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Economic impact payments: What you need to know

March 31, 2020

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment.

Who is eligible for ...

NJ Human Services Announces $70 Million in Food Assistance for Vulnerable Families in New Jersey

Amid the COVID Pandemic, Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits

(TRENTON) – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive an extra benefit payment on Sunday and their benefits will be higher in April to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Community Organizer and Cancer Survivor Gail Bell-Bonnet Died

April 2, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) – On April 1, the East Orange and Orange community received sad news that a beloved Essex County community organizer passed away due to COVID-19. 

Recently prominently featured in our inaugural TAPinto East Orange/Orange’s first “100 Women of Power and Progress” list, Gail Naidu Bell-Bonnette, was best known for organizing Caribbean ...

Essex Sheriff Tests Positive for Coronavirus

March 31, 2020

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Essex County Sheriff, Armando Fontoura, the first in the state to suspend foreclosures and evictions during this pandemic, tested positive for COVID-19. 

After noticing he was running a slight fever, he opted to get tested at the Essex County drive through site in his command; the Sheriff is also the county’s emergency management ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, April 13, 5:30 PM

East Orange

City Council Meeting

Government

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Sat, April 18, 10:00 AM

Cicely L. Tyson School of Performing Arts, East Orange

HBCU Fair and SWEP Kickoff

Education

East Orange Pastor and Wife Team Survived Coronavirus Together and Share How

April 3, 2020

(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Popular Pastor of Messiah Baptist Church in East Orange, Dana Owens, and First Lady Shalonda Bayless Owens, shared a public testimony about how they made it through their Coronavirus sickness and quarantine. Known for telling it like it is during practical down to earth sermons, they hope sharing their experience will encourage people during these very uncertain ...