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Mon, October 5, 6:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

How to Deal with the Impact of Job Loss on Family ...

Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 6:00pm 10/06/2020 7:00pm America/New_York How to Deal with the Impact of Job Loss on Family & Relationships

When someone in the family loses a job, everyone is affected. In addition to the financial loss, families suffer both mentally and physically. There are things that families can do to support each other. Get support and find help at this meaningful presentation. Tamarra Causley-Robinson, CEO and Founder of Causley Robinson & Associates, LLC Sign up at bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in ...

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 6, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union/Virtual

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

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 8, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Virtual/Union

Supreme Court Preview: 2020-2021

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Add to My Calendar 10/08/2020 2:00pm 10/08/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Supreme Court Preview: 2020-2021

The new Court begins its term the first Monday in October. The issues l they take on and their decisions could affect every aspect of our lives for a very long time. Join Constitutional scholar and Fairleigh Dickinson University Professor Bruce Peabody for a fascinating and vital discussion.To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance.

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NJ Human Services Announces $46.6 Million More in Additional Food Assistance

November 25, 2020

NEW JERSEY –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in December to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

An additional estimated $46.6 million will be provided to about 260,000 New Jersey households for December.

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Special $300 tax deduction helps most people give to charity this year – even if they don’t itemize

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before Dec. 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021.

“Our nation’s ...

East Orange City Employee Saves Man's Life on Golf Course

November 23, 2020

EAST ORANGE, NJ — "Just another day on the green", thought the patrons and employees of the East Orange Golf Course. Suddenly the ordinary day turned into a life or death situation. It was the quick reaction of Kent Poges, a Department of Public Works employee whose response told death, "not today." Kent spotted a man having a heart attack on the green. Immediately, Kent ...

Newark BOE Member, Youth Advocate Octavio “Tave” Padilla Dies at 57

November 26, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Longtime youth mentor and sitting Newark Board of Education member Octavio “Tave” Padilla, 57, died Wednesday at University Hospital. 

Padilla, a lifelong Newarker, was taken to UH last week after suffering a stroke, according to individuals close to him. He is survived by a son, daughter, granddaughter, five siblings and his mother, Carmen ...

A Look Back, this Past Week's Orange and East Orange COVID-19 Numbers

November 24, 2020

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - As the numbers continue to rise during the second wave of COVID-19, Orange and East Orange are being impacted. This past week, positive cases of COVID-19 began to rise. From November 15th-November 21st, there was a combined total of 247 new cases in the two municipalities  (161 in East Orange and 86 in Orange) and two deaths in Orange. Residents ...