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Law Enforcement Against Drugs Intensifies Drug Prevention Efforts in East Orange to Help Address Onset of Drug Use

October 19, 2017

EAST ORANGE, N.J. - L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs), the only  law enforcement- focused organization offering K-12 proven effective evidence-based Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) curricula – and the leading drug prevention program taught in the New Jersey school system – intensified its drug prevention efforts and trained over 80 new instructors in September.

Lieutenant Governor Candidates Square Off in MSU Debate

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The boxing gloves were on as Lieutenant Gubernatorial candidates Shelia Oliver and Carlos Rendo met face to face Monday in the only televised debate held prior to the upcoming NJ General Election, November 7.

Held in the Presidential Theatre on the Montclair State University campus, the telecast was hosted by NJTV News and sponsored by PSE&G for ...

Community Leaders Rally to Save Former Mayor Cooke's Home

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Council President & Mayor-elect Ted Green with a coalition of grassroots organizations and elected officials came to the defense of former Mayor Tom Cooke in his time of desperate need to ‘Save His Home’

Also in support of the Mayor was 4th ward Councilman Casim Gomez and 1st ward Councilman Chris James joining  forces with Fredricka Bey and ...

Former President Obama to Visit Newark to Campaign for Murphy

NEWARK, NJ - Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on ...

Community Leaders Rally to Save Former Mayor Cooke's Home

October 18, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Council President & Mayor-elect Ted Green with a coalition of grassroots organizations and elected officials came to the defense of former Mayor Tom Cooke in his time of desperate need to ‘Save His Home’

Also in support of the Mayor was 4th ward Councilman Casim Gomez and 1st ward Councilman Chris James joining  forces with Fredricka Bey and ...

Major Announcement at Mayor Taylor’s Final State of the City Address

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange Mayor Lester E. Taylor III has set October 18, 2017 6:30 PM as the date for his final State of the City Address. This address promises to provide details that his administration calls, “A Major Announcement”.

Among the many accomplishments the Mayor boast is a $16 million dollar fund balance, half a billion dollar in private investments and an ...

The ChangeMakers Radio Show invites Founder of MCTV For First Mutual Broadcast "WHAT WILL BENEFIT OUR CHILDREN?"

October 19, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A. Rahman Muhammad is founder, CEO, of MCTV (Media Communications Television), a communications program established in 1994. MCTV was established, formatted, and funded solely by A.Rahman Muhammad and for more than 20 years, MCTV has been at the forefront of quality, informative, and enriching communication within the Islamic community. MCTV is a media organization that ...

Wyclef Jean Visits Montclair to Promote Album and Tour

MONTCLAIR, NJ - International recording artist Wyclef Jean stopped through Montclair at the Historic Wellmont Theatre on Thursday where he'll be performing on November 3 at 8pm.  

His new album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, is his first album in 8 years and is being released on the 20th anniversary of his debut album "The ...

The Honeymooners: Playing Now at the Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ - The world-premiere of the musical comedy The Honeymooners opened at the Paper Mill Playhouse on Thursday, September 28 and runs through Sunday, October 29.

Inspired by the CBS television series of the same name, The Honeymooners features the classic characters from the original show, with Ralph Kramden and his buddy Ed Norton "back and still shooting for the ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka show strong support for Newark to be next Amazon HQ

October 16, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business ...

Livingston Resident and Novartis Executive Joins Metro YMCA of the Oranges’ Board of Directors

EAST ORANGE, NJ — As Livingston resident Lori Ryan moved up the ranks at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, she made a point to support other professional women, taking on leadership roles in organizations that help advance women in business. 

In her ongoing commitment to serve her community, Ryan recently joined the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ board of ...

Job Fair Tomorrow Featuring Large and Small Employers

NEWARK, NJ - Metropolitan Baptist Church will host it's 2017 FALL CAREER FAIR tomorrow, Thursday, October 12 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.at the church, located at 149 Springfield Avenue, Newark. The Job Fair will feature major employers including NJ Transit, FedEx, Home Depot, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Waste Management, Blue Cross Blue Shield, NJ, TD Bank, New York Community Bank, ...

Law Enforcement Against Drugs Intensifies Drug Prevention Efforts in East Orange to Help Address Onset of Drug Use

October 19, 2017

EAST ORANGE, N.J. - L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs), the only  law enforcement- focused organization offering K-12 proven effective evidence-based Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) curricula – and the leading drug prevention program taught in the New Jersey school system – intensified its drug prevention efforts and trained over 80 new instructors in September.

Lieutenant Governor Candidates Square Off in MSU Debate

October 19, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The boxing gloves were on as Lieutenant Gubernatorial candidates Shelia Oliver and Carlos Rendo met face to face Monday in the only televised debate held prior to the upcoming NJ General Election, November 7.

Held in the Presidential Theatre on the Montclair State University campus, the telecast was hosted by NJTV News and sponsored by PSE&G for ...

Former President Obama to Visit Newark to Campaign for Murphy

NEWARK, NJ - Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on ...

Law Enforcement Against Drugs Intensifies Drug Prevention Efforts in East Orange to Help Address Onset of Drug Use

October 19, 2017

EAST ORANGE, N.J. - L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs), the only  law enforcement- focused organization offering K-12 proven effective evidence-based Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) curricula – and the leading drug prevention program taught in the New Jersey school system – intensified its drug prevention efforts and trained over 80 new instructors in September.

Update: Orange Police Director Todd Warren Makes Video Statement on Altercation Between Police & Students

ORANGE, NJ - We reported last week that on Thursday October 12th there was an altercation between Orange Police Officer Hanifah Davis and two young girls; who we know now are twin sisters, Nyasia and Kyasia Sorrells.

In a communication released by the Administration, Orange Police Director Todd Warren provides detailed information in a video interview regarding ...

Councilman Ted Green Host 1st Annual Ted R. Green Foundation Golf Invitational at the East Orange Golf Course

October 14, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - 8:00 AM Last Wednesday, October 11th Councilman Ted R. Green held a golf invitational fund raiser for the Ted R. Green Foundation at the East Orange Golf Course on 440 Parsonage Hill Road in Short Hills. 

The early morning gala attracted dozens of generous contributors and foundation supporters. 

The Ted R. Green Foundation is a 501©3 nonprofit organization ...

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark Joins Statewide Hurricane Relief effort for Puerto Rico

NEWARK, NJ - Habitat for Humanity of Greater Newark (HFHGN) has announced a partnership with “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” (NJ4PR), created by leaders of the state's Puerto Rican community in a statewide effort to help the people of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

More than half a million New Jerseyans claim Puerto Rican ancestry, with ...

“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” Makes its First Donation

PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, lashing the island with 30 hours of Category 5 winds. By September 21, following an emergency conference call with 33 New Jersey leaders, “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” was born.

Fund leaders gathered with elected officials today in Perth Amboy to present the American Red Cross with ...

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The ChangeMakers Radio Show invites Founder of MCTV For First Mutual Broadcast "WHAT WILL BENEFIT OUR CHILDREN?"

October 19, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A. Rahman Muhammad is founder, CEO, of MCTV (Media Communications Television), a communications program established in 1994. MCTV was established, formatted, and funded solely by A.Rahman Muhammad and for more than 20 years, MCTV has been at the forefront of quality, informative, and enriching communication within the Islamic community. MCTV is a media organization that ...

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. Will Speak at Real Talk Thursdays

October 16, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Thursday October 19, 2017, the Black History Month Committee of Weequahic High School will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the community of Newark.  Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. will discuss the importance of the upcoming congressional midterm elections. The event will begin at 7:00 pm.

REAL TALK THURSDAYS begins October with an ...

The Honeymooners: Playing Now at the Paper Mill Playhouse

October 14, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - The world-premiere of the musical comedy The Honeymooners opened at the Paper Mill Playhouse on Thursday, September 28 and runs through Sunday, October 29.

Inspired by the CBS television series of the same name, The Honeymooners features the classic characters from the original show, with Ralph Kramden and his buddy Ed Norton "back and still shooting for the ...

How to Match Your Fees to Your Value

One of the hardest things to do if you have a service-based business is to figure out what your fees should be. You have to realize that there are two types of value. One is economic based and one is perceived value. What you want to focus on when creating your pricing is the perceived value you offer to individuals.

Boost Your Perceived Value

You can boost your perceived value by becoming ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 17, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities. This act  authorizes New Jersey to ...

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Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop Series Offered in Orange

October 12, 2017

ORANGE, NJ – Quality Insights Quality Innovation Network, supported locally by Healthcare Quality Strategies, Inc. (HQSI), is partnering with First Unitarian Universalist Church of Essex County to provide free diabetes workshops as part of the Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC) program. The EDC program is a national initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The ...