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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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22 Dec ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO THANKS VISITORS FOR THEIR GENEROSITY DURING HOLIDAY LIGHTS SPECTACULAR AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Record Amount of Donations Collected in First Three Weeks of Winter Event

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Monday, December 21st that more than 17.5 tons of non-perishable food – 35,952 pounds – was collected during the first three weeks of the Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo. That...

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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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11 Dec ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES MODERNIZATON OF SOFTBALL/LITTLE LEAGUE FIELD AND TENNIS COURTS IN ESSEX COUNTY IVY HILL PARK IS COMPLETED Essex County & Seton Hall University Partner to Upgrade Softball/Little League Field

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Friday, December 11th that the Mike Sheppard, Sr. Softball/Baseball Field and the four tennis courts in Essex County Ivy Hill Park have been upgraded with new facilities. The two separate projects totaled...

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23 Nov ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES RECONSTRUCTION OF TWO HOLES AT ESSEX COUNTY WEEQUAHIC GOLF COURSE IS COMPLETE Reconfiguration of Holes 10 and 11 Removes Blind Spot and Enhances Safety for Golfers

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Monday, November 23rd that two holes at Essex County Weequahic Golf Course in Newark were reconstructed. The upgrades enhance safety for golfers, address existing flooding issues and make the course more challenging. It...

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16 Nov ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND ESSEX COUNTY VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL DISTRICT ANNOUNCE DEMOLITION OF UNITED HOSPITAL COMPLEX IS COMPLETE Essex County Donald M. Payne, Sr. Vocational Technical School Campus to Open in 2018

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. joined with Essex County Vocational Technical Schools Superintendent Dr. James Pedersen on Monday, November 16th to announce that the demolition of the United Hospital complex is completed. Public bids to construct the new Essex County...

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12 Nov ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO OUTLINES PLANS TO RENOVATE THE ESSEX COUNTY IRVINGTON PARK FIELD HOUSE Original One-Story Building to Undergo Modernization

Irvington, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced a project to renovate the original, one-story section of the Essex County Irvington Park Field House in Irvington on Thursday, November 12th. The upgrades will provide park visitors with modern accommodations to meet and...

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