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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Things people do during the summer that might affect their tax return next year

July 16, 2021

It's summertime and for many people, summertime means change. Whether it’s a life change or a typical summer event, it could affect incomes taxes. Here are a few summertime activities and tips on how taxpayers should consider them during filing season.

Getting married

Newlyweds should report any name change to the Social Security Administration. They should also report an address ...

Mission Possible: Empower The Village CEO Announcement Ayo Sanderson Wilson is Empowering The Village


For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Cheryl R. Easley, Executive Director  

July 16, ...

Whitney E. Houston of East Orange Getting a Spot on GSP

July 27, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Tuesday was National Jersey Day. In honor of the day, Governor Phil Murphy announced the NJ Turnpike Authority is re-naming service areas on the Garden State Parkway after nine members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. One of the famous trailblazers is Whitney E. Houston, East Orange's darling and the world's icon.

Houston has a school in East ...

Essex County College’s New Alumni Association President Ready to Work

July 29, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Nkuah Asare, Essex County College’s newly elected Alumni Association President, is quick to point out how his classes at ECC prepared him for when he transferred to NJIT. “I quickly realized, especially in math class, how my time at Essex made my adjustment to a four year university that much easier,” said Nkuah. He graduated from Essex in 2015 with an ...

East Orange and Orange COVID-19 Numbers Increasing

July 25, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — A big push is being made in East Orange and Orange to get residents vaccinated.

Since the Johnson and Johnson pause, the municipalities have seen a decline in willingness.

This plateau comes at a time when there is a growing Delta variant of COVID-19 spreading. Most hospitalizations for the virus consist of unvaccinated people because of this ...