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Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat with Help from Union County Sheriff's Office 

August 20, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

St. Matthew Partners with Oakwood Avenue Community School to Host a Back to School Supply Drive: Your Support is Needed

ORANGE, NJ - The St. Matthew AME Church Youth Ministry G4C (Generation 4 Christ) in cooperation with Oakwood Avenue Community School is hosting a Back to School Supply Drive to ensure families in the community have the essential supplies our children need to be successful during the upcoming school year.

The church is asking for donations of supplies and/or money before the giving deadline of ...

Mayor Announces New Project Lifesaver Initiative for Families Seeking Assistance At Backpack Giveaway

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Taylor and City Council authorized a community contribution of backpacks and school supplies in anticipation of school opening next month; knowing many families simply cannot afford the expense of furnishing all the needed supplies. The appreciation was evident yesterday as dozens of families came out to City Hall to participate in the annual Backpack Giveaway.

The ...

East Orange to Partner with Project Lifesaver and Nassan’s Place to Save Lives Through Innovative Technology

EAST ORANGE, NJ - For the first time, the City of East Orange, Project Lifesaver, and Nassan’s Place are happy to announce a formal partnership between their organizations, in which Project Lifesaver will provide battery-powered tracking bracelets to families affected by Autism to help locate wandering children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other cognitive ...

Mayor Announces New Project Lifesaver Initiative for Families Seeking Assistance At Backpack Giveaway

August 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Taylor and City Council authorized a community contribution of backpacks and school supplies in anticipation of school opening next month; knowing many families simply cannot afford the expense of furnishing all the needed supplies. The appreciation was evident yesterday as dozens of families came out to City Hall to participate in the annual Backpack Giveaway.

The ...

The Warren Report: August 2017

Dear Property Owner,

I hope your summer is off to a fine start. As you enjoy the months ahead with family and friends, I encourage you to experience the beauty of Orange by exploring our fine cuisine at local restaurants, visiting our parks, shopping our business districts and exploring the outdoors to experience the best of Orange. As you discover Orange, know that my administration will ...

East Orange Will Celebrate Employees During a Recognition Event for the 2017 “City Livability” Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Aug. 8

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange will be celebrating its employees during a press conference and recognition event for the city’s recent 2017 “City Livability” Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 1:00 PM at City Hall, 44 City Hall Plaza, East Orange, NJ.

East Orange was one of 10 cities in the nation to receive the award for its ...

The ChangeMakers Radio Show Is Back

August 18, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The ChangeMakers Radio Show Is back today (Saturday August 18, 2017) with a discussion on the Power of the “N” Word. 

The discussion will include: "Does the Word hold power over the Black Community? Can minority communities advance as this word becomes even more popularized? Should the "N" word be allowed to be a Trademark or ...

East Orange High School Graduating Class of 1972 Reunion

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The 1972 graduating class from East Orange High School will be hosting a reunion weekend celebration beginning with a meet and greet Friday August 18 at the Embassy Suite in Parsippany.

The Reunion will hold a banquet on Saturday at the Hanover Manor; and the festivities culminate Sunday August 20th with a Family Barbecue.

For more information contact Gloria Durham at ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom Wednesday August 16

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday August 16 with 'Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom.'

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday ...

Sussex County Democrats Greet Sen. Cory Booker at the Fair

August 8, 2017

AUGUSTA, NJ – Democrat Senator Cory Booker visited the Sussex County Fair on Saturday to add words of support to recognition of Sussex County Veteran Aldo Sayer.  Upon arrival Booker was surrounded by supporter and local democrat candidates including Senate candidate Jen Hamilton and Assembly Candidates Kate Matteson and Gina Trish. 

Booker took time to take selfies with ...

Bloomfield Police make arrest in Monday Night Stabbing Case on Dodd Street in East Orange

August 20, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department made an arrest in connection with the Monday night stabbing on Dodd Street. A 51 year old man, known to the victim, was arrested without incident at his East Orange home on Tuesday night.

According to the police, Andre Roberts arrived at the home of an acquaintance on Monday night and was allowed entry by a family member. He then ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat with Help from Union County Sheriff's Office 

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

St. Matthew Partners with Oakwood Avenue Community School to Host a Back to School Supply Drive: Your Support is Needed

August 18, 2017

ORANGE, NJ - The St. Matthew AME Church Youth Ministry G4C (Generation 4 Christ) in cooperation with Oakwood Avenue Community School is hosting a Back to School Supply Drive to ensure families in the community have the essential supplies our children need to be successful during the upcoming school year.

The church is asking for donations of supplies and/or money before the giving deadline of ...

East Orange to Partner with Project Lifesaver and Nassan’s Place to Save Lives Through Innovative Technology

EAST ORANGE, NJ - For the first time, the City of East Orange, Project Lifesaver, and Nassan’s Place are happy to announce a formal partnership between their organizations, in which Project Lifesaver will provide battery-powered tracking bracelets to families affected by Autism to help locate wandering children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other cognitive ...

East Orange City Leaders Support March For Peace Rally

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange hosted a March for Peace on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00 am beginning at Hollywood Ave & Central Ave and ending at Oval Park to focus awareness on the devastating impact of guns and violence in our community.  The event was marketed as a celebration for the Community United As One Day to bring about awareness with music, food, youth ...

Tuesday is Farmer’s Market Day at East Orange City Hall

August 8, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Community Farmers Markets are seasonal markets where consumers can buy produce and other agricultural products directly from New Jersey farmers. The City of East Orange has deemed every Tuesday through October as our Community Farmer’s Market Day. 

According to The New Jersey Department of Agriculture farmers markets have been around since the 1700s; but people ...

St. Matthew Partners with Oakwood Avenue Community School to Host a Back to School Supply Drive: Your Support is Needed

August 18, 2017

ORANGE, NJ - The St. Matthew AME Church Youth Ministry G4C (Generation 4 Christ) in cooperation with Oakwood Avenue Community School is hosting a Back to School Supply Drive to ensure families in the community have the essential supplies our children need to be successful during the upcoming school year.

The church is asking for donations of supplies and/or money before the giving deadline of ...

East Orange Mourns the Death of Rev. Dr. Leora Liggins, East Orange Resident, Founder and Pastor of Christ Resurrection Missionary Baptist Church

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Rev. Dr. Leora Liggins was the Founder and Pastor of Christ Resurrection Missionary Baptist Church in East Orange and active member of the East Orange Clergy until her demise. 

Rev. Liggins ministerial career began in 1994 when she was licensed to preach and joined the staff at Imani Baptist Church in East Orange, and she was ordained in 2000 by the late Rev. Moses ...

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Bloomfield man shot and killed after lunging at Bloomfield Police with knife following Domestic Dispute

August 20, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A Bloomfield Police Officer was involved in a shooting on Greenbrook Drive this morning, according to town officials and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. 

Leroy Frank, 60, was shot and killed by a Bloomfield police officer on Friday after he lunged with a knife at another officer, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said in a ...

Orange National Night Out Video

August 8, 2017

ORANGE, NJ - On August 1st, communities and neighborhood block organizations all across America came together for National Night Out. Thousands of neighbors took part in events all around the country to celebrate the spirit of community. 

Celebrations included block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts, caravans and other community events that highlighted police-community partnerships, ...

Ways to Remove Mental Clutter That are Crucial to Your Business

One of the main reasons why we are not as productive or profitable, in our businesses, could be mental clutter. This can take several forms. It might be endless to-do lists. Or it might be residual issues from the past that keep cropping up and preventing us from living a full and abundant life full of positive things.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways to sort out the mental clutter and ...

The Warren Report: August 2017

August 11, 2017

Dear Property Owner,

I hope your summer is off to a fine start. As you enjoy the months ahead with family and friends, I encourage you to experience the beauty of Orange by exploring our fine cuisine at local restaurants, visiting our parks, shopping our business districts and exploring the outdoors to experience the best of Orange. As you discover Orange, know that my administration will ...

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Tue, August 22, 7:30 PM

Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, West Orange

Free Movie Night: Zootopia

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Tue, September 12, 6:30 PM

Whole Foods, West Orange

Relay For Life of Essex County planning committee ...

Health & Wellness

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Thu, September 14, 6:30 PM

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Jobs for Life Readiness Program

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