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Sat, December 5, 6:00 PM

Virtual, Newark

Wynona’s House Virtual Holiday Cooking Show & ...

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Add to My Calendar 12/05/2020 6:00pm 12/05/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Wynona’s House Virtual Holiday Cooking Show & Music Festival

Join Wynona’s House Child Advocacy Center, as we host our Virtual Holiday Cooking Show & Music Festival to support our mission. This exciting event will be raising necessary funds to provide a strong community response to child abuse, as well as providing holiday meals, facility renovations to ensure a child friendly and safe environment for our children and their families. This night ...

185 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Sun, December 6, 12:00 PM

Virtual Event, Virtual

At Home Craft & Gift Show

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Add to My Calendar 12/06/2020 12:00pm 12/31/2020 11:45pm America/New_York At Home Craft & Gift Show

MEET THE ARTISTS IN-PERSON ON DECEMBER 6TH

HOLIDAY VENDOR VILLAGE OPEN THRU DECEMBER 31

Get Free Tickets

The At Home Craft & Gift Show is the best online destination to meet artisans, bakers, crafters, & makers from across the country. Support small businesses with people who create beautiful and/or delicious products featured in Vendor ...

Virtual Virtual, NJ 07039
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Mon, December 14, 11:00 AM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Food, Diners, New Jersey and So Much More: A ...

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Add to My Calendar 12/14/2020 11:00am 12/14/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Food, Diners, New Jersey and So Much More: A Conversation with Peter Genovese

Do you want to know where to go to get the best burger? Donut? Lobster? Limburgish? Where's the best diner? Peter Genovese, a food and features writer for nj.com and The Star-Ledger, eats, lives - even dreams - New Jersey. The author of Jersey Diners; The Great American Road Trip: US 1 Maine to Florida; The Food Lovers' Guide to New Jersey; New Jersey State of Mind, and seven other ...

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, December 15, 2:00 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Odessa Klezmer Band Hanukkah Concert 

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Add to My Calendar 12/15/2020 2:00pm 12/15/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Odessa Klezmer Band Hanukkah Concert 

Enjoy a live concert featuring the Odessa Klezmer Bandleader, Ed Goldberg who has performed at Carnegie Hall four times. The band received an award for their Best Klezmer Album “Who Stole the Kishka?!” To register go to: https://uplnj.org/event/odessa-klezmer-band-hanukkah-concert/ or click here. Co-hosted with YM-YWHA Union County

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
Family Kwanzaa Celebration 

Sat, December 19, 12:30 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Family Kwanzaa Celebration 

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 12/19/2020 12:30pm 12/19/2020 1:30pm America/New_York Family Kwanzaa Celebration 

Celebrate Kwanzaa with dance, poetry and a very special guest speaker. Join us!

Virtual Union, NJ 07083

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East Orange YMCA Launches 2021 Annual Campaign to Support Community Needs

March 2, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange YMCA recently launched its annual fundraising campaign to help ensure that everyone in the local community has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Every day, the Y works to support the people and neighborhoods that need it most by addressing community issues, such as ...

Free electronic filing options for military members and their families

Active duty military personnel have multiple options for free federal tax preparation. One is IRS Free File. This program offers online tax preparation, electronic filing and direct deposit of refunds, at no cost.

Members of military and their families who have income below $72,000 may choose from any of the Free File tax software companies to help them prepare their tax returns ...

Property Tax Season: Tips to Win an Appeal

March 2, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — According to a study released by WalletHub, a Washington D.C. based finance website, New Jersey has the highest property taxes in the country. The average effective property tax rate in New Jersey is 2.42%, compared to the national average of 1.07%. In East Orange, in 2020 the rate was 5.470% and in Orange 5.670%

This time of the year, residents are pulling ...

The State of Racial Justice in NJ Featuring Local Leaders and Roland Martin

February 27, 2021

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — What is the state of racial and economic justice in New Jersey and how can New Jersey residents achieve greater equity? The answer to this and other issues around race and economic justice are the subject of a virtual Town Hall on Sunday, February 28, from 3 - 4:30 p.m.   The Town Hall is hosted by Metropolitan Baptist Church Senior Pastor David R. Jefferson, ...

Open Letter from Mayor Warren Honoring the Life and Legacy of Vivian M. Gaunt Upon Her Passing

February 22, 2021

To the Family of Vivian M. Gaunt

God bless the soul of Vivian M. Gaunt and may He grant her family peace and comfort as they mourn the loss of her earthly presence.

I am Orange Mayor Dwayne D. Warren, Esq. and on behalf of the Orange Municipal Council and all of the residents of the City, I offer condolences on the loss of this worthy servant of God, family and the people. 

I met ...

A Look Back: Orange and East Orange Coronavirus Numbers Week of Feb. 15- Feb. 21

February 24, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — As the numbers continue to come in throughout Essex County during the second wave of COVID-19, Orange and East Orange are being impacted. This past week, positive cases of COVID-19 began to decrease by 55 since the previous week's incline, although the death toll increased. From Feb. 15th — Feb. 21st there was a combined total of 176 new ...