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BREAKING NEWS: East Orange Mayor Ted Green Issues Heat Advisory

June 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council and the Office of Emergency Management have issued a Heat Advisory for today Monday, June 18, 2018.  According to the National Weather Service, the heat index value is expected to reach almost 100 degrees during the mid to late afternoon.

**PLEASE NOTE** Extreme heat can cause illness and death among those who cannot stay ...

New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake Takes Lead To Restore 46.5 Million to State Budget  

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake (D-34) sponsored a budget resolution to restore $46.5 million in funds to the state’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to assist families. The current budget removed those funds from the Department of Community Affairs and redirected them to the Department of Human Services.

“In America, everyone should be able to afford ...

SPECIAL BUSINESS HEALTH EDITION: The Blame Game Won't Help You Solve Your Stress Issues

People and situations are easy scapegoats to blame for your stress overload, but blaming others rarely solves anything and tends to make you even more stressed. A better option is to take responsibility for your own happiness and find a way to relieve your stress.

All symptoms of stress, including anger, rapid heartbeat, mental shutdown and fatigue are direct responses from dealing with ...

East Orange Nonprofit Receives Major Assistance in Effort to Help Homeless Women

NJRA Board Maintains Commitment to Transforming Communities in Urban Centers

EAST ORANGE, NJ – A $350,000 New Jersey Urban Site Acquisition (NJUSA) loan for Sierra House, a mixed-use project in East Orange that will serve homeless women and their children, was approved by the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority’s (NJRA) Board of Directors at its May 23 meeting. NJRA’s ...

BREAKING NEWS: East Orange Mayor Ted Green Issues Heat Advisory

June 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, the East Orange City Council and the Office of Emergency Management have issued a Heat Advisory for today Monday, June 18, 2018.  According to the National Weather Service, the heat index value is expected to reach almost 100 degrees during the mid to late afternoon.

**PLEASE NOTE** Extreme heat can cause illness and death among those who cannot stay ...

PSE&G To Begin Gas Repair Work Along Central Avenue Throughout Summer

EAST ORANGE, NJ - On or around June 15, 2018 PSE&G will begin repairs on the gas distribution system that will impact traffic and parking in phases along Central Avenue between South Burnet and South Grove Streets throughout the duration of the summer.

The work will consist of repairing approximately 15 cast iron bell joints which ensure the continued safety and reliability ...

New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake Takes Lead To Restore 46.5 Million to State Budget  

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Assemblywoman Britnee N. Timberlake (D-34) sponsored a budget resolution to restore $46.5 million in funds to the state’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to assist families. The current budget removed those funds from the Department of Community Affairs and redirected them to the Department of Human Services.

“In America, everyone should be able to afford ...

The ChangeMakers Radio Show Will Talk Health, Nutrition and Vitality with Shombay The Trainer

June 5, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - During the next airing this coming Saturday, the Changemakers Radio Show will talk Health, Nuitrition, and Vitality with Shombay The Trainer.

Shombay The Trainer has been a fitness trainer for the past 10 years and enjoys all aspects of fitness. He is eager to spread that passion to others and has agreed to join the show to spread his ...

SPECIAL BUSINESS HEALTH EDITION: The Blame Game Won't Help You Solve Your Stress Issues

June 17, 2018

People and situations are easy scapegoats to blame for your stress overload, but blaming others rarely solves anything and tends to make you even more stressed. A better option is to take responsibility for your own happiness and find a way to relieve your stress.

All symptoms of stress, including anger, rapid heartbeat, mental shutdown and fatigue are direct responses from dealing with ...

SPECIAL BUSINESS HEALTH EDITION: Exercise Avoidance Is Common With People Suffering from Stress

Stress can cause a complete burnout for everything that would actually make it better. We all know that exercise can help you deal with stress and send out endorphins – the chemical neurotransmitters that help relieve stress in the body.

Excuses for avoiding exercise range from being too busy or not having enough time to finding exercise too boring. Or, you might be too tired. The very ...

Orange Housing Authority Hosts Job Fair June 12th

ORANGE, NJ - The Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO) is inviting all job seekers to the Job Fair at the Walter G. Alexander Community Center on Wilson Place Tuesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a rain date of Tuesday, June 19.

“The Job Fair brings together job seekers and employers to produce a more economically viable community that’s good for everyone,” ...

Applications to Rutgers jumps nearly 10 percent; increase from out-of-state students

June 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from outside New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

Essex County College Public Safety Academy Graduation

June 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Please join Mayor Ted R. Green and Public Safety Committee Chairwoman Amy Lewis in supporting our new police recruits who will be graduating from Essex County College’s Public Safety Academy Graduation: Wed, June 13, 2018 at 7pm at the Essex County College Main Campus, Gymnasium 303 University Avenue, Newark, NJ.

 

Arizona Fugitive Arrested in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ – A fugitive wanted in Arizona on drug and money laundering charges was arrested this morning on new drug charges at an East Orange residence by detectives from the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force and the Essex County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the task force, working on information from Arizona law enforcement ...

BREAKING NEWS: Precious Little Ladies Event Moved to East Orange STEM Academy

June 15, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Precious Little Ladies (PLL), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization will host its first ever Family Empowerment Fair on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The event, which will be located at STEM Academy 129 Renshaw Ave. East Orange, NJ, looks to give participants the information and resources needed to protect themselves and loved ...

East Orange Nonprofit Receives Major Assistance in Effort to Help Homeless Women

NJRA Board Maintains Commitment to Transforming Communities in Urban Centers

EAST ORANGE, NJ – A $350,000 New Jersey Urban Site Acquisition (NJUSA) loan for Sierra House, a mixed-use project in East Orange that will serve homeless women and their children, was approved by the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority’s (NJRA) Board of Directors at its May 23 meeting. NJRA’s ...

Bridget Cutler, Founder of Moms Helping Moms Foundation, Receives New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award in Founders / Innovators Category

TRENTON, NJ - Each year the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards highlight the spirit of civic engagement among New Jersey’s 1.5 million volunteers and provide Jefferson Awards medals in 22 categories of volunteer service.   

The 2018 New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards presentation ceremony and celebration of volunteerism was held at ...

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PSE&G To Begin Gas Repair Work Along Central Avenue Throughout Summer

June 17, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - On or around June 15, 2018 PSE&G will begin repairs on the gas distribution system that will impact traffic and parking in phases along Central Avenue between South Burnet and South Grove Streets throughout the duration of the summer.

The work will consist of repairing approximately 15 cast iron bell joints which ensure the continued safety and reliability ...

East Orange Has Two Winners at Essex County Fishing Derby

June 12, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Tyler Tolson from East Orange caught the first fish in the boys' category and the most fish in the boys' 11-15 age category during the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Monte Irvin Orange Park on Saturday, June 9th. He caught his first fish four minutes into the contest and caught a total of two ...

Gen Z Music Consumption — a Marketing Gold Mine?

In the last article, we discussed the many things that Gen Z do on their smartphones. The main one is listening to music. 

This time, we want to look at their music consumption in more detail to see what marketing doors their patterns can open.

How Often Do They Listen to Music?

In a recent survey, 84% of Gen Z report listening to music every day on their smartphone, as compared ...

What Gen Zs Do on Their Mobile Phones

Last time, we offered a definition of Gen Z and discussed a few of the main ways they are different from Millennials. Knowing these differences can help you market to them more successfully, getting an early start on a group that has not been marketed to heavily as compared with Baby Boomers or Millennials.

In this article, we want to look more closely at what Gen Z do on their ...

Introducing Generation Z

Hi, and welcome to your article series on marketing to Generation Z (Gen Z). We hope you get a lot out of it. 

Gen Z means different things to different people, but in general, we can define it as 18- to 24-year-olds. Gen Z is different from Millennials (Generation Y) in a number of key ways. Taking these difference into account can help you ensure your marketing messages reach their ...

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SPECIAL BUSINESS HEALTH EDITION: Eating Issues Can Arise from Periods of Great Stress

June 11, 2018

Eating issues may impact your psychological and physiological well-being and can be caused by too much stress in your life. Eating disorders may include bulimia nervosa, binge-eating and anorexia nervosa – and any one of these can cause other severe health problems.

Other health issues caused by eating disorders may include digestive problems, cardiovascular issues, teeth and mouth ...