Tag: Essex County Parks Department

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County Lowers Verona Park Lake Level

If you took a walk around Verona Park Lake today, you saw a much different body of water. Essex County deliberately opened a valve...

County Unveils Plans For Reservoir Recreation

If you've ever taken the kids on the train at Turtle Back Zoo and wondered why you couldn't get to the lake you could...

Free Puppet Shows At Kip’s Castle

Here's a different Saturday activity: A free children’s puppet show at Kip’s Castle. Essex County will be bringing in a puppeteer for two performances,...

Petition To Keep Deer Hunts

After years of vocal efforts to block the deer hunts in several Essex County parks, this may come as a surprise:  The volunteer groups...

Garden Party At Presby

Just a quick reminder that there's a family garden party at Essex County's Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Upper Montclair today, Saturday, May 19....

Cherry Blossom Essay, Poster Contest

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.  is inviting Essex County students  to participate in essay and poster contests about the impending bloom of...