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21 Sep ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES MEMORIAL PLAQUES ALONG ESSEX COUNTY LEGENDS WAY IN HONOR OF BALOZI HARVEY, DR. LEON SMITH AND LONNIE WRIGHT Bronze Plaques Recognize Community Leaders who Impacted Essex County

  Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. dedicated three bronze plaques in honor of the late Balozi Harvey from South Orange, the late Dr. Leon Smith from Essex Fells and the late Lawrence “Lonnie” Wright from South Orange on Wednesday, September...

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07 Sep ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO CONGRATULATES ARTISTS IN ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS JURIED ART SHOW 17 Senior Citizens Receive Recognition for Their Artistic Talent

Cedar Grove, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. congratulated 17 Essex County artists who received awards in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, September 6th in the Robert O’Toole...

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24 Aug ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY TO MODERNIZE BASKETBALL AND TENNIS COURTS IN ESSEX COUNTY GLENFIELD PARK

Montclair, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced construction to modernize the basketball and tennis courts in Essex County Glenfield Park was underway on Thursday, August 24th. The project is part of the County Executive’s ongoing initiative to continue the revitalization of...

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16 Aug ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SHORES OF AFRICA PENGUIN EXHIBIT AT ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO IS UNDERWAY 4,300-Square-Foot Indoor Exhibit will be added to the African Adventure

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that construction was underway for the new Shores of Africa Penguin Exhibit in Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Wednesday, August 16th. The African penguins will join the giraffes, lions and hyenas in...

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14 Aug ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES IMPROVEMENT IN LONG-TERM BOND RATING Moody’s Investors Services Upgrades Essex County Bond Rating to Aa1 with a Stable Financial Outlook

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Moody’s Investors Services has improved Essex County’s bond rating to Aa1 with a Stable Financial Outlook. This represents an upgrade over the previous rating of Aa2 with a Positive Financial Outlook that was...

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09 Aug ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO MATTHEW BENEDUCE MCGRATH IN ESSEX COUNTY VERONA PARK Signs Created by Verona Artist can be Seen throughout New Jersey

Verona, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. dedicated a memorial bronze plaque in memory of the late Matthew BeneduceMcGrath on Wednesday, August 9th in Essex County Verona Park. McGrath, a resident of Verona who owned a popular sign-making shop in the township,...

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04 Aug ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES “WILEY WILLIAMS CORNER” AT ESSEX COUNTY WEEQUAHIC GOLF COURSE IN HONOR OF WILEY WILLIAMS 10th and 11th Holes Named in Honor of Local Golf Legend

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. dedicated “Wiley Williams Corner” at Essex County Weequahic Golf Course in honor of local golf legend Wiley Williams on Friday, August 4th. A resident of East Orange, Williams was one of the first African Americans...

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21 Jul ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF TWO PROJECTS TO MODERNIZE RECREATION FACILITIES AT ESSEX COUNTY WEST SIDE PARK Football Field, Track, Basketball and Tennis Courts Receive New Playing Surfaces

Newark, NJ – On Friday, July 21st, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the completion of two projects to modernize the recreation facilities in Essex County West Side Park. The first project included installing new synthetic playing surfaces on the football field and...

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12 Jul ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO SALUTES THE 2017 GRADUATES OF SOJOURN HIGH SCHOOL AT THE ESSEX COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER Seven Students Graduate from Middle and High School

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. congratulated the seven students from Sojourn High School, the alternative school at the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center, for earning their middle school and high school diplomas. Essex County Juvenile Detention Center Director Rev. Dennis...

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