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

April 19, 2018

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 ...

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, ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

April 18, 2018

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 ...

Essex County Executive in East Orange to Announce Plans for Drug Take Back Day

Safely Discarding Unused Prescription and Over the Counter Medication Can Help Prevent Drug Abuse

EAST ORANGE, NJ – On Monday, April 16th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Division of Community Health will join with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), the Essex County Police Chief’s ...

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 ...

Orange NJ Filmmaker to Host Trailer Release Party in Newark for Newest Film, Apr. 20

NEWARK, NJ - Essex County filmmaker Yucef Mayes will be hosting a trailer release premiere for his second short film, Zahra and the Oil Man on April 20.

Born and raised in Newark, Mayes currently resides in the city of Orange. The filmmaker resident of Rutgers-Express Newark, produced the film alongside Newark arts icon, the late Rodney Gilbert. 

Zahra and ...

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

April 17, 2018

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 ...

East Orange School District Holds “Tailor Made” Beautillion

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange School District held “Tailor Made” Beautillion at East Orange Campus High School. 

Eighteen young men and their escorts, the Belles, were presented to the East Orange Community in this inaugural event. The event was sponsored by the Men of Essex, Inc., members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Zeta Phi Beta ...

2018 Citizens of Orange City Council Debate Series

April 8, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - A group of citizens have organized an Independent Citizen-Sponsored Debate Series for candidates running for City Council.

The date and time of the Ward debates will be as follows:

Sunday, April 15, 2018 (East Ward Candidates)

Sunday, April 22, 2018 (North Ward Candidates)

Sunday, April 29, 2018 (South Ward Candidates)

Time - 4pm to 5:30pm

Place - Seventh Day ...

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

April 19, 2018

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 ...

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 ...

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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, ...

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 ...

Likability is Key to Attracting Clients

Likability is a quality that you need to have to get people to know you and trust you. If you want the full trifecta of like, know, and trust, then it all starts with being someone that people like. You really can learn to be more likable and it's all to do with your demeanor. But, being likable starts from within. If you care about and find value in others, it’s going to show through ...

What to Do and Not Do During Networking Events

When you go to networking events with a goal of getting more high-quality clients, there are some things that you should and should not do. There are tried-and-true methods to use that successful business people have perfected. Follow them, and don’t try to reinvent the wheel if you want to be successful.

DO’S:

* Choose the Right Events – It’s fine to go to ...

Getting High-Quality Clients – The Spring Series

Attracting high-quality clients is an essential component of running a successful long-term business. It not only earns good money but also provides a good lifestyle with less stress. In fact, high-quality clients can be the difference between deciding to stay in business for yourself or moving back to or on to the dreaded job.

Your clients are the most important part of your business because ...

April is National Stress Awareness Month

April 14, 2018

National Stress Awareness Month-April 2018

Stress is a topic that people often joke about.  However, it is not a matter to be taken lightly. Stress is unfortunately one of the most common mental health issues and stress factors increasingly affect the well-being of American’s and others world-wide. According a study by the American Psychological Association, despite stress levels ...