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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

NJ Human Services Announces Wireless Devices Pilot Program for Eligible Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

August 4, 2021

(TRENTON) – Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced that the Department has launched a pilot program offering wireless devices to eligible deaf and hard of hearing New Jersey residents.

This program is being administered by Human Services’ Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DDHH) and will supply a limited number of wireless devices to eligible deaf ...

EAST ORANGE NONPROFIT ISAIAH HOUSE HOSTS ‘SUNUP’ FUNDRAISER AUGUST 13 IN MAPLEWOOD, N.J.

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The social services nonprofit organization Isaiah House announced today that it will hold its first annual “SunUp” event at 7 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 13, in Maplewood Memorial Park. Inspired by the popular morning rave party Daybreaker, the event includes an hour of yoga and meditation with Baker Street Yoga, followed by spirited dancing led by local disc jockey ...

Orange School District Celebrates Students in a Big Way

July 31, 2021

ORANGE, NJ — The grounds of Forest Street Academy School were filled with about 120 staff members, and students, accompanied by Orange School Board Vice president Jeffrey Wingfield, and Superintendent Dr. Gerald Fitzhugh, II.

The socially distanced outdoor crowd caused residents to wonder, "what's the occasion?" The gathering was celebrating the "Breakthrough ...

Olympic Basketball Star Ezinne Kalu's Newark Roots Run Deep

August 4, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – When Ezinne Kalu stepped onto the basketball court in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer to represent the Nigerian women’s team, her Newark upbringing was not lost on her.

Born and raised in Newark, Kalu said life in the Brick City wasn’t always glitz and glam. For Kalu, Newark was a place of community and opportunities. 

“I’ve managed ...

East Orange and Orange COVID-19 Numbers Increasing

July 25, 2021

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — A big push is being made in East Orange and Orange to get residents vaccinated.

Since the Johnson and Johnson pause, the municipalities have seen a decline in willingness.

This plateau comes at a time when there is a growing Delta variant of COVID-19 spreading. Most hospitalizations for the virus consist of unvaccinated people because of this ...