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Nearly 1 million additional Economic Impact Payments disbursed under the American Rescue Plan; Total payments reach nearly 165 million

May 18, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 1 million payments in the ninth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan.

The announcement brings the total disbursed so far to approximately 165 million payments, with a total value of approximately $388 billion, ...

As Communities Return to “Normal,” Water Safety Should Be Top of Mind

The YMCA is offering tips for parents to keep kids safe in and around water this summer.

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the community’s eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that is in home pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or oceans. And that ...

Orange Hydrants Being Serviced

May 16, 2021

ORANGE, NJ — If you see fire hydrants around the town being adjusted, do not worry. Suez announced they will begin the annual testing of fire hydrants in Orange.

Testing fire hydrants ensures if an emergency fire breaks out, there will be water close by to be tapped. Before this annual testing began, nationwide, firefighters could be seen trying to get water from a hydrant, only for it ...

Essex County Watsessing Park Expansion and Improvements Unveiled in Bloomfield

May 18, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the expansion of the All-Access Playground has been completed and the renovation of the rubberized walking track has started in Essex County Watsessing Park. The two projects are part of the County Executive’s ongoing initiative to enhance recreation opportunities and improve quality of life for ...

Whoopi Goldberg: Low Vaccination Rates in East Orange Result in Big Names Making a Push

May 13, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to encourage residents to get vaccinated, on May 14, Essex County resident Whoopi Goldberg, Governor Murphy, First Lady Tammy Murphy, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake, Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, Reverend Melvin Wilson, and the Office of East Orange Mayor Ted Green will be a part of a “Grateful for the ...