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LunaFest

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Sun, March 7, 12:00 PM

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LunaFest

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Add to My Calendar 03/07/2021 12:00pm 03/07/2021 2:30pm America/New_York LunaFest

Take some time out of your busy schedule and join us for LunaFest! This is LunaFest's 20th year of presenting films by and about women. Family Service League/SAVE of Essex County continues to support LunaFest's efforts to showcase films by and about women. This LunaFest will support Family Service League/SAVE of Essex County's advcoacy and counseling services for survivors of domestic ...

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Tax Time Guide: Didn’t get Economic Impact Payments? Check eligibility for Recovery Rebate Credit

March 3, 2021

UNITED STATES – The Internal Revenue Service reminds first-time filers and those who usually don’t have a federal filing requirement to consider filing a 2020 tax return. They may be eligible to claim the  Recovery Rebate Credit, a new refundable credit, authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the COVID-related Tax Relief Act.

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Essex County Commissioner Vice President Carlos M. Pomares Issues Statement of Support on Governor Murphy's Announcement to Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations Program

Essex County Commissioner, Vice President Carlos M. Pomares issued a statement in support on Governor Murphy's Announcement to Expand Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccinations Program.

“I am beyond thrilled to learn teachers K-12 in New Jersey will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 15. As a father of three, professor, and husband of a ...

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. 

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A Look Back: Orange and East Orange Coronavirus Numbers Week of Feb. 22- Feb. 28

March 3, 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 5 since the previous week's numbers. The death toll decreased by 1. From Feb. 22nd — Feb. 28th there was a combined total of ...