Verona Knights of Columbus Names The Arc of Essex County as a Beneficiary of its Special Citizens Drive

July 28, 2017
On Thursday, July 27th, the Knights of Columbus Father James J. Kelly Council #3632 of Verona and Cedar Grove concluded its Special Citizens Drive with a check presentation ceremony.  The Arc of Essex County was delighted to attend to accept a… Read More

Camp Hope 2017 Underway; Create Play Campaign Momentum Continues

July 28, 2017
Phase one of construction concluded earlier this Spring and Camp Hope officially opened for its 61st season on July 5.  Since then, the campers have thoroughly enjoyed each themed week and all of the new features added to camp as part of the Create… Read More

The Arc Remembers Frank Lodeserto and John Cook

July 25, 2017
Francesco “Frank” Lodeserto, was a long time attendee and resident of The Arc of Essex County, living in the Belmont group home since 1982 and attending a variety of day programs over the years (including Avenues, Caldwell CRC, and, most recently,… Read More

West Caldwell Group Home Gets Makeover

July 25, 2017
As part of The Arc of Essex County’s ongoing capital improvement plan, the agency’s West Caldwell group home recently received a curb appeal facelift.  Originally acquired in 1995, the exterior of the Beechtree Road property received a complete fresh… Read More

The Shining Stars Debut at Third Lyric Performing Arts Center Performance

July 20, 2017
Since late 2016, members of The Arc of Essex County’s Day Programs have attended eight-week sessions of hip hop, vocal, music, and performing arts classes at West Orange’s Lyric Performing Arts Center (PAC).  The third round of classes wrapped in… Read More