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Add to My Calendar 01/14/2021 9:00am America/New_York Essex County Food Distribution at Branch Brook Park

The next Essex County Emergency Food Distribution Event will be Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Essex County Branch Brook Park Cherry Blossom Welcome Center in Newark. The 1,000 boxes of food that will be distributed are meant to benefit families who have been financially affected by the pandemic.

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Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Cherry Blossom Welcome Center Newark , NJ

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Link Community Charter School Launches Elementary School

March 5, 2021

Link Community Charter School, a leader in middle school education, announced today that it will open an elementary school beginning with kindergarten in September 2021. Link was founded in 1969 as an independent school and converted to a public charter school in 2014. Serving students from Newark, Irvington, Orange, and East Orange, Link’s middle school focus has nurtured thousands of ...

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

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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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 ...

Mayor Green Delivers State of the City Address

March 5, 2021

ZEAST ORANGE, NJ — Each year, East Orange residents gather and pack the auditorium at Cicely Tyson School of Performing Arts to hear the State of the City. This year, in a social distance responsible approach, only a few were in the building while Mayor Ted Green's message was streamed across social media platforms. 

In moving tributes to loved ones lost, including the ...

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 ...