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Inclement Weather Causes Massive Delays For Local Commuters

November 15, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Not only did yesterday’s snow event cause schools, municipalities and businesses to close their doors early, it also created a chaotic condition for local area commuters. 

There were massive travel delays reported from the East Orange/Orange train stations, bus lines, cabs and even Uber service. Many road became impassable due to the timing and intensity of the ...

Multi-Town Firefighters Battle Montclair Blaze in the Snow

MONTCLAIR, NJ - As snow is falling in Montclair, firefighters are fighting a blaze at the corner of Walnut St. and Valley on Thursday evening, according to reliable sources.

Located in the 200 block of Walnut St., the entire 2.5 story home was engulfed in flames. There are no known injuries at this time.

Details have not yet been released by the Montclair Fire Department. 

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East Orange Police Involved Shooting

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating a police involved shooting in East Orange. 

Last night at approximately 9 p.m. East Orange Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired. Officers encountered the suspect in the area of Park Avenue ...

Police Search for Clues as Identity Released of 41-Year-Old Female Victim of Fatal Stabbing on Greenwood Ave

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday, that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a female victim identified as Tameeka Johnson, 41, of Montclair.

Montclair Police discovered ...

Credit Repair 101: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Gamma Omega Chapter

November 11, 2018

The Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Reliant Credit Repair of New Jersey invite you to attend an informational session on credit restoration. The event will convene on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of East Orange, NJ. 

Discover why it  is beneficial to work with professionals who can assist ...

Pride Parent Council Wants To “BRING BACK PLAY”

November 12, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Pride Parent Council set a huge goal for themselves that will bring great big smiles to the faces of the Pride scholars. Members are working to raise $20,000 to re-build a playground for the scholars of Pride Academy Charter School.  

This goal honors the achievement of past Parent Council members who were able to bring a playground to Pride Academy in 2012.  ...

Technology on Display During Student Fair at Essex Tech West Caldwell Campus

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus on Saturday afternoon.  Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations.

The district offers a full-service program that’s been ...

Orange Housing Authority Commissioner Dr. Joseph Juliano Pledges to Better Serve City with Advanced Certification

ORANGE, NJ – Dr. Joseph Juliano, who serves as vice chair of the Board of Commissioners for the Housing Authority of the City of Orange, has been certified as a public housing manager by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.

This certification is not required, and Dr. Juliano complete the course using his own funds. He already holds required certifications from ...

Multi-Town Firefighters Battle Montclair Blaze in the Snow

November 15, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - As snow is falling in Montclair, firefighters are fighting a blaze at the corner of Walnut St. and Valley on Thursday evening, according to reliable sources.

Located in the 200 block of Walnut St., the entire 2.5 story home was engulfed in flames. There are no known injuries at this time.

Details have not yet been released by the Montclair Fire Department. 

Story ...

East Orange Police Involved Shooting

NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating a police involved shooting in East Orange. 

Last night at approximately 9 p.m. East Orange Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired. Officers encountered the suspect in the area of Park Avenue ...

Police Search for Clues as Identity Released of 41-Year-Old Female Victim of Fatal Stabbing on Greenwood Ave

November 13, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police
Chief Todd Conforti announced Tuesday, that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of a female victim identified as Tameeka Johnson, 41, of Montclair.

Montclair Police discovered ...

Attorney Charged with Killing Montclair Mother is Captured in Cuba

NEWARK, NJ - The Montclair attorney accused of killing his live-in girlfriend on October 22, has been captured in Cuba, police officials announced on Wednesday. According to published reports, James Ray, III, 55, is charged with killing the mother of his child, 44-year-old, Angela Bledsoe.

During a press conference, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens announced, "Today, we ...

Former Child Slave to Speak at West Orange Fundraising Dinner

November 7, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Breaking the Chain Through Education (BTCTE), a New Jersey-based organization dedicated to the eradication of child slave trafficking in Ghana, will feature a rescued teen at its Fifth Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Wilshire Grand. [Tickets are available through the website: https://www.btcte.org]

Founded by Evan Robbins, a ...

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NJAWBO Annual Holiday Dinner & Expo for Women Business Owners November 29 at The Bethwood in Totowa

November 13, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners (and those who would like to do business with them) to celebrate the season; networkwith ...

Credit Repair 101: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Gamma Omega Chapter

The Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Reliant Credit Repair of New Jersey invite you to attend an informational session on credit restoration. The event will convene on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of East Orange, NJ. 

Discover why it  is beneficial to work with professionals who can assist ...

Inclement Weather Causes Massive Delays For Local Commuters

November 15, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Not only did yesterday’s snow event cause schools, municipalities and businesses to close their doors early, it also created a chaotic condition for local area commuters. 

There were massive travel delays reported from the East Orange/Orange train stations, bus lines, cabs and even Uber service. Many road became impassable due to the timing and intensity of the ...

Technology on Display During Student Fair at Essex Tech West Caldwell Campus

November 11, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Hundreds of middle school students and their parents flocked to the student fair hosted by the Essex County School of Technology’s West Caldwell Campus on Saturday afternoon.  Visitors got to interact with administrators, faculty and current students, and participate in live demonstrations.

The district offers a full-service program that’s been ...

5 Emails about Self-Confidence: Quick self-confidence boosters that work

If you really need to boost your self-confidence fast, these self-confidence boosters will work every single time. Just pick one and do it whenever you need it, and keep them all in your arsenal for any time.

* Visualize Success – When you visualize the thing you want to do ending successfully, including how it will work out, this is a great way to ensure success. For example, if you ...

Getting with the New Technology for Branding

Over the years, technology has had a huge impact on branding. We’ve created more avenues to meet the audience, get to know the audience, and impact the audience, as well as created new products and services for the audience. But, to do it you’ve got to start using the new technology - at least try it and test it as it comes out. Let’s look at a few trending tech ideas that you ...

The Essentials of Content Marketing When Building Your Brand

When you want to use content marketing to build your brand, it’s important to understand the right ways in which to do it. Here are some issues that you need to consider.

1. Know Your Brand Voice – Every brand has a voice. It may be serious, humorous, irreverent or something else. It’s important to stay true that brand voice in everything you do. You want your audience to ...

Please Help with Toy Drive for Children of Domestic Violence Victims

November 11, 2018

Subject: Your help is needed to support local domestic violence nonprofit in need of supplies

Hello, 

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And yet, we know that the need to support this issue does not end there. It is important to continue the conversation and help survivors in our community. To do so, my Allstate agency is partnering with Safe + Sound Somerset to host a toy ...