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Mayor Announces New Project Lifesaver Initiative for Families Seeking Assistance At Backpack Giveaway

August 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Taylor and City Council authorized a community contribution of backpacks and school supplies in anticipation of school opening next month; knowing many families simply cannot afford the expense of furnishing all the needed supplies. The appreciation was evident yesterday as dozens of families came out to City Hall to participate in the annual Backpack Giveaway.

The ...

East Orange to Partner with Project Lifesaver and Nassan’s Place to Save Lives Through Innovative Technology

EAST ORANGE, NJ - For the first time, the City of East Orange, Project Lifesaver, and Nassan’s Place are happy to announce a formal partnership between their organizations, in which Project Lifesaver will provide battery-powered tracking bracelets to families affected by Autism to help locate wandering children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other cognitive ...

East Orange City Leaders Support March For Peace Rally

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange hosted a March for Peace on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00 am beginning at Hollywood Ave & Central Ave and ending at Oval Park to focus awareness on the devastating impact of guns and violence in our community.  The event was marketed as a celebration for the Community United As One Day to bring about awareness with music, food, youth ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom Wednesday August 16

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday August 16 with 'Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom.'

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday ...

Mayor Announces New Project Lifesaver Initiative for Families Seeking Assistance At Backpack Giveaway

August 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Taylor and City Council authorized a community contribution of backpacks and school supplies in anticipation of school opening next month; knowing many families simply cannot afford the expense of furnishing all the needed supplies. The appreciation was evident yesterday as dozens of families came out to City Hall to participate in the annual Backpack Giveaway.

The ...

The Warren Report: August 2017

Dear Property Owner,

I hope your summer is off to a fine start. As you enjoy the months ahead with family and friends, I encourage you to experience the beauty of Orange by exploring our fine cuisine at local restaurants, visiting our parks, shopping our business districts and exploring the outdoors to experience the best of Orange. As you discover Orange, know that my administration will ...

East Orange Will Celebrate Employees During a Recognition Event for the 2017 “City Livability” Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Aug. 8

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange will be celebrating its employees during a press conference and recognition event for the city’s recent 2017 “City Livability” Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 1:00 PM at City Hall, 44 City Hall Plaza, East Orange, NJ.

East Orange was one of 10 cities in the nation to receive the award for its ...

East Orange High School Graduating Class of 1972 Reunion

August 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The 1972 graduating class from East Orange High School will be hosting a reunion weekend celebration beginning with a meet and greet Friday August 18 at the Embassy Suite in Parsippany.

The Reunion will hold a banquet on Saturday at the Hanover Manor; and the festivities culminate Sunday August 20th with a Family Barbecue.

For more information contact Gloria Durham at ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom Wednesday August 16

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday August 16 with 'Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom.'

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday ...

Last Week of Free Movies at Bowtie Cinemas in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - For one more wees, free kids movies are showing at Bow Tie Cinemas at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the South Orange 5 movie theater (1 SOPAC Way). There are free films at seven other New Jersey locations including Upper Montclair and Hoboken as well.

The Summer Kids Series 2017, which began on June ...

Reality Defies Perception: New Jersey's Public Schools are Still Top Performers

August 3, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey Public Education system has once again risen to the top in a national evaluation by WalletHub, an online credit evaluation/promotion service used by some consumers and realtors to indicate "the best bang for the buck" for tax revenue. 

In a report issued yesterday, WalletHub released the result of its national review of the public ...

Sussex County Democrats Greet Sen. Cory Booker at the Fair

August 8, 2017

AUGUSTA, NJ – Democrat Senator Cory Booker visited the Sussex County Fair on Saturday to add words of support to recognition of Sussex County Veteran Aldo Sayer.  Upon arrival Booker was surrounded by supporter and local democrat candidates including Senate candidate Jen Hamilton and Assembly Candidates Kate Matteson and Gina Trish. 

Booker took time to take selfies with ...

East Orange to Partner with Project Lifesaver and Nassan’s Place to Save Lives Through Innovative Technology

August 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - For the first time, the City of East Orange, Project Lifesaver, and Nassan’s Place are happy to announce a formal partnership between their organizations, in which Project Lifesaver will provide battery-powered tracking bracelets to families affected by Autism to help locate wandering children or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other cognitive ...

East Orange City Leaders Support March For Peace Rally

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange hosted a March for Peace on Saturday, August 12th at 8:00 am beginning at Hollywood Ave & Central Ave and ending at Oval Park to focus awareness on the devastating impact of guns and violence in our community.  The event was marketed as a celebration for the Community United As One Day to bring about awareness with music, food, youth ...

WNBA NY Liberty and Nassan’s Place Together Again Brining Autism Awareness to the Courts

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Who got game? That's the question on the floor as WNBA’s New York Liberty partners with Nassan's Place for a third consecutive year for “Autism Awareness Game Day” at Madison Square Garden.  

The New York Liberty take on the Los Angeles Sparks 3 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017.  It will be a day of autism awareness, sensory-friendly ...

Tuesday is Farmer’s Market Day at East Orange City Hall

August 8, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Community Farmers Markets are seasonal markets where consumers can buy produce and other agricultural products directly from New Jersey farmers. The City of East Orange has deemed every Tuesday through October as our Community Farmer’s Market Day. 

According to The New Jersey Department of Agriculture farmers markets have been around since the 1700s; but people ...

East Orange Mourns the Death of Rev. Dr. Leora Liggins, East Orange Resident, Founder and Pastor of Christ Resurrection Missionary Baptist Church

August 9, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Rev. Dr. Leora Liggins was the Founder and Pastor of Christ Resurrection Missionary Baptist Church in East Orange and active member of the East Orange Clergy until her demise. 

Rev. Liggins ministerial career began in 1994 when she was licensed to preach and joined the staff at Imani Baptist Church in East Orange, and she was ordained in 2000 by the late Rev. Moses ...

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East Orange High School Graduating Class of 1972 Reunion

August 17, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The 1972 graduating class from East Orange High School will be hosting a reunion weekend celebration beginning with a meet and greet Friday August 18 at the Embassy Suite in Parsippany.

The Reunion will hold a banquet on Saturday at the Hanover Manor; and the festivities culminate Sunday August 20th with a Family Barbecue.

For more information contact Gloria Durham at ...

Orange National Night Out Video

August 8, 2017

ORANGE, NJ - On August 1st, communities and neighborhood block organizations all across America came together for National Night Out. Thousands of neighbors took part in events all around the country to celebrate the spirit of community. 

Celebrations included block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts, caravans and other community events that highlighted police-community partnerships, ...

Why Women Business Owners Are So Bad at Finding "Me" Time

In our society, women have been used to serving their family first and putting themselves on the back burner for centuries. It’s common for both career-focused women and women who have families (whether they work outside the home or in the home, or both) to still be the main person doing the family care. 

The problem is, without having some "me" time you can become ...

The Warren Report: August 2017

August 11, 2017

Dear Property Owner,

I hope your summer is off to a fine start. As you enjoy the months ahead with family and friends, I encourage you to experience the beauty of Orange by exploring our fine cuisine at local restaurants, visiting our parks, shopping our business districts and exploring the outdoors to experience the best of Orange. As you discover Orange, know that my administration will ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, August 22, 7:30 PM

Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, West Orange

Free Movie Night: Zootopia

Arts & Entertainment

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Thu, September 14, 6:30 PM

Orange

Jobs for Life Readiness Program

Community Calendar

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Mon, September 18, 8:30 AM

Montclair Golf Club, West Orange

Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges' 23rd Annual ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness