american humane

28 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES AMERICAN HUMANE AWARDS CERTIFICATION TO ESSEX COUNTY TURTLE BACK ZOO Groundbreaking of New Flamingo Exhibit Announced

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Wednesday, March 28th that the American Humane has granted certification to Essex County Turtle Back Zoo. AH is the third national organization to award certification or accreditation to the zoo, which exhibits...

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sheila oliver rededication

27 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES THE “LT. GOVERNOR SHEILA Y. OLIVER CONFERENCE CENTER” IN HONOR OF LT. GOVERNOR SHEILA Y. OLIVER Recognition Pays Tribute to Lifetime of Achievements by Oliver, who is the First African-American Lt. Governor of New Jersey

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. recognized the public service contributions and accomplishments of Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver by rededicating the conference room on the 14th floor of the Essex County LeRoy F. Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building as the...

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2018 irish

26 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HOSTS ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY IRISH HERITAGE CELEBRATION Essex County Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill Named Irishman of the Year Greater Newark Conservancy Director Robin Dougherty Named Irishwoman of the Year PSE&G President & COO David M. Daly Receives Special Recognition Award

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. hosted the 14th Annual Essex County Irish Heritage Celebration on Monday, March 26th. During the afternoon ceremony, the County Executive recognized Essex County Freeholder President Brendan W. Gill as the 2018 Essex County Irishman of...

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23 Mar ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE WELCOMES STUDENT ARTISTS TO ESSEX COUNTY HALL OF RECORDS County Partners with Art Educators of New Jersey for 14th 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 109 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on Friday, March 23rd. This is...

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27 Feb ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS 15TH ANNUAL STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS Multi-Media Presentation Outlines Achievements and Improvements of 2017 and Outlook for Things to Come in 2018

Cedar Grove, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. presented his 15th annual State of the County Address on Monday, February 26th in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The multi-media presentation outlined County achievements and improvement projects completed in 2017,...

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23 Feb ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS $5.1 MILLION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS AND EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANTS 13 Municipalities and 33 Non-Profit Organizations Receive Funding for Infrastructure Improvements, Community Programs and Building Renovations

Newark, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that about $5.1 million will be distributed to 13 Essex County municipalities and 33 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program Wednesday, February 21st. The...

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06 Feb ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES START OF PROJECT TO REPLACE MILL STREET BRIDGE IN BELLEVILLE Work to Begin Thursday, February 15th; Motorists Asked to Plan a Different Route

Belleville, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the reconstruction of the Mill Street Bridge in Belleville will begin on Thursday, February 15th. The project is scheduled to take about six months to complete. During construction, the road will be closed;...

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30 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO THANKS COMMUNITY FOR GENEROUS CONTRIBUTIONS MADE DURING ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY HOLIDAY LIGHTS SPECTACULAR More than 11 Tons of Non-Perishable Food, Toys and Winter Coats Are Collected to Assist the Needy

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that 97,459 people visited the 11th Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo and more than 11 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need. “It...

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24 Jan ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES NJTPA GRANT AWARD OF $14.8 MILLION TO IMPROVE SAFETY AT 31 INTERSECTIONS IN NINE MUNICIPALITIES

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) has awarded Essex County $14.8 million in federal grants to make safety improvements at 31 intersections in Montclair, Orange, East Orange, Newark, Belleville, Irvington, Bloomfield...

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