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BREAKING NEWS: 58th Men of Essex Golf Classic Rescheduled For Thursday August 16th

August 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Due to inclement weather conditions, today’s scheduled 58th Men of Essex Golf Classic has been rescheduled for Thursday August 16th.

The golfing related activities are scheduled for the same times; regrettably, due to club policies, the Spa/Pool Party is canceled. Spa/Pool participants, may be refunded or adjust their tickets to attend the Cocktail Hour and Awards ...

Corporate, Civic Leaders and Celebrities Set to “Swing” Into Action at 58th Annual Men of Essex Charity Golf Classic

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Scores of northern New Jersey’s corporate and civic leaders along with a host of celebrities plan to join the Men of Essex, in their efforts to raise $50,000 at its 58th Annual Golf Classic. The prestigious charity event will be held at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 Walnut Street, Livingston, New Jersey, on Monday, August 13, 2018. Registration and lunch ...

10th Anniversary Smiles! Over 850 Children Shop Cost-Free at the NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – The 10th Annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store (B2SS) brought grins all around on Sunday, July 29th as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help economically disadvantaged children in Essex County, NJ.

“I love my new backpack and I got to pick it out myself!” exclaimed one little girl to her mother as she emerged ...

EOHS Panthers Celebrating 5th Annual UP THE WAY / DOWN THE WAY Summer Jam

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Over the last five years, one of the sure signs of summer in East Orange has become the annual East Orange High School Panthers ‘Up the Way / Down the Way Summer Jam at Shirley Hendricks home in Orange. As blasphemous as it sounds to host a major East Orange High School event in Orange, Mrs. Hendricks (Shirley) is the perfect host and EOHS representative for this elegant ...

Orange Housing Authority Celebrates National Night Out with Event at Walter G. Alexander Village

August 8, 2018

ORANGE, NJ  – The Housing Authority of the City of Orange, in partnership with the Albert Group, participated in the National Night Out tradition by hosting one of the city’s celebrations at the Walter G. Alexander Village on Wilson Place, August 7.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign promoting police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie ...

City of Orange Township Has Job Openings

ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township, Essex County is accepting resumes for a full-time Laborer with experience in tree removal, chipping, landscaping and grounds maintenance.  Must be able to work in all weather conditions.  Duties include but are not limited to repairs/maintenance of buildings, grounds, snow removal.  Ability to operate heavy equipment (boom truck ...

BREAKING NEWS: 58th Men of Essex Golf Classic Rescheduled For Thursday August 16th

August 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Due to inclement weather conditions, today’s scheduled 58th Men of Essex Golf Classic has been rescheduled for Thursday August 16th.

The golfing related activities are scheduled for the same times; regrettably, due to club policies, the Spa/Pool Party is canceled. Spa/Pool participants, may be refunded or adjust their tickets to attend the Cocktail Hour and Awards ...

“I Love East Orange Farmer’s Market” Celebration Begins Noon Tuesday August 7th

EAST ORANGE, NJ - As part of the National Farmers Market week, East Orange has planned a celebration on Tuesday, August 7th from 12pm – 8pm.  This event will coincide with National Night-Out.

The activities planned for “I Love East Orange Farmer’s Market” celebration, will include cooking demonstrations, tastings, educational events, guest chefs, a public safety ...

Better Biz Better You Column Celebrates its First Anniversary!

August 7, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Amidst all the wonderful things that the City of East Orange has to be proud of, our greatest resource is the quality of people that call East Orange home. Last month one of this newspaper’s top contributors celebrated a milestone anniversary without fanfare or celebration. We’d like to celebrate her today.

July 4, 2018 (Independence Day) marked the first ...

Candlelight Vigil for Kofi Owens at 8pm on Tues, Aug 7

August 6, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of an East Orange High School teacher.

Kofi A. Owens, 45, of Newark was fatally shot on South 16th Street in East ...

Some Students in NJ Could Go To County College For Free in 2019

TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was ...

Essex County Freeholders Honor East Orange Campus High Indoor Track Coach of the Year, Lance T. Wigfall

EAST ORANGE, NJ – On July 11, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored East Orange Campus High School’s Boys Indoor Track Coach Lance T. Wigfall for being named the 2017-2018 Boys Indoor Track Coach of the Year by NJ.com.

Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold of Livingston, along with other members of the Board of Freeholders, presented a Commendation to Coach ...

Two Juveniles Arrested After Their Stolen Vehicle Crashed Into Parked Truck

August 12, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – Two 17-year-old males from Montclair and East Orange were arrested by Essex County Sheriff’s and Newark Police Officers after their stolen vehicle crashed into a parked truck.  The suspect vehicle was also wanted in a Newark shooting incident that occurred earlier on Friday

Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that a patrol unit from his department observed a 2015 ...

East Orange Mayor Ted R. Green on the Shooting Death of Kofi Owens

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of an East Orange High School teacher.

Kofi A. Owens, 45, of Newark was fatally shot on South 16th Street in East ...

Corporate, Civic Leaders and Celebrities Set to “Swing” Into Action at 58th Annual Men of Essex Charity Golf Classic

August 12, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Scores of northern New Jersey’s corporate and civic leaders along with a host of celebrities plan to join the Men of Essex, in their efforts to raise $50,000 at its 58th Annual Golf Classic. The prestigious charity event will be held at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 Walnut Street, Livingston, New Jersey, on Monday, August 13, 2018. Registration and lunch ...

10th Anniversary Smiles! Over 850 Children Shop Cost-Free at the NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – The 10th Annual NCJW/Essex Back 2 School Store (B2SS) brought grins all around on Sunday, July 29th as hundreds of children went shopping at a one-day pop-up store designed to help economically disadvantaged children in Essex County, NJ.

“I love my new backpack and I got to pick it out myself!” exclaimed one little girl to her mother as she emerged ...

Memorial Rally For Slain East Orange Teacher Wednesday

On Wednesday, August 8th, the Newark AntiViolence Coalition will participate in a memorial rally for Kofi Owens, the East Orange teacher who was tragically slain in a shooting on August 3rd.         

The rally will take place on So.16th Street, between Central Avenue and 9th Avenue in East Orange at 6pm.

Among those joining the rally will be his wife Gloria Owens, ...

Essex County Freeholders Honor East Orange Campus High Indoor Track Coach of the Year, Lance T. Wigfall

July 31, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ – On July 11, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored East Orange Campus High School’s Boys Indoor Track Coach Lance T. Wigfall for being named the 2017-2018 Boys Indoor Track Coach of the Year by NJ.com.

Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold of Livingston, along with other members of the Board of Freeholders, presented a Commendation to Coach ...

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Two Juveniles Arrested After Their Stolen Vehicle Crashed Into Parked Truck

August 12, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – Two 17-year-old males from Montclair and East Orange were arrested by Essex County Sheriff’s and Newark Police Officers after their stolen vehicle crashed into a parked truck.  The suspect vehicle was also wanted in a Newark shooting incident that occurred earlier on Friday

Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that a patrol unit from his department observed a 2015 ...

Orange Resident Renauld White to Celebrate 50 Years in Show Business

ORANGE, NJ - Friends, family and colleagues from the acting and modeling communities will celebrate Renauld White’s 50 years “In the Business” at a gathering on Saturday, August 11 at Maize Restaurant in Newark’s Robert Treat Hotel.

Born and raised in the City of Newark, White attended Oliver St. School, Alexander St. School, Ivy Junior High, and Westside High ...

2018 National Night Out Possibly One of the Best Nights of the Summer

August 7, 2018

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - The National Night Out celebration is not simply an evening out with family and friends for a good time. National Night Out isn’t just an opportunity to share a hamburger with local police officers and politicians. The National Night Out isn’t just about bouncy houses,  games, music, swimming, basketball or watching Black Panther on a huge video screen.

6 Questions to Ask When Holding a Team Meeting

During a team meeting, there will be the usual questions such as where you are on an order or what’s going on with certain issues. But there are some questions that you can ask that can not only motivate employees but can also help to improve your bottom line. 

1. Because team members do sometimes bite their tongues when they think of something that needs to be said that the leader ...

Boosting Your SEO in 2018

Hi, and welcome to our article series on “Boost Your SEO in 2018”. We’re very happy to have you and hope you learn a great deal of valuable information.

Regardless of how things change over time, search engine optimization (SEO) is still important to members of the business community if you want to add value to your audience, attract a more targeted audience, and get more ...

Important Questions to Ask a New Team

When you bring in a new team, there’s always a period of adjustment as they get to know you and you get to know them. You can break the ice and establish communication by asking them some important questions right off the bat. 

First, ask what it is they like about working at the company. Or, if they haven’t been there long enough to really get a feel for the place, ask what ...