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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27 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HOSTS ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY JEWISH HERITAGE CELEBRATION Star of Essex Awards Presented to Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor and Audible, Inc. Founder and CEO Donald Katz

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. hosted the Annual Essex County Annual Jewish Heritage Celebration on Wednesday, April 27th. The festive event recognized the influence and positive impact that Jewish people have had, and continue to have, on the economy and...

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21 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND ADAPT ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR DRUG TAKE BACK DAY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 30TH Safely Discarding Unused Prescription and Over the Counter Medication Can Help Prevent Drug Abuse

Essex County, NJ – On Thursday, April 21st, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health joined with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention...

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20 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO, DIVISION OF SENIOR SERVICES AND PARKS DEPARTMENT EXPAND SENIOR CAFÉ IN THE PARK PROGRAM TO SIXTH LOCATION IN ESSEX COUNTY IRVINGTON PARK New Location Enables Essex to Offer Congregate Meals, Exercise and Wellness Programs, and Other New Activities

Irvington, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., the Essex County Division of Senior Services and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs opened “Café in Essex County Irvington Park,” a new senior citizen congregate meal center in the D....

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bilal beasley community center

06 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES “D. BILAL BEASLEY COMMUNITY CENTER” IN ESSEX COUNTY IRVINGTON PARK Parks Building is Renamed in Honor of Late Freeholder/Councilman after Undergoing Comprehensive Modernization

Irvington, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. dedicated the parks building in Essex County Irvington Park as the “D. Bilal Beasley Community Center” in honor of the late D. Bilal Beasley, who served as an Irvington Councilman and Essex County Freeholder. The...

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01 Apr ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 40TH ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL Aetna to Sponsor Community Activity for Seventh Consecutive Year

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the 40th annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival will be the first spring that the 5,000 cherry trees in Essex County Branch Brook Park will bloom together since an additional 1,000 trees were...

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essex cares 2016

31 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH EIGHT LOCAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS County Helping to Raise Awareness for the American Heart Association Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk, the Arc of Essex County, Give the Kids Hope Foundation, Inc., the National MS Society, NJ Children’s Alliance Heroes for Children 5K Race, Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, The Valerie Fund and Walk for Nikhil 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 Thursday, March 31st that Essex County was participating in eight special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Heart Association Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk, the...

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28 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE WELCOMES STUDENT ARTISTS TO ESSEX COUNTY HALL OF RECORDS County Partners with Art Educators of New Jersey for 12th Consecutive Year to Highlight the Creative Talents of Essex County’s Students

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on Monday, March 28th. This is...

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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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