Home Depot Lends a Hand at Camp Hope

June 26, 2017
A team of 40 Home Depot volunteers visited Camp Hope on Saturday, June 24th to donate their time, materials, and talent to beautifying Camp Hope following months of renovations and improvements.  The team, which included volunteers from five local… Read More

Fatihyyah and Jamal Crowned King and Queen at Annual “Mardi Gras” Prom

June 23, 2017
On Thursday, June 22nd, The Arc of Essex County crowned the annual king and queen during the 2017 Prom, themed “Mardi Gras.”  Fatihyyah from Opportunity Zone and Jamal from Supportive Work Opportunities Program (SWOP) took home the titles. The prom,… Read More

Special Young Adults Wins Inaugural Bowling League

June 22, 2017
Throughout the months of May and June, teams from each Arc of Essex County Day Program competed for the title of champion in the inaugural bowling league.  Gathering weekly at Hy Way Bowl in Union, the competition was stiff, but one champion… Read More

The Arc Celebrates Five Stepping Stones Graduates

June 16, 2017
It was a full house the morning of Thursday, June 15th as families, staff, and volunteers packed the Stepping Stones gym for the school’s annual completion ceremony and graduation.  The 2017 school year concluded with the graduation of five students.… Read More

The June 2017 Edition of The Guardian is Now Available

June 2, 2017
The June 2017 edition of The Guardian is now available.  Articles include: Top Ten Tips for New Graduates Main Street Garden Club Hosts Mother's Day Plant Sale Introducing The Over 21 Gap Fund Stepping Stones Students Attend Elk's Friendship… Read More