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Sound Off: Study Says East Orange Has the Lowest Stress Rate In New Jersey

August 11, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A new study says East Orange has one of the lowest 'stressflation' rates in New Jersey. From longer work hours to increased demands at home, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed Americans to new levels of stress in almost every aspect of their lives. And now after two years of COVID-related health worries, Americans are faced with financial concerns as high ...

The Oranges Experience the Impact of the Low Water Supply Due to a Drought While the State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

For the last week or so, in the Oranges, residents have noticed a reduction of water pressure in and around the home. Neighbors are chatting about ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

New Jersey's Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs Receive $10 Million in Funding

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) are getting a big financial boost.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced Monday the programs, which help and support victims of violence, will receive $10 million in federal American Recovery Plan (ARP) funds.

“The Paterson Healing Collective is pleased to ...

National Night Out

August 2, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Residents gathered at the Paul Robeson Stadium to celebrate National Night Out. The police and fire departments were on the scene along with elected officials from all wards to interact with the residents. This was the first National Night Out of its kind. In years past, individual blocks and wards each host their own party where the Mayor and public safety departments visit.

Irvington Resident is New Essex County College’s Senior Comptroller

July 31, 2022

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Kiswendsida Sonia Kaprou, an Irvington resident, is Essex County College’s (ECC) new Senior Comptroller. An ECC alumna, she comes to the College from the private sector.

“Coming back to ECC means a lot to me. As a graduate, it feels as if I am coming home.  I am embracing the College mission of excellence and serving the community, and confirming its vison ...

ECC's Youngest 2022 Grad Proves Age No Obstacle to Success Sister Also Member of this Year's Class

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Sisters Maya and Jasera Abdurrashid both received Associate in Liberal Arts degrees at Essex County College's 53rd annual Commencement on June 3. The South Orange residents joined a long line of siblings who have received ECC degrees at the same ceremony.

But what sets Maya a little apart from other alumni and her sister Jasera is her ...

Car Port Collapses in Orange

August 8, 2022

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - A car port collapsed in Orange over the weekend. While no one was hurt, several vehicles were crushed and trapped leaving motorist stranded. The car port is located at 749 Scotland Road in Orange. The collapse occurred overnight while residents were sleeping. The vehicles parked under the carport pay extra to have their vehicles sheltered, and it appears only ...

Hit and Run Results In the Death of An East Orange Native, Funeral Services Announced

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Aaryn Terry, a lifelong resident of East Orange was struck by a driver who fled the scene. On Thursday, Aaron passed away at University Hospital where he was originally brought to for his injuries. 

The accident took place on the 400 block of Central Avenue, around 2:00 am. A woman has allegedly turned herself in. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office is leading ...

National Night Out

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Residents gathered at the Paul Robeson Stadium to celebrate National Night Out. The police and fire departments were on the scene along with elected officials from all wards to interact with the residents. This was the first National Night Out of its kind. In years past, individual blocks and wards each host their own party where the Mayor and public safety departments visit.

Sound Off: Study Says East Orange Has the Lowest Stress Rate In New Jersey

August 11, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A new study says East Orange has one of the lowest 'stressflation' rates in New Jersey. From longer work hours to increased demands at home, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed Americans to new levels of stress in almost every aspect of their lives. And now after two years of COVID-related health worries, Americans are faced with financial concerns as high ...

The Oranges Experience the Impact of the Low Water Supply Due to a Drought While the State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

For the last week or so, in the Oranges, residents have noticed a reduction of water pressure in and around the home. Neighbors are chatting about ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

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New Jersey’s First Mobile Hygiene Shower Trailer with Ancillary Services to Launch in Essex County, New Jersey

August 3, 2022

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Morris Plains, NJ. POWER CHANGES LIVES INC® is pleased to announce the official deployment of LavaLove®. The 29-foot custom designed, all-weather, mobile hygiene shower trailer, the first of its kind in New Jersey, equipped with three shower-sink-toilets, washing machine and dryer with an ancillary services room for medical, dental, optometry and ...

Sound Off: Study Says East Orange Has the Lowest Stress Rate In New Jersey

August 11, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A new study says East Orange has one of the lowest 'stressflation' rates in New Jersey. From longer work hours to increased demands at home, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed Americans to new levels of stress in almost every aspect of their lives. And now after two years of COVID-related health worries, Americans are faced with financial concerns as high ...

The Oranges Experience the Impact of the Low Water Supply Due to a Drought While the State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water

August 10, 2022

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

For the last week or so, in the Oranges, residents have noticed a reduction of water pressure in and around the home. Neighbors are chatting about ...

When we invest in Alzheimer’s and dementia research, we gain valuable insights. The investment must continue.

July 31, 2022

NEW JERSEY - Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 (AAIC 2022) is providing new insight into dementia risk, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, the long-term cognitive impact of COVID-19 and more. 

As one of the more than 6 million Americans, including 190,000 New Jerseyans, living with Alzheimer’s, I know the devastation of this ...

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Sound Off: Study Says East Orange Has the Lowest Stress Rate In New Jersey

August 11, 2022

EAST ORANGE, NJ - A new study says East Orange has one of the lowest 'stressflation' rates in New Jersey. From longer work hours to increased demands at home, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed Americans to new levels of stress in almost every aspect of their lives. And now after two years of COVID-related health worries, Americans are faced with financial concerns as high ...