesday, June 27th. During the ceremony, DiVincenzo presented Pride of Essex County Awards to...

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31 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND INSPECTOR GENERAL SCAGLIONE WELCOME ATTORNEY GENERAL GREWAL, CRIMINAL JUSTICE DIRECTOR ALLENDE AND CHIEF OF THE ATTORNY GENERAL’S OFFICE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, CORRUPTION BUREAU PICIONE FOR ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT PRESENTATION Seminar is Part of County Executive’s Ongoing Initiative to Maintain Integrity and High Standards in County Government

Newark, NJ – On Thursday, May 31st, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Inspector General Dominic Scaglione hosted an Ethics in Government Seminar featuring Gurbir S. Grewal, NJ Attorney General; Veronica Allende, Director of the NJ Division of Criminal Justice, and...

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23 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES PRESENT AWARDS TO WINNERS OF ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZEN LEGACIES WRITING CONTEST Essex County Senior Citizens Experience the Joys of Writing by Sharing Anecdotes and Life Stories

Cedar Grove, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services recognized the writing talents of eight Essex County residents during the Annual Essex County Senior Legacies Writing Contest Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, May 23rd. The Legacies...

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10 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS SIX ESSEX RESIDENTS WITH OUTSTANDING SENIOR CITIZEN AWARDS Annual Awards Program Recognizes Seniors who Contribute to the Success of the Senior Club Program

Belleville, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. presented six Essex County residents with Outstanding Senior Citizen Awards during the 43rd Annual Senior Citizen Luncheon at The Chandelier in Belleville on Thursday, May 10th. Approximately 150 Essex County seniors attended the annual celebration,...

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04 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW SHORES OF AFRICA PENGUIN EXHIBIT AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO 4,300-Square-Foot Indoor Exhibit Joins Giraffe, Lions and Hyenas in the African Adventure Area

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. opened the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit in Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Friday, May 4th. The African penguins will join the giraffes, lions and hyenas in the African Adventure, bringing all...

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14 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS County Helping to Raise Awareness for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, The Valerie Fund, Arthritis Foundation, NJ Children’s Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, St. Barnabas Medical Center’s NICU and RWJBarnabas Health Event Participants are Offered Reduced Admission to Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex Attractions

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Friday, April 13th that Essex County was participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex...

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14 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 42nd ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ Returns as Premiere Festival Sponsor; Panasonic Joins as Gold Sponsor

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. outlined the schedule of events for the 42nd annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival on Thursday, April 5th. The festival, which will be held Saturday, April 7th to Sunday, April 15th, highlights the blooming season...

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28 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES AMERICAN HUMANE AWARDS CERTIFICATION TO ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Groundbreaking of New Flamingo Exhibit Announced

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Wednesday, March 28th that the American Humane has granted certification to Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. AH is the third national organization to award certification or accreditation to the zoo, which exhibits...

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27 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES THE “LT. GOVERNOR SHEILA Y. OLIVER CONFERENCE CENTER” IN HONOR OF LT. GOVERNOR SHEILA Y. OLIVER Recognition Pays Tribute to Lifetime of Achievements by Oliver, who is the First African-American Lt. Governor of New Jersey

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. recognized the public service contributions and accomplishments of Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver by rededicating the conference room on the 14th floor of the Essex County LeRoy F. Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building as the...

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