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Mon, October 5, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

History of Love and Marriage NEW Online

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 7:00pm 10/05/2020 9:00pm America/New_York History of Love and Marriage NEW Online

In the beginning, and for a very long time, marriage had nothing to do with love between the bride and groom. When romantic love developed, almost a thousand years ago, it was assumed that it would be impossible between husband and wife. Recently, the growing equality of women has transformed the possibility of romantic love in marriage. Marriage has also been changed by the many people of the ...

50 South Fulerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Tue, October 6, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union/Virtual

History of the NAACP

Education Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 10/06/2020 2:00pm 10/06/2020 3:00pm America/New_York History of the NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is one of the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organizations in the nation. Their mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons. It’s history is the history of the civil rights ...

Virtual Union/Virtual, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 7, 7:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

Education Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 10/07/2020 7:00pm 10/07/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

The election is coming up and your vote matters. Find out why and how to do it during this year’s Pandemic. To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance. Presented by The Lupe Fund/Iveth Mosquera

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 8, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Virtual/Union

Supreme Court Preview: 2020-2021

Education Government Other

Add to My Calendar 10/08/2020 2:00pm 10/08/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Supreme Court Preview: 2020-2021

The new Court begins its term the first Monday in October. The issues l they take on and their decisions could affect every aspect of our lives for a very long time. Join Constitutional scholar and Fairleigh Dickinson University Professor Bruce Peabody for a fascinating and vital discussion.To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance.

Virtual Virtual/Union, NJ 07083

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NJ TRANSIT Advances Billions In Major Capital Projects

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers.

According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since ...

Holiday Fire Safety Tips: How Fast Will a Dry Christmas Tree Burn?

December 3, 2021

NEW JERSEY - It took less than 2 minutes for the fire that started in the dry Christmas tree to flashover in the demonstration room without sprinklers setting the entire room ablaze.  In the other demonstration room, equipped with sprinklers, in less than a minute the sprinklers triggered and extinguished the fire leaving only some smoke and minimal damage!

This is what the public was ...

'Social Shark Tank' at Seton Hall Awards $5,000 for Best Project




SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - “Meet Her at the Gate,” a reentry program for women returning from incarceration to Essex County, won first prize in the Shark Tank-style competition for social services held at Seton Hall University.

The competition was part of an eight-week Social Justice Certificate program which was a collaboration between the Center for Community Research ...

Spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting

December 8, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A beautiful display of Christmas lights, seasonal songs, and hot beverages were all enjoyed at the East Orange Christmas Tree lighting. 

This was the first tree lighting using the City's new tree since the old one needed to be cut down. The new tree was accompanied by new lights, a bright star, and illumination all around City Hall. 

Toy vouchers were handed ...

Essex County College Celebrates GivingTuesday with Students as the Beneficiaries

December 7, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County College (ECC) is again participating in the generosity movement GivingTuesday, with a local focus of providing support for students most in need of assistance to continue their education. GivingTuesday at ECC has been designated for December 7, 2021.

Donations to Essex County College’s GivingTuesday can be made online at essex.edu/give. Please make ...

NJ High School Soccer Player, 15, Dies in Fatal Train Strike After Losing Battle With Depression

December 7, 2021

Michael R. DeOliveira

Disclaimer: Although this is not an East Orange/Orange/Essex County story, teen suicide is a very real issue in all communities. This story may bring awareness, start conversations, or motivate someone to reach out for help. Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael R. DeOliveira's family. Information is below about how to get help for you or a loved one ...