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COMMUNITY COMES OUT IN RECORD NUMBERS FOR EAST ORANGE EARTH DAY CITYWIDE CLEAN UP

April 24, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ, - East Orange Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, along with over 500 volunteers, took to the streets to clean up targeted neighborhoods throughout East Orange during the Earth Day Citywide Clean-Up on Sat, April 21, 2018. The event was coordinated under the direction of the Department of Public Works.

Approximately 40 teams comprised of employees, residents, ...

Meet Kendra Johnson, Montclair's First African-American Superintendent

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Kendra V. Johnson, J.D., Ph.D., has been selected as Montclair’s permanent Superintendent of schools after an extensive search, the Montclair Board of Education announced at a special meeting on April 11. She is the district’s first permanent superintendent in three years, and the first African-American superintendent in its 144-year ...

Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...

Welcome 2 Work Book Signing at Burger King in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, N.J. – Matthew P. Stevens, life long East Orange resident, author and community activist, is using a newly renovated fast food restaurant as the site for a May 9 book signing to promote a work he hopes will help young people get – and keep – their first job. Stevens who has extensive experience working with at-risk youth, has penned “Welcome to Work: How to ...

Green Delivers A Truly Spirited First 100 Day Message

April 19, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green delivered a spirited speech last night at Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Fine Arts...literally! His opening began with the popular Gospel hit, "Every Praise is to Our God", and continued to expand from there with video presentations of adoring fans and businesses leaders singing the praises of East Orange. 

After the fanfare, the Mayor ...

Governor Phil Murphy Announces Nominations and Appointments Including East Orange Democratic Chair Leroy Jones

TRENTON, NJ  - Governor Phil Murphy filed the following nominations and appointments:

SUPERIOR COURT

• Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Keith A. Bachmann (New Milford, Bergen) 

• Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Christine A. Farrington (Wyckoff, Bergen) 

• Nominate for reappointment The Honorable Terry P. Bottinelli (Wyckoff, ...

EO Mayor Ted Green Host Special Presentation Outlining First 100 Days

EAST ORANGE, NJ: Mayor Ted R. Green introduced his first proposed budget to the East Orange City Council on April 9, 2018, calling it one that has no frills, no shortcuts and no extras.

During the City Council’s Regular Public Meeting, Mayor Green announced his proposed budget at $145 million, approximately $1.2 million more than last year’s budget necessary to ...

The ChangeMakers Show Talks Community & Martial Arts with Shihan Aaron J. Walker

April 17, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Shihan Aaron J. Walker is Chief Instructor and owner of AJW Martial Arts Academy and Fitness Center, located in Orange, New Jersey. He is a full time professional martial artist who has dedicated his life to teaching children and adult’s martial arts excellence at all levels.Shihan Walker, born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, received his Black Belt in the art of Shito ...

Welcome 2 Work Book Signing at Burger King in East Orange

April 22, 2018

EAST ORANGE, N.J. – Matthew P. Stevens, life long East Orange resident, author and community activist, is using a newly renovated fast food restaurant as the site for a May 9 book signing to promote a work he hopes will help young people get – and keep – their first job. Stevens who has extensive experience working with at-risk youth, has penned “Welcome to Work: How to ...

Meet Kendra Johnson, Montclair's First African-American Superintendent

April 23, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Kendra V. Johnson, J.D., Ph.D., has been selected as Montclair’s permanent Superintendent of schools after an extensive search, the Montclair Board of Education announced at a special meeting on April 11. She is the district’s first permanent superintendent in three years, and the first African-American superintendent in its 144-year ...

Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to Collaborate with NAMI NJ to Host “In Our Own Voices” program Highlighting Mental Illness in African-American Community

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Rho Gamma Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will partner with the New Jersey affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness to do a presentation titled “In Our Own Voices” which explores the personal journeys of those living with a mental illness. The program will also include an interactive activity aimed at identifying and debunking some ...

MAYOR GREEN AND DIRECTOR COLEY ANNOUNCE ARREST IN APRIL 2, 2018 HOMICIDE OF COMMUNITY FRIEND AND DELIVERYMAN

April 22, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Mayor Ted R. Green and Director of Public Safety Sheilah Coley were joined by other city legislators and public safety officials to announce the arrest of an individual in the homicide of Karamoko Fatiga, a well-known deliveryman for a local Chinese restaurant in East Orange. Members of the victim’s family were also in attendance.

A 17-year old male has been ...

EAST ORANGE MAYOR TED R. GREEN AND DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY REGARDING RECENT HOMICIDE

City leaders to address recent developments surrounding the April 2, 2018 murder of Karamoko Fatiga

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Mayor Ted R. Green, Director of Public Safety Sheilah Coley and Police Chief Phyllis Bindi will be joined by other city legislators and public safety officials at a press conference today at 12:00 p.m. in East Orange Police Headquarters, 15 South Munn Avenue, East Orange ...

Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

April 23, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...

Essex County Announces Partnership with Nine Local Charitable Organizations

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County will participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the Arthritis Foundation, the Saint Barnabas Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ...

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Adults Step Up and Speak Out to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse

April 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange YMCA is marking National Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, April 16-20. Leading up to Healthy Kids Day, a national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids, Five Days of Action raises awareness on how adults can step up and speak out to prevent child sexual abuse.

“By encouraging adults to step up and speak out, ...

COMMUNITY COMES OUT IN RECORD NUMBERS FOR EAST ORANGE EARTH DAY CITYWIDE CLEAN UP

April 24, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ, - East Orange Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, along with over 500 volunteers, took to the streets to clean up targeted neighborhoods throughout East Orange during the Earth Day Citywide Clean-Up on Sat, April 21, 2018. The event was coordinated under the direction of the Department of Public Works.

Approximately 40 teams comprised of employees, residents, ...

Essex County Announces Partnership with Nine Local Charitable Organizations

April 16, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County will participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the Arthritis Foundation, the Saint Barnabas Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ...

Selling Yourself Without Selling Your Soul

As a business owner, you are automatically in sales - regardless of what type of business you are in. Most of us think of sales as something that is uncomfortable and even icky. There are numerous derogatory jokes about the so-called "used-car salesman". We often get mad with sales people who ring our doorbells, we hang up on sales calls, and we even block ads on our internet ...

Keeping it Professional in Person and Online

When you want to attract quality clients, it’s imperative to be consistent in the way you deal with people -whether it’s in person or online. You need to use professional words, have a professional attitude, and act in a professional manner.

Social Media

It can be hard to remember, but even when you’re on your personal Facebook page, something you say there can end up ...

How to Get Potential Clients to Feel Confident About Your Ability

For people to contract with you, they need to have confidence in you. They need to know that you’re going to do what you say you’ll do. But, how can they know this before you work with them? There are plenty of signs that they’ll look at to determine if you’re trustworthy.

* Do What You Say You Will – Whether it’s in a group, one-on-one, or otherwise, ...

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Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

April 23, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...