Letters to the Editor

  • “The Power of the World Lies in the Gentle, Yet Strong Hands of the Women of this Nation.”  

    January 20, 2018

    Today women from across this nation and world came together to build upon and continue the movement for women’s rights; from equality and equity to employment and equal pay.  Last year ...

  • Mayor's Message - December 2017

    Small businesses are the cornerstone of our community, and when we shop and dine small in East Orange, we help to ensure that $68 out of every $100 spent remains in our local economy and we support ...

  • Mayor's Message - November 2017

    Nearly $750 million in redevelopment is happening in every ward of the city. This unprecedented amount of redevelopment represents 5,000 residential units and nearly 300,000 ...

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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 ...

Likability is Key to Attracting Clients

Likability is a quality that you need to have to get people to know you and trust you. If you want the full trifecta of like, know, and trust, then it all starts with being someone that people like. You really can learn to be more likable and it's all to do with your demeanor. But, being likable starts from within. If you care about and find value in others, it’s going to show through ...

What to Do and Not Do During Networking Events

When you go to networking events with a goal of getting more high-quality clients, there are some things that you should and should not do. There are tried-and-true methods to use that successful business people have perfected. Follow them, and don’t try to reinvent the wheel if you want to be successful.

DO’S:

* Choose the Right Events – It’s fine to go to ...

Getting High-Quality Clients – The Spring Series

Attracting high-quality clients is an essential component of running a successful long-term business. It not only earns good money but also provides a good lifestyle with less stress. In fact, high-quality clients can be the difference between deciding to stay in business for yourself or moving back to or on to the dreaded job.

Your clients are the most important part of your business because ...

April is National Stress Awareness Month

April 14, 2018

National Stress Awareness Month-April 2018

Stress is a topic that people often joke about.  However, it is not a matter to be taken lightly. Stress is unfortunately one of the most common mental health issues and stress factors increasingly affect the well-being of American’s and others world-wide. According a study by the American Psychological Association, despite stress levels ...