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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 ...

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 ...

Mayor Green and EO Staff ‘Go RED’ For Women’s Health

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green and members of the staff of the City of East Orange stood in solidity for women’s heart health by ‘Going Red’ on February 2, 2018. This demonstration of unity was prompted by a campaign created by the American Heart Association to dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease & stroke as the number one killer of women. The American ...

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

February 14, 2018

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 ...

The ChangeMakers Show welcomes  Henna Staining Professional Maati-Re Ogun

EAST ORANGE, NJ - This week the ChangeMakers Radio Show talks with henna staining professional MaatiRe Jones. Jones has been practicing the art of henna staining professionally since 1992. The ancient beauty right has become an integral part of her life. Her passion for henna body art has earned her recognition as "the henna girl" for some of  the entertainment world’s ...

The HSEO Black History Exhibit Tours East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Historical Society of East Orange (HSEO) began their city-wide tour and Black History Month exhibit today inside the Rotunda at City Hall. East Orange Mayor Ted Green introduced those members of the organization in attendance; including HSEO President Mrs. Goldie Burbage.

This roving exhibit will stay set up at East Orange City Hall Rotunda (44 City Hall Plaza) from ...

TAPinto.net Named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons

February 5, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.    

Joe Amditis, Associate Director of the Center for Cooperative Media, said TAPinto won the award ...

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 ...

Newark Police and FBI Fugitive Task Force Arrest East Orange Man Wanted for Attempted Murder

February 8, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reports that members of the Newark Police Division’s Fugitive Apprehension Team (F.A.T.) and the FBI’s Fugitive Task Force have arrested Jamil M. Sutton, 39, of East Orange, for an attempted murder that occurred today.

 At approximately 12:12 a.m., police responded to the area of Riverview Court and Chapel ...

Orange, New Jersey Man Admits Role in $1.5 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – An Orange, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a scheme that defrauded New Jersey banks out of $1.5 million by deceiving them into crediting certain customer accounts that were controlled by members of the conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Chad Brown, 21, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini in Newark federal court to an ...

CASA Essex Welcomes New Advocates

February 14, 2018

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 ...

Mayor Green and EO Staff ‘Go RED’ For Women’s Health

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted Green and members of the staff of the City of East Orange stood in solidity for women’s heart health by ‘Going Red’ on February 2, 2018. This demonstration of unity was prompted by a campaign created by the American Heart Association to dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease & stroke as the number one killer of women. The American ...

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

February 14, 2018

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 ...

Top Seven Bookkeeping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When you’re operating your own business, even small bookkeeping mistakes can end up being painful. What are the most common blunders? And how can you avoid them? In part one of this 7-part-series “Top Seven Bookkeeping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them” we look at the mistake number one, “Co-mingling Your Person and Business Finances.” 

Note:  Remember, ...

Signs That You Need Help to Break Out of Negativity

It is only natural to feel down from time to time, but if you seem to be locked in a cycle of negativity, it is time to seek help in order to become your best self and live your best life.

There are a number of signs to watch out for, including: 

Feeling Down or Blue All the Time

It is natural to have peaks and troughs of energy and mood, but if you feel down all the time, it could ...

Keeping a Gratitude Journal

Keeping a gratitude journal is one of the best ways to cultivate a positive and abundant mindset. Instead of focusing on what you DON’T have in a gratitude journal, you will be writing about all the wonderful things you DO have. 

Studies have shown the benefits of journaling in relation to mental and physical health. It boosts mood and relieves stress. It teaches those who keep a ...

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