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Essex County Freeholders Celebrate African-American History Month

February 22, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – At its 2018 African-American History Month Celebration on Wednesday at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders commemorated the heritage, culture, resilience, and spirit of the African-American community.

Brendan Gill, board president and Freeholder At-Large, first acknowledged African-American contributions, both past and present, in ...

Orange Housing Official Coram Rimes Shares Ideas with International Group of Housing Representatives at Australian Conference

ORANGE, NJ - Coram Rimes, Chair of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Commissioners, travels halfway around the world recently to find that the concerns and issues facing housing authorities are universal.

Rimes was one of a group of 10 American Public Housing Representatives who recently traveled to Australia to attend National Association for Housing and Redevelopment ...

Mayor Green and the City of East Orange Hosts A Black History Debate

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, East Orange City Council and Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs will host a reenactment of the age-old debate between Booker T. Washington and Dr. W.E.B. DuBois on Thursday February 22, 2018 at the East Orange Campus High School Auditorium.

The debate which pits those in favor of Washington’s philosophy of self-help and racial solidarity ...

East Orange Sustainable Food Alliance (EOSFA) Seeks to Develop 3.5 Acre Site as an Urban Farm and Affect Local Food Ecosystem

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Sustainable Food Alliance (EOSFA) is made up of a group of institutions, professionals, community leaders and organizers leveraging their collective resources to impact the City’s food ecosystem.  The aim is to foster East Orange as a food producing community so that value is placed on the delivery of healthy and nutritional food options.  The ...

Orange Housing Official Coram Rimes Shares Ideas with International Group of Housing Representatives at Australian Conference

February 20, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - Coram Rimes, Chair of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange Commissioners, travels halfway around the world recently to find that the concerns and issues facing housing authorities are universal.

Rimes was one of a group of 10 American Public Housing Representatives who recently traveled to Australia to attend National Association for Housing and Redevelopment ...

Rep. Payne, Jr. Issues Statement on Parkland, Florida, School Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement:

“To the families who lost loved ones during a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, today, know that your country’s compassion and thoughts go out to you. Our hearts break with yours.

“To those injured, know that the American people are praying your recovery.

“To the ...

The ChangeMakers Show Welcomes Leaders of the 21st Century Director Dan M. De Nose

February 14, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Dan M. De Nose grew up in Newark, NJ as a first generation American born to Haitian parents who were determined to provide the best possible opportunities to their children. Despite his parent’s efforts to build an environment predicated by love, spirituality, and positive moral values, Dan’s formative years were categorized by a rebellious streak which resulted in ...

Orange Housing Authority Launches Black History Month With Exciting Dance Performance

February 10, 2018

ORANGE, NJ – February 9, 2018 – The Housing Authority of the City of Orange kicked off its Black History Month festivities with a dance performance that brought generations together to the community room at the HACO headquarters on Thomas Blvd., February 7.

Students from the Orange Conservatory, Park Avenue School, and Concepts in Choreography, performed before an audience of ...

Man Charged with Crashing Truck into East Orange Planned Parenthood Clinic

February 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheliah Coley announced Friday that Marckles Alcius, 31, with a last known address in Lowell, Massachusetts, has been charged with carrying out a truck attack on the Planned Parenthood East Orange Health Clinic on February 14, 2018, using a stolen bakery delivery truck.

Alcius has ...

MEND Hunger Relief Network Sharpens its Focus on Healthy Food

February 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - MEND, a non-profit working to alleviate hunger in Essex County, is accelerating its commitment to making fresh and healthy food available to its food pantry patrons, through the appointment of an Executive Director, enhanced programming, and a revitalized logo and website (www.mendnj.org).

Robin Peacock was named to the newly created Executive Director position, after working ...

CASA Essex Welcomes New Advocates

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Fifteen volunteers joined a community of advocates dedicated to speaking up on behalf of Essex County's foster children with CASA for Children of Essex County. The latest class of advocates gathered at the Wilentz Court Complex in Newark on Tuesday, February 13 as they as they took an oath to advocate for the best interest of foster children in family ...

Metro YMCA Ranked in Top 4 Percent of US Nonprofits for Seventh Year

EAST ORANGE, NJ — For the seventh consecutive year, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges—which includes the West Essex YMCA and six other branches—has received the top rating from the largest charity evaluator in the U.S. for its strong financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability.

The Metro YMCA serves an estimated 30,000 people through its ...

East Orange Sustainable Food Alliance (EOSFA) Seeks to Develop 3.5 Acre Site as an Urban Farm and Affect Local Food Ecosystem

February 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Sustainable Food Alliance (EOSFA) is made up of a group of institutions, professionals, community leaders and organizers leveraging their collective resources to impact the City’s food ecosystem.  The aim is to foster East Orange as a food producing community so that value is placed on the delivery of healthy and nutritional food options.  The ...

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Man Charged with Crashing Truck into East Orange Planned Parenthood Clinic

February 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheliah Coley announced Friday that Marckles Alcius, 31, with a last known address in Lowell, Massachusetts, has been charged with carrying out a truck attack on the Planned Parenthood East Orange Health Clinic on February 14, 2018, using a stolen bakery delivery truck.

Alcius has ...

Mayor Green and the City of East Orange Hosts A Black History Debate

February 19, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, East Orange City Council and Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs will host a reenactment of the age-old debate between Booker T. Washington and Dr. W.E.B. DuBois on Thursday February 22, 2018 at the East Orange Campus High School Auditorium.

The debate which pits those in favor of Washington’s philosophy of self-help and racial solidarity ...

Essex County Freeholders Celebrate African-American History Month

February 22, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – At its 2018 African-American History Month Celebration on Wednesday at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders commemorated the heritage, culture, resilience, and spirit of the African-American community.

Brendan Gill, board president and Freeholder At-Large, first acknowledged African-American contributions, both past and present, in ...

Procrastinating About Keeping Up to Date on Your Data Entry

Last time we talked about maintaining good records and saving receipts; this time we’ll focus on why you should not procrastinate on your data entry.

Taxes are on a pay-as-you-go basis. You owe taxes every quarter on your earnings minus your expenses. If you’re not doing your bookkeeping as needed, including reconciliation of accounts and closing out accounts, then you’re ...

Not Saving All Receipts and Keeping Good Records

We talked last time a little bit about overstating income and not counting the deductions that you can. We also talked a bit about receipts. But, it’s so important that we’re going to bring it up again here.

Keeping receipts and keeping good records is an important thing to do for your business because it’s going to make a lot of difference when you look at your financial ...

Cheating Yourself Out of Money

Do you have a system in place for saving relevant receipts for your business? If not, you need to get one. One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make is avoiding saving receipts in an organized manner, which forces them to end up not deducting what could be deducted. This can cause you to overstate your business income, and consequently, you’ll end up paying more taxes.

The best ...

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