Belleville girl wins ages 6-10 fishing derby

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., right, congratulates Sophia Guevara, of Belleville, for catching the most fish — five altogether — in the girls’ ages 6-10 category and the first fish in the girls’ category at the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex May 25. With the duo is Essex County Parks Director Dan Salvante. Essex County image


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