irish 2016

23 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HOSTS ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY IRISH HERITAGE CELEBRATION Attorney Michael Critchley, Sr. Receives Irishman of the Year Award Former Assignment Judge Patricia K. Costello Receives Irishwoman of the Year Award

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. hosted the 13th Annual Essex County Irish Heritage Celebration on Wednesday, March 23rd. During the afternoon ceremony, the County Executive presented Attorney Michael Critchley, Sr., with the 2016 Essex County Irishman of the Year Award...

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21 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF A NEW PONY RIDE TRAIL AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Open Air Pavilion Allows Pony Rides to be Given throughout the Year and in all Kinds of Weather

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Monday, March 21st that the new Pony Ride Trail at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is open to the public. The upgraded attraction includes an open air pavilion under which the ponies...

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29 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND THE ESSEX COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL DISTRICT CELEBRATE ESSEX COUNTY NEWARK TECH CAMPUS DESIGNATION AS A 2015 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Vocational Technical School District were joined by NJ Education Commissioner David Hespe to celebrate Essex County Newark Tech being named a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School during a spirited school assembly...

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21 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES $5.7 MILLION PROJECT TO REPLACE THE BERKELEY AVENUE BRIDGE IN BLOOMFIELD New, Wider Structure will Enhance Pedestrian and Motor Vehicle Safety

Bloomfield, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. outlined plans to replace the Berkeley Avenue Bridge in Bloomfield on Thursday, January 21st. Replacing the bridge is necessary because the current structure is structurally deficient and its configuration with the roadway does not meet...

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11 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS BALANCED AND RESPONSIBLE BUDGET PROPOSAL FOR 2016 Executive Presents County Budget before Statutory January 15th Deadline for the 13th Consecutive Year

Newark, NJ – On Monday, January 11th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. presented a balanced and responsible 2016 budget of $762 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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30 Dec ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO WELCOMES NUTLEY FAMILY TO ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO AS 2015 ATTENDANCE REACHES 750,000

PHOTO CAPTION   West Orange, NJ – On Wednesday, December 30th at 6:36 p.m., Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (center) welcomed Nutley residents Melissa and Carlos Zuniga (at right) and their two daughters, 3-year-old Gabriella and 5-month-old Arianna, to the Holiday Lights Spectacular at Essex...

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22 Dec ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS AWARDS IN 11th ANNUAL SUSTAINABLE HOMES AND HABITATS GINGERBREAD CONTEST Holiday Contest Helps Raise Awareness about Nature and the Environment

Roseland, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. presented awards to the children and families who participated in the Essex County Environmental Center’s 11th Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest on Saturday, December 19th. There were 47 entries in this year’s contest. “Our...

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18 Dec ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES FACELIFT FOR ESSEX COUNTY GLENFIELD PARK PLAYGROUND AND RESTROOM BUILDING IS COMPLETED

Montclair, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Friday, December 18th that a $1.5 million facelift to the Essex County Glenfield Park playground and restroom building has been completed. The four-month long project is part of the County Executive’s ongoing initiative...

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18 Dec ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND ESSEX COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL DISTRICT CONGRATULATE NINE STUDENTS FOR COMPLETING ESSEX COUNTY APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM Recent Graduates of the Essex County Vocational Technical School District Will Work on the Construction of the Essex County Donald M. Payne, Sr. Vocational Technical School

Essex County, NJ – On Friday, December 18th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Vocational Technical School District congratulated nine students for successfully completing the first-ever Essex County Apprenticeship Program. The nine program participants are all recent graduates of the...

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14 Dec ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES TURTLE BACK ZOO ATTENDANCE BREAKS 700,000 FOR FIRST TIME New Annual Attendance Record is Set for 11th Consecutive Year

West Orange, NJ – On Sunday, December 13th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. welcomed the Owens family from Plainfield, N.J., as the 700,000th visitors to Essex County Turtle Back Zoo during 2015. This is the first time that attendance has exceeded the 700,000...

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