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Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

December 9, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

East Orange to launch Pop-Up Holiday Market on Saturday, December 8 at Brick Church Train Station

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange is set to host its first Pop-Up Holiday Market opening up on Saturday, December 8 at 15-33 Halsted Street at Brick Church Train Station (formerly home of the Social Security Office).

The market will give shoppers access to over 30 small and unique vendors featuring a variety of goods and services including vintage and sustainable fashion, wearable art, ...

RISE Church Celebrates First Anniversary in Grand Style

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange congregation formerly known as Calvary Roseville United Methodist Church has renamed and rebranded themselves. Today they are called the RISE Church; and this weekend will celebrate their first anniversary in this new role.

RISE is an International United Methodist community in the heart of East Orange. Their mission is to Renew and Inspire Souls ...

East Orange Recording Artist Roxanna Lynn Invited to Participate in the Book Bank Foundation 2018 Fundraising Concert Tour

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange resident and House Music recording artist Roxanna Lynn has been invited to be one of the participants in the Book Bank Foundation 2018 Fundraising Concert Tour in NYC. The fundraising concert is to raise awareness and financial support for the ‘The Shelter from the Streets’ campaign bus tour. The bus tour will be held on December 16, 2018, where ...

EO Councilwoman Tyshammie L. Cooper Sworn-In As District 3 Freeholder

December 4, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders welcomed their newest member, Tyshammie L. Cooper, as the representative of District 3.  District 3 is comprised of East Orange, South Orange, Orange and part of Newark’s West Ward. Freeholder Cooper, a resident of East Orange, has extensive experience serving the constituents of this ...

East Orange Recording Artist Roxanna Lynn Invited to Participate in the Book Bank Foundation 2018 Fundraising Concert Tour

December 5, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange resident and House Music recording artist Roxanna Lynn has been invited to be one of the participants in the Book Bank Foundation 2018 Fundraising Concert Tour in NYC. The fundraising concert is to raise awareness and financial support for the ‘The Shelter from the Streets’ campaign bus tour. The bus tour will be held on December 16, 2018, where ...

East Orange to launch Pop-Up Holiday Market on Saturday, December 8 at Brick Church Train Station

December 6, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The City of East Orange is set to host its first Pop-Up Holiday Market opening up on Saturday, December 8 at 15-33 Halsted Street at Brick Church Train Station (formerly home of the Social Security Office).

The market will give shoppers access to over 30 small and unique vendors featuring a variety of goods and services including vintage and sustainable fashion, wearable art, ...

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Pop-Up Marketplace is opening this coming Saturday December 8th - 30th, 2018 with brand name stores, specialty boutiques, DIY business owners, local artists and select venders creating a  unique shopping opportunity that you don’t want to miss at 15 Halstead Street in East Orange.

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

December 9, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

This Week's Police Blotter: Motor Vehicle Stop Ends with Arrest of East Orange Man

11/15: ARREST FOR D.W.I.: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for a moving violation in Morristown. An investigation led to Benjamin Rosario, age 40, of Morris Township, to be charged with Driving While Intoxicated and several other violations. He was released with a court date pending.

11/15: ARREST FOR WARRANTS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Morris ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

December 9, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

Impact100 Essex Selects Four Local Finalist Nominees for 2018 Grant Award

Essex County, NJ - Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award today. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.

“We received 49 applications for inspiring and worthy projects this year.

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET,  NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

RISE Church Celebrates First Anniversary in Grand Style

December 5, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange congregation formerly known as Calvary Roseville United Methodist Church has renamed and rebranded themselves. Today they are called the RISE Church; and this weekend will celebrate their first anniversary in this new role.

RISE is an International United Methodist community in the heart of East Orange. Their mission is to Renew and Inspire Souls ...

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Impact100 Essex Selects Four Local Finalist Nominees for 2018 Grant Award

December 6, 2018

Essex County, NJ - Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award today. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club.

“We received 49 applications for inspiring and worthy projects this year.

Essex County Freeholder President Brendan Gill Advocates for Essex County Residents Open Enrollment in Affordable Care Act (ACA)

NEWARK, NJ – Essex County Freeholder President Brendan Gill is urging the residents of Essex County to sign up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) before the close of open enrollment on Dec. 15th.

Beginning January 1, 2019, all residents are required to have health insurance coverage or pay a penalty at tax time, unless they qualify for an exemption. The ACA ...

Why You Should Use Bookkeeping Automation

Now that we've given a little overview of all the financial things you must be concerned within a business, let’s talk about how to best keep track of it. We are living in amazing times - the time of technological automation. 

Today, once you get your books set up, almost everything can be booked automatically. No more need for a ledger and pencil, or even a spreadsheet.

Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business

Just like taxes are required to keep you in business, insurance is necessary for the same reason. There are many types of insurance that you may even be required to have depending on your type of business. Other types are voluntary but good to have.

Your best bet for business insurance is to talk to a legitimate insurance rep that works with several companies to help you understand what you ...

Types of Taxes You May Need to Pay

When you start a business, one thing that needs to be on your mind right away is taxes. From the first dollar you earn, you must be thinking about taxes. In the USA, aside from income taxes there are employment taxes, excise taxes, property taxes, sales and use taxes, estimated taxes, and self-employment taxes.

There are also a lot of tax incentives, from health care, to energy, and more, ...

East Orange Offers Free Confidential HIV/AIDS Testing and Other Services in Observance of World AIDS Day

December 2, 2018

EAST ORANGE NJ - The City of East Orange spread HIV/AIDS education and awareness on Friday, November 30, 2018 in observance of World AIDS Day.

The East Orange Department of Health and Human Services’ HIV Division, under Director Michael Hodges and HIV Coordinator Hazel Lucas, provided free and confidential HIV/AIDS screenings, counseling, informational sessions and giveaways at the ...