Become a Volunteer Advocate. Change a Child's Story.

Essex County is home to 1,700 foster children, and we need YOU to speak up for them. Join us for our next training class and become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) by submitting your application no later than Friday, January 3. You can find more information or apply at www.casaessex.org/volunteer. Contact Jess at jearl@casaessex.org with any questions.

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  3. jearl@casaessex.org
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Essex County is home to 1,700 foster children, and we need YOU to speak up for them. Join us for our next training class and become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) by submitting your application no later than Friday, January 3. You can find more information or apply at www.casaessex.org/volunteer. Contact Jess at jearl@casaessex.org with any questions.

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NCJW/Essex Holding Lunch & Learn 'Roe 2.0: The New Era of Reproductive Rights'

January 19, 2020

NCJW/Essex Lunch & Learn -- Roe 2.0: The New Era of Reproductive Rights

A Special Event to Commemorate the Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Decision

NCJW/Essex will be presenting a special Lunch and Learn to commemorate the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Roe 2.0: The New Era of Reproductive Rights, on Tuesday, January 28, from noon to 2 p.m.

The event will feature Katie ...

Girl Scout Cookie Packaging Unveiled for 2020

January 16, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ --The 2020 Girl Scout Cookies got a fresh new look when the packaging was overhauled. Two girls from Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) are featured on two of this year’s Girl Scout cookie packages sold nationwide.

Samiyah A. and Christel B. are both Girl Scouts from Montclair chosen from thousands of applicants to grace the packages.

Samiyah appears on the new ...

Essex County Seniors Invited to Share Experiences in Annual Legacies Writing Contest

January 12, 2020

VERONA, NJ — Essex County seniors ages 60 and older are encouraged to submit an original story focusing on a special person, life-changing experience or significant period of their life to the 2020 Essex County Legacies Writing Contest by March 16.

According to Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., who hosts the annual contest along with the Essex County Division of ...

Tools to Help You Optimize for Voice Search

Voice search isn’t a fad. Research shows voice search is on the rise and you can expect 50% of all online searches to be voice searches within a year. 

Therefore, if you haven’t optimized your website and business for voice search, you’re missing out on nearly 50% of all search queries. This could also affect your ranking in traditional searches by missing out on voice ...

Optimize Ads for Local Searches

If you run a multi-location or small business and want nearby customers to find your business through search, you must optimize your ads and business for local searches. By doing so, you’ll connect with highly motivated customers who need what you’re offering.

Local search engine optimization (local SEO) entails optimizing your business’s web presence so that it shows up when ...

Update Your Business Listings

How do you find a trendy restaurant in town? If you’re like many of us, you search online. So, it’s essential to make sure your company’s contact info, operation hours, and other details are up to date on all business listing platforms, such as Google My Business and Yelp. This will make sure your business shows up as a match for customers searching for “near me” ...

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 22, 2020

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I spent my holiday, performing service and giving back to the community. I helped pack bags of food, and place them in backpacks to be given to those in need at Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair. This day has given me the opportunity to reflect on how people choose to celebrate more than just MLK.

There has to be a way, for us to not only celebrate Martin Luther ...