NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

National Diaper Need Awareness Week Recognized by New Jersey Diaper Bank and NJ First Lady Murphy

October 5, 2022

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Moms Helping Moms (MHM), a NJ baby supply and diaper bank, and Franciscan Charities (Newark) co-hosted a diaper distribution event on Tuesday, September 27th in honor of National Diaper Need Awareness Week. New Jersey First Lady Murphy as well as a representative from Congressman Donald Payne, Jr’s office were in attendance to work alongside the non-profits and to raise ...

Seton Hall University's Education and Human Services Graduate Open House on October 20

The College of Education and Human Services will host an in-person Graduate Open House on October 20, 2022. 

Seton Hall University's College of Education and Human Services offers a broad spectrum of top-tier graduate programs that prepare students for rewarding careers as teachers, education administrators, school psychologists, community and school counselors and law enforcement ...

What's a Good Way to Help Combat Domestic Violence? Learn Self Defense Says New Orange Councilwoman

September 30, 2022

ORANGE, NJ - For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Councilwoman Quantavia Hilbert is hosting a self-defense clinic in partnership with R.A.D Rape Defense System. The program take place on October 13th-15th, but the deadline to register is October 3rd. For more information contact WWW.RAD-SYSTEMS.COM or by calling Debbie at 908-268-6235, or email QHilbert@OrangeNJ.gov. 

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Newark Cops Seek Gunman in East Orange Woman’s Murder

October 2, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Police and county homicide detectives continue their search today for the gunman who fatally shot a 25-year-old woman last week outside a Central Avenue business.

Police found the woman, identified as Juan Sharonda Fonrose of East Orange, with gunshot wounds outside a commercial building at 444 Central Ave. at 2:45 p.m. last Wednesday, Sept. 28, after officers responded ...

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Sat, October 8, 7:30 AM

Orange Reservoir, West Orange

Sea Turtle Recovery's 5K Cold Stun Run/Walk


Sun, October 9, 8:00 AM

Riverside County Park, Lyndhurst

Head of the Passaic Regatta


Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

Elmwood Park Financial Center (Parking Lot), Elwood Park

Pet Adoption Day

Severe Respiratory Illness Increasing in Children: What You Need to Know

September 30, 2022

NEW JERSEY - Across RWJBarnabas Health, we have seen a recent surge in cases of severe respiratory illness in children who test positive for rhinovirus and/or enterovirus. Uzma N. Hasan, MD, Division Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, and Christopher Freer, DO, FACEP, Senior Vice President of Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine at RWJBarnabas Health, ...