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East Orange Band Alumni Present Recital at Delaware State University

(L-R) Bri'Yahn Ritchie - Trumpet, Hakeem Nabi - French Horn, Denzel A. Thompson-Williams - Tuba, Devon Schlegel - Trombone and Neil Davis - Trumpet.   Credits: Mr. Frederick Goode, Band Director of the East Orange Unified Marching Band

EAST ORANGE, NJ - On Sunday, April 13th, 2014, Alumni of the East Orange Unified Marching Band who are currently majoring in music at Delaware State University (DSU) presented a Student Recital at the E.H. Theater on campus. Denzel A. Thompson-Williams of East Orange, a junior and music education major from the studio of Dr. Frank Gazda at DSU, was in charge of organizing all parts of the recital and wrote an arrangement of Aaron Copeland's Fanfare for the Common Man to be played by the Columbian Blue Brass Quintet, for which he plays tuba. He teamed up with trumpeter Neil Davis, also of East Orange, and currently a sophomore music education major from the studio of Dr. Patrick Hoffman at DSU.

More photos of the event are on-line at:  The photos of the recital were taken by Mr. Frederick Goode, Band Director of the East Orange Unified Marching Band. 

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Adults Step Up and Speak Out to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse

April 18, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange YMCA is marking National Child Abuse Prevention Month with Five Days of Action, April 16-20. Leading up to Healthy Kids Day, a national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids, Five Days of Action raises awareness on how adults can step up and speak out to prevent child sexual abuse.

“By encouraging adults to step up and speak out, ...

Essex County Announces Partnership with Nine Local Charitable Organizations

April 16, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County will participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the Arthritis Foundation, the Saint Barnabas Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ...

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Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

April 23, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...