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$250 Gun Buy Back In Essex County at East Orange Location

July 26, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced gun buyback events in Passaic, Essex and Atlantic counties, and East Orange has one of the sites.

The "Guns for Cash" buy back program is in partnership with Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes, acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary ...

East Orange and Orange COVID-19 Numbers Increasing

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — A big push is being made in East Orange and Orange to get residents vaccinated.

Since the Johnson and Johnson pause, the municipalities have seen a decline in willingness.

This plateau comes at a time when there is a growing Delta variant of COVID-19 spreading. Most hospitalizations for the virus consist of unvaccinated people because of this ...

Orange HS Students Complete Program at Kean University

ORANGE, NJ — Three rising Orange High School Grade 9 students participated in a four-week summer orientation at Kean University. The Kean Scholar Academy was held virtually and on Kean University’s Union and Skylands campuses. The program offers students the opportunity to earn college credits and participate in pre-college mentorship, internships, and other ...

Newark Artist Creates Musical Mural for the North Ward Community

NEWARK, NJ-- Newark-based artist Yasmin De Jesus designed and unveiled a music-themed mural on July 22 at the Grafton Ave Community Garden in the North Ward. It is the third mural out of five that is planned for the Newark community. 

The 1,630 square-foot three-wall installment features different types of music from hip-hop, R&B, jazz to bachata using Caribbean and Afrocentric ...

New Christmas Tree Planted at East Orange City Hall

July 23, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - It has become a annual tradition to gather at East Orange City Hall for the Christmas tree lighting. Earlier this year the tree was removed due to rotting. On Thursday the tree was replaced with the planting of a large evergreen. The tree's location is on the opposite side of the previous tree's location. The City is now set for the holiday ...

Newark Artist Creates Musical Mural for the North Ward Community

July 24, 2021

NEWARK, NJ-- Newark-based artist Yasmin De Jesus designed and unveiled a music-themed mural on July 22 at the Grafton Ave Community Garden in the North Ward. It is the third mural out of five that is planned for the Newark community. 

The 1,630 square-foot three-wall installment features different types of music from hip-hop, R&B, jazz to bachata using Caribbean and Afrocentric ...

East Orange "Movie at the Plaza" a Success

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The night was humid, but the smiles were plentiful. East Orange residents came together with children in tow to see the movie "Soul" starring Jamie Foxx. 

The movie was played on an inflatable big screen in front of City Hall. The Junior Police Explorers helped serve refreshments to the crowd. People spread out to social distance ...

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July 14, 2021

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Orange HS Students Complete Program at Kean University

July 24, 2021

ORANGE, NJ — Three rising Orange High School Grade 9 students participated in a four-week summer orientation at Kean University. The Kean Scholar Academy was held virtually and on Kean University’s Union and Skylands campuses. The program offers students the opportunity to earn college credits and participate in pre-college mentorship, internships, and other ...

Two out of Three Students From East Orange to Receive Scholarship

(Newark, NJ) – The Essex County Board of County Commissioners recently honored Ashley Cruz of Newark, and Nicole Johannson and Neyah Johnson, both of East Orange, for being named the Essex County recipients of the 2021 Scholarship Program Award from the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Foundation. The Board’s commendations were sponsored by acclamation and delivered to all ...

Mission Possible: Empower The Village CEO Announcement Ayo Sanderson Wilson is Empowering The Village

 

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Cheryl R. Easley, Executive Director  

July 16, ...

Car Chase After Several Gas Stations Robbed

July 19, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, approximately five people in one white Lexus were responsible for robbing at least three gas stations in East Orange, Newark, and Irvington. Police were notified throughout the day about the crimes committed by the delinquents armed with long shot guns in broad daylight.

State police caught up to the suspects in I-78 around exit 52. Police shut down the ...

Two men were shot, and only one survived.

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the murder of Mr. Alishaki Pearson, 31, of Kenilworth.

The shooting occurred at about 1 am on July 10th on S. Munn Avenue in East Orange. Mr. Pearson was rushed to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A second man, age ...

Fallen East Orange Fire Captain Celebrated

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Vincent J. Intiso, 57, of Succasunna, formerly of Cedar Grove and East Orange passed away on July 8, 2021.

Vincent was a captain of the East Orange Fire Department, and referred to as the "heart of the fire house" where he served for 34 years. He was also a security guard for the Roxbury public school system.

First responders from all over the state ...

$250 Gun Buy Back In Essex County at East Orange Location

July 26, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced gun buyback events in Passaic, Essex and Atlantic counties, and East Orange has one of the sites.

The "Guns for Cash" buy back program is in partnership with Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes, acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary ...

Two out of Three Students From East Orange to Receive Scholarship

July 18, 2021

(Newark, NJ) – The Essex County Board of County Commissioners recently honored Ashley Cruz of Newark, and Nicole Johannson and Neyah Johnson, both of East Orange, for being named the Essex County recipients of the 2021 Scholarship Program Award from the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Foundation. The Board’s commendations were sponsored by acclamation and delivered to all ...

Essex County College Recipient of Grant from Johnson Controls Community College Partnership Program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Essex County College is the recipient of a $90,000 grant as part of the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership program, which aims to equip students with in-demand knowledge and skills supporting employment and a pathway for life-long careers upon graduation.

In addition to the funding, Johnson Controls employees will support ECC through volunteering and ...

Fallen East Orange Fire Captain Celebrated

July 14, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ – Vincent J. Intiso, 57, of Succasunna, formerly of Cedar Grove and East Orange passed away on July 8, 2021.

Vincent was a captain of the East Orange Fire Department, and referred to as the "heart of the fire house" where he served for 34 years. He was also a security guard for the Roxbury public school system.

First responders from all over the state ...

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Things people do during the summer that might affect their tax return next year

July 16, 2021

It's summertime and for many people, summertime means change. Whether it’s a life change or a typical summer event, it could affect incomes taxes. Here are a few summertime activities and tips on how taxpayers should consider them during filing season.

Getting married

Newlyweds should report any name change to the Social Security Administration. They should also report an address ...

Mission Possible: Empower The Village CEO Announcement Ayo Sanderson Wilson is Empowering The Village

 

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Cheryl R. Easley, Executive Director  

July 16, ...

New Christmas Tree Planted at East Orange City Hall

July 23, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - It has become a annual tradition to gather at East Orange City Hall for the Christmas tree lighting. Earlier this year the tree was removed due to rotting. On Thursday the tree was replaced with the planting of a large evergreen. The tree's location is on the opposite side of the previous tree's location. The City is now set for the holiday ...

$250 Gun Buy Back In Essex County at East Orange Location

July 26, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck announced gun buyback events in Passaic, Essex and Atlantic counties, and East Orange has one of the sites.

The "Guns for Cash" buy back program is in partnership with Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes, acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary ...

East Orange and Orange COVID-19 Numbers Increasing

July 25, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — A big push is being made in East Orange and Orange to get residents vaccinated.

Since the Johnson and Johnson pause, the municipalities have seen a decline in willingness.

This plateau comes at a time when there is a growing Delta variant of COVID-19 spreading. Most hospitalizations for the virus consist of unvaccinated people because of this ...