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Tue, October 6, 2:00 PM

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History of the NAACP

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Add to My Calendar 10/06/2020 2:00pm 10/06/2020 3:00pm America/New_York History of the NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is one of the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organizations in the nation. Their mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons. It’s history is the history of the civil rights ...

Virtual Union/Virtual, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 7, 7:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

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Add to My Calendar 10/07/2020 7:00pm 10/07/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

The election is coming up and your vote matters. Find out why and how to do it during this year’s Pandemic. To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance. Presented by The Lupe Fund/Iveth Mosquera

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Income ranges for determining IRA eligibility change for 2021

October 27, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced cost‑of‑living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2021 in Notice 2020-79, posted today on IRS.gov.

Highlights of changes for 2021

The income ranges for determining eligibility to make deductible contributions to traditional Individual Retirement Arrangements ...

Essex County Board of Freeholders Hold TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) Committee Meeting to Address Concerns Regarding Feral Cats Throughout Essex County

(ESSEX COUNTY, NJ) – District 3 Freeholder Tyshammie L. Cooper, Chair of the Essex County Freeholder TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) Committee held a meeting to address the issue of feral cats overpopulating communities throughout Essex County. The meeting was held via Zoom telecast and attended by District 1 Freeholder Robert Mercado, Essex County Administrator Robert Jackson, and members of the ...

A Beloved Community Giant, Florence "FloJo" Johnson, Passed Away

October 25, 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, October 24th, sad news spread that the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Community Liaison, and Former East Orange Fourth Ward Councilwoman, Florence Johnson passed away. 

Florence Johnson, affectionately known as “FloJo”, was a well-known active and dedicated member of the East Orange and Newark communities. She was ...

Newark Imposes Major Restrictions as COVID-19 Cases Spike

October 27, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — In August, Newark, once the COVID-19 epicenter of New Jersey, was touting a remarkable feat in curbing its infection rates from 60-plus cases a day at its peak to fewer than 20 a day by June. 

It was a win in the battle against the virus, but not the war. Starting Tuesday, Newark is cracking down on restaurants and businesses after the city saw it’s the ...

Governor Fears Newark’s COVID-19 Rollbacks Are Just the Start

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Cutting off indoor dining and mandating that all non-essential businesses close their doors at 8 p.m. are part of the measures that will begin in Newark on Tuesday, after the largest city in New Jersey confirmed more cases Sunday (101 total) than all other Essex County towns combined.

Since June 30, the city has reported at least 2,207 coronavirus cases and 42 ...