Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (right) congratulates Emma Demefack (center), a sixth-grader at Renaissance Middle School in Montclair, for winning first place in the Essex County Cherry Blossom poster contest. Demefack presented her poster at the Essex County Cherry Blossom Bloomfest in Essex County Branch Brook Park on Sunday, April 24. With the County Executive is Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante (left). The Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival was sponsored by Aetna.
(Photo by Glen Frieson)