Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/17/18

The Maplewood Jewish Center is in the middle of undergoing an expansion of its Parker Avenue campus.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/16/18

This photo shows South Orange's Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/15/18

This photo shows a view of the Bayonne Bridge from Millburn's Wyoming neighborhood.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/14/18

The Manton Bradley Metcalf Memorial Playground, located in Orange's Valley neighborhood, is named for a local businessman who worked in the area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A building on Main Street in Orange is also named in honor of Metcalf.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/13/18

This photo shows a view of South Mountain Reservation in Millburn from Summit.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/12/18

This road in North Caldwell, which is now blocked off, once led to the Essex Mountain Sanatorium.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/11/18

This photo shows a view of Port Newark, the Newark Liberty International Airport tower, and the Budweiser factory on Routes 1 and 9 from Summit, Union County.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/10/18

This photo shows the pond at West Orange's Degnan Park.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/9/18

This photo shows a view of Newark's Vailsburg neighborhood, including the bell tower of the historic Sacred Heart Church on South Orange Avenue, from West Orange. The new 1 Brooklyn Bay tower in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn can be seen in the distance.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/8/18

The Central Avenue entrance to Highland Drive in West Caldwell is bordered by stone gates, one of which has a vintage sign reading "Arcadia Place" and 1910. It is not clear what the sign on the gate refers to since there is no street or landmark in the area with the name "Arcadia Place."

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Photos of the Day 7/7/18

Construction is nearly complete on the new development at 320 Valley Street in South Orange. The site previously contained an abandoned home, pictured below, that was built in 1895.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/6/18

This photo shows West Orange's Nia Fellowship Baptist Church. The building used to contain the Ridgeview Community Church before the congregation merged with other churches in the township.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/5/18

The Mount Sinai Congregation within the Ivy Hill Park Apartments in Newark's West Ward is one of the city's only remaining synagogues.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Photos: Medal of Honor Ceremony Held at The White House

Washington, D.C.: Essex County Place was at The White House last week for a Medal of Honor ceremony. The event on June 26th was to posthumously recognize Army First Lieutenant Garlin M. Conner, who served during World War II. Pauline Conner, the lieutenant's widow, accepted the medal. President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, Army Secretary Mark Esper, and Chief of Staff John Kelly were present during the ceremony.

Photo of the Day 7/4/18

This photo taken on Independence Day in 2017 shows a view of fireworks with the Downtown Newark skyline in the background.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/3/18

South Orange's Baird Community Center, commonly known as The Baird, recently underwent facade improvements.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Photo of the Day 7/2/18

Ivy Hill Park is situated at the western edge of Newark's West Ward near the South Orange and Maplewood borders.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Photos of the Day 7/1/18

This photo shows the East Orange Water Works complex on the border of South Orange and Maplewood. The facility, which dates to 1904, consists of an underground reservoir.