23 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2016 ESSEX COUNTY ROADWAY RESURFACING PROGRAM Repaving County Roads Enhances Safety and Improves Quality of Life

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Essex County’s Roadway Resurfacing Program for 2016 is underway. The annual paving contract is part of the DiVincenzo Administration’s initiative to enhance safety on the roads and the quality of life by...

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20 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES MODERNIZATION OF JAMES ‘JIM’ WALLACE PLAYGROUND IN ESSEX COUNTY WEST SIDE PARK Playground will be designed with a Magnolia Tree Theme and Relocated to in Front of Community Center to Enhance Safety and Accessibility

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced plans on Friday, May 20th to modernize the James “Jim” Wallace Playground in Essex County West Side Park. The playground will be relocated to a more publicly visible area in front of the West...

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dfab opening

19 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES DIVISION OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE AND BENEFITS IS THE NEW NAME FOR DIVISION OF WELFARE Renaming Better Reflects Broad Range of Services Provided and Coincides with Initiatives to Enhance Customer Service

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the Essex County Division of Welfare has been renamed as the Essex County Division of Family Assistance and Benefits on Thursday, May 19th. In addition, the Executive outlined a number of ongoing initiatives...

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giraffe opening

17 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO OPENS AFRICAN ADVENTURE EXHIBIT AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Three-Acre Exhibit Features Four Masai Giraffes, Eland, Whistling Ducks, Ostrich and Tortoises

  West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. opened the African Adventure Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Tuesday, May 17th. The exhibit is the largest at Turtle Back and features four Masai giraffes, eland, whistling ducks, ostrich and tortoises....

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cedar grove park groundbreaking

13 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PLANS TO DEVELOP THE 77-ACRE ESSEX COUNTY CEDAR GROVE PARK Major Feature will be the Essex County Robert J. O’Toole Community Center, Named for the Retired Cedar Grove Mayor and Councilman Robert J. O’Toole

Cedar Grove, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. outlined plans for the new 77-acre Essex County Cedar Grove Park on Fairview Avenue in Cedar Grove on Friday, May 13th. Located on the site of the old Essex County Hospital Center, the park...

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2016 older americans

11 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND THE DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES CELEBRATE ESSEX COUNTY’S 10th ANNUAL OLDER AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH Essex County Legend Awards are Presented to East Orange Resident Inez Rosalie Alick Elliott and South Orange Resident Nan Samons

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the 10th Annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, May 11th in The Priory restaurant in Newark. During the ceremony, DiVincenzo presented Essex...

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05 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 41st Annual Senior Citizen Luncheon at The Chandelier in Belleville on Thursday, May 5th. Approximately 150 Essex County seniors attended the annual celebration,...

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bill hicks dedication

05 May ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES ‘BILL HICKS BASEBALL FIELD’ IN ESSEX COUNTY WEEQUAHIC PARK Field is Named after Popular Baseball Coach at Weequahic High School, South Ward Little League and Project Pride

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. was joined by Atlanta Braves Third Base Coach Bo Porter on Thursday, May 5th during the dedication of the “Essex County Bill Hicks Baseball Field” in Essex County Weequahic Park in honor of long-time Weequahic...

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essex cares 2013

29 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH SEVEN LOCAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS County Helping to Raise Awareness for The Valerie Fund, Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, the National MS Society, Run for Rachel/Rachel Coalition, Give the Kids Hope Foundation, Inc., The American Heart Association Heart Walk and Regina’s Run 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 Monday, April 29th that Essex County was participating in seven special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, The...

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savanna cafe opening

28 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES OPENING OF EXPANDED SAVANNA CAFÉ AND ENHANCED BISON EXHIBIT AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO New 16,500-Square-Foot Dining Facility will Provide Needed Space to Accommodate Growing Attendance Improvements to Bison Exhibit Better Viewing Area for Visitors

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. officially opened the new Savanna Café and an enhanced Bison Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Thursday, April 28th. The two-story, 16,500-square-foot dining facility is more than three times as large as...

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