Press Releases

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 ...

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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 ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders proclaimed the month of October 2018 as Blindness Awareness Month in Essex County. The Commendation presented to the Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey was sponsored by At-Large Freeholder President ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - HOMECorp, the Montclair-based non-profit, will celebrate 30 years of preserving, restoring and building affordable housing for Montclair residents, on Tuesday, October 30.  Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver will come home to her native Essex County to deliver the keynote address at ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Police Division, under the leadership of Public Safety Liaison José Cordero and Police Chief Phyllis Bindi, launched the “Drive Right, Be Right” Campaign, a targeted effort to improve the quality of life throughout the city. The campaign, which was created as a ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Montclair Film, Montclair Art Museum, and Reimagine has partnered with bevival founder, Caren Martineau, to present a curated weekend of popular cinematic narratives that influence cultural experiences. The film series will ...

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NEWARK, NJ - US Senator Bob Menendez from New Jersey will be the special guest on the All Politics Are Local radio show. This program is the number #1 political Hip Hop in America.  They broadcast their show from Rutgers-Newark’s WRNU. You can stream the show live every Friday at wrnu.info from ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Kessler Foundation in West Orange, New Jersey is seeking pediatric volunteers to participate in a collaborative study with Children's Specialized Hospital. We are looking for boys aged 5-8, who have not been diagnosed with a neurological condition (i.e. concussion, seizures, ...

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 LEAF COLLECTION BEGINS OCTOBER 15th THROUGH DECEMBER 15th, 2018 ORANGE, NJ - All leaves and/or yard waste must be bagged in BIODEGRADABLE PAPER BAGS or placed in containers not exceeding 35 gallons.  NO PLASTIC BAGS WILL BE ACCEPTED All branches must be cut and tied in bundles no longer than ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is inviting New Jersey high school seniors and accounting majors entering their fourth or fifth year of a New Jersey-based college or university to apply for NJCPA Scholarships. Applications are open until Dec. 10, 2018, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 11:00am, Union Baptist Church of Montclair invites the community to share in their Christian Education Ministry Annual Day where the Rev. Dr. Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., will be the celebrant. He was recently named to be an inductee in the 2018 East ...

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NEWARK, NJ - This year Lords of the Underground kicked off the 25th anniversary celebration of their debut album Here Come The Lords by headlining Hip Hop Day at the 13th Annual Lincoln Park Music Festival this past July.  Special guests included Flipmode Squad/Outsidaz MCs Rah Digga, Grammy ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ – Open Enrollment to purchase 2019 health plans under the Affordable Care Act begins November 1, 2018 through December 15, 2018. Plan coverage starts on January 1, 2019. Throughout the Open Enrollment Period, Clara Maass Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health, will have ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - On Monday, October 15, 2018 the recently formed Non Profit Network of East Orange will be hosting a meet and greet event for local nonprofits that serve the East Orange community.  The event will begin at 11:00 am with a greeting by East Orange Mayor Ted Green; followed by a ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - A news conference to announce the second annual class of East Orange Hall of Fame (EOHOF) inductees will be held on Wednesday, October 10, at 11:00 a.m. at the Cicely Tyson Community School of Performing and Fines Arts, 35 Winans Street, East Orange, N.J.  An induction ceremony ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a proposal by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) that would bolster security in public areas of transportation facilities, including airports. Rep. Payne’s proposal, originally introduced as the “Securing Public Areas of Transportation ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Monday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will host its Fall 2018 Citizens and Clergy Academy, a six-week training program for members of the community. The Citizens and Clergy Academy is a training program ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Celebrate the harvest season under the stars in the beautiful gardens of the Judith L. Shipley Urban Environmental Center, 32 Prince Street in Newark on Thursday, October 11th from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. when Greater Newark Conservancy hosts its first annual Fall Food Fest in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites all Essex County senior citizens to attend the 13th Annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, to be held for free as follows:  Date:               Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time:              10 a.m. to 2 ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township is soliciting applications for the position of Omnibus Operator. Salary: Dependent on Experience. Workweek: Part-time/Evenings & Weekends. Interested individuals should contact City of Orange Personnel Department at 29 North Day Street between the ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - On Saturday, September 15th, the New Jersey Children's Alliance, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to improving access to quality, comprehensive services to victims of child abuse, will host their 5th Annual Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at the Clipper Pavilion in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green in conjunction with Diamonds among Men, Inc. are holding a citywide expungement seminar on Wednesday September 5, 2018 at the East Orange Campus High School 344 Prospect Street. The seminar will begin at 5:30 PM.  For more information contact the Mayor’s ...

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TRENTON, NJ –  Sept. 5th is National Blood Donation Day. The American Red Cross invites the community to help save lives at blood drives planned the week of National Blood Donation Day, as proclaimed by Gov. Phil Murphy. For the third consecutive year, media personality Dr. Daliah Wachs has worked ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the re-opening of the Leopard Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Monday, August 27th. The comprehensive modernization and expansion were part of the County Executive's initiative to provide the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $80,199 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, August 22nd drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 11, 15, 24 and 43 and the XTRA number was: 03. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Power Gas, 205 Sanford St.

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ORANGE, NJ – The Superior Court of New Jersey ruled in favor of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO), the Orange Housing Development Corporation (OHDC), and the City of Orange in the case of approximately 14 lawsuits filed by a local attorney. According to court papers, attorney ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the murder of Tarlok Singh, the 55-year-old employee of the Park Deli Grocery, located ...

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