ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2021 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival in Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark will be held virtually because of the ongoing conditions created by the pandemic. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is the premiere sponsor of the virtual festival. “The Coronavirus pandemic has […]

The West Essex wrestling team had a firm grip on the match with a 25-6 lead, but coach Mike Markey saw some unwelcome signs that his team was underperforming. The pause halfway through the match in order to clean the mats came as a welcome stoppage and an opportunity for […]

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A new Bald Eagle Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo opened on Wednesday. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the opening and also welcomed Freedom, a 4-year-old Bald Eagle, to the Turtle Back animal family. Freedom was rescued from a tree in Minnesota after […]

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Weather forecasters warned about the potential impact of Tropical Storm Isaias in New Jersey. And on Wednesday – a day after the storm’s heavy winds tore down trees and power lines across Essex County – many local residents are still reeling from its aftereffects. Here are […]

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Weather forecasters warned about the potential impact of Tropical Storm Isaias in New Jersey. And on Wednesday – a day after the storm’s heavy winds tore down trees and power lines across Essex County – many local residents are still reeling from its aftereffects. Here are […]