From left: Essex County Chief of Staff Phil Alagia who also serves as the Essex County Liaison to Fairfield, Fairfield Council Members Joseph Cifelli and John LaForge, Mayor James Gasparini, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Freeholder Patricia Sebold, Freeholder Vice President Brendan Gill, Fairfield Council President Thomas Morgan, Councilman Michael McGlynn, Joe Smith from Smith Sondy, Essex County Public Works Director and County Engineer Sanjeev Varghese and Essex County Project Manager Rasheed Yusef. Credit: Glen Frieson
FAIRFIELD, NJ - On Monday, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the repaving project to resurface 2.5 miles along Fairfield Road, from Route 46 to Passaic Avenue in Fairfield, is complete. The improvements included milling the old surface off the road, repairing broken curbing, improving handicapped ramps and crosswalk areas at intersections, laying new pavement and painting striping on the new surface.
2015 Essex County Roadway Resurfacing Program
Fairfield Road was included in the 2015 Essex County Roadway Resurfacing Program, part of the county's goal to enhance safety on the roads and the quality of life by modernizing infrastructure.
Other roads being modernized with the $5 million grant from the Annual Transportation Program are:
"We apologize for any inconvenience the construction may cause,
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
Additionally, Essex County has resurfaced the following roads using a $1 million grant from the CDBG program and $500,000 from its Capital Budget:
“On behalf of Fairfield, I would like to thank the County Executive
Smith Sondy Asphalt Construction Co. from Wallington was awarded a competitively bid contract for $6.6 million to perform the road work. The project is being supervised by the Essex County Department of Public Works.
Essex County Department of Public Works
Director and County Engineer Sanjeev Varghese
900 Bloomfield Avenue
Verona, NJ 07044
County of Essex
County Executive: Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.
465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
Newark, NJ 07102
WEST ESSEX, NJ - Next month, the West Essex Police Benevolent Association Local #81 will be hosting their annual Golf Outing and Sponsors are needed for holes and door prize donations. The fundraising event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, at The Black Bear Golf Club at Crystal Springs Resort and all monies raised go towards the PBA's scholarship program which benefits students from Cedar Grove, James Caldwell, And West Essex Regional High Schools. The resort is located at 1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg.
Golf Outing Cost
$125 per golfer includes:
Interested golfers and sponsors can contact:
West Essex PBA Local 81
President Dave Courter
UPDATED: Reunited with family.
FAIRFIELD, NJ - Thursday afternoon, Megan Hillery discovered a female Yorkie walking along Pier Lane near Little Falls Road in Fairfield. The little dog was seen by a veterinarian and was determined to be about 4-years old, in good health and not micro-chipped.
Hillery said that the dog did not have a collar on and has no other identification.
Anyone with information about the missing dog is asked to call:
CALDWELL, NJ - Rotary Club of the Caldwells Willing Heart’s Consignment Shop, Caldwell, will be on break starting today until Sept. 8.
491 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006